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A Very Fine Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Kingwood Serpentine Vitrine, With Boulle Marquetry Panels. Ca1880 France. 80.31"H x 53.15"W x 19.69"D.

Cabinet for botanical specimens, English, c.1780 Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore and grandmother of John Bowes, was a keen collector of plants; this cabinet was made to house her collection. When the front side cover is lowered, the interior reveals drawers to store plant specimens, with a tilting panel on which to inspect the specimens or use as a writing stand. A drainage system allowed the plants to be kept watered. It is veneered in burr elm and kingwood on oak, with…

A Magnificent Pair of 18th Century Russian Louis XVI Malachite and Gilt Wood Pier Mirrors each with neoclassic urns, garlands and sprays - Dim: Height: 70"; Width: 32".

An Early 18th Century Venetian Ebonised & Parcel Gilt Mirror