This small travel cabinet opens with a fall front revealing seven drawers and a door revealing an interior compartment.
It is richly decorated on the top with ivory and rosewood inlays. Inside the drawers have various geometrical forms and are rosewood and padouk veneered, with four alabaster columns. The small door is equipped with a miniature size steel engraved lock decorated with foliage and windings.
The inner face of the fall front is preciously adorned with exotic and indigenous wood veneer and some of geometric shapes are veneered with palmwood.
The spandrels, the lock plate are also made in engraved steel.
Handles on the sides serve to facilitate transportation.
Dimensions: h. 22.5 cm, l. 26.5 cm, p. 21.5 cm.
Late 16th century, circa 1580, South Germany, Augsburg
Price : on request