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An Amaranth And Ebony Inlaid Display Cabinet Or Bookcase

Period 19th Century
Materials Of amaranth, ebony and gilt-brass.
W. 47 in; H. 64 in; D. 14.25 in;
W. 119.38 cm; H. 162.56 cm; D. 36.2 cm;
Creation Date Second Quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
Description English or Possibly Danish.

An Amaranth And Ebony Inlaid And Gilt-Brass Mounted Single Door Display Cabinet Or Bookcase In The Manner Of Morel And Seddon

The attic frieze above a molded cornice set with repeating ebonized spheres. The frieze inlaid with ebony neoclassical vegetal motifs. The two similarly inlaid flanking uprights are centered by a single glazed large door with narrow central division. The glass edged in finely cast gilt-brass foliate molding with anthemia to each corner. The whole raised on a cavetto molded plinth and flour rectangular block feet. The interior three shelves covered in possibly original dark blue velvet. Evidence of a previous configuration to the interior. Attic frieze old but not original. Possibly originally with shallow shaped crest. Internal base plinth old but not original intended to support a heavy display object.
Styles / Movements Charles X, Neoclassical, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 11485
Incollect Reference Number 352691
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