• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 30

    AN ITALIAN MAHOGANY, GILTWOOD, IVORY AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY CABINET-ON-STAND

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN MAHOGANY, GILTWOOD, IVORY AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY CABINET-ON-STAND
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The moulded rectangular top and acanthus frieze above a fall-front door finely inlaid with a noble procession, the interior quarter divided by a shelf, the base fronted by three frieze drawers, on square tapering legs joined by a spiral-twisted stretcher
    57¼ in. (145.5 cm.) high; 58½ in. (148.5 cm.) wide; 21½ in. (54.5 cm.) deep


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