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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 122

    AN AUSTRIAN IRON-MOUNTED FRUITWOOD AND OAK MARQUETRY CHEST

    19TH CENTURY INCORPORATING EARLIER ELEMENTS

    Price Realised  

    AN AUSTRIAN IRON-MOUNTED FRUITWOOD AND OAK MARQUETRY CHEST
    19TH CENTURY INCORPORATING EARLIER ELEMENTS
    The rectangular moulded panelled top enclosing an interior fitted with a lidded compartment and with shaped and engraved lock plate and hinges, the panelled front with two niches inlaid with bell-towers flanked by further architectural panels, on a moulded plinth base and block feet, with rectangular paper label inscribed VADUZ/Obj.-Nr. 38/Inv.Nr. 1738 and with a brass plaque stamped 3209
    66 cm. high x 176 cm. wide x 68 cm. deep


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    For a comparable chest see W. Trachsler, Möbel der Frührenaissance aus der deutschsprachigen Schweiz, Bern, 1978, pl. 19.

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    Provenance

    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.
    Vienna, 2006.