Lot 179

A VICTORIAN GILT AND POLYCHROME DECORATED PAPIER-MÂCHÉ JEWELLERY TABLE CABINET

Circa 1860

Estimate: £200 - £300
Hammer price: £200
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

With mother-of-pearl inlay, the panelled doors, sides and hinged top painted with emblematic floral arrangements, enclosing three drawers with bone handles, 20cm wide; 24cm high


Condition report: 

Wear and rubbing to some of the gilded decoration and detail, scuffs and scratches in areas, commensurate with use and age. The odd small loss of mother of pearl to the doors, very minor. Wear to the corners, notably front right. Wear to handles of the internal drawers. 


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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