Ref: 691JBcab: http://hygra.com/box/691JBCAB
An impeccably made, high quality, William IV, fully fitted, figured rosewood, table cabinet of architectural form, profusely inlaid with mother of pearl depicting stylized flowers on the top, and on the doors depiction of perched birds of prey.
The top compartment, which is all original with canary yellow silk is fitted for sewing; it retains its period mother of pearl topped spools and tools.
The doors have fielded panels framed with turned gadrooning. The Inside of the doors has fielded embossed maroon Morocco leather panels.
The doors open to three drawers with turned mother of pearl handles and accents. The bottom drawer is a writing box ; the middle is fitted for jewelry and has a lift out tray. The silks and leather are all original. The top drawer is empty and lined with its original yellow paper. The cabinet combines sewing box, jewelry box and intimate writing box. It was a locked personal space. Circa 1835.
Origin: UK ; Circa:
Rosewood, mother of pearl, silk, leather.
Size: 30.5 cm wide by 21 cm by 29 cm: 12 inches wide by 8.3 inches by 11.4 inches.
Condition: good original overall; working lock and key; see images
Keywords: Compendium, table cabinet, Sewing cabinet, Writing box, Jewelry box, mother of pearl, inlay, cabinet making, architectural form, gadrooning, fielded panels, morocco leather,
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