Lot 327: A GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT CORNER CUPBOARD, WESTPHALIA LATE 18TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with urn-shaped finial, the upper part with one door opening to reveal an interior fitted with one shelf, the lower part with a door enclosing a compartment with two shelves, on short tapering feet
In good condition, this painted corner cupboard has minor marks and scratches consistent with age and use and overall cracquelure to the painted decoration, which has probably been refreshed at some point. The giltwood finial is detached, although this can easily be fixed. There are some chips to the wood on the upper border of the lower section as visible from the catalogue photograph.
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Dimensions: 202cm. high, 75cm. wide, 44cm. deep; 6ft. 7½in., 2ft. 5½in., 1ft. 5¼in.