London, South Kensington
26 June 2007
A FLEMISH OAK ARMOIRE
LATE 17TH CENTURY
Enclosed by two pairs of panel doors with a drawer below, the cornice profusely carved with cornucopiae, unicorns and foliage, the door panels and projecting figures depicting allegories including Faith, Hope and Charity and the four Cardinal Virtues of Justice, Fortitude, Prudence and Temperance
83in. (211cm.) high; 71in. (180cm.) wide; 31in. (79cm.) deep
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