Antique English George III Oak Dresser Base & Rack (Circa 1820)
Here is a good quality English George III high-back dresser base and rack, with rare small proportions (4ft wide), circa 1820, displaying a rich fantastic colour.
• Circa 1820
• Period Late George III
• Origination English, UK
• Wood Solid oak
• Dresser base & rack
• Moulded ovolo cornice
• Two plate rails with beads
• Scalloped shaped frieze
• Two-plank top
• Original brass swan neck handles
• Three working drawers
• Oak lined drawers
• Shaped apron
• Baluster turned legs
• Peg construction
• Original colour & patination
• Small proportions
• 4ft wide
• Dismantles into 2 sections for easy transport
• Free 14 day returns policy
Here is a good quality George III high-back dresser base and rack, with rare small proportions (4ft wide), circa 1820, displaying a rich fantastic colour, originating from England, UK. The dresser features an open rack with a moulded ovolo cornice and scalloped shaped frieze below. The two plate racks feature the original plate rail beading, which ensures that the plates on display do not slide off the rack. Below, the base, which is also constructed of solid oak, using a pegged construction method, features a two-plank top above three working oak-lined hand dovetailed drawers. Each drawer features the original brass swan neck handles and escutcheons. Below, there is a shaped elegant apron to the front and side of the dresser. The base stands on two baluster-turned legs to the front and straight legs to the back. Stretchers connect the legs together for added strength and stability.
This dresser boasts a superb rich dark-oxblood oak colour, which has been created from 200 years of care and cleaning. 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.
The dresser also boasts small sought after size, which makes it an excellent practical furnishing, piece and it is a stunning example of a dresser from this period.
This dresser is an excellent investment and would look superb in a variety of rooms from the kitchen, hall way or the living room. This dresser base would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This dresser is in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the top of the dresser base and leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of this item. The brass swan neck handles and escutcheons are original. 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 is solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 176.4cm or 69½” or 5ft 9½”
External width (cornice) = 123.5cm or 48⅝” or 4ft 0⅝”
External depth (base) = 50cm or 19¾” or 1ft 7¾”
Bottom shelf height = 21.5cm or 8½”
Middle shelf height = 25.4cm or 10”
Top shelf height = 35.7cm or 14” or 1ft 2”