Sunday, 22 May 2011

Foreign accents

 19th century Chinese export carved hardwood etagere 

Four section pagoda form surmounted with a triple urn finial and carved throughout with various flora, birds and stylised dragons. Standing on claw feet.

 19th century ivory inlaid ebonised Milanese table cabinet 

Rectangular cabinet with pierced bronze corner mounts and carrying handles, the inlaid fall front enclosing ten inlaid paneled drawers and a central paneled recess with an additional two smaller drawers, standing on an associated ebonised base.

Now playing: Elton John - Tower of Babel