Small 18th century walnut bow front chest

A small 18th century red walnut bow-front chest of drawers. ONLY 2’8″ W.

Height: 31″
Width: 2′ 8″
Depth: 17″

Ca 1760

BHA 894


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18th century ”red” walnut bow front chest of drawers, circa 1760.
Right on the cusp of the late George II / early George III period.
This is a small sized antique chest – ONLY 2’8” wide.

The top with a moulded edge. Containing four long, cock-beaded drawers with the original elaborate pierced foliate gilt-lacquered guilloche brass rococo handles and escutcheons with ho-ho bird crestings.

Oak-lined, in original condition with good, rich colour.
Raised on its original conforming shaped bracket feet.

For similar mounts see a commode illustrated in M. Jourdain & F. Rose, ‘English Furniture, The Georgian Period, 1750-1830’ London (1953) pl. 108.
See related mounts on a George III commode, lot 106, from the Samuel Messer Collection sold at Christies, December 5th, 1991.