18th Century Danish Painted and Carved Baroque Armoire
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An outstanding 18th Century Danish paint decorated and profusely carved
kas or armoire, the double domed to with rich faux marble arched cove
moldings, the front with two applied carved roundels depicting
archangels, the sides with smaller arches, over two doors with carved
panels, the four main panels depicting four virtues “Ivstisia” (Justice)
“Temperis” (Temperance) “Spes” (Hope) and “Fides” (Faith), surmounted
by three pilasters with lion mask capitals, and male and female herm
figures, over two drawers standing on trumpet turned ball feet.
- arved and painted pine, oak, iron
- Denmark (Altona)
Remarkable, painting mostly original, molding paint refreshed (primarily blue areas, probably some red too) Hardware original, shelves and interior grain paint later.
Height 94.8 inches
Width 60 inches
Depth 23 inches