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A Chinese export black and gilt lacquer cabinet, early 18th century, the stand later. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

The panel doors decorated with water scenes, enclosing a fitted interior on later sand with slender cabriole legs terminating in pad feet - 60 in. (153 cm.) high; 38 in. (97 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep - Est. £3,000 - £5,000

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A Victorian chinoiserie decorated cabinet on stand. The cabinet mid-19th century, the stand later. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Decorated throughout with Chinese landscape scenes with four drawers on cabriole legs - 53 in. (135 cm.) high; 27 in. (69 cm.) wide; 13½ in. (34 cm.) deep - Est. £1,500 - £2,000

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A black and gilt chinoiserie decorated chest on stand of George I style, late 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Decorated throughout with Chinese figures and landscape scenes - 72 in. (183 cm.) high; 42 in. (107 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53 cm.) deep - Est. £3,000 - £5,000

Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit. 23 February 2010. London, South Kensington www.christies.com