Historic cabinet found in pizza restaurant sells for £1m

According to a news report from thisisthenortheast.co.uk, “A 17TH century cabinet was sold for more than £1m today after its missing stand was discovered outside the toilets of a pizza restaurant in Yorkshire.”

“The Roman baroque furniture was snapped up by a European private collector at the Sothebys sale after the carved wooden base was reunited with its intricately decorated top half,” said the story. “The cabinet, which features a picture of the Pope blessing the crowd in Rome, was sold for £1,084,500, including the buyer’s premium.”

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