• Circa: 1940
• Style: Georgian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Figured mahogany
• Protruding cornice
• Cross-banded top
• Bow front design
• 6 graduated figured drawers
• Cock-beaded & dovetailed drawers
• Working locks & key
• Brass drop ring handles & escutcheons
• Splayed plinth
• Bracket feet
• Lovely colour & patination
• Completely original
• Good condition
• Ideal for clothes storage
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is a good quality Regency style figured mahogany bow fronted tallboy chest of drawers, with lovely proportions, circa 1940, in original condition. Constructed in the style of the Regency period, which was 1810 – 1820, it boasts classic Regency detailing from the elegant brass studded drop ring handles and escutcheons to the splayed plinth. The tallboy features a protruding moulded cornice, with a mahogany cross-banded top, above six graduated six-drawers with a bow front design. Lovely figured mahogany mirror matched veneers are visible on the drawer fronts, finished with cock-beading around the drawer fronts, displays a touch of sophistication to this piece. The drawers retain their original brass studded drop ring handles and escutcheons, and the oak linings are constructed with dovetailed joints. Each of the drawers also retains their original working locks, with a key. The chest also features its original oak backboards and the whole of the chest stands on a splayed plinth and bracket feet. This is an ideal item for the bedroom or landing as it provides significant storage space for clothes.
The chest boasts a rich 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.
Height = 118.3cm or 46⅝” or 3ft 10⅝”
Width = 43.2cm or 17” or 1ft 5”
Depth = 42.3cm or 16⅝” or 1ft 4⅝”
The tallboy 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 drop ring handles and escutcheons, and close flush to the frame. The chest also stands on its original splayed plinth, bracket feet and incorporates its original backboards. This chest boasts its original polish, which ensures a lovely colour to the figured mahogany. The chest is well constructed, solid in joint, does not wobble and is ready to be used.
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Ref. Chest of Drawers 45