South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Live Auction, 6 February 2012

Part 3 - Furniture & Fine Art
  • A Cape stinkwood armoire, late 18th/early 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 300 000 - 400 000

About this Item

A Cape stinkwood armoire, late 18th/early 19th century

the moulded arched hood with shaped cresting carved with scalework flanked by foliage above a pair of panelled doors enclosing four shelves and two drawers, three graduated linenfold long drawers below, with panelled sides, on later ogee feet, 269cm high, 172cm wide, 70cm deep

Provenance

The Van Blommestein family, and thence by descent

Literature

Michael Baraitser and Anton Obholzer, Cape Antique Furniture, Struik, Cape Town, 2004, page 254, illustration number 1079



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