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. 

Literature: ‘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.

 

Exhibitions: ‘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.


  • Provenance

    Edward Benjamin, Esq., 1932; Lady Binning, 1938;
    Ronald Lee Ltd., London, England;
    Private collection, England.


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