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

Period 19th Century
Materials Of black lacquer with polychrome and gilded detailing.
W. 39.25 in; H. 72.75 in; D. 21.75 in;
W. 99.7 cm; H. 184.79 cm; D. 55.25 cm;
Creation Date Early 19th Century.
Description An Exceptional Black Lacquer, Polychrome And Two Color Gilt Cabinet On Original Stand

Chinese for the European Market.

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 boxwood knobs that center each drawer are replaced. 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.
Styles / Movements Chinese Export, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 11450
Incollect Reference Number 363830
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