A very rare Art Deco cocktail cabinet and longcase clock Asprey, London

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Lot 312
A very rare Art Deco cocktail cabinet and longcase clock
Asprey, London

Sold for CHF 41,400 (US$ 44,768) inc. premium
A very rare Art Deco cocktail cabinet and longcase clockAsprey, London
the Macassar ebony case with hinged, locking door to front with fitted sliding compartments for bottles, glasses and decanters, the clock with hinged octagonal silvered bonze and glazed door, the shagreen dial with silvered chapter ring and hands, the interior bearing original ivorine makers label, ‘Asprey, London’, English circa 1930. Height overall, 72 inches (180cms)
Note: We are informed by the vendor that this piece is the only example known, and may have been especially commissioned. The cabinet work is of the finest quality, the Macassar ebony veneer, perfectly quartered and matched, and with fluted ebonised detailing above and beneath the clock. The clock movement, by Elliott, has recently been completely overhauled.
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