1 April 2008
A HISPANO-MORESQUE WALNUT, FRUITWOOD AND IVORY MARQUETRY TABLE CABINET 'ESCRITORIO'
LATE 19TH CENTURY
Inlaid overall with geometrical panels, flower-heads and star motifs, the moulded rectangular top above a hinged fall front inlaid to the centre with a crowned coat of arms, enclosing a fitted interior with ten various drawers and two cupboard doors, with rectangular paper label inscribed in pencil Vaduz/Obj.-Nr. 92/Inv.-Nr. 2237 and brass plaque stamped 3380
42 cm. high x 95 cm. wide x 36 cm. deep
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.
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