Jewelery Box Cabinet, Augsburg, Ex Coll Rothschild, Circa 1740 flag

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"Jewelery Box Cabinet, Augsburg, Ex Coll Rothschild, Circa 1740"
  • Cabinet, or jewelry box
  • Germany, Augsburg around 1730-1740
  • Wood, paper dominated, parchment and brass
  • Very good condition, some stains on the paper, missing a partition
  • Provenance: Rotshchild coll (R.761, black mark undercabinet)
  • Small jewelery cabinet or rectangular wooden cabinet covered with cold-stamped parchment with a black interlacing decoration with flower reserves and gold decorative elements. The cabinet opens with a lid revealing a mirror. One side pulls out to reveal two secret drawers. On the back, in the central reserve the decor of a closed crown surrounded by two stars surmount a date, twice stamped "1739" and "1740".
  • This decor and this type of cabinet is found on a cabinet kept at the Victoria & Albert Museum (Inv.W9: 1 to 15-1940) and donated to an Augsburg'sworkshop around 1730. The quality of conservation and variety of decor on all faces makesof this cabinet, a rarest object . It is probably the work of a bookbinding workshop inspired by older ornaments: pea pods and mores ornaments.
  • Ref: Victoria & Albert Museum, London; The Hidden World of Baroque Cabinets. Booklet written to accompany the exhibition at the Holburn Museum, Bath, 9 October 2012 - 6 January 2013; Büchenbände aus dem XIV-XIX Jahrhundert in the Landesbibliothek zu Darmstadt, ausgewäht und beschrieben von dr. Adolf Schmidt, direkto der bibliothek. Leipzig, 1921.
  • Price: 8700 €
    Artist: Rothschild
    Period: 18th century
    Style: Louis 14th, Regency
    Condition: Excellent condition

    Length: 25 cm
    Width: 19.7 cm
    Height: 21.5 cm

    Reference: 481427
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