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Lot 1124: Baroque Writing Cabinet à Trois Corps. Southern

European Applied Arts

Platinum House

by Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers

November 17, 2012

Köln, Köln-Raderthal, Germany

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Description: Baroque Writing Cabinet à Trois Corps.
Southern Germany or Austria. Circa 1740.

Walnut, burr walnut, partially ebonised, yew and maple inlays, felt lining. Curved breakfront lower section on flattened bun-feet. Mid section with slanted drop-flap writing surface with four small drawers. Tabernacle-shaped upper section with twelve drawers. Frieze drawer. Decorated with band inlays. 181x112x84cm. Condition C. Rear panel has been partially replaced.

Provenance:
Private collection, Rhineland.

Literature:
Wolfgang L. Eller. Schreibmöbel 1700-1850. Petersberg 2006. For this type, see pg.54.
German Text
Barock Schreibschrank à trois corps.
Süddeutsch oder Österreich. Um 1740.

Nussbaum, Nussbaummaser, tlw. ebonisiert, Eibe und Ahorn eingelegt, Filzbeschlag. Auf gedrückten Kugelfüßen dreischübig gebrochen geschweifter Unterbau. Darüber schräg gestelltes klappbares Schreibfach mit vier kleinen Schüben. Tabernakelaufsatz mit zwölf Schüben. Kopfschub. Bandeinlagen. 181x112x84cm. Zustand C. Rückwand tlw. ergänzt.

Provenienz:
Privatsammlung Rheinland.
Literatur:
Wolfgang L. Eller. Schreibmöbel 1700-1850. Petersberg 2006. Typ vergleiche S.54
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