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A GEORGE III SATINWOOD CABINET BOOKCASE

england , circa 1790

An outstanding  and very rare George III satinwood cabinet of the most magnificent colour and inlaid detail. Banded in purpleheart and boxwood, the superstructure with four open shelves above twin cabinet doors enclosing adjustable shelves. The doors of the lower section each with an oval panel with its original  green painted tromple l'oeil silk effect enclosed with the original incredibly detailed gilded wire mesh grills.

Provenance

With Witney Antiques, 1991
Private Collection, UK

Stock number

O04.40
Height: 64³/₈ in (163.51 cm)
Width: 42¹/₈ in (107 cm)
Depth: 17³/₄ in (45.09 cm)
An outstanding  and very rare George III satinwood cabinet of the most magnificent colour and inlaid detail. Banded in purpleheart and boxwood, the superstructure with four open shelves above twin cabinet doors enclosing adjustable shelves. The doors of the lower section each with an oval panel with its original  green painted tromple l'oeil silk effect enclosed with the original incredibly detailed gilded wire mesh grills.
Illustrated: The Grosvenor House Antiques Fair Handbook 1991, p. 258
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