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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 411

    A SILVER-MOUNTED EBONIZED AND ROCK CRYSTAL CABINET-ON-STAND

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-MOUNTED EBONIZED AND ROCK CRYSTAL CABINET-ON-STAND
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The galleried top mounted with a staircase enclosing a hinged compartment above an engraved panel inscribed Dass iss vor treu, above a central door flanked by turned pilasters, enclosing a fitted interior with three drawers and a roundel to the reverse engraved with a coat-of-arms and IMP. FERD. II. VIII. SEPTEMBRIS MDCXXII. XIII. MAJUS MDCXXIII. C.P.L.D.O.C. (M W), surrounded by ten panelled drawers with plaques depicting scenes from Ovidius Metamorphose, the sides with carrying-handles shaped as fish-tailed putti, on a stand with turned columns and X-shaped stretcher, on bun feet
    167 cm. high x 100 cm. wide x 31 cm. deep


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    Provenance

    Schloss Seebenstein, before 1930.
    Vienna, 1930.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.


    Literature

    D. Syndram, Meisterwerke der Sammlungen des Fürsten von Liechtenstein. Skulpturen-Kunsthandwerk-Waffen, Vaduz, 1996, pp. 192-195, 297, Nr. 65.
    M. Bohr, Die Entwicklung der Kabinettschränke in Florenz, Frankfurt, 1993.
    W. Koeppe, Die Lemmers-Danforth Sammlung Wetzlar. Europdische Wohnkultur aus Renaissance und Barock, Heidelberg, 1992, pp. 204-206.
    D. Alfter, Die Geschichte des Augsburger Kabinettschranks, Augsburg, 1986.