Lot 177

A CHINESE-EXPORT MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID LACQUER TABLE CABINET

Late 19th Century

Estimate: £150 - £200
Hammer price: £150
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

The panelled doors decorated with a pagoda, figures and blossoming trees, side carrying handles, enclosing four drawers, 35.5cm wide; 27cm high


Condition report: 

Sides and top also decorated with leafy branches, bird and butterflies. 

One drawer jammed into position. 

One foot requires repair having broken off but still attached. 

Several cracks and chips to the lacquer, notably to the corners, including the front right and back left. 

Wear around the doors, one door now loose and requiring replacement hinges. 

Light crackle to the surfaces Dirt and dust. 

One key


Provenance: Hylda and Lewis Gilbert, Sheldrake Place, London. 

Lewis Gilbert (d.2018), the celebrated film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his 007 James Bond movies and Alfie.

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