Dr Christopher Dresser (attributed), an ebonised music cabinet, with six painted panels attributed to Moyr Smith, the upper pair in the shape of crosses with painted Japanese floral details, the central pair depicting a violinist and a harpist sitting on a Greek stylised chair, the lower pair square shaped with applied circular cross and Japanese flower, the doors with incised geometric latch style handles enclosing ten drop-front drawers, compartments to the base. See Lyons, Harry ‘Christopher Dresser: The Peoples Designer 1834-1904’, p. 144, plate 260.
Possibly made by Chubb.
Height 46" 120cm, Width 31" 79cm, Depth 19 1/2". Circa 1870's.