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    Sale 7700

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 197

    A NORTH ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT, POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND ARTE POVERA CORNER CABINET-ON-STAND

    PIEDMONT, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

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    A NORTH ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT, POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND ARTE POVERA CORNER CABINET-ON-STAND
    PIEDMONT, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The upper section fitted with a hinged moulded door centred by a floral bouquet flanked by Moorish figures supporting flower pots, and butterflies, with courtly-dressed figures and exotic scenes in the background, within a scroll-decorated border, enclosing two shelves, above a stand fitted with a frieze drawer decorated with a floral garland, on cabriole legs terminating in hoof feet
    71¾ in. (182 cm.) high; 27 in. (68.5 cm.) wide; 18½ in. (47 cm.) deep


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