Lot 306: AN EDIRNE GILT-WOOD MIRRORED CABINET AND STAND, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY |
October 19, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the tall rectangular cabinet with sloping upper edge, decorated with gilt and painted foliate motifs in relief, each panel with a mirror set with a vine-like frame with grapes, opening to reveal three red velvet-lined shelves, placed on a footed table stand, with key to lock
In fair condition, surface worn with craquelure to paint and flaking, some associated overpainting and discoloration, minor nicks to edges particularly, interior lining appears to have been probably restored at a later date, colours overall good, as viewed.
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Dimensions: 220.5 by 105.6 by 38.5cm.