A GEORGE III STYLE PIETRE TENERE MOUNTED EBONISED WOOD CABINET-ON-STAND THE PANELS, FLORENCE, LATE 17TH CENTURY
A GEORGE III STYLE PIETRE TENERE MOUNTED EBONISED WOOD CABINET-ON-STAND THE PANELS, FLORENCE, LATE 17TH CENTURY
A GEORGE III STYLE PIETRE TENERE MOUNTED EBONISED WOOD CABINET-ON-STAND THE PANELS, FLORENCE, LATE 17TH CENTURY
A GEORGE III STYLE PIETRE TENERE MOUNTED EBONISED WOOD CABINET-ON-STAND THE PANELS, FLORENCE, LATE 17TH CENTURY
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PROPERTY FROM THE ROSALINDE AND ARTHUR GILBERT COLLECTION

A GEORGE III STYLE PIETRE TENERE MOUNTED EBONISED WOOD CABINET-ON-STAND THE PANELS, FLORENCE, LATE 17TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ROSALINDE AND ARTHUR GILBERT COLLECTION

A GEORGE III STYLE PIETRE TENERE MOUNTED EBONISED WOOD CABINET-ON-STAND THE PANELS, FLORENCE, LATE 17TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot Sold:7,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection

A GEORGE III STYLE PIETRE TENERE MOUNTED EBONISED WOOD CABINET-ON-STAND THE PANELS, FLORENCE, LATE 17TH CENTURY


a central door flanked on each sides by four drawers, opening to reveal an arrangement of drawers

cabinet: 61.5cm. high, 76.5cm. wide., 40cm. deep;

stand: 81cm. high, 81cm. wide, 42cm. deep

Condition Report

In overall good condition. The panels with some cracks to the framing borders as visible in the catalogue photos. Generally with old marks and scratches throughout, especially visible on the sides. One loose bit of veneer to the top left handside of the arch which can be re-attached. Minor chipping to the edges of marble pilasters. Minor chipping and losses to the gilding throughout. One side with a vertical age crack and colour of veneer has faded. The other side with two long age cracks. 3 keys.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Partridge Fine Arts, London, 1985.

Exhibited

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gold Boxes from the Collection of Arthur and Rosalinde Gilbert, 14 November 1991- 8 March 1992, Los Angeles;

Gilbert Collection, Permanent Display, Somerset House, London, 2000-2007.

Literature

A. M. Massinelli, with contributions by Jeanette Hanisee Gabriel, Hardstones: The Gilbert Collection, London, 2000, cat. no. 5, pp. 41-43.

STONE: Marble and Hardstones
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