An exceptional William and Mary oyster laburnum and marquetr...





An exceptional William and Mary oyster laburnum and marquetry inlaid cabinet on stand, covered in specimen wood and green stained ivory marquetry decoration on all sides, a barrel-fronted frieze drawer with 2 drawers enclosing multiple drawer-fitted interior with further elaborate marquetry inlay, on original inlaid stand with chamfered square legs, pediment width 123cm, depth 50cm, height 168cm, original steel coronet design key. This item has been registered as exempt from the UK Ivory Act 2018 on account of it being made before 3rd March 1947 with less than 10% ivory by volume. Ivory declaration submission reference 1GGXAUWG

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The fabulous cabinet has come from a local private house where it has been in the same family for several generations, generally in good original condition with signs of some old repairs to splits in the doors, usual very slight movement in the base timbers, a few very small areas of marquetry missing and a few small pieces of veneer missing from the pediment, colours are good and rich and original, interior also in very good condition, the legs have probably been replaced at some point

Auction Date: 17th Nov 2022 at 12pm

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Sale Dates:
17th Nov 2022 12pm (Lots 200 to 389)

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