Lot 3058

An exquisite table cabinet, Vizapatagam, circa 1740 – 1760

Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots


Made of partially carved rosewood and extremely finely engraved, shaded ivory. The rectangular wooden body veneered and inlaid on three sides. The straight, slightly contoured frame on four turned, ebonised ball feet. On which, integrated in the frame, a drawer with numerous compartments and two pull rods to support the writing surface. A slanting writing fall-board on the top. Behind which a fine prospect with a small compartment and another five drawers. Silver-plated locks, fittings and small draw pulls. Slight damage due to age. Warped in places. Ivory inlays, some with shrinkage cracks, some loose. Dimensioins 26 x 52 x 25 cm.

Provenance: Alte belgische Privatsammlung vor 1980.

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Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 712 lots and starts on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3712. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.