A Pair of Regency Goncalo Alves Cabinets

CIRCA 1800

Height: 33" Width: 31" Depth: 18"

Inventory Number 8517-6




Each with a crossbanded demilune-shaped top and center oval with geometric inlay, over a conforming case with recessed oval crossbanded paneled doors—one opening to shelves, the other to compartmentalized mahogany fittings and two drawers—raised on tall square tapering feet.


Pusey House, Berkshire
Pelham Galleires, London
Hotspur Ltd., London

Additional Information

A Brazilian wood favored for it contrasting streaks of color and its particularly lustrous finish, Goncalo Alves is often mistaken for mahogany or rosewood but is in fact of the satinwood family.