Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table

Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table
Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table
Offered by: Mark Goodger Antiques
Dealer reference: 326072

Description

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.

Height: 15.00inch (38.10 cm)
Width: 14.75inch (37.47 cm)
Depth: 7.00inch (17.78 cm)

Date

Circa 1845

Price

£2,950.00

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