Rare George II Red Walnut Draughtsman’s Cabinet


the front with two recessed arches flanked by corinthian pilasters two of which pull forward to support the fitted frieze drawer with leather-inset slide above a pigeon-holed well,  with a cupboard concealing pigeonholes one side and drawers the other, standing on bracket feet

Height 82cm
Width 91cm
Depth 59cm
English or American. mid 18th century

A very similar cabinet, in figured rather than red walnut and now with an inset leather top, is illustrated by Ralph Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, 154, p.    fig.

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