Sellingantiques.co.uk Logo
 16,053 visitors today 352 antiques added today
Relevant Categories
antique photo
Choose an antique category or upload an image to Visual Search
FOR SALE
ITEM # 
SA299668

19th Century Chinese Canton Black Lacquered Desk Cabinet

Price

£18,950 | $25,401 USD | €22,172 EUR
Item Number: SA299668
Date of manufacture: 1800
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Debenham Antiques Ltd
This antique has been viewed 39 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.

Description

STUNNING QUALITY CHINESE EXPORT DESK CIRCA 1830.
MAIN FEATURE IS THE RARE ALABASTER DOORS WHICH HAVE BEEN HAND PAINTED BOTH SIDES AND ALLOWS THE LIGHT TO GLOW THROUGH WHEN THE DOORS ARE OPEN.
TOP SECTION COMPRISES OF A SMALL DOOR WHICH WOULD OF HOUSED A POCKET WATCH, FLANKED EITHER SIDE BY 2 OPEN COMPARTMENTS. THE CENRAL TABERNACLE WHICH CONTAINS AN ORIGINAL SILK WORK IN THE DOOR IS FLANKED EITHER SIDE BY 2 DRAWERS. (2 SMALL BONE HANDLES MISSING) THE TOP SECTION FINISHES WITH THE MAIN PULL OUT WRITING SURFACE. THE WRITING FLAP OPENS BOTH WAYS TO REVEAL STORAGE UNDERNEATH, PEN TRAYS EITHER SIDE. (RED FABRIC IS WORN AND DETACHED IN THE MIDDLE BUT ORIGINAL) THERE IS A LONG DRAWER ACCESSIBLE FROM 1 SIDE WHICH IS AS DEEP AS THE WHOLE CARCASS.
THE MIDDLE SECTION IS A REMOVABLE WRITING BOX, WITH HANDLES. FLAPS OPEN TO REVEAL A COMPARTMENTED LIFT UP TRAY, ALL DECORATED. SOME INTRICATE CARVED BONE BOTTLE HOLDERS (1 BONE HANDLE MISSING) UNDERNEATH THIS IS ANOTHER PULL OUT DRAWER WHICH ACTS AS ANOTHER WRITING SURFACE WITH ADJUSTABLE SLOPE.
CORNICE IS REMOVABLE, FEATURING A GILT FLOWER FLANKED BY THE TYPICAL REGENCY SHAPE.
STANDS ON TABLE WITH CABRIOLE LEGS AND BALL AND CLAW FEET.
PROFUSELY HAND DECORATED WITH GILT SCENES, A REAL RARE PIECE
SOME NATURAL FADING TO THE SURFACES, BUT IS IN TOTALLY ORIGINAL CONDITION.
HEIGHT: 66 1/2"
WIDTH: 30 1/2"
DEPTH: 29 3/4"
We offer transport all around the world. Please ask for a quote which is almost instant.
www.antiquefurniture.tv
Internal Ref: EA325



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1800.


Dimensions

Height = 169 cm (66.5")
Width = 78 cm (30.7")
Depth = 76 cm (29.9")


Seller Details

Debenham Antiques Ltd
73 High Street
Debenham
Suffolk
IP14 6QS
United Kingdom
Tel:

International Tel:


Purchase now with Paypal

Debenham Antiques Ltd accept online payments for this antique:


Email seller about this item:


Link to this item

Similar antiques ... view more