late c18th george iii sheraton period mahogany serpentine chest of drawers

Late C18th George III Sheraton period mahogany serpentine chest of drawers .


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Item Ref

ML 229


Late C18th George III Sheraton period mahogany serpentine chest of drawers.
Shapely serpentine front chest of four graduated long drawers fitted with original brass ‘swan-neck’ handles , each with cross-banded edges with a boxwood line inlay and ‘cock-beading’ .The sides with reeded columnar upright supports and rounded top corners . The top drawer fitted with original divisions or partitions.
All drawers having quality oak linings and fitted with original brass escutcheons and locks (no keys present) .
Raised on original elegant turned and tapering feet below a reeded moulding. The verso with original panelled back-boards retaining their original ‘red-wash’ finish.
In excellent original condition with a good mellow colour and patina. The top having some historic marks and scratches commensurate with age , use and purpose. Minor shrinkage crack to right-hand side side of top.
A stylish and capacious Georgian period chest of drawers of practical scale and proportions.
H 40”
W 46”
D 21”
England c.1790
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 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 229


Height = 100 cm (40")
Width = 115 cm (45")
Depth = 53 cm (21")

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