Pair of Gilt Book Cabinets

c. 1850
$12,800 USD SOLD
W: 31.5" D: 15.5" H: 72.5"
Northern Elmwood
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This pair of cabinets is over a century old, and in remarkable condition. Each cabinet has a mitered mortise and tenon frame with floating panels. The lacquered elm wood has a rich luster with beautifully detailed gilt paintings. The artisan’s masterful work gives us a clue that the cabinets may have been used to hold a scholars' objects, vases, and books shown in the paintings.

Additional Dimensions
Top shelf: 25.5"W X 12.5"D x 8.5"H
Second shelf: 28"W X 12.5"D x 10.25"H
Third shelf: 27.5"W X 12.5"D x 9.75"H
Bottom shelf: 27.5"W X 12.5"D x 12"H
Exterior compartment: 27.5"W X 12.5"D x 20.25"H

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