A South American Colonial shell and tortoiseshell mounted ebonized cabinet

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Lot 100W
A South American Colonial shell and tortoiseshell mounted ebonized cabinet

Sold for US$ 45,000 inc. premium
A South American Colonial shell and tortoiseshell mounted ebonized cabinet
18th century
The rectangular case with canted sides centered by four short drawers divided and flanked by elliptical columns surmounted by ebonized finials and ending on later compressed bun feet, overall inlaid with flower blossoms, paterae and trailing foliage within ebonized bandings.
height 26 1/2 in (67cm); width 43in (1.09m); depth 14in (36cm)

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  • The catalog description should read, "A South American Colonial shell and tortoiseshell mounted ebonized cabinet, 18th century, possibly Peruvian."
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