Manufactured by Gregory & Co.
Ebonised mahogany, with oak panels embellished with ebonised ‘mons’, mahogany panels with mirror glass, and with brass hinges
123.5 x 46 x 33 cm
English (London), circa 1875
Stamped ‘Gregory & Co / 212 & 214 Regent Street / London/ 1024′ on right hand (facing) door
[…]; Andrew McIntosh Patrick; Fine Art Society; private collection
Other music cabinets by Gregory & Co., identical in form, are simply ebonised, while others are mounted with tiles decorated in the aesthetic taste. A version with lacquer panels was exhibited in Japan and Britain An Aesthetic Dialogue, Barbican Art Gallery, 1991, no. 116