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Augsburg Ebony Cabinet

A fine Augsburg ebony cabinet on a Regency ormolu-mounted ebonised stand. The cabinet late 16th century, the stand circa 1810.

The cabinet with hinged panelled tops enclosing a simply inlaid compartment, above two fielded panelled doors enclosing a finely detailed architectural interior, the central compartment lined in an orange and gilt Regency paper, the drawers below and panelled sides fitted with Regency gilt-brass handles. The base with a frieze centred by an ormolu classical mask flanked by stars on square tapering legs headed by Egyptian masks.

Robert Hamilton, Sheriff of Lanarkshire

Height: 59in. / 150cm
Width: 27in. / 69cm
Depth: 17in. / 43cm



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