A NORTH ITALIAN MARQUETRY INLAID EBONIZED VITRINE CABINET, 1870-1900, in the Renaissance taste, the breakfront stepped molded crown with dentil inlay, over a wide flat string inlaid frieze centering a 15th century style portrait of a young man within club bearing and griffin rinceaux, the two glazed doors with multi beast foliate scroll inlay, flanked by upper glazed side panels above lower interlocking geometric string inlaid panels, flanked by string and fluted Corinthian order columns, over a stepped conforming plinth, raised on cavetto molded feet. Note: The lower portraits resembling Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1533) and his wife Alessandra Benucci (1480-1552). Height: 80.00" Width: 47.00" Depth: 22.00"
Minor expected losses and repairs, old exposure to wood worm, surface wear, and overall in good to very good condition, wear commensurate with age. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."