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Satinwood cabinet on stand (c. 1775 England)

Artist

Attributed to MAYHEW AND INCE (worked c.1770-1810)

Country of Origin

England

Dated

c. 1775

Medium

satinwood

Dimensions

39.40inch wide   86.60inch high   22.80inch deep
(100.08 cm wide  219.96 cm high  57.91 cm deep)


Description / Expertise

An exceptional George III satinwood and marquetry cabinet on stand, attributed to Mayhew and Ince, executed in golden satinwood and inlaid with exquisite marquetry detail in a variety of exotic timbers, the pagoda top surmounted with a fan shape above ribbon-tied palm fronds and sprays of fruiting vines leaves, the frieze inlaid with alternating palm and floral sprigs, with an overhanging cresting above, the two cabinet doors, opening to reveal adjustable shelves, decorated in marquetry with intricate wickerwork baskets filled with flowers, suspended from rosettes by interlaced ribbons and cord ending in tassels, resting on a similarly inlaid stand with a single fitted drawer and a stretcher and stand for a vase echoing the top, supported on tapering legs inlaid with neo-classical urns and a vertical band of leaf ornament and husks, resting on ebony block feet.