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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 211

    A SOUTH GERMAN MAPLE, EBONIZED AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY TABLE CABINET

    DATED 1638, POSSIBLY AUGSBURG

    Price Realised  

    A SOUTH GERMAN MAPLE, EBONIZED AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY TABLE CABINET
    DATED 1638, POSSIBLY AUGSBURG
    Overall with arabesques, ribbon-moulding and foliate panels, the domed top with sliding lid dated to the reverse 1638, above two frieze drawers and a pair of doors inlaid with standing soldiers, enclosing a fitted architectural interior with glass panels simulating lapis-lazuli, above a plinth drawer inlaid with flowers and insects
    47 cm. high x 39 cm. wide x 21.5 cm. deep


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    Provenance

    From the Estate of Her Serene Highness The Princess zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Dyck, and thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLE FAMILY