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Teakwood Art Deco Glass Front Cabinet

Early 20th century

An Art Deco glass front cabinet made of teakwood with details in rosewood. Typical to Art deco style the cupboard features geometrical shapes with an emphasis on horizontal lines and has a smooth streamlined surface. The doors, with a brass handle, open to an interior with two shelves. The cabinet stand on four square legs that are connected with a solid stretcher that could also function as a storage shelve. On the back, the cabinet has a makers label from “The Bombay Art Furnishing Establishment”.

Art Deco was derived from the Exposition  Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, held in Paris in 1925, where the style was first exhibited. Art Deco design represented modernism turned into fashion. It combined modern styles with fine craftsmanship and rich materials.

Find out more about Art Deco Furniture.

The cabinet is in good condition and has been lovingly restored and finished to its former glory using a traditional form of French polishing and waxing.

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Bombay
British colonial India
H: 172 cm W: 110 cm D: 35 cm
H: 67½” W: 43½” D: 14”

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