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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
The reverse of the cabinets both with the important, large Town & Emanuel printed labels
"London / 103. New Bond Street. / Bot of Town & Emanuel / Manufacturers....' and inscribed in ink 'Rev. Canon W. Bazetey, M. A, / Matson Rectory / Gloucester"
Extract from 'Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840'
Town & Emanuel, listed in directories as 'dealers in & Manufacturers of antique furniture, curiosities and pictures', occupied 103 New Bond Street from c. 1830 until the sale of their 'Magnificent and Extensive Stock' by Christie's on 19 April 1849. They were inspired by the buhl revival, both manufacturing, restoring and dealing in French furniture and objets d'art. Their trade label features the arms of Queen Adelaide headed 'BY APPOINTMENT TO HER MAJESTY', it also has a space for entering a date ' 183-' which is sometimes completed in ink. The main inscription reads 'London / 105, NEW BOND ST'T. / Bot ofTown & Emmanuel, / Manufacturers / OF BUHL MARQUETRIE RESNER & CARVED FURNITURE, / TRIPODS, SCREENS &c.OF THE FINEST & MOST SUPERB / DESIGNS OF THE TIMES OF LOUIS 14th. SPLENDID CABINETS / & TABLES INLAID w1TH FINE SEVRE & DRESDEN CHINA &c./ Old Paintings, Bronzes, Carvings, / Oriental & other China, Jewellery, / & Curiosities Bought & Exchanged, / Buhl & Antique Furniture Repaired'. The firm's patrons included, besides Royalty, the Duke of Buccleuch, the Duke of Buckingham and Lord Braybrooke.
|Height||24.75 inch||(62.86 cm)|
|Width||18.50 inch||(46.99 cm)|
|Depth||5.75 inch||(14.60 cm)|
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