A stunning quality Edwards and Roberts late Victorian period mahogany, satinwood and marquetry inlaid display cabinet of serpentine form. The glazed upper section having a dental moulded cornice with marquetry inlaid garlands to the frieze, having a single door enclosing a shelved interior with harebell decoration to the pillars, the lower section having twin serpentine inlaid drawers to the front with cast brass gilded handles, and serpentine twin inlaid panels to the sides depicting classical Adams style urns with satinwood cross banding, the whole cabinet raised on square tapering legs terminating in spade feet circa 1890-1900
Edwards & Roberts was founded in 1845, and had premises at 21 Wardour Street London. By 1892 they occupied more than a dozen buildings in Wardour Street, where they continued to trade until the end of the century.
They became one of the leading London cabinet makers and retailers working in a variety of styles, both modern and revivalist. Their business also involved retailing, adapting and restoring the finest antique furniture and there are many examples of their earlier furniture with later embellishments bearing their stamp.
Edwards & Roberts specialized in Marquetry, inlay and Ormolu.
Condition: This cabinet is in excellent original condition, stunning quality. Fully cleaned and waxed
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