Circa 1870, impressive exhibition quality Scottish mahogany coin cabinet, made in three sections. The pagoda shaped top section has two flame mahogany doors which are framed by a very stylish carved, ebonised bezel, with foliate carving and geometric ribbons which wrap around the top and finish with a wonderful, ebonised thistle. The doors enclose 18 numbered slides with various shaped apertures for a coin or medallion collection, each with an ivory handle. The middle section encloses an arrangement of 64 pull-out slides again of various sizes with square lined apertures for coins and collections. The base is fitted with pull-out slides to the top, two short drawers, one fitted with a hinged compartment, the other with three compartments, and three long drawers below, all with military style flush brass handles and ash liners. All standing on a plinth base.
Size 205cm high x 75cm wide x 60.5cm deep.