georgian fruitwood chest of drawers with liftup top

Georgian Fruitwood Chest of Drawers with Lift-up Top


| $5,859 USD | €4,985 EUR

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Chest of Drawers 6312


A superb collector's piece of unique design. Chest with lift-up top and two rows of working drawers below.
Front shows two rows of false drawer fronts with two rows of working drawers below.
Very good patina and lovely warm mellow faded colour. Beautiful patterning in the grain.
Drawers (and dummy drawer fronts) with cock-beading and with decorative border of chequered inlay in three country woods. Original gilt brass swan neck handles and keyhole escutcheons. Standing on original ogee bracket feet.
Panelled sides, and four panelled back (a sign of quality, commissioned for a wealthy client at the time). In fruitwood, which is always rare as fruit trees rarely grew big enough to make a substantial piece of furniture (and all the boards would have to come from the same tree for them to match).
From Lancashire region, circa 1730 to 1750.
30.5 inches high, 37.25 inches wide, 19.5 inches deep (77.5 cm high, 94.5 cm wide, 49.5 cm deep)
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Internal Ref: Chest of Drawers 6312


Height = 77 cm (31")
Width = 94 cm (37")
Depth = 49 cm (19")

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