The Defining Moment | Mario Tavella on a Roman Cabinet & Console

Mario Tavella, Deputy Chairman, Sotheby's Europe, believes that to be a good auction house specialist one must have passion, an investigative mind and luck. In this short video he describes how all three helped him rejoin an extraordinary Roman cabinet with the matching console table following a search that took him to York, Rome, Copenhagen and Krakov and then finally, to auction.

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