18th Century English George III Chest on Chest in Oak with Pull Out Secretary

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A very handsome early Georgian highboy or chest on chest with dentil moulded cornice above Greek-key moulding, with three drawers over six graduated drawers with original brass escutcheon plates and swan-neck bail handles. The bottom drawer of top opens to a stand up pull-out fall front secretary with drawers and various compartments for letters and valuables with banded marquetry inlays. Chest is supported on carved ogee-bracket feet. England, circa 1780.
Measure: 44 1/2" wide x 21" deep x 75" high
Stand up writing surface is 40 " from the floor.

Details

  • Period
    Late 18th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Cast   Brass
    Hand-Carved   Oak
    Inlay   Pine
  • Condition
    Good. Chest in an an antique Manor House condition, drawers and mechanical function work well, some repairs, not over restored. Original wax finish with a beautiful patina.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    75 in. H x 44 in. W x 21 in. D
    190 cm H x 112 cm W x 53 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU98819760541
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2013

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in Miami, FL

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