London, South Kensington
17 February 2000
A Chinese export mother of pearl inlaid wooden display cabinet
on four tapering supports with two glass fronted doors opening to reveal stepped shelves above two further doors decorated with birds in flight above flowering branches, the whole decorated with scattered flowerheads and trailing foliage -- 81¼in. (206.4cms) high x 40in. (101.5cms), 20th century, (minor losses, cracks and old wear).
See Colour Plate 3.
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