Antique English Georgian Sheraton Style Flame Mahogany & Satinwood Inlaid Chest of Drawers (Circa 1900)


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Object Description

This is a superb quality antique English Sheraton style flame mahogany and satinwood inlaid chest of drawers, constructed in the Edwardian period, circa 1900, in good original condition.

• Item: Chest of drawers
• Circa: 1900
• Provenance: England, UK
• Style: Sheraton
• Wood: Flame Mahogany
• Satinwood cross-banded top & drawer fronts
• Ebony and satinwood string inlay to top and drawers
• Graduated drawer configuration
• Original brass circular handles & escutcheons
• Original working lever locks (with key)
• Satinwood string & cross banded frame
• Hand dovetailed drawer construction
• Mahogany drawer linings
• Original moulded plinth
• Original backboards
• Original colour and patination
• Excellent quality
• Original condition
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 day UK returns period

This is a superb quality antique English Sheraton style flame mahogany and satinwood inlaid chest of drawers, constructed in the Edwardian period, circa 1900, in good original condition. Constructed with a rare single plank mahogany top with satinwood banding, string and ebony inlay and a thumb-moulded edge, the frame of the chest is inlaid with satinwood banding and ebony stringing, on a solid mahogany frame. Comprising a well-defined graduated drawer configuration, the drawer fronts incorporate satinwood cross banding, with satinwood and ebony string inlay, on top of stunning flame mahogany veneers. The drawers also boast their original brass circular handles, escutcheons and key escutcheons. The drawers also retain their original working lever locks (with working key). The chest is constructed of solid mahogany with mahogany hand-dovetailed drawer linings and original pine backboards. The drawers are in good working order, they are clean inside and close flush to the frame. The chest stands on its original moulded mahogany plinth. It is of extremely good quality and is made from the best materials.

The chest features a rich mahogany colour, with a wonderful grain configuration to the drawer fronts. As its 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, especially the bedroom. This chest of drawers would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.

Height = 121.5cm or 47⅞” or 3ft 11⅞”
Width = 91.8cm or 36⅛” or 3ft 0⅛”
Depth = 41cm or 16⅛” or 1ft 4⅛”

In order to make way for new stock, the price for this item has been reduced from £1,475 to £1,175, including free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*. This is a saving of £300!

Free UK Delivery*:
We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland (anywhere south of Stirling). *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland; for example, the Isle of Man, Isle of White and Channel Islands. If you live in one of the areas where we do not offer free delivery, please contact us for a delivery quote before purchasing the item. Delivery will be made by our specialised antique furniture delivery service, or in some cases we will use a courier service for distant deliveries.

Delivery times are usually 1-4 weeks depending on location; we aim to deliver the majority of items within 2 weeks. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you.

Once you have purchased an item, we will contact you by email and/or telephone and provide you with a provisional delivery date, in order for you to confirm if it is suitable for you. Once you have confirmed you can accept delivery on the provisional delivery date, we will book the delivery in with our shippers and it then becomes a confirmed delivery date.

We will also provide you with our shippers’ contact details, in case you need to contact the driver on the day of delivery. It’s helpful if you can provide us with both the landline and mobile telephone number, in case the driver cannot reach you on one of the numbers on the day of delivery, they can contact you on your alternative number.

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Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you (we do not charge a return fee / collection fee). You will be given a full refund as long as the item is returned in the same condition. We will collect returns using our own specialist furniture delivery company. We will not accept returns via a courier service (due to experience of damaged items in transit). This refund policy only applies to deliveries to the UK.

UK Buyer Payment:
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International Buyers:
If you live outside the UK and you would like to purchase this item, please contact us before purchasing it, so that we can obtain an accurate shipping quote and delivery lead-time. The shipping quote provided is a global estimate only. The actual shipping cost will vary by country and postcode. Due to the distances and costs involved with shipping outside the UK, a returns policy is therefore not available for international buyers. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. We request payment by bank transfer (we do not accept payment via PayPal, credit or debit cards for international purchases). Payment is requested within 10 days of the purchase. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered to our shippers. The advertised price of the item does not include the shipping cost, sales tax, import duty or custom fees.

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About the Seller:
This item is being sold by Yola Gray Antiques who is an accredited member of LAPADA (the UK’s largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers) and CINOA. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.

Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.

Please visit the Yola Gray website at for further items and information.

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Object Condition

This chest is in good original condition having been cleaned and polished in our workshop. There are nominal old use marks to the top, corners and leading edges and inside of drawers but nothing significant considering the age of the item (please see photos). The chest features the original brass circular handles, escutcheons and key escutcheons. The hand dovetailed drawers, which retain their original working lever locks (with working key), close flush to the frame. The chest benefits from a rich mahogany colour, with a wonderful flame mahogany grain configuration. The chest stands on its original moulded plinth and retains the original pine backboards. The chest is of extremely good quality and is made from the best materials.

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Organsdale Farm
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