ORIGINAL VINTAGE CABINET
This wonderful original vintage cabinet originates from Gujarat and exudes a life lived. The cabinet’s beautiful coloured paintwork again reveals its age, giving this item of furniture great character and charm. A strong and sturdy piece of furniture that brings a flavour of Gujarat into the home whilst suppling plenty of shelving to hide away your belongings.
It has been constructed in the 1940’s from native Indian hardwoods. There are the addition of two inner shelves that have been fitted at a later stage inside the upper cupboard. There is a smaller lower cupboard that’s enclosed by a pair of panelled doors, one with a brass fitted handle. The upper cupboard is enclosed by a pair of glass panelled doors again with one door fitted with a brass handle (indented). THe colour used is pale blue and has an aged distressed finish to it. There is a large rim around both the top and bottom edges, and it is held off the ground by small squared feet.
This piece would sit well within a dining or living area to house anything from dining ware to large books and albums.
Made in India.
Unusual Indian Furniture and Accessories
Take a look at our blog about this style of furniture here.
Due to the nature of these pieces each item will vary. With the colours, patterns and metal work on the wood differing from one to another. Please contact us prior to purchase if you would like let us know your preference. Also, we can send photos of the exact item we would send you.
History and Background of the Gujarati language
Gujarati is part of the greater Indo-European language family. It has evolved from Sanskrit and is an Indo-Aryan language. It is the official language for the state of Gujarat on the west coast of India and some other territories and regions such as Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Gujarati is also spoken in many – (click to continue reading).
19th October 2019
“I would just like to reflect and take the time to say thank you -myself and my husband recently travelled a long way top visit your shop and ordered several pieces of furniture as a result. The pieces arrived so well packaged to protect them, and we were blown away by them when we unpacked them – absolutely stunning. They will provide many, many years of enjoyment. I am sure we will visit again in the future as a result and will be sure to infirm others kind regards,”