• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    A NORTH ITALIAN GILT-VARNISHED SILVERED ('MECCA') AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED VITRINE-ON-STAND

    MID-18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY PIEDMONT

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH ITALIAN GILT-VARNISHED SILVERED ('MECCA') AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED VITRINE-ON-STAND
    MID-18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY PIEDMONT
    Decorated overall with floral sprays, the arched and C scroll-carved cornice above an architectural façade fitted with five glazed doors enclosing two shelves, with concave sides, above a frieze fitted with drawers and compartments and a foliate-carved apron, on conformingly-carved cabriole legs joined by shaped stretchers and terminating in scroll feet, refreshments to decoration
    89 in. (226 cm.) high; 75 in. (190.5 cm.) wide; 13½ in. (34 cm.) deep


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