30 April 2010,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 30,000
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
Attributed to Frans Francken III (Antwerp 1607-1667)
Scenes from the Life of Christ and His Teachings
set into a Flemish seventeenth-century ebony, ebonised, tortoiseshell, and giltwood cabinet, of architectual shape, with drawers arranged around a central compartment enclosing a mirrored interior, above a pair of doors and ball feet
oil on panel
64 x 36 x 17 in. (162.5 x 91.4 x 45.1 cm.)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Please note that this cabinet contains tortoiseshell, which is endangered.
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