A superb quality antique shaped front walnut chest of drawers standing on cabriole feet, Queen Anne Style.
English, Circa 1900.
The construction of this chest of drawers has been closely matched to an 18th Century example with fine attention to detail. An excellent choice of walnut veneers, quality English oak for the liners and twin pin brass locks.
The finely figured book-match veneered walnut rectangular top enclosed by a cross-banded border and end-grain thumb-moulded edge, over four graduated serpentine shaped and block fronted walnut drawers fitted with pierced brass drop handles and escutcheons plates. Each drawer having hand-cut dovetails and solid oak front to back liners with twin pin locks.
Raised on cabriole legs with carved shell to the knee and shaped ears finishing on a pad foot.
Offered in excellent condition having been carefully restored using traditional methods, this chest of drawers has achieved a beautiful colour over the years.
Note the very rare shape and excellent colour.
Width 31 inches – 79cm
Height 34 1/4 inches – 87cm
Depth 18 1/2 inches – 47cm