Walnut Butlers Cabinet

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A Victorian walnut butler’s cabinet the rectangular top having quarter gallery with tuned spindles above two carved panel doors with brass drop handle opening to reveal small single shelf the chest section having single draw fitted for cutlery above five long graduated mahogany lined draws with fitted brass handles to the base having shaped plinth and bracket feet By Lamb Manchester No 36075

James Lamb, founder of one of the most successful late nineteenth-century regional British cabinetmakers, commissioned work from a number of notable designers, such as Bruce Talbert and Alfred Waterhouse, the designer of Manchester Town Hall. The quality of the firm's work was consistently high, and won for the firm prizes at the several International Exhibitions in which they participated. Lamb's main market however, was the new middle-classes living in and around Manchester, People whose aspirations were satisfied by well-made, modish furniture, which showed off a variety of materials in striking and elegant designs.

Dimensions
Height 57 Inches
Width 25 Inches
Depth 20 Inches

Details

  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    Great Britain (UK)
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Period
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    57 in. H x 25 in. W x 20 in. D
    145 cm H x 63 cm W x 51 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU94763132022
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2012

Typical response time: 3 hours

Located in Cheshire, GB

Associations:
  • LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques Dealers
  • International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations

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