The cabinet and stand have been preserved in virtually untouched condition.
The interior is fitted with a bank of eleven drawers.
Cream and white are the rarest japanning colours to be found, and only a very small number of workshops managed to produce pieces in these hues. The patterns for the decoration were often traced from Chinese or Japanese import china of the period.
‘A Loan Exhibition Depicting the Reign of Charles II catalogue’, J. Drinkwater (ed.), 1932, p. 90. ‘Art Treasures Exhibition catalogue’, 1932, p. 12, illus. p. 13.
‘A Loan Exhibition Depicting the Reign of Charles II;, 22 & 23 Grosvenor Place, London, 28 January-March 1932, no. 751.
‘Art Treasures Exhibition’, Christie, Manson & Woods, London,
12 October-5 November 1932, no. 31.
‘The Wallace Collection’, London, November 2008.
Edward Benjamin, Esq., 1932; Lady Binning, 1938;
Ronald Lee Ltd., London, England;
Private collection, England.
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