Early 18th century
European private collection
Polychrome and gilt Coromandel wood lacquer cabinet with drawers ; incised and carved decoration of a landscape with clouds, pavilions over the drawers and the two front doors ;
The sides and inside doors ornated by a big floral composition;
Brass ciseled fittings.
Reference: Pair to the one exhibited in the Victoria & Albert Museum of London : Patrick Conner, « The China Trade, 1600-1860 », Brighton, 1986.p113-114, illustration n° 155.
Two related examples illustrated in M Jourdain & R. S. Jenyns “Chinese Export Art in the 18th century”:
- p 83 ill 20 Mr J.Sykes Collection
- p 84 ill.21 Property of the Marquess of Northampton, Castle Ashby
Price : on request