08 juillet 2011

An Italian mid-19th century black and gilt Japanned and painted cabinet on stand, Venice or Rome, re-using an earlier cabinet

An Italian mid-19th century black and gilt Japanned and painted cabinet on stand, Venice or Rome, re-using an earlier cabinet. photo Bonhams the rectangular parcel-gilt top above a pair of cupboard doors decorated with pagodas and Oriental figures, opening to reveal an architectural interior with balustrade balcony, niches and arrangement of drawers fronted with panels depicting landscapes with animals and figures dressed in typical costumes, the sides decorated with flowers, on a later base with butterflies and foliage, on... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2011

A Flemish 17th century gilt-metal and brass-mounted, ivory-inlaid tortoiseshell, rosewood, ebony and ebonised cabinet on stand

A Flemish 17th century gilt-metal and brass-mounted, ivory-inlaid tortoiseshell, rosewood, ebony and ebonised cabinet on stand. Photo Bonhams the rectangular moulded top above a central drawer with balustrade balcony, the architectural façade with ten drawers arranged around a central pair of cupboard doors with tapering square columns each surmounted by female bust capitals, enclosing a fitted arcaded interior of twelve drawers, with trompe l'oeil parquetry and mirrors, above a further drawer and stepped plinth, the stand with... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2011

A Flemish late 17th century pewter and ivory-inlaid and silvered mounted tortoiseshell, ebony and rosewood cabinet on stand

A Flemish late 17th century pewter and ivory-inlaid and silvered mounted tortoiseshell, ebony and rosewood cabinet on stand. Photo Bonhams the spreading top above a pair of cabinet doors mounted to each corner by a silvered plaque depicting a female bust flanked by monkeys and scrolling foliage, the fitted architectural interior with trompe l'oeil parquetry floor and mirrored back, flanked by twelve drawers, the two fluted columns hiding secret drawers, the doors inset with verre églomisé painted scenes, above a pull-out... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2011

A William III parcel-gilt scarlet-japanned brass-mounted cabinet on a stand, stand possibly continental. Late 17th Century

A William III parcel-gilt scarlet-japanned brass-mounted cabinet on a stand, stand possibly continental. Late 17th Century. photo Sotheby's Two drawers with an old paper label printed with a monogram CES above Ascot Lodge. / Ascot. / Berks. Carcass with an old inked inscription Hon bl Emily Cullen? Underside of one drawer with inked inscription ESC / Ascot Lodge / 1893 and with a faint inscription Thought (?)... / ... Street (?) of O.C... / 1745  (?); height overall 5 ft. 4 1/2 in. width 42 in.; depth 24 in./133.4 cm;... [Lire la suite]
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02 octobre 2010

An Italian Baroque reverse-painted verre églomisé and tortoiseshell-inlaid parcel-gilt ebonized cabinet on stand

An Italian Baroque reverse-painted verre églomisé and tortoiseshell-inlaid parcel-gilt ebonized cabinet on standmid-17th century, Naples. photo courtesy Sotheby's height 78 in.; width 72 1/2 in.; depth 20 in. Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD. Lot Sold 43,750 USD NOTE: Similar ebony and ebonized cabinets decorated with tortoiseshell and painted glass panels depicting Biblical and mythological scenes can be found in some of the most prestigious European collections such as the collection of the Marquess de Campo-Franco in Palma... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2010

A Portuguese 17th century pewter-inlaid rosewood cabinet on stand

A Portuguese 17th century pewter-inlaid rosewood cabinet on stand. photo Bonhams the stand later, the spreading hinged top opening to a compartment above five small drawers and two further long drawers centred by a door opening to reveal four small and two long drawers, on spirally turned feet joined by a stretcher, inlaid overall with animal scenes depicting the lion reigning on his kingdom, 108cm wide, 39.5cm deep, 150cm high (42.5" wide, 15.5" deep, 59" high). Sold for £7,200 Bonhams. Fine... [Lire la suite]