Description & Technical information

Both cabinets have replaced veined grey marble tops and retain the original brass knob handles and wire grilles. Behind the doors in each cabinet is an adjustable shelf.

Similar features such as the distinctive legs and giltwood columns can be found on furniture at Southill Park in Bedfordshire. The house was designed by Henry Holland and furnished by Marsh and Tatham.

Date:  circa 1815
Period:  Regency
Origin:  English
Medium: Rosewood
Dimensions: 88.5 x 127.5 x 42 cm (34⁷/₈ x 50¹/₄ x 16¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: Frank Partridge & Son Ltd., London, England.
Collection of Arthur S. Goldberg, USA.
Literature: ‘Southill, a Regency House’, (various authors; Furniture and Decoration section by F. J. B. Watson), 1951, pls. 35-6.
‘Country Life’, 10 June 1971, advertisement; with Frank Partridge & Son Ltd. ‘Christie’s yearbook 1970-1971’, p. 332.
Categories: Furniture