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A PAIR OF NORTH EUROPEAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS CITRONNIER, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY SIDE CABINETS
A PAIR OF NORTH EUROPEAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS CITRONNIER, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY SIDE CABINETS
A PAIR OF NORTH EUROPEAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS CITRONNIER, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY SIDE CABINETS
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A PAIR OF NORTH EUROPEAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS CITRONNIER, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY SIDE CABINETS
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A PAIR OF NORTH EUROPEAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS CITRONNIER, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY SIDE CABINETS

PROBABLY RUSSIAN, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF NORTH EUROPEAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS CITRONNIER, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY SIDE CABINETS
PROBABLY RUSSIAN, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
Each with three-quarter pierced galleried breakfront superstructure with a central cupboard door enclosing an architectural interior flanked by two cupboard doors, the shaped demilune base with three conforming frieze drawers above a central cupboard door flanked by arched fluted doors on circular tapering fluted legs, inlaid throughout with trellis parquetry enhanced with Greek key
54 ½ in. (138.5 cm.) high, 46 ½ in. (118 cm.) wide, 24 in. (61 cm.) deep
Provenance
By repute (according to an inscription when the cabinets were sold in 1984), supplied to a partner in Barings Bank, from whose estate sold; Christie’s, London, 19 May 1868.
Bought at the above sale by the 10th Lord Digby and his brother the Hon. Gerald Digby, and later gifted to their brother Col. Hon. E. Digby (1852-1915), who in 1886 married Lady Emily Louisa Anne Fitzmaurice, daughter of the 4th Marquess of Lansdowne.
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, London, 15 November 1984, lot 60.
Acquired from Steinitz, Paris.
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