Sun, May 1, 2016 11:00AM EDT - Mon, May 2, 2016 11:00AM EDT
Dutch, 19th century. Large carved mahogany and walnut bombe vitrine with undulating cornice top accented with rosettes in ribboned medallions and leaves above two glazed hinged doors with dot and dash borders, figural profile medallions amid laurel leaf swags and Neoclassical style urns on front, that open to reveal blue fabric lined shelved interior within, flanked by ormolu mounted columnar pilasters on sides of case, surmounting lower section with three long pull out drawers with ornate key escutcheons and hardware bail pulls, shaped apron, case supported on large ball and claw feet. Overall approximate height 97", width 73.5", depth 18".
Structurally sound. Wood accents on pediment refreshed with some repair to carved elements. Left accent on pediment with losses. Cracks to molding at pediment. The frieze with minor bubbling/lifting of veneer and sticky residue present. Decorative carved elements re-glued on the glass doors with traces of repairs to cracks. Lower left door with crack to glass. Exterior of drawers with scattered cracks and repairs/patches particularly the bottom drawer. Bottom drawer interior base repaired and replaced. Hardware (pulls) on drawers not original. Middle drawer lock replaced with raised wood backing for support. Beading around drawers with some chipping and loss. Lifting and rippling to veneer on both sides of the bottom case with horizontal cracks. Vertical shrinkage cracks on both sides of upper case.