Gothic pierced hanging cupboard

Circa 1450 - 1500
Rhineland, Germany

W 26 3/4 × H 31 1/4 × D 8 1/8

Stock # Marh692


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Gothic pierced oak carved hanging cupboard of the rarest form. Two doors both with two sections of pierced floral decoration and heraldic devices divided by a single carved buttress with a lion and shield. The upper pierced tracery cresting with its rising crockets. Each side consists of a single linenfold panel with hinges attached. With an enclosed shelved interior. Make no mistake this is an extremely rare 15th century piece of the highest quality. An example can be seen in Otto Von Falke: Deutiche Mobel des Mitteralters & der Renaissance: illustration page 64.