14 September 2006
A CHINESE-EXPORT BRASS-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT-LACQUER CABINET-ON-GILT-GESSO-STAND
THE CABINET 18TH CENTURY, THE STAND ENGLISH LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The cabinet decorated all over with Chinese landscapes, with a pair of doors enclosing seven variously-sized drawers, on a pierced plinth, on a stand with Greek-key frieze and leaf-wrapped cabriole legs and leaf-wrapped feet, the drawers with Chinese characters, some later japanning, the stand with fragmentary depository label inscribed in ink 'COUPER'
47¾ in. (121.5 cm.) high; 23¼ in. (59 cm.) wide; 15 in. (38 cm.) deep (2)
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