A Charles II Black Japanned Cabinet with Original Giltwood Crest and Stand

CIRCA 1680

Height: 75.5" Width: 46" Depth: 22.5"

Inventory Number 8399-149





The pierced, arched crest profusely carved with foliate and floral scrollwork centering putti and flanked by classical urn finials, above the two-door cabinet opening to a fitted interior incorporating an arrangement of ten variously sized drawers and having the original finely engraved brass hinges, escutcheons and corner mounts; elaborately decorated throughout with exotic birds, court figures, chinoiserie landscapes and flower filled vases; the stand having a deep carved frieze of conforming designs, raised on cherub form supports terminating in acanthus carved cabriole legs ending in scroll form feet.

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