Group of three Syrian mother of pearl inlaid wooden wall shelves. The intricately carved wood of each is inlaid with designs in mother of pearl with the intarsia method.
Keywords: Levantine, Persian, Moroccan, Moorish, Middle Eastern, Orientalist
Provenance: From the Estate of Horst Rechelbacher, Osceola, Wisconsin.
Horst Rechelbacher, the founder of Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients, was a pioneer in the field of safe and eco-friendly cosmetics. The same curiosity that led him to explore ways to improve the beauty industry led him to travel the world, collecting rare and beautiful objects as he went. This sale features selections from that lifetime of eclectic and inspired collecting, including furniture by Carlo Bugatti, Gabriel Viardot, and Josef Hoffman; artworks by artists ranging from Old Masters to Salvador Dali to Arman; an impressive collection of Indian sculptures; and much more. Be sure to explore our timed-only online auction of other fascinating objects from this collection that will be posted in mid-August.Height ranges from 33 in to 36 in; width ranges from 12 in to 16 in; depth ranges from 8 1/4 in to 8 1/2 in.
The platform of the shelf (depicted in the center) is detached. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email email@example.com with any condition questions.
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