ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN POLLARD SEDDON (1827-1906)
FINE GOTHIC REVIVAL INLAID SATINWOOD DRAWING ROOM CABINET, CIRCA 1870
profusely marquetry inlaid with stylised plant forms, the moulded top with canted angles above two glazed doors, enclosing adjustable shelves and flanked by panelled doors and canted angles raised on a plinth base, fitted with brass decorative handles and hinges
170cm wide, 102cm high, 47cm deep Estimate £4,000-6,000 + fees Provenance: By repute formerly the property of Lord Derby at Knowsley Hall.
Note: Knowsley Hall, Lancashire, is the seat of the Stanley family, Earls of Derby. The house was remodelled in the Gothic style circa 1820 by the architect John Foster Jr. of Liverpool.
Literature: Cooper, Jeremy 'Victorian & Edwardian Furniture & Interiors', Thames & Hudson 1987
Sold for £4,500
(buyer's premium included)