Lot 574

A VICTORIAN PAPIER-MACHE NEEDLEWORK TABLE CABINET c.1850 painted with panels of English and Italianate landscape scenes, with gilt highlights and inlaid with mother of pearl, the hinged lid with a letter pouch to the underside, above a lift-out tray with silk lined lidded compartments and with mother of pearl and bone reel holders, the serpentine front with a pair of doors enclosing four drawers, the lower one with a writing slope and a compartment for pen and ink 26cm high, 31.5cm wide, 28.5cm deep