A Regency Mahogany, Rosewood and Rosewood-Painted Writing Cabinet

CIRCA 1805

Height: 46" Width: 30.25" Depth: 17"

Inventory Number 8495-381

Price

$28,000

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Description

The shaped superstructure above six small drawers centering a recess with a swagged drapery-painted valance; the projecting lower section with outset rounded corners above a drawer opening to a leather-lined writing surface and side compartments, over panelled cupboard doors opening to a shelved interior, flanked by ring-turned columnar stiles painted with foliage and simulated fluting; raised on circular tapered feet.

Provenances

The back of the lower section with printed label:

BARTLETT, CHAPMAN & COLLING
DEALERS IN ANTIQUE FURNITURE, PORCELAIN, WORKS OF ART
UPHOLSTERERS + DECORATORS
7 WEST STREET, BRIGHTON.