Cabinet


National Trust Inventory Number 637102.2

Category Furniture
Date 1837 - 1901
Materials Mahogany, Metal, Porcelain, Walnut
Measurements
Place of origin
Collection Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire
On show at Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

One of a pair of Victorian cabinets with burr walnut veneer and brass mounts. The rectangular chamfered front corners square section project beyond chamfers and are supported by fluted columns with Corinthian capital mounts and bulbous metal bases decorated with applied acanthus leaves. The door and frieze are decorated with strapwork veneer; the door has central trophy featuring the arts. Frieze has oval porelain mounts painted in the Sevres style with a woman in the fashion of the late 18th century. Inside has two mahogany shelves.

Provenance

Presented by Sir Archibald and Lady Montgomery-Massingberd to the National Trust in 1944 as part of the Gunby Hall collection

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Place of origin
Materials Mahogany (13679)
Metal (167700)
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Category Furniture (50310)
Collection Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire (4137)
Periods 19th century (165838)
20th century (174097)
Maker
Subjects
Object Type Cabinet (1256)

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