Extraordinary English Chinoiserie Panelled Armoire

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English armoire made from 18th century Chinese export panels, with detailed, carved and gilded wood and gesso base. The armoire dates from the early 19th century. The green lacquered coloration is rare, reputedly reserved for Chinese royalty. The interior was probably re-constructed, and has four shelves and two lower drawers. The left door has slide locks in the top and bottom.
Details
Of the Period
Chinoiserie
Place of Origin
England
Date of Manufacture
Early 19th Century
Period
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Lacquered   Wood
Carved
Gilt
Wood
Giltwood
Gesso
Condition
Good. The armoire is in good overall condition; there have been some minor repairs to the lacquered surfaces; some wood shrinkage and warping; original lock has been replaced..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
Dimensions
85 in. H x 48.5 in. W x 21 in. D
216 cm H x 123 cm W x 53 cm D
Dealer Location
Pembroke, MA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU83851238774
Contact The Seller
1stdibs seller since 2007
Located in Pembroke, MA

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