An Indo-Portuguese cabinet on stand (Contador), late 17th ce...





An Indo-Portuguese cabinet on stand (Contador), late 17th century, possibly Old Goa, brass-bound exotic hardwood seaweed marquetry inlay with scrolled brass side carrying handles, star pierced brass escutcheons, raised on rectangular diamond marquetry inlaid base with C-shaped feet, width 90cm, height 117cm, depth 49cm. For identical example see V&A Museum Accession No. 782&A-1865

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Top left side edge brass is lifting but only requires nailing back down, both side panels have vertical veneer splits, 1 diamond inlay panel on rear right leg is missing, a few small losses to line veneer, drawer front handles are probably a later edition, 6 drawers are lacking locks, side handles are present but not currently attached, overall colour and patination is still quite rich

Auction Date: 25th May 2023 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
25th May 2023 10am (Lots 1 to 326)

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