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Late Victorian Rosewood & Marquetry Inlaid Music Cabinet


£290 | $369 USD | €330 EUR
Item Number: SA1031178
Date of manufacture: Victorian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: A Part of the Furniture
This antique has been viewed 25 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.


Late Victorian Rosewood & Marquetry Inlaid Music Cabinet with Glazed Door & Mirror Back
A first quality rosewood & marquetry inlaid piece from around 1880-1900, with an ivorine label to the rear for A J Whitehead, 'Complete House Furnishers' of Chatham High Street in Kent, with exceptionally figured rosewood veneer throughout and panelled back, on a moulded plinth & bracket feet plus casters, having a bevel-glazed cabinet door, opening on a sheet music compartment of four velvet-covered shelves, the door with half-round glazing beads, marquetry inlaid cartouche to top & bottom, of musical instruments & botanical swirls, together with a twisted brass drop-handle plus working lock & key, the cabinet top with double string inlay and a circular central medallion, marquetry inlaid with a cross & botanical sprigs, the cabinet sides also double-strung, extended by shaped support brackets with strung leading edges, carrying a serpentine fronted shelf and enclosing a bevel-edged mirror back and surmounted by an arched pediment with matching inlaid cartouche, this exceptional music cabinet will impress in the most elegantly-furnished of reception rooms, fully-deserving of the admiring attention it will undoubtedly attract.
O/All Width at Plinth 50cm x Depth 41.75cm (19.75" x 16.5")
O/All Width at Top Shelf 49cm x Depth 28.25cm (19.25" x c11")
Height to Cabinet Top 84.5cm (33.25"), to Shelf 103.5cm (40.75") & O/All Height 125.5cm (49.5")
This piece dates from the latter years of the 19thC, so you may expect the mature character & patina of age, together with wear & tear commensurate with normal use but, that being said, it's actually in very good, clean & sound condition and ready to use in your home.
Internal Ref: P-321132/123


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Victorian.


Height = 125.5 cm (49.4")
Width = 50 cm (19.7")
Depth = 41.8 cm (16.5")

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A Part of the Furniture
United Kingdom

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