H: 37 in / 94 cm W: 44 in / 112 cm D: 31 in / 79 cmDescription
Stamped by the makers, John Watson of Oxford Street, London
Of bow fronted form, and constructed in a finely grained Satinwood, with Kingwood cross banding, Ebony trimming, and extensive polychrome decoration; rising from waisted and tapered spade feet, above, double doors with a brass guard strip, enclosing shelved interiors, with hand painted floral annuli housing figures emblematic of the Four Seasons; above, a range of drawers with ring pull handles, with interlaced floral swags; to the top, from pendant Bellflower swags ellipses are suspended, with painted cartouches depicting the joys of motherhood. Stamped to the door frames with the name and address of the maker. Circa 1880.