A South American Colonial shell and tortoiseshell mounted ebonized cabinet possibly Peruvian

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Lot 101W
A South American Colonial shell and tortoiseshell mounted ebonized cabinet possibly Peruvian

Sold for US$ 87,000 inc. premium
A South American Colonial shell and tortoiseshell mounted ebonized cabinet possibly Peruvian
18th century
Ensuite with previous lot.
The rectangular top above a conforming case centered by an arched panel molded door depicting Saint Anthony of Padua holding the Christ child,over a short drawer flanked by six drawers adorsed by columns with ebonized Ionic capitals raised on compressed bun feet, overall inlaid with scrolling foliage and paterae within ebonized bandings.
height 29 1/2in (75cm); width 4ft 4in (1.32m); depth 17in (43cm)

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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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