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A rare early 18th Century veneered walnut display cabinet/ bookcase


An early 18th Century English walnut display cabinet/ bookcase of rare form with finely figured walnut veneers and high quality crossgrain mouldings with bevelled glazed panels fitted to the doors of both the upper and lower sections, finely engraved brass escutcheons, the whole standing on bracket feet. This piece has excellent patina and colour. This cabinet was possibly used for the display of oriental porcelain, the collecting of which was much in vogue at the time. Circa 1720.


  • Condition
    Excellent. Detailed condition report available on request..
  • Dimensions

    H 81 in. x W 40 in. x D 13 in.

    H 205.74 cm x W 101.6 cm x D 33.02 cm

  • Seller location
    Salisbury Wiltshire, GB
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