early 20thc very unusual aesthetic period demi lune commode or side cabinet from the family of bear grylls famous british explorer and adventurer

Early 20thC very unusual Aesthetic Period demi lune commode or side cabinet from the family of Bear Grylls, famous British explorer and adventurer.


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

5352

Description

Early 20th century lovely Aesthetic Period very stylish mahogany demi lune commode or cabinet with an interesting family provenance. It is from the family of Bear Grylls, famous British explorer, adventurer. international speaker, and star of a popular television series ("Born Survivor" in the UK, and "Man vs. Wild" in the USA). His late grandfather, Brigadier William Edward Harvey Grylls, was the original owner. The Harvey Nichols depository label printed with his name is on the back of the cabinet. The late Sir Michael Grylls, former M.P., was the son of Brigadier Grylls, and the father of Bear Grylls.
A very well made, probably bespoke piece with beautiful curved mahogany geometric inlays echoing the curve of the cabinet, accented with additional ebony line inlay and ebonised trim, standing over square tapering legs.
The interior is divided by a curved adjustable shelf with moulded edge. It is as well made as the exterior. The doors open with full length piano hinges.
The top is beautifully inlaid with triangular pieces.
Size- 34 inches wide, by 18 inches deep, by 34 inches high.
With key, a stunning very versatile cabinet to use as a server, sideboard, drinks cabinet, or lamp table.
In excellent condition with beautiful colour, and a wonderful provenance, this piece will look at home in contemporary decor, or mixed with other antiques.
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Internal Ref: 5352



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