This sober and elegant ebony-veneered cabinet opens with two doors and a lid.
He discovers in front seven small drawers and a large drawer in its lower part.
A locked door reveals two extra drawers.
The lid on the top hides a secret compartment and has a mirror.
The sides are equipped with handles to facilitate transportation.
Dimensions: h. 40 cm, l. 44 cm, p. 23 cm.
Very good condition, original ironwork.
Flemish work of the 17th century
Furniture particularly popular in 17th century, a cabinet was originally intended to accommodate in its many drawers different precious objects: medals, jewelery, coins, objects of art and curiosity as well as important papers and documents. Easily transportable and lockable, it was an essential piece of furniture for traveling.