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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 320

    A SOUTH WEST GERMAN BRASS-MOUNTED OAK CUPBOARD

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY MAINFRANKEN

    Price Realised  

    A SOUTH WEST GERMAN BRASS-MOUNTED OAK CUPBOARD
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY MAINFRANKEN
    The moulded waved cornice centring on a foliate and flower cartouche, above a pair of doors each with two shaped panels carved in relief with birds, rocailles and flower sprays, above two base drawers
    204 cm. high x 162 cm. wide x 51 cm. deep


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    With its finely carved decoration and slightly French influenced design this cupboard is an example of Mainfranken cabinet making. For related examples see W. Schwarze, Antike Deutsche Möbel, Wuppertal, 1975, p. 167.

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