AN EBONY AND WALNUT TABLE CABINET INCORPORATING 14 OIL PAINTINGS ON PANELS
The ebony and walnut banded cabinet has geometric door fronts and ripple mouldings. The two doors open to reveal a fitted interior. Both the inside of the doors and all the drawer fronts are painted with landscapes depicting various rural views, some with figures, animals and classical buildings including a windmill.
In the 17th century several Flemish artists including Jasper van de Leyen supplied these charming panels to cabinet makers.
The central door opens to reveal a mirrored interior which is removable and reveals secret drawers at the rear.
Similar examples are in the collections of the Rijk’s Museum.
Height 34 ¾” (88cms) width 36”(91.5cms) depth 17 ¼” (44cms)
This object incorporates antique ivory and has been granted an Ivory Act exemption certificate. Exemption certificate reference number: XNQG842E