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The Vittorio & Caterina Di Capua Collection, Turin

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A Japanese lacquer cabinet on English giltwood stand, late 17th century
the cabinet with engraved copper mounts and a pair of doors with canopied fence and fruiting tree with birds enclosing an arrangement of eight drawers, the interior of the doors each with an exotic bird, the elaborate pierced scrolling foliate stand carved with cherubs to the front apron and cartouches to the sides, on cabriole supports
138cm. high, 87cm. wide, 51cm. deep; 4ft. 6½in., 2ft. 10¼in., 1ft. 8in.
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Provenance

John Lyttelton, 11th Viscount Cobham (1943–2006)

Sotheby's London, 4 June 2008, lot 102.

Literature

"Hagley Park, Worcestershire, The Seat of Viscount Cobham", Country Life, 16 October 1915, p. 525 (illustrated)
H.A. Tipping, "The passing of the Lyttleton Home", Country Life, 2 January 1926, p. 29, fig. 3
John Cornforth, "Hagley Hall, Worcestershire - 1" Country Life, 27 April 1989, p. 137, fig. 3

The Vittorio & Caterina Di Capua Collection, Turin

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London