Ref: 633JB: Penwork table cabinet with curved Regencyshape. The penwork depicts exquisite chinoiserie scenes offigures in the fantastical gardens of Cathay. Thecompartmentalized interior was fitted for jewelry in the 19thCentury. The hinged doors open to four drawers withturned bone handles. The upper part was originally fitted forsewing. The divisions retain their original pink lining paper. Thedomed top and flared skirted base are unusual. A superb pieceof its period.
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