Description

    A VIENNESE ENAMEL ON COPPER, GILT BRONZE AND WOOD TABLE CABINET
    Maker unidentified, Vienna, Austria, circa 1875
    Marks: indecipherable signature to enamels
    16-1/2 x 10-3/4 x 8-7/8 inches (41.9 x 27.3 x 22.5 cm)
    160.5 ounces (gross)

    The wood architectural-form table cabinet set with twenty-three painted enamel panels of 18th century pastoral scenes each framed in gilt metal openwork frame, cast gilt metal decorative mounts to wood frame, two front doors with enamel painted panels to verso open to four drawers each fronted with painted enamel panel, four enamel painted cast gilt metal feet, column at each corner painted with floral garland crowned with enamel painted cast gilt standing warrior, canted top to box with sliding panel opening to compartment beneath crowned with gilt bronze draped youth holding a ring over head in one hand and in the other a lantern, two enamel panels are signed.


    Condition Report*:

    Enamel in excellent condition except cracking to large central panel of verso, framing around enamel panels is slightly bent in a couple instances, one segment of interior right door frame has been replaced, one cast warrior is missing sword, missing gilt metal strip along edge of right door, cracking around front drawer key hole

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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