Live Auction, 21 October 2013

Sold for

ZAR 295 568
Lot 99
  • A Cape stinkwood and ebony armoire, second half 18th century
  • A Cape stinkwood and ebony armoire, second half 18th century
  • A Cape stinkwood and ebony armoire, second half 18th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 250 000 - 300 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 295 568

About this Item

A Cape stinkwood and ebony armoire, second half 18th century


the moulded arched cornice centred by a carved cherub cresting above a pair of panelled doors enclosing shelves and drawers, with three long graduated drawers below, on turned bun feet, fitted with Cape silver handles and escutcheon plates, maker's initals AHA, 247cm high, 184cm wide, 72,5cm deep

Provenance

Sold Stephan Welz & Co in association with Sotheby's, Cape Town, 24 October 1988, lot 13

Literature

Welz, Stephan, (1989) Art at Auction in South Africa, 1969-1989, A.D.Donker (Pty) Ltd, illustrated on page 204

Baraitser, Michael and Oberholzer, Anton, (2004) Cape Antique Furniture, Cape Town, Struik, illustrated on page 273, illustrations 1155 and 1155a


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