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Antique Shop Display Cabinet, English, Edward Willows, Patented, Circa 1905


£2,850 | $3,795 USD | €3,229 EUR
Item Number: SA631420
Date of manufacture: 1900
Current Status: For sale
Seller: London Fine Antiques
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This is an antique shop display cabinet, crafted in England by Edward Willows from mahogany, glass and marble. First patented in the late 19th century, this improved model dates to circa 1905.
Of quality craftsmanship in mahogany, displaying a desirable aged patina
A plaque annotated 'Willows, Patent Refrigerator, 18 Grays Inn Rd E.C.' features at the front
Internal drainage system to facilitate cooling of the cabinet, via suspended ice bags
Bevelled mirrors finish the upper front and sides, each display desirable light foxing
Removable, flat top affords further versatility
Four cast iron brackets within, which formed part of the patented cooling system
Attractive twist-catch, reeded brass handle closes the doors to the rear
Generous interior space suitable for displaying various collectables
Solid, white marble cooling slab, sitting upon a plinth base
Patented in 1885, improved in 1892, 1896 and once again in 1903
Patent information included, via correspondence with the Science Museum in 1995
This is a fascinating turn of the century shop display cabinet of solid construction and sound joints. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for display.
Max Width: 80cm (31.5'')
Max Depth: 65cm (25.5'')
Max Height: 107cm (42.25'')
Internal Width: 65cm (25.5'')
Internal Depth: 49cm (19.25'')
Internal Height: 88cm (34.75'')
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 107 cm (42.1")
Width = 80 cm (31.5")
Depth = 65 cm (25.6")

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