1 April 2008
THREE DUTCH CARVED WOOD AND CUT PAPER DIORAMA'S 'BAVELAARS'
LATE 18TH CENTURY
Each in a small marbleized paper-lined glazed box, one with an ebonized frame; one depicting a tavern, with merry making peasants; one depicting a farmers family in a farmyard; and one depicting shipping on a village canal, all with partial remains of paper labels
12.5 cm. high x 18 cm. wide x 4.5 cm. deep to 12 cm. high x 16 cm. wide x 4.5 cm. deep, excluding frame (3)
Schloss Kalwang, before 1972.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1972.
Masescha, before 1989.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1989.
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P.W. Hartmann, Meisterwerke filigraner Schnitzkunst, in: Die Kunst, Heft 12, 1986, pp. 918-923. B. van Mesdag, Life in Miniature. The work of Cornelis Bavelaar, in: Country Life, 23.8., 1979, pp. 544-545.
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