A George I style mahogany and scarlet lacquer cabinet on stand by Henry Samuel, late 19th century
with engraved brass mounts and carrying handles, the solid mahogany doors enclosing a lacquered interior of fifteen small drawers, the George II stand with a drawer, the back branded 'H. Samuel' in two places and '484 Oxford St / London' once
121cm. high, 94cm. wide, 51cm. deep; 3ft. 1½in., 2ft. 1in., 1ft. 7¾in.
Guy Oswald Smith (1861-1928) or Rose Marguerite Smith (1866-1942)
Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at 19 Hill Street, 1927, 'Front Drawing Room / A mahogany cabinet of fifteen drawers decorated in red and gold lacquer in the Oriental taste, enclosed by a pair of folding doors with chased gold mounts and supported on a stand with drawer, carved border and legs 37" wide';
Inventory of the Property of Rose O. Smith at 25 Chesham Place, 1931, 'Drawing Room / 3ft. 0-in Mahogany cabinet containing 15 red Lac front drawers, decorated elaborate engraved brass mounts on stand with carved mouldings and feet on stand'