18th century red walnut bow front chest

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18th century red walnut bow front chest

£2,250.00

A small 18th Century Red Walnut bow front Chest Of Drawers. ONLY 2'8″ WIDE

Height: 31″
Width: 2' 8″
Depth: 17″
Ca.: 1760

Description

Antique 18th century red walnut bow front chest of drawers. ca 1760.

A small size – 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.

In red walnut and oak lined, in original condition with good, rich colour.

Raised on 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.

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