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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 138

    A SWISS PARCEL-GILT, PEWTER-INLAID WALNUT, STAINED FIELD MAPLE AND FRUITWOOD CUPBOARD 'HALLENSCHRANK'

    CIRCA 1700, PROBABLY BASEL

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS PARCEL-GILT, PEWTER-INLAID WALNUT, STAINED FIELD MAPLE AND FRUITWOOD CUPBOARD 'HALLENSCHRANK'
    CIRCA 1700, PROBABLY BASEL
    The carved and pierced foliate cresting centred by an octagonal cushion panel above an oversailing eared and moulded cornice, above a pair of doors each with two rectangular panels with ripple-mouldings, foliage and further octaganal cushion panel, flanked and divided by spirally-turned columns headed by acanthus carved capitals, enclosing a plain interior and with engraved iron hinges and lock, on a conforming plinth base with bracket feet, with brass plaque stamped F 2130
    293 cm. high x 250 cm. wide x 86 cm. deep


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    A comparable cupboard using the smae distinctive burr veneers and spirally turned columns was in the Baden Baden sale, Sotheby's Germany, 5 october, 1995 (138,000DM). The Baden Baden cupboard was originally from the Markgräflich Badischen Hofgebäude in Basel.

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    Provenance

    Stadtpalais, Vienna, 1999.