This is a truly superb antique Edwardian Goncalo Alvesand marquetry inlaid upright display cabinet byEdwards & Roberts,circa 1890 in date.
The cabinet is bordered with boxwood lines and decorated with scrolling foliage, cherubs, mythical creatures, urns of fruit and anthemions
The moulded and simulated dentil cornice is above a pair of glazed panel doors with a mirrored back. The cupboard below with a pair of panel doors that open to a spacious cupboard. The cbinet is raised on square tapered legs, united by a concave fronted platform undertier, terminating in spade feet.
It is a truly beautiful antique Edwardian cabinet and it is stamped with the name of the world renowned retailer and cabinet maker, Edwards & Roberts.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 167 x Width 79 x Depth 34
Dimensions in inches:
Height 5 foot, 6 inches x Width 2 foot, 7 inches x Depth 1 foot, 1 inch
Our reference: A1327
Edwards & Roberts
The firm Edwards & Roberts was one of the best English antique furniture cabinet makers of the second half of the eighteenth century. The company was founded in 1845 and by 1854 was trading as ‘Edwards & Roberts', 21 Wardour Street, Antique and Modern Cabinet Makers and Importers of Ancient Furniture'. By 1892 they occupied more than a dozen buildings in Wardour Street, where they continued to trade until the end of the century.
They became one of the leading London cabinet makers and retailers producing high quality furniture and working in a variety of styles, both modern and revivalist. Their business also involved retailing, adapting and restoring the finest antique furniture and there are many examples of their earlier furniture with later embellishments bearing their stamp.The quality of timber used was always the best quality with fine burr walnuts, finely figured mahogany and lighter toned satinwood as they specialised in marquetry, inlay and ormolu.
Antiques.co.uk Ref: PEEDUB8RV
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