17th Century Cabinet Sells for £1mn

. Saturday, December 8, 2007
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It is reckoned that the console was estranged from the rest of the cabinet instantly following the Second World War.
The delicate Roman furnishings included its missing gild wood base that was revealed on the exteriors of pizza restaurant wash-room in Yorkshire.
An old but bold 17th century cabinet portraying the Pope showering blessing to the horde in Rome lately got sold for nearly more than $2mn to a European private collector at the Sotheby's.
It was anticipated to generate a sales of $14, 00,000 to $ 2 million and by marking more than that it is been seen as the significant item to boost Sotheby's sale of noteworthy Italian and Continental fixtures.
This beautifully festooned generated sales of $2,210,000 (including buyer's premium).