• Item: Chiffonier / Cabinet
• Circa: 1830
• Period: Regency
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Flame Mahogany
• Foliate scrolling relief carved pediment
• Finely turned shelf supports
• Single hand dovetailed drawer
• Exquisite foliate pilaster columns
• Two dome shaped inset door panels
• Original working drawer and door locks & keys
• Internal shelf in base
• Original pine backboards
• Protruding block plinth
• Original melon carved bun feet
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• Solid in joint
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This is a stunning exhibition quality antique Regency mahogany two-door chiffonier cabinet, circa 1830, in excellent original condition. Supporting a raised back with two shelves and pediment, decorated with a foliate scroll relief carved pediment, it is reinforced by two finely ring-turned column supports and finials. Below, there is a decorative cross-banded mahogany drawer, constructed with hand dovetailed oak drawer linings, which retains its original brass working lever lock and key and mahogany turned knobs. The drawer interior boasts the original blue Regency rice paper lining, which is very nice to see it has survived intact until today. The chiffonier would have most likely been used in a dining room to store the families’ best crockery and cutlery. Below the drawer sit two lovely mahogany doors, both featuring inset moulded panels, flanked by block columns. The right-hand door retains its original working lock, with a key. Inside, there is a central shelf. The left door retains its original internal brass locking latches. The chiffonier stands on a lovely protruding breakfront-moulded plinth, with the back of the chiffonier retaining its original pine backboards, terminated on the original elegant turned bun feet.
It goes without saying that this chiffonier boasts an absolutely stunning standard of design and construction; it is an example of the best quality Regency cabinets available today. It is becoming extremely rare to find such quality of materials and craftsmanship in antique furniture as this piece. This antique chiffonier would have been commissioned for a wealthy individual or family.
The chiffonier boasts a rich mahogany colour. 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.
The chiffonier would look superb in any hallway or dining room. This item would certainly grace any home and are a great investment as they are an extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This is a stunning exhibition quality antique Regency mahogany two-door chiffonier cabinet, circa 1830, in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chiffonier has been cleaned and French polished by hand, to a professional standard, in our workshop. Therefore, the colour and patination of mahogany is of an excellent standard. There are no stains or watermarks to the top! The drawer and doors close flush to the frame; they are not warped and there are no splits to the door panels. The drawer interior boasts the original blue Regency rice paper lining, which is very nice to see it has survived intact until today. The drawer also retains its original working lock and key with original turned knobs. The right-hand door retains its original working lock (with a working key) and the left drawer retains its original internal brass locking latches. The carcass is solid in joint with no lose movements and there is no missing veneer. The chiffonier stands on its original turned feet. This item is solid in joint and is ready to be used.
Height = 157.4cm or 62” or 5ft 10”
Width = 98.7cm or 38⅞” or 3ft 2⅞”
Depth = 48cm or 18⅞” or 1ft 6⅞”
Top Shelf Width = 96cm or 37¾” or 3ft 1¾”
Top Shelf Depth = 13.2cm or 5¼”
Bottom Shelf Height = 19cm or 7½”
Bottom Shelf Width = 95.8cm or 37¾” or 3ft 1¾”
Bottom Shelf Depth = 13.3cm or 5¼”
Height Under Bottom Shelf = 27.4cm or 10¾”
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