Spanish Colonial 18th Century Armoire SOLD F1291

An absolute stunner. Bought in Cuzco by American engineer Thomas A. Corry from Cesare de Lucchi-Lomellini in 1922, and exceptionally permitted to leave the country in 1934 with the Corrys as a mark of esteem for its owner, this great old armadio has remained in the Corry family till now. It is in extraordinary condition: the Corry family were worthy custodians of this treasure. The previous owner, Mr de Lucchi-Lomellini was born in Genoa, Italy in 1840 and died in Lima in 1950, at 110 years of age! His residence in Lima, built of Inca stones by its builder the Marquis of Valleumbroso now houses the College of Fine Arts in Lima. It’s quite a pile. Mr de Lucchi-Lomellini obviously had an eye for the good stuff.   40″ wide x 25″ deep x 89″ high

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