late c19th chinoiserie bamboo and lacquer pagodatopped escritoire cabinet

Late C19th Chinoiserie bamboo and lacquer pagoda-topped escritoire cabinet.


| $864 USD | €786 EUR

Item Ref

ML 216


Late C19th Chinoiserie bamboo and lacquer pagoda-topped escritoire cabinet .
Lacquer panelled bamboo cabinet with a fall-front writing slope enclosing a fitted interior of pigeon-holes and stationary compartments. The writing surface lined with a superb original red Morocco leather panel with gilt and ‘blind’ tooling of Greek-key design. The top left corner with a gilt lettered registration number mark .
The top of the cabinet with a pagoda shaped pediment, the base below fitted with an asymmetrical arrangement of a drawer, open shelves and a cupboard with a fitted shelf below, all with original brass handles. The lower sides with decorative open bamboo ‘cock-pen’ work .
The sides and cupboard interior all panelled and lined with the original painted embossed paper . The bamboo frame uprights with turned wooden caps .
The black lacquer panels decorated with typical fantastical Chinoiserie scenes with birds and landscapes .
In excellent original condition with only minor wear commensurate with age , use and purpose.
H 72”
W 30”
D 16”
England c.1870
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 216


Height = 180 cm (71")
Width = 75 cm (30")
Depth = 40 cm (16")

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