Lot 2283. Secret poison Cabinet in the form of a book, historicism in the style of the 17th century. Century.

Sold: € 1 600
Auction date: 13.11.2019   10:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2283 | Secret poison Cabinet in the form of a book, historicism in the style of the 17th century. Century.
Original book cover 1600 with parchment related the covers of a book. The pages to a Block glued and rectangular cut out. Under the front book cover of eight drawers around a Central, glass-enclosed compartment with a carved skull made from bone with a stag beetle, arranged in the lid of a copy of a stitch with two skeletons. Under the rear cover seven drawers and two compartments with glass gesiegeltes ex-libris in the Form of an Archbishop's coat-of-arms bottle, in the lid. The book cover by means of two Erbsketten brass lockable. Dimensions 20 x 25.5 x 13 cm. Elaborately crafted art chamber object with Memento-mori-reference. Condition: II -

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