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OF1311426

Painted Cupboard Lined with Newspaper

  • H: 143 cm (56 5/16")
  • W: 103 cm (40 9/16")
  • D: 43 cm (16 15/16")

Painted cupboard, lined with newspaper cuttings which recall a visit from the Tsar of Russia to France. Dated 1865.

This fascinating cupboard is designed with architectural painted decoration. It features mock columns, brickwork and windows with charming old paint throughout. Domed cornice to gives the cupboard the appearance of a building. 

The doors open up to reveal three shelves and paper lining which depicts painted scenes of a visit from te Tsar of Russia. In 1865, the Tsar was Alexander II who was assasinated the following year.

Russia had been victorious in the French revolutionary wars at the turn of the 19th Century and their foreign policy at this time was very much to remain a great power in Europe. 

This amazing cupboard offers storage, beautiful decoration and a unique piece of history all in one. 

£2,380.00
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Painted cupboard, lined with newspaper cuttings which recall a visit from the Tsar of Russia to France. Dated 1865.

This fascinating cupboard is designed with architectural painted decoration. It features mock columns, brickwork and windows with charming old paint throughout. Domed cornice to gives the cupboard the appearance of a building. 

The doors open up to reveal three shelves and paper lining which depicts painted scenes of a visit from te Tsar of Russia. In 1865, the Tsar was Alexander II who was assasinated the following year.

Russia had been victorious in the French revolutionary wars at the turn of the 19th Century and their foreign policy at this time was very much to remain a great power in Europe. 

This amazing cupboard offers storage, beautiful decoration and a unique piece of history all in one. 

  • Materials & Techniques: Paper
  • Condition: Good
  • Period: 18th Cent and Earlier
  • Country: Russia

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