A fine chinoiserie and black lacquer English cocktail cabinet. The upper cabinet section with black ground and polychrome lacquer detail depicting oriental life and the sides having mythical birds. The finely engraved brass hinges and escutcheon, opening to reveal a central shelf. The lower section in the same style with block moulding and a gilded shell cartouche.
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Good. Some cracking in lacquer finish. Wear to top scroll on front left of base. Cracking to interior of left door at slide lock. Top rail of base with scratches from normal use over time. Distortion to upper edge of both front doors. Missing key. .
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
62 in. H x 39 in. W x 21 in. D
157 cm H x 99 cm W x 53 cm D
High Point, NC
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