Antique Art Deco Burr Walnut Cocktail Cabinet Dry Bar c.1930
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This is a fantastic antique Art Deco cocktail cabinet in burr walnut which is dated from around 1930. The cabinet has a hinged top which opens in order to reveal a lovely bleached interior with mirrored back and clear perspex glass and bottle holder.
This Art Deco cocktail cabinet also has a fall front central section to hold bottles of drinks and mixers, with a pair of cupboard doors to the base.
The cabinet still has the original working locks and key. There is also a functioning light in each of the two upper sections which when switched on makes the cabinet look even more glamorous and shows off the contents in a very alluring way.
This Art Deco cabinet is a very compelling piece of Art Deco furniture which will be attractive to all lovers of Art Deco and which will make a fantastic addition to your lounge, dining room or home office.
This antique Art Deco cabinet is offered for sale in excellent condition, please see the photos provided for verification of this. Better still, please visit our London showroom in person and examine this and any of our other Art Deco furniture pieces for yourself - our staff will be available to answer any questions that you have.
Please be sure that this lovely piece of antique Art Deco furniture satisfies your expectations by taking a few minutes to examine its measurements. These are in centimeters: 139cm high x 80cm wide x 54cm deep and in feet and inches it measures: 4 feet, 7 inches high x 2 feet, 7 inches wide x 1 foot, 9 inches deep.
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Dimensions in cm:
Height 139 x Width 80 x Depth 54
Dimensions in inches:
Height 4 feet, 7 inches x Width 2 feet, 7 inches x Depth 1 foot, 9 inches
Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)
was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.
While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.
Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.
The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).
is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.
The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.
Our reference: 07005
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