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Auction archive: Lot number 162

An 18th century German kingwood and brass mounted tea chest attributed to the workshop of Abraham Ro

Estimate
£800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,151 - US$1,727
Price realised:
£1,700
ca. US$2,446
Auction archive: Lot number 162

An 18th century German kingwood and brass mounted tea chest attributed to the workshop of Abraham Ro

Estimate
£800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,151 - US$1,727
Price realised:
£1,700
ca. US$2,446
Beschreibung:

An 18th century German kingwood and brass mounted tea chest attributed to the workshop of Abraham Roentgen the hinged lid with a swing brass handle revealing three lift-out brass canisters, the central one with a domed lid and two divisions, flanked by a pair of rectangular caddies with star decorated lids, above a secret base drawer, 16.4cm high, 22cm wide, 14.3cm deep. Abraham Roentgen (1711-1793) was born in Müllheim, Germany. He learned cabinet making in his father's workshop and was an apprentice in the Hague before settling in London in 1731. One of his most famous pieces is the Walderdorffer bureau now in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. For similar tea chests see W. Koeppe Boxes, from the Workshop of Abraham Roentgen in American Collections, pp.104-105

Auction archive: Lot number 162
Auction:
Datum:
7 Jan 2016
Auction house:
Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Castle Street 51-61
Salisbury Wiltshire, SP1 3SU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)1722 424500
+44 (0)1722 424508
Beschreibung:

An 18th century German kingwood and brass mounted tea chest attributed to the workshop of Abraham Roentgen the hinged lid with a swing brass handle revealing three lift-out brass canisters, the central one with a domed lid and two divisions, flanked by a pair of rectangular caddies with star decorated lids, above a secret base drawer, 16.4cm high, 22cm wide, 14.3cm deep. Abraham Roentgen (1711-1793) was born in Müllheim, Germany. He learned cabinet making in his father's workshop and was an apprentice in the Hague before settling in London in 1731. One of his most famous pieces is the Walderdorffer bureau now in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. For similar tea chests see W. Koeppe Boxes, from the Workshop of Abraham Roentgen in American Collections, pp.104-105

Auction archive: Lot number 162
Auction:
Datum:
7 Jan 2016
Auction house:
Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Castle Street 51-61
Salisbury Wiltshire, SP1 3SU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)1722 424500
+44 (0)1722 424508
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