Two similar 18th century Continental (probably Italian) walnut and marquetry prayer cabinets

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Lot 806
Two similar 18th century Continental (probably Italian) walnut and marquetry prayer cabinets

Sold for £ 7,872 (US$ 10,182) inc. premium
Two similar 18th century Continental (probably Italian) walnut and marquetry prayer cabinets
the first having a rectangular top with frieze drawer over a cupboard centred by a panel depicting Saint Peter or a similar figure holding a cross and keys, flanked by panels of inlaid flowering plants, the projecting base having a hinged lid, the front inlaid with a hilltop church or similar, flanked by cherubs reclining amidst foliage, the back profusely inlaid with mythical birds and beasts surrounding an eight-pointed star over a similar sunburst, 66cm x 54cm x 89cm high, the second with canted breakfront top and base, the back matching the first, 60cm wide x 52cm deep x 86cm high, (24in wide x 20in deep x 33.5in high)

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  • Please note: these cabinets may be 19th (not 18th) century.
Two similar 18th century Continental (probably Italian) walnut and marquetry prayer cabinets
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