A Monumental Portuguese Cabinet for Saint with the Crest of the Royal Family

  • $17,500.00


Extensively veneered in burl mahogany and inlaid with brass, pewter, and turtle shell (i.e. Boule marquetry), the base is in the form of a console table with white marble top and cabriole legs. The upper portion is a large, glass paned cabinet with scalloped carved surrounds, sided with corinthian columns and topped with four gilt-wood torches. The red, silk-lined interior houses a saint in luxurious dressed in velvet and gold embroidery.

Date: c. 1880

Dimensions: 108 x 68 x 34.5 in.