19C English Marquetry Inlaid Corner Cabinet Attributed to Collinson and Lock

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PRESENTING A Lovely late 19th Century British produced corner cabinet, built of wonderful rosewood and profusely inlaid with marquetry and faux ivory.

Designed in London, by Collinson and Lock, circa 1875-1890.

Triangular/pyramidal in shape, with graduating concentrations top to a pointed top rated.

From the flooring relocating upwards:-

The cupboard stands on finely carved and turned legs to the entrance and additional reliable supports to the rear, with 2 open up cabinets in concerning.

The central part, has 2 doorways, with lock and functioning critical, that open up to expose 2 a lot more shelves for storage.

The front of each doorway, is seriously inlaid with marquetry of satinwood/boxwood, depicting urns, flowers, vases and many others.

It is also seriously inlaid with finely carved and hand-painted fake ivory sections, depicting cherubs and faces on the flowers.

The screen section earlier mentioned the doors, is 3 tiered, in an just about ‘gothic/cathedral style’ and again, has heavily inlaid panels, with marquetry and faux ivory, in related depictions to the foundation.

The display section has a large shelf, then a more compact shelf previously mentioned with curved ‘concave’ style and a comparable more compact shelf above, at the leading.

Each and every shelf part is flanked by a pointed picket finial(s).

A set of 4 beveled mirrors are inserted into the rear of the major part on equally sides, to mimic a ‘3D’ result for shows.

It is edged and banded in lovely dim moldings.

Photographs simply cannot do this piece justice!

Outstanding ‘HIGH-END’ PIECE OF Home furniture!

Attributed to a nicely recognized London maker ….. Collinson & Lock, famous for this variety of work and Very sought soon after.

The firm Collinson & Lock was established in the late 19th century by F.G. Collinson and G.J. Lock, both equally of whom were former personnel of Jackson & Graham.

The company made furnishings for the likes of the Savoy Theatre and the new Regulation Courts, and a range of their furnishings merchandise ended up highlighted at the Paris Exposition Universelle show in 1878. Some of the quite a few home furniture designers who ended up utilized by the firm involve E. W. Godwin (who was paid a retainer to develop designs for the company from 1872 and 1874), T.E. Colcutt, Stephen Webb, H.W. Batley, and quite a few additional.

Webb developed for the business among 1885 and 1897 and exhibited at the Arts and Crafts Culture Exhibitions  from 1888 to 1906. He was also a member of the Art Personnel Guild. Webb is now very best remembered for his styles of intarsia, which he commonly executed in ivory. Significantly of the home furniture which was adorned with Webb`s inlaid perform was intended by the companies founding husband or wife J. S. Lock.


I originally purchased it at Auction in Ireland circa 20 decades ago and experienced a variety of competing bidders towards me, like a range of London bidders, by cellphone.

It was an costly merchandise to obtain!

19C English Marquetry Inlaid Corner Cabinet Attributed to Collinson and Lock

Provenance: Acquired at a High-finish Antique Auction in Ireland.

Dimensions: 78.5 inches Tall, 29 inches Huge and 17.5 inches deep

Condition: Extremely great. 1 really little piece of molding/trim on the aspect is a substitute.

Price: $6,480 – SALE Selling price NOW: $4,860