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A RED LACQUERED CABINET ON ORIGINAL SILVER GILT STAND

English. Last Quarter Of The Seventeenth Century.

Measurements

Height: 67" (171 cm)
Width: 40" (102 cm)
Depth: 20" ( 51 cm)

Research

Of red and white lacquer. Oak and deal carcass. With two cupboard doors decorated with chinoiserie figures and foliage and variously shaped panels decorated as blue and white Delftware with landscapes and figures mounted with shaped, pierced and engraved lock-plate, hinges and angles enclosing ten various-sized drawers similarly decorated with chinoiserie figures and scenes, vases of flowers, foliage and utensils, the original silver gilt stand with deep pierced frieze carved with a putto, eagle and scrolling acanthus foliage on scrolled feet.  Some areas conserved.

Provenance:
Robert Coe, Cannes, France
Coe Estate, Planting Fields, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York

Lacquer cabinets-on-stand were highly prestigious and costly objects, which adorned some of England’s greatest houses of the late seventeenth century. Indeed, an example of similar form to the present cabinet still exists in situ at Ham House, perhaps the most iconic of all of these buildings.

Full research report available on request. 

Full research report available on request.