This is a superb quality pair of antique Victorian mahogany bedside chests, circa 1860.
• Circa 1860
• Period Victorian
• Provenance England, UK
• Wood Solid mahogany
• Item Bedsides chests
• Chamfered up-stands
• Four graduated working drawers
• Hand dovetailed mahogany lined drawers
• Working locks & key to each drawer
• Original turned mahogany knobs
• Chamfered moulded top
• Supporting original round plinths
• Fantastic colour & patination
• Superb quality
• Excellent condition
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This is a superb quality pair of antique Victorian mahogany bedside chests, circa 1860. They each have four graduated working drawers with hand dovetailed joints, mahogany drawer linings and turned mahogany knobs. The drawer linings feature quartered beading to the drawer frames (a sign of quality). Each of the drawers features a working lock and there is a working key. Each bedside chest boasts elegant chamfered moulded round cornered tops with a chamfered up-stand at the back (idea for stopping items falling down the back of the bedsides when in situ). The bedsides stand on the original good quality rounded mahogany plinths. Both chests are constructed of top quality solid mahogany timber the drawer fronts are finished with a good quality mahogany. The quality is reflected in the weight of these bedsides – they are heavy to lift! During this period, England was imported top quality timber from its colonies.
The bedsides feature a rich, yet classic,red and brown mahogany colour. They have a fantastic colour and patination this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
These chests would look superb in a variety of rooms from the living room to the bedroom. These chests would certainly grace any home and are a great investment as they are an extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
These adapted bedside chests are in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are no cup marks, ink stains or other types of marks to the tops of the bedsides. The drawers are smooth running and close flush to the frame. Each drawer features a working locks and a key. The drawers are mahogany lined and hand dovetailed, which is a sign of superb quality. These bedsides are constructed of top quality mahogany the mahogany gives a superb colour and patination. The quality is reflected in the weight of these bedsides they are heavy to lift! They are solid in joint and ready to use.
Height = 86.4cm or 34” or 2ft 10”
Width (body) =38.3cm or 15⅛” or 1ft 3⅛”
Width (plinth) =41.5cm or 16⅜” or 1ft 4⅜”
Depth (body)= 57cm or 22½” or 1ft 10½”
Depth (including knobs) = 59.5cm or 23½” or 1ft 11½”