A rare 19th century Spanish travelling cabinet on stand, 18t...





A rare 19th century Spanish travelling cabinet on stand, 18th/19th century, tortoiseshell engraved ivory and ebony drawer fronts, the heavy strapwork fall-front door concealing 15 drawers and 3 Classical architectural cupboards, the central cupboard having internal drawers and pull-out compartment to reveal a secret drawer, all engraved ivory panels depicting saints, the main cabinet with heavy gilt-metal carrying handles, on a separate ebonised wood stand with barley twist supports and stretchers, width 103cm, overall height 140cm, depth 42cm, 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 85RWVJCR

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A few sections of the ebony drawer surround mouldings are missing, the 3 ivory panels all have age-related cracks, general all over wear and abrasions, outside of the cabinet has some staining but no splits or repairs, front door is detached and hinges are broken, ebonised stand is probably slightly later and is rubbed on the edges

Auction Date: 22nd Sep 2022 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
22nd Sep 2022 10am (Lots 1001 to 1193)

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