18th century walnut lowboy


An English mid-eighteenth century walnut lowboy. George II period, ca 1750.
Excellent colour and patination.

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An English mid-18th century walnut lowboy. George II period, circa 1750.
Of excellent colour and patina.

Nb. This mid-Georgian walnut lowboy may also be referred to as a side table, dressing table, writing table, or vanity.
Raised on elegantly-drawn cabriole legs with two short drawers above one long drawer in the apron.

The top correctly quarter-veneered, and inlaid with herringbone lines throughout. Mounts and locks apparently original.

Ralph Edwards CBE FSA illustrates a similar antique walnut lowboy in The Dictionary of English Furniture, Hamlyn, London (Fourth Impression 1972) p. 542, fig. 2; ‘’Walnut Table; cabriole legs; shaped under framing, fitted with three drawers circa 1715 (Macquoid Collection)’’.

W 31.75″ (81cm)
H 28″ (71cm)
D 20″ (51cm).

Stock ref: BHA 1083