• Item: Display cabinet
• Style: Art Nouveau
• Period: Edwardian
• Circa: 1910
• Provenance: West Hartlepool, England, UK
• Cabinetmaker: D. Hill, Carter & Co.
• Wood: Mahogany & Satinwood
• Profuse floral marquetry inlay
• Dome shaped pediment & gallery
• Bow shaped glass door & frame
• Original brass handle & tin escutcheon
• Original working lock (with key)
• Original velvet lining
• Full length turned column supports / legs
• Lower spindle gallery
• Central recessed box shelf
• Classical Art Nouveau design
• Single piece item
• Fantastic original colour and patination
• Superb quality
• Original condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland
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Here is a stunning example of an antique Edwardian Art Nouveau mahogany & satinwood inlaid glass display cabinet, by D. Hill, Carter & Co. of London House, West Hartlepool, circa 1910, in excellent original condition. This display cabinet comprises a marquetry inlaid dome shaped gallery, with profuse marquetry floral detail, above a flat cornice. Please note, the inlay is genuine marquetry inlaid and not painted. Below, the cabinet boasts the original bow shaped glass cabinet frame, with a bow shaped door, featuring the original velvet cabinet lining across two shelves. The door retains the original brass handle & tin escutcheon, with the original working brass lever lock and working key. The glazed central section is flanked by four full length turned columns which terminate on spade feet and marquetry inlaid spandrels. Either side, there is an open central recess display shelf, flanked by a row of finely turned spindles, and display shelves either side. The cabinet retains the original backboards and there is the original label to the reverse reading ‘D. Hill Carter & Co Ltd, London House, West Hartlepool’. This display cabinet boasts classic Art Neadeau design and styling, which is evident in the turned columns, shaped spandrels, heavy floral satinwood marquetry and design of the frame as a whole.
This cabinet features a warm, rich mahogany 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, especially the living room or office. It would certainly grace any home and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional.
This Art Nouveau display cabinet is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, but nothing significant, considering the age of the item. The cabinet doors feature the original bow front glass, with the original working brass lever lock and key. The glass is in excellent condition. The door frame retains the original brass drop handle and tin escutcheon. The velvet cabinet lining is original and in clean condition. The inlaid marquetry work is also in excellent condition. Please note, the inlay is genuine marquetry inlaid and not painted. As the display cabinet boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination. The item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 197.2cm or 77⅝” or 6ft 5⅝”
External Width = 114.2cm or 41” or 3ft 5”
External Depth = 49.1cm or 19⅜” or 1ft 7⅜”
Top Shelf Height = 43.6cm or 17¼” or 1ft 5¼”
Bottom Shelf Height = 38.3cm or 15⅛” or 1ft 3⅛”
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