• Item: Bow Front Chest of Drawers
• Circa: 1810
• Period: Regency
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Mahogany
• Serpentine design
• Exquisite satinwood inlay detail
• Canted corners
• Generous proportions
• Four working graduated drawers
• Hand dovetailed oak lined drawers
• Cock beaded drawer fronts
• Later period brass oval plate drop handles
• Original working locks, with working key
• Original splayed mahogany bracket feet
• Fine quality
• Lovely rich colour & patination
• Good original condition
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
This is a superb quality antique English Georgian Regency solid mahogany serpentine chest of drawers, with generous proportions, circa 1810, in excellent condition. The chest has been traditionally French polished by hand to a professional standard in our workshop. The chest boasts a well-defined serpentine front, above a bank of four graduated drawers and canted corners. The top drawer incorporates three useful compartments for separating clothes. The drawer fronts are decorated with fine satinwood string inlay. The drawers are constructed with hand dovetailed mahogany drawer linings, pine drawer bottoms and cock beaded detail. The drawers feature later period brass oval plate drop handles, with the original working locks and a working key. The drawers run smoothly and close flush to the frame. The chest boasts decorative ribbon shaped satinwood inlay to the canted corners, along with further decorative inlay to the plinth. The chest stands on the original well shaped original mahogany bracket feet, which is also decorated with satinwood string inlay. The back of the chest retains the original pine back boards. This item stands firm on the ground, is solid in joint and ready to use.
The chest features a lovely rich mahogany colour. It has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This chest would look superb in a variety of rooms, from the hallway to the bedroom. This chest 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.
Height = 104.3cm or 41” or 3ft 5”
Width = 122cm or 48” or 4ft
Depth = 60cm or 23⅝” or 1ft 11⅝”
This Georgian Regency mahogany chest of drawers is in excellent condition. Nominal old used marks and splits to the leading edges, sides and frame but nothing significant and out of the ordinary, considering the age of the item – please see detailed photos for closer inspection. The chest has been traditionally French polished by hand to a professional standard in our workshop. Lovely rich colour and patination to the timber. The satinwood inlay is intact and in excellent condition. The drawers feature cock beaded fronts, dovetail construction and the original working locks, with working key. The brass oval plate handles are later period replacements. The drawers close flush to the frame. The chest stands on its original bracket feet and retains the original backboards. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
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