Lot 244: Sold for £2,200 hammer

Estimate £2,000-£3,000

A 19th Century continental Ausberg style ebonised boulework and red tortoiseshell cabinet chest on stand, the centre section with recessed mirrored interior enclosed by an arched door incorporating a standing bronzed Romanesque figure, surrounded by an arrangement of eight geometric drawers below a domed stepped top above a table base inlaid with a white metal fret cut band, on turned spiral legs united by twin pierced scroll carved stretchers 228cm x 52cm x 112cm.
Subject to CITES regulations. This lot will require a re-export permit if shipped outside the mainland UK.

Condition report
Generally sound but some old losses to the inlay and attempts to disguise with filling

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Will Farmer
Director & 20th Century Design and Glass Specialist

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