A mid-Victorian ormolu and Wedgwood jasperware-mounted burr-walnut, amboyna, mahogany and marquetry side-cabinet
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A mid-Victorian ormolu and Wedgwood jasperware-mounted burr-walnut, amboyna, mahogany and marquetry side-cabinet

BY GEORGE TROLLOPE & SONS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A mid-Victorian ormolu and Wedgwood jasperware-mounted burr-walnut, amboyna, mahogany and marquetry side-cabinet
By George Trollope & Sons, Third quarter 19th Century
The spreading pediment inlaid with scrolling palmettes, above a glazed cupboard door, the interior fitted with four adjustable velvet-lined shelves, flanked to each side by a rectangular plaque depicting classical figures and putti by a flaming urn, above a panelled door centred by an oval medallion depicting a Muse, the interior fitted with two adjustable shelves, the projecting angles to the front flanked by circular spreading columns, on toupie feet; the interior of the right-hand cupboard with paper label printed G. TROLLOPE & SONS and with pencilled number 3799
52 in. (132 cm.) high; 78¾ in. (199 cm.) wide; 16¼ in. (41 cm.) deep
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

George Trollope & Sons were registered under this name in 1843 and are recorded in West Halkin Street by 1864. They undertook large scale refurbishments of residential property and in this way supplied furniture made by them to many of their customers. The firm was highly considered by the 1860s and exhibited at several International Exhibitions. They became very succesful during the second half of the nineteenth century producing a wide range of goods and decorations to noble families and well connected clients.

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