An Amaranth Display Case Cabinet

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The porcelain cabinet made its appearance as a new type of furniture around 1700. Collecting precious Chinese porcelain was a widespread phenomenon for the nobility and wealthy bourgeoisie at the time of Willem III and gave the citizen status. The porcelain cabinet was the most characteristic furniture of the 18th century.

  • The upper part with his stepped and arched cornice
  • The upper cabinet has two doors with six windows each
  • The curves of the top frame are reproduced in the tops of the two glass doors
  • The beveled sides each feature three windows
  • Interior contains a bottom shelf and two scalloped shelves, each with several ledges in which porcelain dishes can be placed
  • On the center stile is the lock with an engraved brass keyplate
  • The lower section is fitted with two paneled doors enclosing an interior with one shelf
  • Doors with engraved brass keyplate and 
  • Straight bottom 
  • On ball feet
Circa 1750
225 x 145 x 44 cm

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