A Morris & Co. inlaid and ebonised mahogany cabinet on stand,
c.1900, designed by George Jack, with chequer inlaid banding and parquetry sides and back, the shaped top opening to reveal a baize-lined surface, over a central fall front writing surface, the interior fitted with pigeonholes, two drawers and a hinged compartment, flanked with cupboards, each enclosing two adjustable shelves and a drawer, the sides of bowed form, raised on a cushion frieze over an arched apron, with fret-cut stretchers,
For a similar cabinet designed by George Jack, see the Victoria and Albert Museum CIRC.40:1 to 10-1953.
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Sold for £2,800
Some knocks and wear to the edges and corners. Baize has stain and wax mark.
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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale, Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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