About this lot


each with a canted marble top above a pair of doors decorated with roundels in the manner of Angelica Kauffman, opening to reveal an interior with an arrangement of two short and two long drawers, the canted sides with lion masks and trailing foliate lines, with hinged brass grill and silk backed side panels, on gilt hairy paw feet,
84 x 102 x 53cm

Acquired by William Tatem, 1st Baron Glanely (1868-1942) for Exning Hall, Suffolk
His sale; Messrs. Gray, Son & Cook, Cambridge, September – October 1942, lot 80
where catalogued as ‘A very choice pair of Sheraton satinwood cabinets’,
probably purchased from the sale by George Gibson and by descent
Landwade Hall, Exning, Suffolk

Condition report:

Wear to gilt, some small losses of veneer and other small losses to ornamentation,, some bowing to doors, tears to silk side panels with silk to one nolonger remaining, one brass grill to side panel missing, some loss of banding to drawers and satinwood banding, repair to interior corner of one door, marble top to both broken with old repairs, with further old chips to edges of marble

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