Amish Heritage Colonial China Cabinet Top, 40 inch - SKU#2310
The original China Cabinet was first developed as a floor-standing display case for Queen Mary of England to house her fine china collection. It provided highly visible display and storage space behind it's glass doors, and was also fitted with glass sides to enhance Her Majesty's viewing pleasure. The British may well have exported this idea to their colonies, although the Early American China cabinets bear more resemblance to the Secretary Bookcase. Indeed, it seems that a creative early American housekeeper was inspired to display her best chinaware behind glass bookcase doors, just like her valuable book collection!
Unlike Queen Mary's floor standing display case, the Colonial China Cabinets are top cabinets, usually found seated upon a well-built Colonial Sideboard Cabinet (available separately), as shown at right.
This particular 40 inch Amish Heritage Colonial China Cabinet Top features wooden side panels and Flat Top Doors. To further enhance Your viewing pleasure it may also be fitted with optional lighting and an optional mirrored back. Other variations of this same Colonial China Cabinet Top are available with Glass Paned Side Panels and / or Cathedral Arch Doors - (see inset) which add to the aura of refined gentility.
Each Amish Heritage Colonial China Cabinet features authentic brass hardware as standard. By using 100% premium American oak or cherry hardwood components combined with modern glues and a range of quality finishes (see thumbnails above) these Heirloom Quality cabinets actually surpass the beauty and durability of the original Colonial Cabinets that they are modeled upon.
This Heirloom Quality Amish Heritage Colonial China Cabinet Will Grace Even The Finest Dining Rooms With Stylish Display Space, And Makes A Perfect Addition To Our Matching Amish Heritage Colonial Sideboard (37 inch Model Sold Separately)!
The Original Colonial China Cabinets were built to last by caring men who thoroughly understood their tools, materials and craft. Today, our dedicated Mennonite & Amish furniture makers undergo a long apprenticeship to develop keen eyes and skilled hands, and these expert craftsmen enjoy building Your legacy quality dining room cabinets with the same unhurried care - providing you with exceptional furniture and outstanding value.
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