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RE-USE IN ACTION: MAHOGANY MUSEUM CABINETS

Salvaged from an array of wonderful and inspiring museums these traditional pieces became redundant as archival techniques modernised.

Made by the finest Victorian joiners from precious hardwoods they can be reused as kitchen islands. 

Using these items allows a quality of joinery that would be incredibly expensive if bought new.

It might not be possible to use modular modern appliances in an old cabinet but it can sometimes work; original doors can clad integrated appliances, cutting away cabinet floor can create space and additional glazed section can be replaced with marble or hardwood top.

Modern elements; mirrored glazing, fabrics etc. can visually lighten the formal look.

Our ex-museum mahogany cabinets have been carefully adapted by friend of Retrouvius, Pierre Bonnefille, to house and display sets of lunettes at French lunetier, Maison Bonnet.

Retrouvius has many mahogany museum cabinets in a variety of designs for sale.

All are of exceptional quality and craftsmanship and ready for your re-use.  

#1843 Flame mahogany cupboards — £1,950+vat each click here
#1828 Large museum display cabinet — £3,500+vat for both  click here
#1818 Museum island unit —  £3,500+vat  click here

photographs courtesy © Tom Fallon, @nick_qs, Jo Bridges

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