euro_symbol€ 4,000 - 6,000
Base - Estimate
A Cigar Humidor Cabinet on Stand with Drawer
silver bronze applications, cornice topped by "Figures of soldiers at rest holding a military trophy" flanked by a figure of "Athens" and of "Mars", doors with panels "Allegories to war" and "Trophies and military symbols", "Symbols of the Roman Empire", interior with adjustable shelves, side doors with four drawers each, stand flanked by "Imaginary animals", ribbed legs topped by "Ionic capitals", x-shaped strechers with bronze plaque "Kidnapping of the Sabinas"
19th C. (2nd half)
minor faults on the veneer, restoration, changed lock
Dim. - (total) 152 x 76 x 42,5 cm
Notes: similar one, authored by Charles Guillaume Diehl (1811-1885), was sold at Christie's in Amsterdam on April 3, 2012, auction 3001 - The Decorative Arts Sale, Lot No. 95 - vd: https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-napoleon-iii-bronze-and-copper-mounted-oak-5540907-details.aspx%20/https://www.christies.com/LotFinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=6169675 - consultado a 13-05-2019, às 20h19m.