This is a lovely antique Sorrento olive wood and marquetry hanging display cabinet, circa 1880 in date.
It is beautifully decorated with an intricate hand cut marquetry of people in costumes typical of the Sorrento region.
This fabulous marquetry work was accomplished by an Italian master craftsman working in the beautiful city of Sorrento in Southern Italy where the best lemons are grown to make Limoncello.
The cabinet has a glazed door and beautiful fretwork at the top and bottom.
Complete with original working lock and key.
It is a beautiful piece which would look beautiful in any home office or library.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 51 x Width 43 x Depth 12
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 8 inches x Width 1 foot, 5 inches x Depth 5 inches
Our reference: 06005a