This is a fine quality English George III solid oak chest on chest, circa 1760, in excellent original condition.
• Circa 1760
• Period Early George III
• Provenance England, UK
• Wood Solid oak
• 8 working drawers
• Two over three design to top section
• Protruding dentil cornice
• Reeded moulded frieze
• Reeded chamfered corners
• Hand dovetailed oak lined drawers
• Original brass handles & escutcheons
• Original working locks (with key)
• Original bracket feet
• Stunning colour & patination
• Completely original
• Excellent condition
• Dismantles into two sections
• Ideal for clothes storage
• Free 14 day UK returns period
This is a fine quality English George III solid oak chest on chest, circa 1760, in excellent original condition. Constructed during the earlier part of the George III period, it features a protruding moulded cornice above a two over three drawer design. The chest consists of two halves. The top chest is smaller than the base chest, which consists of three drawers. Lovely medullary rays in the oak grain are prominent to the drawer fronts. The drawers feature the original brass swan neck handles and brass escutcheons, with the original working lever locks and keys. Furthermore, the drawers are oak lined and hand dovetailed. The top section of the chest boasts elegant reeded chamfered corners, which terminate at the base of the intersection between the two chests, where a further horizontal reeded moulding separate the two chests. The sides of the chests are also constructed from solid oak. The chest also features its original pine backboards and whole of the chest stands on its original bracket feet. The top and bottom are completely original. This is an ideal item for the bedroom or landing for storing clothes.
The chest boasts a rich warm red and 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.
The chest is completely original and is in excellent condition. Some nominal old use marks to the leading edges. All eight drawers feature the original brass swan neck handles, escutcheons. The drawers retain their original working lever locks and there is a working key. The chest also stands on its original bracket feet. This chest boasts its original polish, which ensures a fantastic colour to the oak. The chest is solid in joint, does not wobble and is free of woodworm.
External Height = 187.3cm or 73¾” or 6ft 1¾”
Width (Cornice) = 112.4cm or 44¼” or 3ft 8¼”
Width (Top Section) = 102cm or 40⅛” or 3ft 4⅛”
Width (Bottom Section) = 106.5cm or 42” or 3ft 6”
Width (Feet) = 110.7cm or 43⅝” or 3ft 7⅝”
Depth (Cornice) = 58.8cm or 23⅛” or 1ft 11⅛”
Depth (Top Section) Depth = 56cm or 22” or 1ft 10”
Depth (Bottom Section) = 57cm or 22½” or 1ft 10½”
Depth (Feet) = 57cm or 22½” or 1ft 10½”