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Mid C18th Early George III Chippendale Period Mahogany Chest Of Drawers.

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: M Lees and Sons

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Mid C18th early George III Chippendale period mahogany chest of drawers.
Two short and three long graduated drawers with oak linings and ‘cock-beaded’ edges , all fitted with original pierced brass back-plate handles and escutcheons of Chippendale design . The brass-ware remaining unpolished and retaining traces of it’s original gilt lacquer finish . The drawers also retaining original locks , though key is lacking .
The canted cut-corner rectangular top with cleated edges of broad-banded form . The corresponding canted corners of the chest with reeded detail architectural uprights above a base moulding , the whole raised on shaped scrolling ogee-section bracket type feet.
A superb quality mid-Georgian period mahogany chest of drawers in excellent untouched original condition. The well chosen high-quality tightly-grained Cuban mahogany with a rich colour , glowing patina and original surface .
This mahogany chest bears all the design features and qualities associated with production in the Northern counties of England , and indeed also bears an historic paper label stating it was bought in 1939 from a house in Kendal , Cumbria, where it had resided for 100 years .
A fine Georgian chest-of-drawers of practical and desirable compact proportions in connoisseur’s condition.
H 31”
W 36”
D 18”
England c1760
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 207


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


Height = 78 cm (30.7")
Width = 90 cm (35.4")
Depth = 45 cm (17.7")

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M Lees and Sons
Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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