Stunning Antique Flemish Cabinet from the William Randolph Hearst Estate, 17th century
Flemish finely carved oak cabinet, 17th c. with later elements, from the Joan's Castle estate of William Randolph Hearst (California, 1863-1951), Sands Point, New York, cornice with egg and dart molding, projecting corbels with masks, carved frieze with winged cherubs, tapered figural supports, two upper cabinet doors with contrasting marquetry, left door depicting John the Baptist with hand raised in benediction gesture, right door with Christ ascending into heaven, open center niche with later fabric lining and later lighting, lower case fitted with two doors, iron strap hinges and lock, doors depicting scenes from the birth of Christ and the Epiphany, mirrored dark/ light marquetry panels, rising on bun feet, hand-chamfered backboards, paneled sides, marked with inventory number 58.102 Hearst 337-76, approx 92"h, 74.5"w, 39.5"d ** Provenance, previously deaccessioned from the Detroit institute of Arts**
Condition: “Wear and imperfections, nics, dings, etc. from age, use, and movement.”
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