• Item: Low Dresser
• Circa: 1750
• Period: George II
• Provenance: Lancashire / Cheshire, England, UK
• Wood: Oak
• 8ft wide
• Two-plank top
• Small upstand
• 4 working drawers
• Old replacement swan neck brass handles & escutcheons
• Working locks & key to drawers
• Pine lined hand dovetailed drawers
• Moulded drawer fronts
• Turned front legs
• Block rear legs
• Joined peg construction
• Lovely rich original colour & patination
• Excellent condition
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14 day free UK returns policy
This is an unusual antique English Georgian (George II) oak four drawer low dresser base, originating from the Lancashire / Cheshire, with substantial form, displaying a stunning colour, circa 1760, in excellent condition. The dresser incorporates a lovely colour two-plank oak moulded edge top with a small upstand at the rear. Below, the dresser features four working drawers, above a straight moulded frieze, with flush panels to the sides. The drawer fronts incorporate simple mouldings. The drawers are decorated with fine quality old replacement brass fretwork swan neck handles and escutcheons. All four drawers feature working brass lever locks (and a key). The pine lined drawers are constructed with hand dovetail joints; they close flush to the frame. The dresser stands on ring turned legs to the front and block legs to the rear.
The dresser has been constructed in the traditional method using the joined peg construction method.
The dresser features a superb rich mid brown oak colour. It has a lovely colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This Georgian dresser base would look superb in any hallway, kitchen or dining room. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional.
The dresser is in excellent condition, considering its age. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, frame and top, including inside of drawers, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The drawers are decorated with fine quality old replacement brass fretwork swan neck handles and escutcheons. All four drawers feature working brass lever locks (and a key). The dresser retains its original legs and backboards; all of which are in good condition. The dresser boasts a stunning original polish and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. The dresser is well constructed, solid in joint with no loose movements and is ready to be used.
External height (gallery upstand on back of dresser) = 88.3cm or 34¾” or 2ft 10¾”
Height of top = 83cm or 32⅝” or 2ft 8⅝”
External width = 243.2cm or 95¾” or 7ft 11¾”
External depth = 53.5cm or 21⅛” or 1ft 9⅛”
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