• Circa: 1920
• Style: Georgian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Figured Walnut
• Protruding cornice
• Bow front
• 6 graduated figured drawers
• Cross-banded drawers
• Dovetailed drawers
• Original brass fretwork handles & escutcheons
• Elegant brushing slide
• Cabriole bracket feet
• Stunning colour & patination
• Completely original
• Excellent condition
• Dismantles into two sections
• Ideal for clothes storage
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is a fine quality Georgian style figured walnut bow fronted chest on chest, with lovely proportions, circa 1920, in good original condition. Constructed in the style of the George I period, which was 1714 – 1727, it boasts classic Georgian detailing from the elegant brushing slide to the cabriole bracket feet. The chest features a protruding moulded cornice, with decorative beading below, above a graduated six-drawer configuration, with a pronounced bowed front 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 walnut mirror matched veneers are visible on the drawer fronts, finished with walnut cross-banding detail, displays a touch of sophistication to this piece. The drawers retain their original brass fretwork handles and escutcheons and dovetailed construction. There is an elegant and useful pull-out brushing slide situated above the third drawer in the lower section. The lower section comprises of three graduated drawers in the same bow front design, with a simple apron to the underside terminating on the original cabriole bracket feet. The chest also features its original backboards and the whole of the chest stands on its original splayed bracket feet. The top and bottom are original. The item dismantles into two sections for easy access into the house and up the staircase. This is an ideal item for the bedroom or landing as it provides significant storage space for clothes.
The chest boasts a mellow brown walnut 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 = 134.1cm or 52¾” or 4ft 4¾”
Width (cornice) = 65.4cm or 25¾” or 2ft 1¾”
Width (top section) = 61.1cm or 24” or 2ft
Width (bottom section) = 65.2cm or 25⅝” or 2ft 1⅝”
Depth (cornice) = 44.4cm or 17½” or 1ft 5½”
Depth (top section) = 40.8cm or 16½” or 1ft 4½”
Depth (bottom section) = 43.5cm or 17⅛” or 1ft 5⅛”
The chest on chest is completely original and is in good condition. Some nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. All six drawers feature the original brass swan neck handles and escutcheons, and close flush to the frame. The chest also stands on its original cabriole bracket feet and incorporates its original backboards. This chest boasts its original polish, which ensures a fantastic colour to the figured walnut. The chest is well constructed, solid in joint, does not wobble and is ready to be used.
Terms & Conditions:
Before you purchase this item, please ensure you have read and are in agreement with our Terms & Conditions of Sale. If you have any questions regarding our Terms & Conditions of Sale, please contact us to discuss them, before purchasing this item.
Ref. Chest on Chest 9