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20 April 2018
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Highlights

  • Piece of furniture constituted by two elements, one placed on the top of the other. The chest base combines drawers and a desk section, whose interior has small drawers and pigeon holes organised vertically, closed by a sloping fall-front.
    Detail of a Bureau Bookcase
    England
    2nd half of 18th century
    Oak and deal; black lacquer; polychrome painting and gold leaf; mirrored glass on top cabinet; chased brass.
    211 x 102 x 58.5 cm
    Inv. 59 Mob CMP/ MNSR
  • Case with an inclined hinged lid and interior compartments to contain a silver cutlery set.
    Case with an inclined hinged lid and interior compartments to contain a silver cutlery set
    Portugal
    3rd quarter of the 18th century
    Lignum vitae; interior lined with red velvet trimmed with gilt braid; silver escutcheon.
    35 x 33.5 x 19.5 cm
    Inv. 103 Our MNSR
  • Pulpit with the form of a chalice, with a hexagonal base and stand.
    Pulpit with the form of a chalice, with a hexagonal base and stand
    Portugal
    2nd quarter of 16th century
    Oak wood
    233 x 105 cm
    Inv. 24 Div MNSR
  • Screen.
    Detail of a Namban Screen
    Unknown artist, Kano School
    Japan, Namban Art, Momoyama Period
    c.1600 – 1610
    Tempura painting on mulberry paper covered in gold leaf; lacquered wooden framework; gilt copper fittings.
    170 x 370 x 2 cm
    Inv. 864/ 865 Mob MNSR
  • Small piece of furniture with a folding flap, cubic in shape, with interior divided with drawers.
    Small piece of furniture with a folding flap, cubic in shape, with interior divided with drawers.
    Japan, Namban Art, Momoyama Period
    End of 16th century
    Black lacquered wood; gold dust and other metals, mother-of-pearl applications; gilt copper and silver fittings.
    25.7 x 23.9 x 24.7 cm
    Inv. 40 Mob CMP/ MNSR
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