PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR TOGETHER WITH LOTS 3, 4, 64, 67, 68 AND 69
the lid opening to reveal a carved mirror decorated with trophies and volutes and two marble paintings with two women dressed in 17th century costume holding a parrot and feathers, above two doors opening to reveal an architectural interior, inlaid with polychrome marbles and with eight columns with gilt-bronze capitals, the central doors decorated with paintings representing a man and a woman in 17th century costume; with two frieze drawers
This cabinet can be compared with an example with similar decoration presented in 1651 upon the occasion of the wedding of Eleonore Gonzaga, Duchess of Mantua, to the Austrian Emperor and executed most-likely by the very same workshop as the offered cabinet.
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