• Item: Low Dresser Base
• Circa: 1800
• Period: George III
• Wood: Oak
• Provenance: Shropshire / West Midlands, England, UK
• Width: 6ft 2”
• Shaped apron
• Twin-plank oak moulded top
• Old period replacement drawer knobs
• Three working drawers
• Cross banded & cock beaded drawer fronts
• Oak lined drawers
• Original pine backboard
• Original polish and patination
• Excellent colour
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
Here is a good quality George III oak low farmhouse dresser base, circa 1800, in good condition. The style of dresser originates from the county of Shropshire or general West Midlands area. The dresser measures 6ft 2” wide and boasts its original rich brown oak colour and patination. The dresser features a twin-plank moulded oak top, above a bank of three large cross banded, cock beaded drawers. The drawer fronts incorporate replacement period Victorian brass knobs. The drawer linings and bottoms are oak and constructed with hand dovetail joints. Below, the dresser base boasts a shaped apron and is raised on square legs to the front and rear, a single plank backboard to the rear, and the frame as a whole is built using with the traditional peg construction method.
The dresser features a superb rich brown oak colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received (it cannot be recreated by re-polishing).
The dresser would look superb in any hallway, kitchen or dining room. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External Height = 81.2cm 32” or 2ft 8”
External Width = 188.1cm or 74” or 6ft 2”
External Depth = 50.1cm or 19¾” or 1ft 7¾”
This oak dresser base is in excellent condition, which is commensurate with its age. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges and top, including inside of drawers, but nothing significant considering the age of them. The drawer fronts incorporate replacement period Victorian brass knobs. The dresser is raised on its original legs, frame, top, drawer linings, bottoms and backboards. The dresser has been cleaned and French polished in our workshops. It has a fantastic rich brown oak colour and patination this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. The dresser is well constructed, solid in joint with no loose movements and is ready to be used.
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