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This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

Italy, circa 1620

Rare Early Seventeenth Century Italian( Roman )Crocuswood Table Cabinet of Architectural Form decorated with mainly Lapis Lazuli , Semi Precious Stones , and other rare Marbles .

The cabinet which would have been used for the storage of precious items has many secret sliding panels which when open reveal a selection of hidden drawers which are also veneered in more marbles and stones .#

The most important feature is the Centre Revolving Door which reveals a circular Revolving Vestibule adorned with Marble Columns and a Parquetry Floor .

The inside ceiling is decorated with Gilt Metal- copying heavenly stars , and extremely rare Hanging Rock Crystal Drapery . This fine Baroque Cabinet is adorned with Original Gilt Metal Mounts highlighting its self importance .

Provenance
The Right Honorable.the Earl of Feversham Duncombe Park , Yorkshire

Exhibitions
Grosvenor House Fair 2004.See Catalogue Page 128

Literature: There are similar cabinets in the Capitoline Museum ( Rome ) each without doors and one other at Stourhead which was made for the Pope suggesting the importance of this one .

Signed/Inscribed: Illegible writing on rear of several drawers " fecit and scrawled unreconisable name "

Dimensions

Height 54 cm (21.26 in), Width 85 cm (33.46 in), Depth 37 cm (14.57 in)

Condition report

Very good

Stock number

5093