27 September 2000
AN NORTH ITALIAN BAROQUE WALNUT MARQUETRY PENWORK AND EBONIZED CREDENZA
The panelled rectangular top with angular incut front centered by a strapwork cartouche containing a female bust flanked by scrolled acanthus, above four drawers each centered by an oval crest flanked by scrolled acanthus within a ripple-molded surround, on a molded base, adapted and with later marquetry
35in. (89cm) high, 28¼in. (72cm) wide, 13½in. (34cm) deep
Sold Christie's New York, 18 September 1993, lot 80 ($4,600).
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A Bolognese cassettoncino of related proportions is illustrated in G. Manni, Mobili in Emilia, 1986, p. 279, fig. 204.
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