Lot 779. AN ITALIAN EBONY PIETRA DURA AND GILT METAL CABINET

AN ITALIAN EBONY PIETRA DURA AND GILT METAL CABINET, the upper section with a central architectural arched panel decorated with a pietra dura panel of a parrot amongst fruit and foliage, flanked by two gilt metal capped columns and an arrangement of pietra dura simulated drawers within ripple moulding, the front opening in two parts to reveal a shelved interior, the lower section with a central panel with further parrots, on tapering fluted legs with wavy "X"-form stretcher with central gilt metal basket, on ball feet, 19th century, 62.25" high x 46" wide. See illustration Provenance: This cabinet appears to have been lot 293 in the 1949 auction of the contents at Wentworth Woodhouse, the sale by order of Earl Fitzwilliam's Wentworth Estate Company conducted by Henry Spencer & Sons of Retford.
Sold For £66000.00 In The Ceramics, Glass, Asian Art and Furniture - Sale Date 23rd February 2017

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