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SA604611

A Fine 18th Century English Oak Raised Chest Of Drawers.

Price

£3,250 | $4,327 USD | €3,682 EUR
Item Number: SA604611
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: The Gentleman's Library
This antique has been viewed 13 times in the past month with the most views from the United Kingdom.

Description

A fine 18th Century oak raised chest of drawers with excellent proportions, authentic fittings and a warm, rich patina that would suit any elegant town or country home. The piece has 9 useful sized drawers and is of modest proportions suited to modern or traditional homes.
The top has a simple, but elegant and beautifully-proportioned cornice over two high drawers over three single drawers of slightly increased height from top to bottom adding to the sense of proportion, elegance and design of this piece. The top lifts for transport and is seated in a corniced setting on the top of the base. The sides of the top comprises a short two panel fielded panel above a longer drop two fielded panel in conformity with the drawers to front.
The base has two long and short bijouterie or jewellery drawers over one each side offeset narrower and deeper drawers all within a fretwork and moulded designed panel to front. The waisted legs are swept elegantly to four lions paw wooden feet. The sides of the base comprise a single fielded panel in conformity with the two drawers.
All of the drawers have single traditional brass swan-necked dropped handles and these are complete, authentic and add to the generally pleasing composure of the front of the piece.
The chest stands 178 cm high (70 inches) x 98cm wide (39 inches) x 50 cm depth (20 inches).
A fabulous medium-sized chest of drawers which has recently been removed from a Cotswolds country house before coming to market in the last year.
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Internal Ref: Furniture 002



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 178 cm (70.1")
Width = 98 cm (38.6")
Depth = 50 cm (19.7")


Seller Details

The Gentleman's Library
Derbyshire
United Kingdom
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