• Circa: 1810
• Period: George III / Early Regency
• Provenance: Staffordshire / Shropshire, UK
• Item: Low dresser base
• Wood: Oak
• Width: 6ft 4¾”
• Unusual & rare design
• Four narrow spice drawers to top section
• Single piece moulded top
• Original brass swan neck handles and escutcheons
• Pine lined hand-dovetailed drawers
• Cock-beaded drawer fronts
• Working locks & key
• Unusual central arched central cupboard door
• Two large drawers either side
• Regency influenced splayed front legs
• Unusual shape block-feet
• Solid in joint
• Excellent quality
• Fantastic original patination & colour
• Free 14 day UK returns policy
Here is an example of a very good quality antique George III oak low dresser base, circa 1810. This transitional dresser which originates from the counties of Shropshire / Staffordshire, is constructed in an unusual and rare design and boasts a lovely mellow original golden oak colour. The dresser base features four narrow spice drawers above a single piece oak top, which is finished off with a double moulded lip. To the centre of the dresser, there an unusual arched dome door, which is flanked by two large drawers. The arched door boasts a working lock and key and features its original brass knob. The drawers have been finished with cock beading to the perimeter and have been constructed using the traditional hand dovetail method with pine drawer linings. Above the central arched door is a further smaller drawer. The dresser boasts its original brass swan neck escutcheons, handles & knobs. Below, there is a further moulded frieze. The sides of the dresser feature elegant scribe moulded panels. The dresser stands on elegant Regency influenced splayed front legs, with straight legs to the back.
This is an unusual transitional dresser as it takes its design influence from both the late Georgian period running into the early Regency period. Hence, it is known as a “transitional” dresser crossing two periods.
This dresser features a mellow golden oak colour. As it 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 item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the living room, dining room or kitchen. This item would certainly grace any Border and a great investment, as they are an extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
The item is in excellent condition, which is commensurate with its age. The dresser has an excellent colour and figuration to the timber. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There is a working lock and key to the central arched door and four large drawers. The smaller central drawer features a sham lock. All drawers close flush to the frame. The dresser boasts its original brass handles, escutcheons and knobs. The drawers are pine lined and hand dovetailed. This dresser is solid in joint and ready to use.
Spice Drawer Height = 89cm or 35” or 2ft 11”
Base Height = 78.1cm or 30¾” or 2ft 6¾”
Width = 195cm or 76¾” or 6ft 4¾”
Depth = 51.7cm or 20⅜” or 1ft 8⅜”
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Ref. Dresser 39