Offered by: Carlton Hobbs, LLC
PO Box 877 Tuxedo Park, NY 10987 , United States Call Seller 212.423.9000


A Black Lacquer, Polychrome And Two Color Gilt Cabinet On Original Stand

Price Upon Request
  • Description

    Chinese for the Indian or English Market.

    Of black lacquer with polychrome and gilded detailing. In two parts. The upper section surmounted by an ogee cornice above two single panel doors each with three shaped raised panels decorated with polychrome chinoiserie scenes with Chinese figures and architecture. The background to the central field and borders rendered in an exquisitely detailed two color tendril and leaf motifs. The two doors open to reveal a fitted interior with twin arcaded upper section resting on a bank of two long and two short drawers decorated with vignettes similar to those on the exterior. The turned knobs that center each drawer are replaced in bone. The reverse of the doors with gilded bamboo designs on a black ground. The sides similarly decorated as the front and set with brass lifting handles. The base with indented frieze resting on four tapering curved legs all decorated with two color gilded leaf motifs. Each leg terminating in a well carved leonine foot. Repairs to lacquer mainly along structural separation lines. Old wear and restorations in line with age and use. This piece contains no ivory.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Of black lacquer with polychrome and gilded detailing.
    Creation Date: Early 19th Century.
    Styles / Movements: Chinese Export, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 11450
    Incollect Reference #: 363830
  • Dimensions
    W. 39.25 in; H. 72.75 in; D. 21.75 in;
    W. 99.7 cm; H. 184.79 cm; D. 55.25 cm;
Message from Seller:

Carlton Hobbs specializes in the acquisition, conservation, and research of 17th, 18th and 19th century British and Continental furniture and works of art, with a focus on pieces of exceptional merit, including specially commissioned items with royal or aristocratic provenance and pieces designed by architects.

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