Lot 340 , A Victorian ormolu mounted marquetry inlaid walnut credenza, W.5ft 7.5in. D.1ft 4in. H.3ft 8in.
A Victorian ormolu mounted marquetry inlaid walnut credenza, inset with Sevres style porcelain plaques, the central panelled door flanked by glazed doors, W.5ft 7.5in. D.1ft 4in. H.3ft 8in.
Overall of good rich mid to dark brown walnut tone in a fair state of polish, top has numerous small surface scratches and dents mainly just into the varnish, front in much better order, one small blemish noted just above the marquetry on the rop right frieze, damage around all of the keyholes and ormolu mounts missing from centre and left doors, also no key present with all three doors locked shut, minor dents and scratches around the plinth, some light wear to the gilding of the central porcelain plaques, other plaques good, overall in need of some repolishing and minor attention to small damages to extremities, along with the need for a locksmith to open the doors.
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