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Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table Cabinet


Papier Mache Sewing / Jewellery Table Cabinet

Impressive and very decorative papier mache sewing cabinet painted with images taken from the book The Beauties of the Bosphorous, by Julia Pardoe, and illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, published in 1838. The top of the cabinet shows the ‘Palace of the Sweet Waters’, and the front is taken from ‘The Grand Bazaar, Constantinople’.
The sides of the cabinet show on the right details from ‘Kaimac Shop in the Tchartchi Market’, and on the left, details from ‘Cistern of Bin-Veber- Direg’ or ‘the Thousand and One’.
Opening the lid reveals a pink silk lined tray and a removable tool tray. The doors open to reveal eight painted drawers depicting exotic flora & fauna. Stands on four bun feet.
With working lock and tasselled key.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £85
International £130

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Material Papire Mache
Age C. 1845
Dimensions Width 14.75 in  (37.46 cm)   Depth 7 in  (17.78 cm)  
Height 15 in  (38.10 cm)