• Circa: 1870
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Figured Walnut
• Twin doors
• Width: 3ft 9⅛”
• 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
• Newly lined interior
• Original turned feet
• Excellent condition
• Excellent colour
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
This is a superb quality antique English Victorian figured walnut & glass marquetry inlaid display pier cabinet, circa 1870, with a newly lined interior, in excellent condition, which is profusely inlaid in floral decorations and burnished with satinwood and floral marquetry including satinwood 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 original beading to the perimeter of the canopy and this is also displayed around the glass doors. The doors retain the original glass, working brass lever lock (with working key) and original sliding door pins. The interior has been newly lined in a taupe colour fabric; therefore, the interior is clean and free from marks. The interior has two fixed shelves and the cabinet stands on its original turned ebonized feet.
This item features a rich nut-brown 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 glass display pier cabinet 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 = 105.6cm or 41½” or 3ft 5½”
Width = 114.6cm or 45⅛” or 3ft 9⅛”
Depth = 30.9cm or 12⅛” or 1ft 0⅛”
Top Shelf (maximum gap) = 32.6cm or 12⅞”
Middle Shelf (maximum gap) = 24.3cm or 9½”
Bottom Shelf (maximum gap) = 26.8cm or 10½”
The cabinet is in excellent condition, which is commensurate with its age. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges and top, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The cabinet retains its original French polish finish, which means it boast a stunning colour and patination. Importantly, thee are no splits to the walnut veneer on the top or either side. The doors retain the original glass, original working lever lock (with working key), original pin locks, original hinges and original gilt escutcheons. The marquetry inlay and gilt ormolu is all complete, with none missing and it is good condition. The interior has been newly upholstered with a taupe colour fabric; the shelves are original to the cabinet. The cabinet stands on its original turned ebonized feet. The item is solid in joint and ready to use.
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