Lot 289: A RUSSIAN GILT-BRONZE AND WEDGWOOD PORCELAIN MOUNTED MAHOGANY MUSIC CABINET, ST PETERSBURG MID-19TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the upper structure inset with a Wedgewood medallion above a vernis martin lacquered panel depicting a romantic scene above a red marble top, the probably replaced back at the inside covered with red velvet, with one shelf and five vertical divisions, on toupie feet; the back with label 'O.N.' and inventory label 'H. V. v. W. Privat-Eigentum No. 531'
A piece in good conserved condition. There are losses to the painted panel, and lifting to the bronze bands on both sides. There is a faint hairline crack to the porcelain medallion.
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Dimensions: 124cm. high, 58cm. wide, 36cm. deep; 4ft. 1in., 1ft. 11in., 1ft. 2in.