Bone inlaid hardwood, boxwood and ebony Chinese cabinet

£18,000

This antique carved cabinet is unusual for its extensive bone inlay, which is rendered in the highest quality of precision and detail.

 

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Description

With pierced and carved door panel to the front depicting interior scenes, amongst ornate floral scroll work, the top in the form of a pagoda roof, with pierced roof ridges and etched panels, the pagoda roof type top with two stylised dolphins, flanking two fret cut panels, and a centre with three immortals in relief, the flaring roof surmounted with a dragon, on a centre section with a cupboard door, a drawer and ten vacant compartments, the base with a shaped pierced open work drawer, and four vacant compartments, raised on stylised cabriole legs, profusely inlaid with dragons, bats, fish, birds, and flowers.

Details

Country of Origin
Asian, Chinese
Date of Manufacture
Early 20th Century
Period
Early 20th Century
Style
Chinese Interest
Material
Bone, Boxwood, Ebony, Hardwood
Colour
Brown

Dimensions

Height
240 cm / 94.5 inches
Width
132 cm / 52 inches
Depth
48 cm / 18.9 inches

Reference:
013670

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