• Item: Chest of drawers
• Circa: 1800
• Provenance: England
• Wood: Solid oak & mahogany
• One piece chest
• Two-over-three graduated drawers
• Mahogany cross-banded drawers & top
• Later turned mahogany knobs
• Original working lever locks (with key)
• Satinwood string & motif inlaid frame
• Chamfered reeded columns
• Hand dovetailed drawer construction
• Oak drawer linings
• Panelled sides
• Original back
• Original ogee bracket feet
• Lovely colour grain configuration
• Good condition
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 day UK returns period
Here is an example of a top quality antique English George III oak and mahogany inlaid chest of drawers, circa 1800, in good condition, with medullary rays and lovely mellow colour. Constructed with a two-piece oak plank top with mahogany cross banding and a thumb-moulded edge, the frame of the chest is inlaid with satinwood stringing and oak & satinwood motifs, with elegant reeded quarter columns to the front corners and panelled sides. Comprising of a two-over-three graduated drawer design, the drawer fronts incorporate quality mahogany cross-banding with later Victorian mahogany turned knobs. The drawers retain their original working lever locks (with working key), and the original brass key escutcheons. The medullary rays in the oak drawer fronts are superbly pronounced. The chest is constructed of solid oak with oak hand-dovetailed drawer linings; it retains its original 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.
The chest features a lovely rich golden brown oak colour, with a wonderful grain configuration to the front and sides. 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 condition having been polished in our workshops. There are nominal old use marks to the top, corners and leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item (please see photos). The chest features later mahogany knobs, possibly Victorian. 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 mellow golden oak colour and a wonderful grain configuration, incorporating medullary rays. The chest stands on its original moulded ogee bracket feet and retains the original backboards. This item is well made, solid in joint and ready to use.
Height = 99.7cm or 39¼” or 3ft 3¼”
Width = 115cm or 45¼” or 3ft 9¼”
Depth = 57cm or 22½” or 1ft 10½”
Depth (excluding knobs) = 52.9cm or 20⅞” or 1ft 8⅞”
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Ref. COD 41