19TH CENTURY GERMAN / AUSTRIAN CUPBOARD: Extremely well carved and profusely inlaid cabinet. Inlaid top with applied masquerons and 2 drawers supported. Detailed backsplash with illumated nitch, and 2 drawers, carved figural maidens decoration. Base again with exquisite detail in inlay and carved decoration, single door with large lock opens to reveal 2 shelves. In the inlay are owners initial E.P. This cabinet was reputedly used in a silent movie in the 1920's in Germany, unfortunately it is not known which movie. 85'' h. x 56 1/2'' x 27 1/4''.
CONDITION: Note split on panel on lower door, split on side.