Antique Welsh Carmarthenshire Georgian Oak Dresser Base Sideboard Potboard & Rack (Circa 1790)


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Object Description

This is a good quality antique Welsh George III oak pot-board dresser, boasting a lovely mellow oak colour, originating from Carmarthenshire, circa 1780 – 1800, in excellent condition.

• Item: Dresser Base & Rack
• Circa: 1780 – 1800
• Period: George III
• Provenance: Carmarthenshire, South Wales, UK
• Wood: Oak
• Original base & rack
• Moulded cornice with straight frieze
• Triple domed cock-beaded apron
• Pot board base
• Chamfered block legs
• Three plate racks to rack
• 3 working drawers
• Old replacement brass swan-neck handles
• Pine lined drawers
• Original bock feet
• Original polish and patination
• Lovely mellow colour
• Pretty / light design
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy

This is a good quality antique Welsh George III oak pot-board dresser, boasting a lovely mellow oak colour, originating from Carmarthenshire, circa 1780 – 1800, in excellent condition. The dresser comprises an open rack, with three grooved horizontal racks that can support plates, along with banded strips to provide additional plate support to the top two shelves. To the top of the rack there is a lovely moulded protruding cornice, with a straight frieze. The rack rests upon the dresser base, on large strong shaped shoes. The dresser base boasts a solid oak top, below which are three working drawers. The drawers are pine lined, hand-dovetailed and close flush to the frame. The drawer fronts feature old replacement good quality solid brass handles and & backplates.

Further below, the dresser base is decorated with an elegant triple domed cock-beaded apron, supported by pretty chamfered block legs with a useful pot-board below. The dresser legs terminate on their original block feet. This dresser boasts its original polish and patination, displaying a mellow brown oak colour, which has been created from 200 years of care.

This dresser is an excellent investment and would look superb in a variety of rooms from the kitchen, hall way or the living room. This dresser base would certainly grace any home. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.

External Height = 182.7cm or 72” or 6ft
Rack Height = 100.6cm or 39½” or 3ft 3½”
Rack Width = 147.1cm or 58” or 4ft 10”
Rack Depth = 21cm or 8¼”
Top Shelf Height (at front) = 25.5cm at front or 10”
Top Shelf Height (at back) = 35.5cm at back or 14” or 1ft 2”
Top Shelf Width = 133cm or 52⅜” or 4ft 4⅜
Top Shelf Depth = 14cm or 5½”
Middle Shelf Height = 37.2cm or 14⅝” or 1ft 2⅝”
Middle Shelf Width = 133cm or 52⅜” or 4ft 4⅜”
Middle Shelf Depth = 13.5cm or 5⅜”
Bottom Shelf Height = 20.7cm or 8⅛”
Bottom Shelf Width = 133cm or 52⅜” or 4ft 4⅜”
Bottom Shelf Depth = 5.6cm or 2⅛”
Base Height = 78.7cm or 31” or 2ft 7”
Base Width = 145.3cm or 57¼” or 4ft 9¼”
Base Depth = 48cm or 18⅞” or 1ft 6⅞”

The price for this item is £1,795, which includes free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland* and free 14-day returns.

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 good quality antique Welsh George III oak pot-board dresser, boasting a lovely mellow oak colour, originating from Carmarthenshire, circa 1780 – 1800. The dresser is in excellent original overall condition, considering its age. The dresser has been cleaned and wax-polished in our workshop to a professional standard. The base and rack are original to each other and are not a marriage. Nominal old use marks to the top of the dresser and leading edges, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The drawer fronts feature old replacement good quality solid brass handles and & backplates. All drawers and doors are in good working condition. The drawer linings, pot board and feet are all original. The dresser boasts the original polish; therefore, it has a fantastic depth of colour and patination displaying a lovely mellow golden-brown oak colour. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.

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