• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 174

    A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE AND HARDSTONE-MOUNTED IVORY-INLAID EBONIZED CABINET

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE AND HARDSTONE-MOUNTED IVORY-INLAID EBONIZED CABINET
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Inlaid allover with rinceaux, putti and mythical beasts, mounted with various hardstone reserves, the pediment surmounted by Bacchic putti, above a cupboard door with mirrored interior, flanked on each side by a further door, the lower section with two frieze drawers above three cupboard doors and bun feet
    94 in. (238.8 cm.) high, 66¼ in. (168.3 cm.) wide, 20¼ in. (51.4 cm.) deep


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