27th March 2021 9:30 GMT/BST

The Curious Collector

 
  Lot 87
 

87

A Black and Red Chinoiserie Painted Cabinet on Stand, part 18th century, the later moulded...

A Black and Red Chinoiserie Painted Cabinet on Stand, part 18th century, the later moulded cornice above two moulded cupboard doors decorated with flowers, the interior enclosing two adjustable shelves, on a later giltwood stand with acanthus decorated cabriole legs and hoof feet, 106cm by 42cm by 177cm Provenance: Christie's, 15 May 2012, Lot 6

Sold for £1,800
Estimated at £300 - £500


 

. Base section: Scratches and losses to the gilding throughout, structure is sound, significant wear to outer extremities of the feet, legs, etc. Upper cabinet: Door is warped on the right side, without key, painted and inlaid door panels showing signs of fading and minor losses and scratches. Side panels showing signs of crazing to the lacquer, splits and areas of loss to the right hand upper side, front edges are worn and suffered paint loss. Cornice and protruding areas of moulding scratched and wear throughout. Condition consistent with age.

Auction: The Curious Collector, 27th March 2021

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