The most imposing feature are the cast, chased and gilt brass mounts.

Extremely high quality of cabinetwork - even the drawer-linings are constructed of dark figured mahogany.


No record of provenance exists, but so lavish a piece must have been commissioned by nobility or Royalty.

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)

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