Single-door Egerland cupboard
Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified
Categories: Furniture / Further kinds of interior decoration items
Single-door cupboard, richly painted. On the side panels at the top there is a town, on the bottom left a bride with a large white bonnet and a blue and red dress. She is holding a flower. To the right is the groom with a red coat and a bicome hat; he, too, is holding a flower. Below, on both sides, there is a vase with flowers and a pair of birds. At the front, top, there is a hunting scene with a hunter and various game, in the middle is the date 1793. The door is comprised of two areas; in the upper area the bridal couple is depicted, clothed similarly to the figures on the side panels, as well as a stag and a bird. Below them is the couple, the man is clothed similarly to the figure above; the woman’s clothing is different (brimmed hat, wide sleeves tied together with laces). In this area the man is giving the woman a heart and a stag lies between them. The cupboard is grooved at the top and bottom and stands on four bun feet. Egerland.1793.
Former owner according to museum / collection
Provenance according to museum / collection
Purchased from the 475th auction at Dorotheum
475th auction, 2nd - 5th of June, auction lot 523