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Antique American Empire Rosewood Dental / Medical Cabinet, circa 1820



Antique American Empire rosewood dental / medical cabinet, circa 1820. This incredibly rare cabinet, in two section, made of figured rosewood throughout and having a neoclassical pediment to the top. Below the pediment is a cabinet with 34 drawers and three doors with Gothic tracery. The central door concealing a cast iron lever that operates the locking system for the two smaller flanking doors. The base having an inset tooled and gilded leather surface, the top drawer of the base cabinet having a fitted interior. There are a further 18 drawers below, to the center a pair of corresponding Gothic tracery doors, and the cabinet raised on bracket feet. The cabinet originally from the mid-Atlantic states, possibly from New York or Baltimore, and was almost certainly a commission for a person of substance.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 71 in. (180.34 cm)Width: 45.5 in. (115.57 cm)Depth: 25 in. (63.5 cm)
  • Style
    American Empire (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1820
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Portland, OR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4876118240022

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    Ships From: Portland, OR
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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