South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Including The Professor Walter Beck Collection of Chinese Works of Art, Ceramics, Japanese Cloisonné, Glass and Books

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A Cape stinkwood armoire, late 18th/early 19th century
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Lot 463

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

This lot did not sell

Estimate R 300 000 - 400 000


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The Van Blommestein family, and thence by descent


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



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