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German Cabinet, early 17th Century

Cabinet on a plinth with two doors, opening on a series of eight drawers, and an interior central door.
Structure in coniferous tree; wood veneer in pear tree, oak, boxwood, maple tree, bramble imitating fake marble, chiseled in intarsia and engraving.
Eight beautiful engaged columns, fluted, with capitals on the interior facade.
Architectural decoration, imaginary perspective, floral and vegetal scrolls, volutes and military attributes in the inside of the door.
The theater is decorated with flowers, fruits and shells.
South Germany, Bad Tolz, Beginning of the 17th century.
Comparable works of art at Munich(Ayerishes National Museum), Innsbruck (Ambras castle), Vienna (Kunsthistorishes museum).
Bibliography: "Mobel fur die kunstkammern europas", Georg LAUE, 2008 cabinet num 31, p.254-255
Two entries of locks missing

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