Antique English Art Deco Figured Walnut Cocktail Bow Front Cabinet by F. This is a fine quality antique English Art Deco bow front figured walnut cocktail bar drinks cabinet, circa 1940, by F. H, Marshall, in excellent original condition. Summary: Item: Cocktail bar drinks cabinet. Circa: 1940 Period: Art Deco Provenance: England, United Kingdom Wood: Figured walnut veneers.
Marshall Stunning mirror matched figured walnut veneer Bowed doors. Quarter beading to drawer (sign of quality). Original brass knobs to drawer & both compartments.Provision for bottles, glasses, cocktail sticks & other accoutrements Original working mechanism to pop-up section Original internal glass. Original splayed plinth Original polish Excellent original condition Excellent quality & colour. The cabinet comprises a lovely figured walnut moulded top, below which is a fold-open compartment. The compartment features a compartmentalised interior, with ideal provision for glasses and other accoutrements and the fold-open section serves as a table for mixing drinks.
Attached to the roof of the compartment is a sprung-loaded handle. When pulled, the handle activates a sprung-loaded mechanism, which raises a mirror-lined compartment from inside the top of the cabinet. The mirror lined compartment includes storage for either two bottles, or a bottle and a cocktail shaker, as well as two racks for hanging a total of eight wine or cocktail glasses.The compartment can be stowed away by simply pressing down on it and pushing it back into the top, until it clicks. Below the fold-open compartment is a single drawer, which boasts quarter beading (a sign of quality), as well as dovetailed construction and mahogany lining. Further below is a bow front two-door compartment. The fold-out compartment and the doors to the bottom compartment all close on sprung-loaded latches, while both doors, drawer and fold-out compartment all retain the original brass knobs.
The cabinet rests on a splayed, moulded plinth. The cabinet boasts a classic golden figured walnut colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the hallway to the living room or dining room. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional. So, dont miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture. Dimensions: External Height (with retractable compartment raised) = 136.2cm or 53 or 4ft 5 External Height (with retractable compartment stowed) = 101.8cm or 40 or 3ft 4 External Width = 79.8cm or 31 or 2ft 7 External Depth = 51.5cm or 20¼ or 1ft 8¼.
Condition Report: This item is in excellent original condition, which is commensurate with its age. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. This item is completely original, with original brass knobs and mirror interior to the retractable compartment. The mechanism for raising the retractable compartment is original and fully working.
The cabinet boasts the original polish and features an excellent colour / patination. There are no splits to the walnut veneer on the top or either side. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.
Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.The item "Antique Art Deco Figured Walnut Cocktail Bow Front Cabinet by F. Marshall" is in sale since Monday, December 9, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Cabinets\20th Century". The seller is "yolandagrayantiques" and is located in Tarporley, Cheshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.