A Northern European black and gilt japanned cabinet, mid 18th century. Photo Sotheby's

the arched upper section with a mirrored central cupboard door enclosing a shelf and five small drawers, flanked by cupboards each enclosing five drawers, with two drawers below, the base with with two cupboard doors to each side, each enclosing three drawers, on shaped bracket feet; 198cm. high, 109cm. wide, 83cm. deep; 6ft. 6in., 3ft. 7in., 2ft. 8½in. Estimate 50,000-100,000 GBP

PROVENANCE: By repute Torbenfeldt Castle, Sealand, previously called Frydendal Castle.

Sotheby's. Arts of Europe. London | 10 juil. 2013, 02:00 PM - www.sothebys.com