An Edwardian mahogany Liqueur and Cigar 'patent automatic' Table Cabinet, No. 12483, by J.C. Vickery London, with crystal bottles and stoppers and sterling silver labels, a mirrored back, with brass engraved plaque mounted "Sir Hugh & Lady Mc Calmont - to Mrs. Hugh Shore, 27.IV.1915".
This is a superb antique Edwardian mahogany Liqueur and Cigar "patent automatic" table cabinet, Circa 1910 in date.
It was skillfully crafted in mahogany with three cut crystal glass decanters with stoppers, three silver labels for Brandy, Whisky and Port, and a brass engraved plaque mounted under the lid which states:
" Sir Hugh & Lady McCalmont- Mrs. Hugh Shore, 27.IV.1915".
It bears a bone plaque inscribed with the Royal Crown and:
To His Majesty the King
& Her Majesty the Queen
179.181.183 Regent St. W
It also bears a brass plaque engraved:
Patent Automatic Cabinet
It is fitted with a high quality Bramah lock and when the key is pressed in and turned the cabinet doors open wide revealing a pair of cut glass glasses on either side, three hobnail cut glass stoppered decanters in the centre, above a spring released compartment with playing cards and games rules. This compartment can be lifted out to reveal a cedar lined compartment for cigars and cigarettes.
It is a decorative piece which is also very practical, and would make a lovely gift.
It is complete with the original working lock and key, which locks everything.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and waxed in our workshops, with only minor signs of use commensurate with age,please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 37.5 x Width 37 x Depth 28.5
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 3 inches x Width 1 foot, 3 inches x Depth 11 inches
Our reference: 09487