RENT CABINET

Description

Eighteen th century “Plum Pudding” mahogany rent cabinet made in two pieces.  The top piece with two doors enclosing a 4X6 array of mahogany faced oak lined drawers signed with bone A-Z lettering and pulled with gilded brass drop handles.  The divisions between the drawers are decorated with relief carved and engraved wheat-husks.

The lower half of the top contains a secretaire offece draw, which has a soft leather writitng surface.  The surface is held in place by two toughened steel hook braces.

The base unit has a full width map draw and six other half width folio drawers.

Country of origin
Engeland

Age
Ca. 1770

Condition
Excellent

Measurements
H :  203 cm  W : 112 cm  D  : 56 cm

Provenance
Private collection

Price
POA

Status
Sold