c18th george iii chippendale period mahogany chestonchest or tallboy of excellent quality

C18th George III Chippendale period mahogany chest-on-chest or tall-boy of excellent quality.



Item Ref

ML 184


C18th George III Chippendale period mahogany chest-on-chest or tall-boy of excellent quality.
Fine Northern Counties mahogany tall-boy in fine original condition with some outstanding and unusual features. The stepped and moulded cornice with a dentil moulding above a finely carved frieze of 'Chinese Chippendale' open fret-work . The corners of the upper chest with reeded quarter columns finished with brass caps . All the mahogany veneered drawer-fronts with 'book-matched' figured timber . The cock-beaded drawers all with quality oak linings , the bases with blue 'sugar-paper' lined bottoms .
All drawers fitted with the original brass 'swan-neck' handles , brass escutcheons and working iron locks and supplied with 2 original steel keys of 'bow-type' loop handle form .
The whole raised on original substantial bracket feet , the front of which have unusual carved open frets . The upper section with a boarded flat top. The reverse with all original back-boards ,with taped joins and a light pinkish-red wash in the tradition of the Chippendale workshops .
In excellent original condition throughout with a good rich patination and colour .
Has been cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
H 72"
W (extreme) 47"
D 22.5"
England c .1760
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 184


Height = 183 cm (72")
Width = 120 cm (47")
Depth = 58 cm (23")

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