A rectangular carved oak glass cabinet

A rectangular carved oak glass cabinet


The protruding lower section with a pierced spindle front and a central door below an upper section with two doors flanked by carved uprights. 

A Victorian interpretation of a 17th century glass cabinet. The lower section originally used for housing drinking glasses - the open spindles protecting what were then considered precious objects, while being able to show off the owner's collection.

England, circa 1840


Height 80.5 cm / 31 "
Width 66 cm / 26 "
Depth 35.5 cm / 14 "