Antique Edwardian Serpentine Inlaid Display Cabinet C1900

Antique Edwardian Serpentine Inlaid Display Cabinet C1900

Antique Edwardian Serpentine Inlaid Display Cabinet C1900

£2,750.00
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About this item

A stunning Antique English Edwardian mahogany serpentine display cabinet, Circa 1900 in date, of the very highest quality, with inlaid decoration, typical of Edwards and Roberts furniture.

The top part has a large central door with astragal glazing flanked by serpentine glass on each side. The interior has two shelves and has been relined in sumptuous Royal Purple velvet that will  display your collectables perfectly. The lower section has three  panelled doors, each opening to a cupboard with central shelf.

Beautifully decorated throughout with satinwood banding and boxwood and ebony stringing, it stands on elegant tapering square legs that terminate in spade feet.

This stunning piece is in excellent condition and the quality and attention to detail throughout is second to none.

Add a touch of unparalleled style to your home.
 

Condition:

In excellent condition having been beautifully restored in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.

 

Dimensions in cm:

Height 205 x Width 122 x Depth 46

Dimensions in inches:

Height 6 feet, 9 inches x Width 4 feet, 0 inches x Depth 1 foot, 6 inches

Mahogany 
is probably one of the largest 'families' of hardwood, having many different varieties within its own species.

Mahogany has been used for centuries in ship building, house building, furniture making etc and is the core structure of just about every 19th century vanity box, dressing case or jewellery box. It became more of a Victorian trend to dress Mahogany with these decorative veneers, such as Rosewood, Kingwood, Burr Walnut and Coromandel, so that the actual Mahogany was almost hidden from view.

Mahogany itself is a rich reddish brown wood that can range from being plain in appearance to something that is so vibrant, figured and almost three dimensional in effect. 

Although Mahogany was most often used in its solid form, it also provided some beautifully figured varieties of veneer like 'Flame' Mahogany and 'Fiddleback' Mahogany (named after its preferred use in the manufacture of fine musical instruments).

Cuban Mahogany was so sought after, that by the late 1850′s, this particular variety became all but extinct.

Dimensions

W122.0 x H205.0 x D46.0 cm

Condition

Used

Date of manufacture

1900s

Period

Unknown

Seller

VAT status

Seller is VAT registered

SKU

74982266
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