• Circa: 1850
• Period: Mid Victorian
• Origination: England, UK
• Wood: Figured burr Walnut
• Stunning marquetry floral inlay
• Gilt beaded glass surround
• Poker work to flowers
• Satinwood, boxwood & hare wood inlay
• Original brass ormolu mounts
• Original working lock
• Original escutcheon
• Original glass
• Original pin hinges
• Green velvet interior
• Excellent original condition
• Excellent colour
• Solid in joint
• Free 14 day UK returns period
This is a superb quality antique English Victorian burr walnut inlaid and gilt pier cabinet, circa 1850, in good condition, which is profusely inlaid in floral decorations and burnished with satinwood and floral marquetry including satinwood, boxwood, hare wood and holly to the top centre and top left and right sides of the cabinet. The cabinet boasts the original brass ormolu mounts to the upper and lower sections. There is elegant gilt beading to the perimeter of the canopy and this is also displayed around the glass door. There is a very an attractive doom shaped door which features the original glass (this is rare to see). The door has a working lock and key. The interior has been relined in a green velvet material with small motifs. The interior has two fixed shelves. The whole of the cabinet stands on a figured burr walnut shaped plinth.
This item features a rich yellow to brown burr walnut colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the dining room, living room or the hallway. The desk would certainly grace any home or office and a great investment, as they are an extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Height = 105.5cm or 41½” or 3ft 5½”
Width = 80cm or 31½” or 2ft 7½”
Depth = 31cm or 12¼” or 1ft 0¼”
Top Shelf (maximum gap) = 31.5cm or 12½
Middle Shelf (maximum gap) = 26.5cm or 10½”
Bottom Shelf (maximum gap) = 27.8cm or 10⅞”
This item is in excellent condition and commensurate with its age. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. This item features an excellent original colour / patination. There are no splits to the walnut veneer on the top or either side. The glass, lock, gilt escutcheons and hinges are all original. The cabinet features a working lock and key. Free of woodworm, solid in joint and ready to use.
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Ref. Pier Cabinet 4