A fine collector's cabinet in ebony veneer on a pine carcass, consisting of a large bottom drawer, a lockable top compartment and a double door with small ripple moulded frames on the inside and outside, revealing a series of 8 drawers decorated with blue marble panels and tiny ivory knobs. The central drawer with a "pietra dura" panel depicting a single flower with pink petals and green leafs on a black slate background surrounded by a fine border in lapis lazuli. The insides of each drawer are covered in the original marbled paper.
Italy. Late 17th century.
Dimensions: height 34,5cm ; width (base) 29,5cm ; depth (base) 18cm ; width (open doors) 48cm
9 500 €
Price : on request