Lot 276. Museum Renaissance Cabinet

Starting price:€ 25 000
Auction date:14.11.2018   11:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 276 | Museum Renaissance Cabinet
To 1570-1600.

Fruit wood ebonisiert. Deposits from exotic Woods. Blind wood spruce and oak. Gold-Plated Bronzes. The corpus is fully beheld, and freely adjustable in the Form of a temple-like architecture.
Front and back show identical façade views, which are divided by three pilasters. The in-between spaces are dominated by two arch-like niche, in which four columns, fire-gilded, are bronze figures. The same as the designed pages are divided by two pilasters. You give a rectangular Central area, on which is etched fire bronze handles gold-plated are attached.
The roof structure is three-divided with a prominent Central structure.
The hinged Front acts as a writing Board with the finest colored inlays.
The interior is also designed architecturally and in turn by pilasters divided. A Central niche is flanked by two blind niches with a column framing, and aedicule structure. Central door framed by seven small spurts.
In the Sims two small relapses.
In the soil a big boost to the side is pulled out. The middle part of the roof build-up can unlock and fold in the sides a little boost. The locks and hinges are etched in the finest Renaissance ornamentation and fire gilt. 52x49x36cm. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
German collection, acquired in the art trade, Albrecht Neuhaus, Würzburg, Germany.

Literature:
- Dieter Alfter: The story of the Augsburg Cabinet Cabinet. Augsburg, 1986. comparisons of a coin Cabinet in 1570, Fig.26, and a Cabinet to 1580 Fig.27 and 28.
- Lise Lotte Möller: The Wrangel Cabinet, and the relatives of the South German inlaid furniture of the 16. Century, Berlin, 1956. Comparisons of the type of niche figures, Fig 11, and the type of the Hand shape Fig in the head.30-33 and 46-49.

The fact that the above-described furniture in the same drawer knobs in the shape of men's heads, such as the so-called Wrangel Cabinet, ensures a temporal classification in order to 1570-1600, and the local Association to Augsburg

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