Carving was the main ornamentation of the Italian Renaissance furniture. Perfectly proportioned, exquisitely detailed, the legs on this cabinet are gunbarrel turned and the carved ornament consists mainly of faceted lozenge shapes. The back legs are plain rectangular characteristic even on extemely ornate pieces of furniture c1670.The idea that the description Court has royal connotations is almost certainly wrong the word court is French for short and refers to the low height of the cabinet. The spreader bar at the bottom and sides of the cabinet are fluted as is the font edge of the middle shelf. The sides of the top section are enclosed by three spindals on either side.The centre Baluster is decorated under the middle shelf with a finial.the cabinet measures 3 inches high x 3 inches wide x 1 1/2 inches deep and is available in a walnut finish.