• Item: Chiffonier Sideboard
• Circa: 1835
• Period: William IV
• 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
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
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This is a stunning exhibition quality antique William IV flame mahogany two-door chiffonier sideboard, circa 1835, in excellent original condition. Supporting a raised back with shelf and pediment, decorated with a foliate scroll relief carved pediment, it is reinforced by two finely turned carved column supports. Below, there is a single flame mahogany drawer, constructed with hand dovetailed pine drawer linings, which retains its original brass working lever lock and key. Placing your fingers below the centre of the drawer will open the drawer. This chiffonier would have most likely been used in a dining room to store the families’ best crockery and cutlery. Below the drawer sit two stunning flame mahogany doors, both featuring inset dome panels, flanked by exquisitely finely carved foliate pilaster columns.
The right-hand door retains its original working lock, with a key. Inside, there is a fixed shelf. 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 melon carved bun feet.
It goes without saying that this chiffonier boasts absolutely stunning flame mahogany veneers; it is an example of the best quality flame mahogany timer available in its day. It is becoming extremely rare to find such quality of materials and craftsmanship in antique furniture as this piece. This 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.
This chiffonier sideboard 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 chiffonier is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are no stains or watermarks to the top. The drawers and doors close flush to the frame; they are not warped and there are no splits to the door panels. The right door retains its original working lock (with a working key). The carcass is solid in joint with no lose movements and there is no missing veneer. As the chiffonier boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic mellow colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This item is solid in joint and ready to be used.
External Height = 137.7cm or 54¼” or 4ft 6¼”
External Width = 108.3cm or 42⅝” or 3ft 6⅝”
External Depth = 34.3cm or 13½” or 1ft 1½”
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