Regency Penwork Cabinet On Stand
Extensively decorated with Chinoiserie motifs on a black ground. Pair of doors with figures in two small & two large panels, front & interior, the whole with floral & vine borders. The interior with ten small graduated drawers over four long graduated drawers, all decorated with flowers, birds & human figures. The stand with one long drawer & square, tapered legs to egg-shape feet. Serpentine X-form stretcher with an urn finial. All with penwork. See Riley, Penwork, A Decorative Phenomenon, pp. 146-149, for similar cabinets & motifs.
H: 66 1/2" W: 31 1/4" D: 15 1/8"
England, c. 1820