Circa 1870, exhibition quality French Bonheur du jour. With domed top surmounted by gilded figure, and a surrounding fretwork around a combination of fine beaded marquetry and parquetry. The front, central door has a Sevres style panel, and inside is a single shelf and 2 banks of 3 drawers. The top left drawer has a makers label of Robert Strachan and Company. Beneath this is a single drawer with writing slope and sections for stationery, and a cross-banded kingwood fore-edge. It all stands on tall cabriole legs with gilt mounts and finishing on cast sabots. Polished to all sides (freestanding).
Size 122 cm high x 100 cm wide x 60 cm deep