Live Auction, 15 March 2010

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Lot 258
A Cape beefwood and stinkwood inlaid cupboard, circa 1780
  • A Cape beefwood and stinkwood inlaid cupboard, circa 1780
  • A Cape beefwood and stinkwood inlaid cupboard, circa 1780
  • A Cape beefwood and stinkwood inlaid cupboard, circa 1780

Lot Estimate
R 400 000 - 500 000
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About this Item

A Cape beefwood and stinkwood inlaid cupboard, circa 1780


the outset cornice with dentil frieze above a pair of panelled doors enclosing three later camphor wood shelves and three pairs of drawers, panelled sides, the frieze and borders inlaid with ebony and boxwood stringing enclosing burr-amboyana square-shaped panels, on tapering block feet, applied with a pair of Cape silver escutcheon plates, maker's mark unknown, restoration, 210cm high, 153cm wide, 69cm deep

Literature

Stephan Welz, Cape Silver and Silversmiths, Balkema, Cape Town, 1976, p158, illustration 175


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