Réf : 73986
A 17th c. blackened wood,rosewood and ebony ,ivory inlaid,Italy (Venise)
Cabinet in blackened wood and ebony, with rich ivory inlays.
Decoration of foliated scrolls, flowers, volutes, grotesques and fantastic animals, intertwining a woman carrying a book, accompanied by a monkey, on the outside of the doors.
Inside the doors are decorated with two engraved silhouettes of an armed and helmeted man, surmounted by a cloud ( the god Mars?).
In the center, surrounded by two ebony columns with ivory fillets, an allegorical figure, 3/4 rear, forms the decoration of a door opening to an inner theatre with a simple geometric decoration.
Two small drawers overhang the whole thing.