Music cabinet

Ref: 1709
  • Maker

    Manufactured by Gregory & Co.

  • Detail

    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

  • Marked

    Stamped ‘Gregory & Co / 212 & 214 Regent Street / London/ 1024′ on right hand (facing) door

  • Provenance

    […]; Andrew McIntosh Patrick; Fine Art Society; private collection

  • Collection

    Private collection

  • Notes

    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