• Item: Georgian oak chest on chest
• Circa: 1780
• Period: Georgian
• Chippendale influenced design
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid oak
• Dimensions: 6ft high x 3ft 7¾” wide
• Moulded dentil cornice
• Fluted canted corners
• 8 graduated drawers in total
• Oak lined drawers
• Original brass swan neck handles & escutcheons
• Original working drawer locks (with working key)
• Hand dovetailed drawers
• Original bracket feet
• Stunning original colour & patination
• Excellent condition
• Dismantles into 2 sections
• Ideal for clothes storage
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14-days UK returns policy
This is a fine quality antique English Georgian oak chest on chest, constructed of solid oak, with original locks & working key, boasting a stunning colour, circa 1780, in excellent original condition. The Georgian oak chest on chest boasts classic Georgian detailing width its finely shaped dentil moulded cornice. The George III oak tallboy comprises a two-over-three graduated drawer confirmation to the top section, with three graduated drawers to the lower section. The Georgian oak chest on chest consists of two halves, separated by a moulding at the midpoint. There is a simple moulded apron to the underside terminating on its original bracket feet. This period George II oak chest on chest also retains its original backboards. The drawer fronts are finished with cock-beading, which exhibits a touch of sophistication to this piece. The oak lined drawers are constructed with the original hand-dovetail joints, and retain the original working steel lever locks (with a working key) and the original brass swan neck handles and backplates.
The Georgian oak chest on chest is a two-piece chest; it dismantles into two two sections for easy transport, access into the house and up the staircase. This is an ideal item for the bedroom or landing as it provides significant storage space for clothes.
The Georgian oak chest on chest boasts a stunning rick oxblood 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.
This Georgian oak chest on chest would look superb in either a traditional or contemporary setting and would suit a variety of rooms from the hallway, to the living room or bedroom. It’s extremely useful as there are so much storage space. This item would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External Height = 183.3cm / 72” / 6ft 0”
External Width (Cornice) = 111cm / 43¾” / 3ft 7¾”
External Depth (Cornice) = 57.5cm / 22⅝” / 1ft 10⅝”
Top Section Height = 91.5cm / 36” / 3ft
Top Section Width =111cm / 43¾” / 3ft 7¾”
Top Section Depth = 57.5cm / 22⅝” / 1ft 10⅝”
Base Height = 95.2cm / 37½” / 3ft 1½”
Base Width = 109cm / 43” / 3ft 7”
Base Depth = 57.2cm / 20¾” / 1ft 8¾”
This is a fine quality antique English Georgian oak chest on chest, constructed of solid oak, with original locks & working key, boasting a stunning colour, circa 1780, in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, frame, sides and drawer bottoms, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The drawers are constructed with the original hand-dovetail joints and are lined in oak. The drawers also boast the original brass swan neck handles and backplates; the original steel lever locks and a working key. The drawers close flush to the frame. The chest also stands on its original bracket feet and incorporates its original backboards. This Georgian oak chest on chest boasts its original polish, which ensures a fantastic rich oxblood colour and patination to the oak. This George III oak chest on chest is well constructed, solid in joint, does not wobble and is ready to be used.
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