Small George I burr walnut caddy top chest

£4,450.00

Small George I burr walnut caddy top chest

W: 2’ (61 cm)
D: 19 1/4’’ (49 cm)
H: 29 1/2’’ (75 cm)

BHA 1215


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Description

A George I period burr walnut chest of rare small proportions.

This rare English early 18th century caddy-top chest retains good rich colour and patina.

Four graduated cockbeaded, oak-lined working drawers. Brasses original.
In excellent condition throughout.

Literature:

Ralph Edwards CBE FSA, Shorter Dictionary of English Furniture, Hamlyn (Fourth edition 1972) ills. on pp. 204-205.

Herbert Cescinsky, English Furniture Of The Eighteenth Century, George Routledge & Sons (1911) vol. I, p.157, fig.172 & p.161, fig.176.

Nb. There are very few surviving examples of walnut chests from ca 1720 with these small proportions.