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Circle of Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)
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Circle of Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)

A 17th Century Antwerp gilt-metal mounted ebony cabinet, the rectangular hinged-top fitted to the reverse with a mirror, above two panelled doors revealing an architectural interior of eleven drawers arranged around a central cupboard with a columned door, the plinth with two further drawers; the drawers and door panels decorated with Biblical scenes, on a later ebonised stand with four scrolled legs

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Circle of Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)
A 17th Century Antwerp gilt-metal mounted ebony cabinet, the rectangular hinged-top fitted to the reverse with a mirror, above two panelled doors revealing an architectural interior of eleven drawers arranged around a central cupboard with a columned door, the plinth with two further drawers; the drawers and door panels decorated with Biblical scenes, on a later ebonised stand with four scrolled legs
Central Panels (anti-clockwise from top left): Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness (?); Saint Paul the Hermit (or Elijah); an Hermit Saint; an Hermit Saint (Saint James the Greater?); Susanna and the Elders; Elijah visited by an Angel; The Triumph of David over Goliath; Jacob wrestling with the Angel; the Finding of Moses; and Moses receiving the Tablets of the Law (central door); Side Panels (left to right): A Biblical scene; and The Sacrifice of Isaac
27 x 32¾ x 14 1/8 in. (68.5 x 83.1 x 35.9 cm.) with the doors closed
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