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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 410

    A SILVER-MOUNTED AND EBONIZED TABLE CABINET

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, GERMAN OR AUSTRIAN

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    A SILVER-MOUNTED AND EBONIZED TABLE CABINET
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, GERMAN OR AUSTRIAN
    Decorated overall with mythological scenes and applied with turquois and coral mounts and silver coins, the rectangular moulded top surmounted by Diana standing on a rectangular socle with hidden compartment, flanked by acanthus scrolls, above a long drawer and four further drawers, flanked by spirally-turned columns, the base section with one drawer, on block feet, with hinged rectangular silver panel to the back depicting a gentleman praying, signed C. BRAUN, and hidden rectangular silver panel inscribed Originale grünes Gewölbe Dresden and another rectangular silver panel inscribed CAROLUS EUSEBIUS D G PRINCEPS DE LICHTENSTEIN
    60 cm. high x 41 cm. wide x 33 cm. deep


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    Provenance

    Sale Dorotheum, Vienna, 18 April 2000, lot 186, acquired by Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein.
    Alserbachpalais, Vienna, 2000.