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Available for Purchase: A Caribbean mid 19th century courbaril wardrobe from St. Lucian Property of Lord Glenconner

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A Caribbean mid 19th century courbaril wardrobe with a pair of paneled doors enclosing a hanging rail, surmounted by a carved scrolled frieze and a scrolled arched cornice.

48” wide x 22” deep x 89.5” high

This wardrobe is featured in two of Michael Connors’ books: Caribbean Elegance, 2002, page 117 and in British West Indies Style, 2010, page 16.

The acquisition of the wardrobe was written about in the biography of Lord Glenconner Lord of the Isle: The Extravagant Life and Times of Colin Tennant (Lord Glenconner) by Nicholas Courtney, 2012, page 203. The documentary film The Man Who Bought Mustique, directed by Joseph Bullman, 2001, is also an interesting reference to Lord Glenconner.

For more information about this colonial wardrobe and price contact Michael Connors at: dr.mconnors@yahoo.com