Lot 1283 ♣ - A188 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 28. March 2019, 01.30 PM

AN IMPORTANT SAFE CABINET WITH IMPERIAL COAT OF ARMS,

signed HAFFNER FRERES, 8 PASSAGE JOUFFROY PARIS, probably C.G. DIEHL (Charles Guillaume Diehl, Steinbach 1811-1885 Paris) or G.GROHE (Guillaume Grohe, Wintersheim 1808–1885 Paris), Paris c. 1860.
Ebony with exceptionally fine inlays of green and red tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl and engraved brass fillets in "Boulle" technique. One-door front with medallion set in bronze band. The interior fitted with with central drawer between double doors and 2 adjacent drawers. The interior of the door with etched depiction of the Paris stock exchange. Rich and fine matte and polished gilt bronze mounts and applications. "Vert de Mer" top edged in bronze. 8-bolt lock. 1 safe key. Right lock removed. Marble top repaired, some losses.
100x52x150 cm.
This object contains material of endangered species and is subject to certain trade restrictions. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import it into another country.

含有象牙、犀牛角及/或其他瀕危或受保護物種物質的拍賣品,在本目錄中特別註有?符號。一些國家禁止或限制進口或出口含有象牙、犀牛角及/或源於其他瀕危或受保護物種的物品。因此,若您拍賣購得標有?的物品,並擬運往其他國家,您應在拍賣前了解及遵守所有相關海關的規則及法規。

Provenance:
- According to oral tradition, gift of the city of Paris to Emperor Napoleon III, on the occasion of his ten-year reign.
- Auction Galerie Koller Zurich on 15.3.2000 (Cat. No. 1785).
- Swiss private collection.

CHF 50 000 / 70 000

€ 43 860 / 61 400

Sold for CHF 84 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.