An exceptional Regency rosewood & goncalo-alves side cabinet, c1825
An Exceptional Regency Period Rosewood & Goncalo-Alves Parcel Gilt Side Cabinet in the Manner of George Smith, English, circa 1825
The overhanging sienna marble top surmounting a rosewood case fitted with two short drawers showing ebonized mouldings with brass trim & gilt bronze anthemia mounts, overtop a pair of richly figured goncalo-alves panelled cupboard doors accented with brass mouldings fronting a shelved interior. The case flanked on either side by a pair of robust gilded monopodia elements depicting lion heads terminating to paw feet atop a brass strung plinth base. Dimensions (including marble top), 36” high x 45” wide x 18” deep.
Goncalo Alves is an exotic timber somewhat resembling rosewood and was used in select pieces of 19th century English furniture.