mid c18th george ii period mahogany chest of drawers of exceptional colour and originality

Mid C18th George II period mahogany chest of drawers of exceptional colour and originality.



Item Ref

ML 1710


Mid C18th George II period mahogany chest of drawers of exceptional colour and originality.
Fine example of a mid Georgian period chest of 4 long drawers having a wonderful rich colour and patina. Raised on original exaggerated ogee section shaped bracket feet, with canted and reeded corners . The twin plank construction solid mahogany top of well-figured timber with a glowing gently faded patination.
The oak-lined graduated and 'cock-beaded' 4 long drawers all fitted with the original brass 'swan-neck' handles and cast brass key escutcheons.
Original pine backboards .
A well-proportioned chest of neat scale ,width and attractive low height in excellent original condition.
Minor historic repairs and marks commensurate with age,use and purpose.
Minor shrinkage cracks the the grain of the sides.
Northern Counties of England , probably Lancashire.
H 32"
W (extreme) 38"
W (carcass) 36"
D 19.5"
England c. 1750
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1710


Height = 81 cm (32")
Width = 97 cm (38")
Depth = 50 cm (20")

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