• Circa: 1940
• Style: Georgian / Sheraton
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Figured Mahogany
• Protruding cornice
• Serpentine design
• 6 graduated figured drawers
• Cross-banded drawers
• Dovetailed drawers
• Original brass circular handles & escutcheons
• Ogee Bracket feet
• Stunning colour & patination
• Completely original
• Good condition
• Single piece item
• Ideal for clothes storage
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is an attractive Georgian Sheraton style figured mahogany bow fronted tall boy / chest on chest, with lovely proportions, circa 1940, in good original condition. Constructed in the style of the Sheraton period, which was popular between the years of 1785 – 1820, the tall chests boasts classic Georgian detailing from the elegant serpentine design, circular brass handles to the bracket feet. The tall chest features a protruding moulded cornice, with decorative beading below, above a graduated six-drawer configuration, against a pronounced serpentine design. The chest consists of two halves with an elegant moulding at the midpoint. The top section is smaller than the bottom section, which consists of three graduated drawers. Stunning figured mahogany mirror matched veneers are visible on the drawer fronts, finished with mahogany cock beading, which exhibits a touch of sophistication to this piece. The drawers retain their original circular brass ring handles with back plates decorated with foliate beaded detail. The drawer linings are dovetailed.
The lower section comprises of three graduated drawers in the same bow front design, with a simple moulded apron to the underside terminating on the original ogee bracket feet. The chest also features its original backboards. The item is a single piece chest; it does not dismantle into 2 two sections. This is an ideal item for the bedroom or landing as it provides significant storage space for clothes.
The chest boasts a rich mellow brown mahogany 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 hallway, to the living room or bedroom and is very useful as there are so many storage drawers. This item would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Height = 130.8cm or 51½” or 4ft 3½”
Width = 57.7cm or 22¾” or 1ft 10¾”
Depth = 43cm or 17” or 1ft 5”
The chest on chest is original and is in good condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, frame and the drawer bottoms, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. All six drawers feature the original brass handles and escutcheons. The drawers close flush to the frame. The chest also stands on its original ogee bracket feet and incorporates its original backboards. This chest boasts its original polish, which ensures a fantastic colour to the figured mahogany. The chest is well constructed, solid in joint, does not wobble and is ready to be used.
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