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Miniature Salesman's Sample Victorian Chest of Drawers, American

$785

About

This late 19th century miniature 5-drawer dresser was likely used as a salesman sample by an itinerant sales person who traveled the countryside promoting his articles, usually by seeking out merchants to take orders based on this miniature chest, or by leaving it on display in a merchant's establishment to take orders from that merchant's customers. This American chest has raised and fluted side panels with lined and recessed drawer fronts and the original wood pulls. The drawer linings are pine and are tongue and grooved. The top backsplash is hand carved with a scroll button applied to each side and it "loosley" fits into the rabbit groove to each side. The rear panels are the same pine as used on the drawer interiors. A full width pine panel is installed in rabbited grooves to each side which separates each drawer, top to bottom. Overall nice original walnut surface. Dimensions: 9" wide x 13 1/2" high x 4" deep.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 13.5 in. (34.29 cm)Width: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Depth: 4 in. (10.16 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Incline Village, NV
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU973221494432

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  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Incline Village, NV
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Incline Village, NV
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