A RARE GEORGE III SATINWOOD, INLAID AND PAINTED CABINET ON STAND, CIRCA 1790

 
 
  • Origin : England
  • Circa Date: 1790
  • Stock No: WF1998
  • Height: 141.00cm 55.51 inches
  • Width: 74.00cm 29.13 inches
  • Depth : 48.00cm 18.90 inches
 
 
 
 
 

A RARE GEORGE III SATINWOOD, INLAID AND PAINTED CABINET ON STAND, CIRCA 1790

The front of the cabinet opens to reveal a leather-lined writing surface with a nest of seven cedar-lined drawers. The front and sides with oval marine scenes painted in the manner of Dominic Serres, RA (d.1793) Surmounted by its original grey marble top.

The gold tablets on which the oval marine scenes on this cabinet appear are surrounded by borders painted en grisaille and gilt-wood pearl mouldings.