This cabinet on stand is mounted with brass coats of arms for the VOC (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC)/United East India Company (Amsterdam, Holland, 1602-1799) and bears the date 1754 but was crafted sometime during the 19th century. Ceylon (now known as Sri Lanka) was a governorate of the Dutch East India Company between 1640 and 1796. The upper cabinet displays two cupboard doors with brass mounts, bail handles and large nail heads in the Dutch taste. It sits on a table with two short drawers, a deep apron and an elaborate serpentine stretcher.
Width 41 Depth 21.5 Height 71 in.
Note: some molding missing.