Description: the cabinet inlaid with various hard stones, amethyst and marbles, the central arched doorway opening to reveal a single cavity with four triggers to each internal side opening the flanking eight short drawers, the returns with geometric hardstone patterning
Dimensions: cabinet: 59cm. high, 52cm. wide, 26cm. deep; 1ft. 11in., 1ft. 8½in., 10¼in.; base: 65cm. high, 70cm. wide, 33cm. deep; 2ft. 1½in., 2ft. 3½in., 1ft. 1in.
Condition Report: This cabinet is in very good condition, with only minor marks and scratches consistent with age and use. There are a few hairline cracks to the ebonised veneer. Both columns show some movement; the capital of the left one is detached but secure. The piece is ready to be placed.
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