• Item: Chest of drawers
• Circa: 1780
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• One piece chest
• Two-over-three graduated drawers
• Mahogany cross-banded drawers & top
• Cock-beaded & satinwood inlaid drawer fronts
• Original brass swan neck handles & back plates
• Original working lever locks (with key)
• Satinwood string & cross banded frame
• Inlaid quarter columns
• Hand dovetailed drawer construction
• Oak drawer linings
• Panelled sides
• Original back
• Original ogee bracket feet
• Lovely colour grain configuration
• Extremely good quality
• Heavy in weight – sign of quality
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 day UK returns period
Here is a superb quality antique English George III mahogany inlaid chest of drawers, circa 1780, with lovely colour in completely original condition. Constructed with a rare single plank mahogany top with flame mahogany cross banding and a thumb-moulded edge, the frame of the chest is inlaid with satinwood and ebony stringing, with elegant inlaid quarter columns to the front corners, and solid mahogany sides. Comprising of a two-over-three graduated drawer design, the drawer fronts incorporate quality mahogany cross banding, with satinwood and ebony string inlay, and boast the original brass swan neck handles, back plates and key escutcheons. The drawers also retain their original working lever locks (with working key). The chest is constructed of solid mahogany with oak hand-dovetailed drawer linings; it also retains its original pine backboards. The drawers are in good working order, they are clean inside and close flush to the frame. The chest stands on its original moulded ogee bracket feet, it is of extremely good quality and is made from the best materials, thus it is very heavy to lift!
The chest features a rich deep mahogany colour, with a wonderful grain configuration to the front and sides. As its 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.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms, especially the bedroom. This chest of drawers would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This chest is in good original condition having been cleaned and polished in our workshop. There are nominal old use marks to the top, corners and leading edges and inside of drawers but nothing significant considering the age of the item (please see photos). The chest features the original brass swan neck handles, back plates and key escutcheons. The hand dovetailed drawers, which retain their original working lever locks (with working key), close flush to the frame. The chest benefits from a lovely deep rich mahogany colour, with a wonderful grain configuration. The chest stands on its original moulded ogee bracket feet and retains the original pine backboards. The chest is of extremely good quality and is made from the best materials, thus it is very heavy to lift!
Height = 112.4cm or 44¼” or 3ft 8¼”
Width = 115cm or 45¼” or 3ft 9¼”
Depth = 60.2cm or 23¾” or 1ft 11¾”
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