* An Italian Bone Inlaid Burl Walnut Cabinet on Stand
in two parts, the superstructure having a projecting cornice above the case fitted with a series of four long drawers and six short drawers around a central cupboard door mounted with Solomonic columns having Corinthian capitals, the base fitted with two aligned drawers raised on twist-carved supports joined by a medial shelf and ending in channel molded bun feet.
Height 66 7/8 x width 48 3/8 x depth 21 1/8 inches.
Estimate $ 3,000-5,000
The Property of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund
Charles Wakefield-Mori, Paris
In overall decent, stable condition consistent with age. Having fairly even finishes to the exterior. With typical light to moderate surface wear (nicks and scratches) and areas of age splits to the veneers. Central door lacking some decorative elements including rounded ebonized part, three column parts and escutcheon. Interior appears complete. Exterior of upper case lacking upper molding on right side, other moldings with some chipping. All drawers open with varying degrees of sticking, some warping, each with lock, no key. Some looseness to joints in legs.
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