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William and Mary japanned table cabinet

A rare William and Mary japanned table cabinet

English circa 1690

See: John Stalker and William Parker ďA Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing, 1688", which describes techniques for imitating Oriental lacquer, and includes various illustrations which are copied on this cabinet. 'This book, its designs a charming albeit eccentric foray into the late 17th century Western interpretations of oriental design, was used by japanners, painters, silversmiths and embroiderers'.

Height 12 ins
Width 14 ins
Depth 9.5 ins

Ref. HB95

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