Circa 1880. Rare pair of neoclassical-style mahogany cabinets on stands by famous cabinet makers C Hindley & Sons, Oxford Street, London. Surmounted by a pair of glazed cabinets with polished tops and moulded edges above blind fretwork friezes and twin bevel glass doors, opening to shelved interiors. The table bases with matching blind fretwork on twin mahogany-lined drawers with original brass twisted-drop handles and supported on chamfered legs with matching neoclassical blind fret and shaped under stretchers. All in excellent condition.
C Hindley & Sons, 134 Oxford Street, London is stamped on the backs of both bases with one drawer imprinted with number 02937. Charles Hindley and Sons were pre-eminent furniture designers, cabinet-makers and decorators who operated from Oxford Street from 1844 to 1892 and supplied furnishings and decorations to many famous buildings and clients including for Buckingham Palace, The Duke of Argyll and the Duke of Newcastle. These cabinets possibly designed by J. Armstrong Stenhouse one of Hindley and Sons’s notable designers.
- 71cm W, 39cm D, base 78cm T & top 62cm T = 140cm T