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Cabinet

Cabinet

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1810-1813 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood; leatherwork

  • Museum number:

    W.15-1922

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dressing cabinet of wood covered with leather. On the top is a compartment closed by a gadrooned lid, this portion being supported on four twisted columns enclosing a cabinet of four drawers closed by hinged doors. The drawers are arranged as follows: (1) contains a book of verses dedicated 'To the Princess Charlotte of Wales on the glorious triumph of her Royal Mother when receiving the congratulatory address of the Common Council of London on the 28th April 1813'; (2) forms a work box with sewing materials; (3) forms a dressing case with silver boxes etc; (4) forms a dressing case with combs, bottles etc. In the stand is a deep drawer forming a writing desk.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1810-1813 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wood; leatherwork

Dimensions

Height: 48.9 cm, Width: 40.6 cm, Depth: 26.7 cm, :

Object history note

Presented to Queen Caroline in 1813 by some of the leading tradespeople of London.

Descriptive line

Dressing cabinet of wood covered with leather, with four drawers containing chiefly a book of verse, sewing materials, silver boxes, and a dressing case. English, 1810-13.

Materials

Leather; Wood

Techniques

Leather

Categories

Royalty; Furniture; Leather

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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