Antique English Victorian Four Door Flame Mahogany Sideboard Chiffonier Server (Circa 1860)

GBP 1,950.00

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Object Description

This is a stunning exhibition quality antique Victorian flame mahogany four-door chiffonier sideboard, with a breakfront design, circa 1860, in excellent original condition.

• Item: Sideboard
• Circa: 1860
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Flame Mahogany
• Width: 5ft 6⅛”
• Breakfront design
• Carved scroll corbels
• Four moulded flame mahogany arched door panels
• Central external drawer with oval panelled front & moulded frieze handle
• Original working door locks & keys to left-hand, centre-right & right-hand doors
• Original sliding bolt latches to centre-left door
• Three internal drawers
• Large locking drawer (with working key) to right-hand cupboard
• Original brass swan neck handle on circular backplates to large internal drawer
• Two sliding trays to left-hand cupboard
• Internal shelf to breakfront section
• Original pine backboards
• Original chamfered plinth
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy

This is a stunning exhibition quality antique Victorian flame mahogany four-door chiffonier sideboard, with a breakfront design, circa 1860, in excellent original condition. The sideboard comprises a straight-edged breakfront top with a moulded underside, above a breakfront base. The sideboard boasts scroll shape carved corbels to the top corners of the left- and right-hand cupboards. Between the central cupboards, at the top, is a single, central drawer with an oval flame mahogany moulded panel front, and a moulded frieze handle along the bottom. The drawer is mahogany lined, with hand dovetail construction and boasts a quarter beaded interior (a sign of quality). Below, are four flame mahogany moulded arch panelled cupboards doors. The left-hand, centre-right and right-hand doors all retain their original working locks, with one key which operates the left-hand and right-hand doors, and another key which operates the centre-right door. The centre-left door retains its original brass sliding bolt latches. The doors open to reveal cupboards, with the left-hand cupboard comprising a single drawer, above two pull-out sliding trays. To the central cupboard is a single, central shelf. The right-hand cupboard includes a single drawer to the top, above a shelf, and a large locking drawer further below. The drawer retains its original working lock, with working key, as well as the original brass swan neck handle on circular backplates. The chiffonier stands on a lovely protruding chamfered plinth, with the back of the chiffonier retaining its original pine backboards. This sideboard is certainly an example of exhibition-quality piece, with a high standard of construction. This is a single piece item and does not dismantle.

The sideboard boasts a rich mahogany colour. As it 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.

The sideboard would look superb in any hallway or dining room. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.

Height = 90.8cm or 35¾” or 2ft 11¾”
Width = 167.9cm or 66⅛” or 5ft 6⅛”
Depth = 55.4cm or 21⅞” or 1ft 9⅞”

The price for this item is £1,950 including free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*.

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.

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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 is a stunning exhibition quality antique Victorian flame mahogany four-door chiffonier sideboard, with a breakfront design, circa 1860, in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The sideboard has been cleaned and French polished by hand, to a professional standard, in our workshop. Therefore, the colour and patination of mahogany is of an excellent standard. There are no stains or watermarks to the top. The drawer and doors close flush to the frame; they are not warped and there are no splits to the door panels. The drawers are mahogany lined and feature dovetail construction; the central external drawer also boasts a quarter beaded interior (a sign of quality), as well as an oval moulded flame mahogany panel. The left-hand, centre-right & right-hand doors retain their original working locks (with working keys) and the centre-left door retains the original brass sliding bolt latches. The large drawer to the right-hand cupboard also retains the original working lock, with working key, and original brass swan neck handle on circular backplates. The carcass is solid in joint with no loose movements and there is no missing veneer. The chiffonier stands on its original block plinth. This is a single piece item and does not dismantle. This item is solid in joint and is ready to be used.

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