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CHIPPENDALE SPICE CABINET
The Spice Cabinet was a expensive commodity of the time, originally designed for the storage of herbs and spices to stand on a table top.
A fine English Oak Spice Cabinet. It’s presence is quite interesting in the form of a miniature schrank. The spice cupboard features a molded and veneered cornice and a pair of front raised paneled oak doors with cross-banding. The finished top is edged with a projecting molding. The doors open to reveal the handsome interior having nine spice drawers and a central pigeon hole for the mortar and pestle. The cabinet is crafted in two parts, the top resting on the lower section with a waist of concave molding hiding the joint. The lower section has a central long drawer flanked by short drawers each with cockbead molding around the edges. All is above a shaped skirt with a central drop seating on applied bracket feet.
Good condition and color/patina.
Restorations consistent with age and use – minor losses
Total – Height: 28 3/4″ Width: 21 1/8″ Depth: 10″
It comes with a key to lock. This Chippendale Spice Cupboard would be a charming addition to a country collection.