Antique Welsh Georgian Oak Dresser Base Sideboard Potboard & Rack (Circa 1810)


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Object Description

Here is a fine example of a superb quality antique Welsh George III oak dresser, boasting a stunning oak colour, circa 1800 – 1820, in excellent original condition.

• Item: Dresser Base & Rack
• Circa: 1800 – 1820
• Period: George III
• Provenance: South Wales, UK
• Wood: Oak
• Original base & rack
• Moulded cornice with shaped frieze
• Shaped apron
• Pot board base
• Turned supports
• Three plate racks to rack
• Single plank oak top (sign of quality)
• 5 working drawers
• Original working lock, with working key, to central drawer
• Original turned handles with mother-of-pearl inlay
• Brass key escutcheon to central drawer
• All working drawers – no faux drawers
• Oak cock beaded drawer fronts
• Pine lined drawers
• Original bracket feet
• Original polish and patination
• Lovely mellow colour
• Pretty design
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy

Here is a fine example of a superb quality antique George III oak dresser, originating from South Wales, boasting a stunning mellow oak colour, circa 1800 – 1820, in excellent original condition. The dresser features an open rack, with three grooved horizontal racks that can support plates. To the top of the rack there is a lovely moulded protruding cornice, with shaped frieze. The rack rests upon the dresser base, on large strong shaped shoes. The dresser base boasts a solid single-plank oak top, (a sign of quality), below which are five fully working drawers and a pretty central arch. The drawers are pine lined, hand dovetailed, close flush to the frame and feature cock beaded fronts. The central drawer retains its original lock, with working key, and brass key escutcheon. All drawers also boast their original turned handles, with circular patterned mother-of-pearl inlay. Further below, the dresser base is raised above a pot board. The pot board features turned column supports to the front and squared supports to the rear. The dresser stands on the original bracket feet. This dresser boasts its original polish and patination, displaying a mellow golden-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 = 191.4cm or 75⅜” or 6ft 3⅜”
External Width (base) = 175cm or 68⅞” or 5ft 8⅞”
External Depth (base) = 44cm or 17⅜” or 1ft 5⅜”
Rack Height = 108cm or 42½” or 3ft 6½”
Base Height = 83.4cm or 32⅞” or 2ft 8⅞”
Top Shelf Height = 40cm or 15¾” or 1ft 3¾”
2nd Shelf Height = 31.5cm or 12½” or 1ft ½”
3rd Shelf Height = 17.5cm or 6⅞”
Height beneath 3rd Shelf = 8.5cm or 3⅜”

The price for this item is £3,450, 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.

In order to be able to offer you free delivery, it is based on a 1-man delivery only. For any large items that require 2 people to lift the item, we ask that you are available at the time of delivery to be able to give our shipper a lift off the van and into your house with the item. If you are not able to lift items yourself, we ask that you have someone on hand at the time of delivery to assist our shipper with lifting the item.

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:
For UK buyers, we accept cash on collection or delivery; cheque, credit card, BACS (free bank to bank transfer) or PayPal. Payment is requested within 5 days of the sale. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered.

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

The dresser is in excellent original condition, considering its age. 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 drawers boast their original turned handles with mother-of-pearl inlay. They also feature hand dovetail construction and cock beaded fronts. The central drawer retains its original working lock, with brass key escutcheon and working key. 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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