This is an elegant antique Regency period brass inlaid rosewood chiffonier, circa 1820 in date.
The cabinet has an arched shaped back and features a pair of grilled doors with powder pink silk linings that open to reveal a cupboard with a central shelf.
There are two useful drawers in the frieze, the cabinet stands on elegant turned feet and the inlaid brass decoration compliments this piece beautifully.
The chiffonier is equipped with the original working lock and key.
Add a touch of class to a special place in your home with this beautiful antique sideboard.
In excellent condition having been beautifully restored in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 98 x Width 106 x Depth 37
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 feet, 3 inches x Width 3 feet, 6 inches x Depth 1 foot, 3 inches
Rosewood is a rich warm reddish brown wood that has a distinct grain with dark brown and black outlining. One variety of Rosewood can vary significantly from another even though it is of the same species. These Rosewoods, native of India, South East Asia and Brazil, were dense and awkward to work with. It was renowned for quickly bluntening cutting tools and visibly darkening in colour when over prepared.
The Brazilian species of Rosewood was by far the most beautifully figured and therefore it became the most sought after and rare. This was the wood of choice for the great box makers, David and Thomas Edwards who used it to veneer some of their finest pieces.
Our reference: 06392
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