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george iii walnut chest on chest with sunburst inlay
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SA397033

George III walnut chest on chest with sunburst inlay

Price

£3,650 | $4,860 USD | €4,136 EUR
Item Number: SA397033
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: in stock
Seller: Hingstons of Wilton (on Sellingantiques since 11 March 2010)

Description

Here we have this walnut chest on chest with the drawers cross-banded to the edge, and the bottom drawer with an inlaid sunburst.
The chest on chest (also commonly known as a tall-boy) made in 2 parts.
The top section with the desirable feature of fluted canted corners and fitted 3 drawers across the top and then 3 graduated drawers below.
This chest on chest would have been made in a country workshop where it was†common to have the fronts finished in walnut and the rest of the carcass in oak.
These would have been commissioned by a wealthy farmer or businessman who had seen similar made in London and then asked the local cabinetmaker to make one that looked similar.
108cms wide (42 1/2ins)
56cms deep (22ins)
186cms high (73ins)

Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.

Dimensions

Height = 186 cm (73")
Width = 108 cm (43")
Depth = 56 cm (22")

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Hingstons of Wilton

The Old Bell House
2 Shaftesbury Road
Wilton
Salisbury
Wiltshire
England
SP2 0DR
United Kingdom
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