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Papier Mache Sewing Cabinet

£ 2,950

Category
Height
38.5 cm (15 1/4")
Width
37.5 cm (14 3/4")
Depth
18 cm (7")
Impressive and very decorative papier mache sewing cabinet painted with images taken from the book The Beauties of the Bosphorous, by Julia Pardoe, and illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, published in 1838. The top of the cabinet shows the 'Palace of the Sweet Waters', and the front is taken from 'The Grand Bazaar, Constantinople'.
The sides of the cabinet show on the right details from 'Kaimac Shop in the Tchartchi Market', and on the left, details from 'Cistern of Bin-Veber- Direg' or 'the Thousand and One'.
Opening the lid reveals a pink silk lined tray and a removable tool tray. The doors open to reveal eight painted drawers depicting exotic flora & fauna. Stands on four bun feet.
With working lock and tasselled key.

All our items come with authentication certificate with image, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this our items come with 14 day no quibble money back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.
Height
38.5 cm (15 1/4")
Width
37.5 cm (14 3/4")
Depth
18 cm (7")
Year
c. 1845
Medium
Papire Mache
Country
United Kingdom