Lot 1045 - A188 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 28. March 2019, 01.30 PM
A RARE "LACCA POVERA" BUREAU CABINET,
Northern Italy, Baroque, Probably Venice, mid-18th century.
Wood painted in ivory colour and parcel gilt. Rich decoration in the Arte Povera manner. The upper section with mirrored double doors, both reveal decorated inner doors and later-added mirror wall. The lower section with slanted writing surface above 4 drawers. The hinged writing surface opening to 4 drawers and 1 compartment. The brass mounts partly later. Restored. Losses and traces of wear, the gilding renewed. The decoration on the interior of the inner doors as well as in the writing compartment probably later. 1 key.
- Originally an Italian private collection.
- Via succession to the present Swiss private collection.
CHF 100 000 / 150 000
€ 87 720 / 131 580