Lot 23: DUTCH CREAM PAINTED HANGING CABINET 18TH CENTURY 59cm wide, 56cm high, 31cm deep
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
DUTCH CREAM PAINTED HANGING CABINET
the moulded cornice above a slight bow front with a cupboard door flanked by further moulded panels, painted with a pastoral landscape with a goatherd
59cm wide, 56cm high, 31cm deep
In generally good overall condition, decoration attractive, a little distressed with some scratches and flaking here and there; we believe decoration to be later, although difficult to say when this was executed
There are two secret compartments to the interior of lower section of cabinet
Evidence of old wood worm to back panels of cabinet
Some gapping to the back panels where they should join
Lock plate and lock is lacking
A modern plastic hook clip to the interior of door
Drawers appears in good order, sturdy
Door secure but a little wobbly on fixtures
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