Lot 2451

An exquisitely wrought cabinet in Renaissance style, signed Augostino Colli, Cortina d'Ampezzo, dated 1894

Works of Art, Antiquities | A80kua | Live auction | 852 Lots

Hammer price € 9,700

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Description

Most of the two-door wooden body made of solid ebony, on four flattened ball feet. The interior with one hinged, lockable drawer with a stylised Renaissance façade, behind which one large and twelve small drawers, plus a lockable compartment. All drawers, doors and outer surfaces embellished with extremely fine ornamental and figurative ivory inlays. A small casket on the top, which opens with a push button. All drawers intricately crafted in fruitwood. The uppermost, central drawer signed "Agostino Colli fecit 1894 in Cortina d'Ampezzo Tirolo" on the back in ink. Fine decorative fittings and brass locks. Minimal traces of age. Dimensions 37 x 35 x 53 cm.
Presumably a piece made to qualify as a master craftsman, made of sumptuous materials in perfect workmanship.

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Condition:II +

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General Information

Day 1 of our live auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 856 lots. The auction starts on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 10:00 am with Antiquities (lot no. 1601 - 2132) and after a short break we continue with Works of Art (lot no. 2201 - 2524) at 3:00 pm. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Wednesday, 6.11. until Sunday, 10.11., and on Sunday, 17.11.2019 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).