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lot 856

Baroque tabernacle secretary from the personal
property of Johann Friedrich Alexander Count zu Wied
Nussbaum, veneered. Straight body with three
drawers curved in the front. Slightly protruding, profile-framed cover plate as support for an inclined, hinged writing tablet with inlaid owner monogram
"JFA" for Johann Friedrich Alexander Graf zu Wied, who was granted the
hereditary title of Prince in 1784, and Dat. (17)77. Structured compartment division.
Recessed tabernacle of cambered central door with inlaid coat-of-arms
cartouche, flanked by four drawers each. Curved rising profile
cornice. Veneer panels of finely grained burr walnut framed on all sides with banded inlays, partly bordered by banding. Leaf-relieved
fittings and handles in gilded bronze. H.
180 cm. One foot by two feet.
Provenance: Princely House of Wied.
A Baroque walnut veneered writing cabinet from the property of Johann Friedrich Alexander
Graf zu Wied.
Württemberger Room. 1777.