Illustrated catalogue of the exceedingly rare and valuable art treasures and antiquities formerly contained in the famous Davanzati Palace, Florence, Italy . 420—Sixteenth Century Ligurian Walnut Cabinet^Rectangular shape, divided horizontally into two parts. The / upper part, with deep molded cornice, is arranged into two cup-boards with hinged raised panel doors decorated in paintedchiaroscuro work, with shaped bronze keyhole escutcheons, andseparated by three pilaster-like panels richly carved, in a designof scrolled strapwork and oval medallions. The lower portion,separated by a heavy mold

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Illustrated catalogue of the exceedingly rare and valuable art treasures and antiquities formerly contained in the famous Davanzati Palace, Florence, Italy . 420—Sixteenth Century Ligurian Walnut Cabinet^Rectangular shape, divided horizontally into two parts. The / upper part, with deep molded cornice, is arranged into two cup-boards with hinged raised panel doors decorated in paintedchiaroscuro work, with shaped bronze keyhole escutcheons, andseparated by three pilaster-like panels richly carved, in a designof scrolled strapwork and oval medallions. The lower portion,separated by a heavy mold
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Illustrated catalogue of the exceedingly rare and valuable art treasures and antiquities formerly contained in the famous Davanzati Palace, Florence, Italy . 420—Sixteenth Century Ligurian Walnut Cabinet^Rectangular shape, divided horizontally into two parts. The / upper part, with deep molded cornice, is arranged into two cup-boards with hinged raised panel doors decorated in paintedchiaroscuro work, with shaped bronze keyhole escutcheons, andseparated by three pilaster-like panels richly carved, in a designof scrolled strapwork and oval medallions. The lower portion,separated by a heavy molding, is arranged into two drawersabove, their fronts carved to correspond with carved fronts andbronze swinging ring handles and two cupboards below withraised panel fronts. These and the drawers are separated bythree pilaster-panels carved with scrolled strapwork and laurel-leaf pendants. Below is a plinth with paneled front, a moldedbase, and ball feet. Height, 5 feet 7 inches; width, 4 feet 2 inches; depth, 1 foot 10inches.. 421—FOURTEENTH CENTURY \ ENETIAN GOTHIC \\ AI.NtT C HI - if0 di.nci: p* Rectangular shape. Oblong chest, standing upon four straightlegs. The upper portion, with shallow molded cornice, is divided,as to the front, into four panels of which the two larger onesare the fronts of hinged doors. The divisions between thesepanels are molded and the panels themselves art occupied withelaborately carved flamboyant, or Late Gothic tracery, the stilesof the two center ones being inlaid. Below is a shaped apron, with a molded pendant in the center, formed of two oblongpanels filled with Gothic tracery. 1he ends have large linenfold panels, the straight legs are square, as are the front andend rails. The lock fronts of the two doors are of iron wroughtin an arcaded and floriated patterning. Height, Vfeet 5 inches: width, 1 feet !• inches; depth, 1 foot 8 /»< het.

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