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.