Antique George II English Country Oak 6ft Dresser Base (Circa 1740)
Here is an example of a very good quality antique George II English oak three-drawer country dresser base (circa 1740).
• Circa 1740
• Period George III
• Provenance North West of England, UK
• Item Dresser base
• Wood Oak
• Two plank top (sign of quality)
• Moulded frieze
• Cock beaded drawers
• Butt-joint drawer construction
• Brass swan neck handles
• Pine lined drawers
• Original backboards
• Pegged frame construction
• Turned legs
• Connecting stretcher
• Solid in joint
• Excellent Quality
• Original polish
• Fantastic patination / colour
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Here is an example of a very good quality early antique George II English oak three-drawer country dresser base (circa 1740). This dresser has originated from the North West of England in the UK. The top of this dresser is constructed from two solid oak plank tops and is finished with moulded edging. The dresser base consists of three working cock-beaded drawers, which feature brass swan neck open fretwork handles. The moulded edge design is repeated on the frieze. The dresser frame is constructed using the traditional pegged construction method. The drawers have been constructed in the primitive method using butt joint construction the drawers are pine lined. The dresser features the original backboards. The whole of the dresser sits on turned front legs terminating in bobbin feet, with a later connecting stretcher.
The dresser features rich red and brown colours. As its 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 home 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. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are no marks water or ink stains to the top of dresser. The dresser features a rich red and brown colour. As its 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 drawers feature later brass swan neck handles and the connecting stretcher is a later replacement, possibly Victorian. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
Height = 77cm or 30¼” or 2ft 6¼”
Width = 186.5cm or 73⅜” or 6ft 1⅜”
Depth = 53cm or 20⅞” or 1ft 8⅞”