Antique English Georgian Style Burr Walnut Inlaid Tallboy / Chest on Chest of Drawers (Circa 1910). This is a superb quality English George I style burr walnut chest on chest, of small proportions, with stunning inlaid veneer work, which has been constructed in the Edwardian period, circa 1910, in good original condition. Item: Chest on Chest / Tallboy. Wood: Burr Walnut & Satinwood. 2 over 3 design to top section.
Hand dovetailed oak lined drawers. Feather banded, cross banded & moulded drawer fronts. Original brass handles & fretwork escutcheons. Concave demi-lune niche with inlaid sunburst.
Original working locks (with key). The chest on chest boasts stunning grain configuration and colour to the figured walnut on the drawer fronts and sides of the chest. Constructed during the Edwardian period, it comprises a protruding moulded cornice above a two-over-three drawer design to the top. The chest consists of two halves. The drawers feature the original brass swan neck handles and shaped brass fretwork escutcheons, with the original working lever locks and working key.
Furthermore, the drawers are oak lined and hand dovetailed. The drawer fronts exhibit moulded edges, with walnut cross banding, as well as fine feather banding. The top section of the chest boasts elegant canted reeded corners. The top section terminates at the base of the intersection between the two chests, where a further horizontal moulding separates the two chests.
The top chest is smaller than the base chest, which consists of a brushing slide, above three drawers. The bottom-most drawer boasts a concave demi-lune niche, which displays walnut & satinwood inlay in the shape of a sunburst. Therefore, the piece is very decorative and features lovely proportions. The whole piece is also designed with smaller proportions, so it is likely to fit in more rooms.
The sides of the chests are also constructed from walnut. The chest also features its original pine backboards and whole of the chest stands on its original bracket feet. The top and bottom are completely original. This is an ideal item for the bedroom or landing for storing clothes. The chest boasts a mellow honey-brown colour.
As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from bedroom to the landing; it is very useful as there are so many drawers for storage. This item would certainly grace any home.
So, dont miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture. The chest is in good original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. All eight drawers feature the original brass swan neck handles, fretwork escutcheons and close flush to the frame.
The drawers retain their original working lever locks and there is a working key. All the veneer and inlay is present and in good condition.
The chest also stands on its original bracket feet and retains its original backboards. This chest boasts its original polish, which ensures a fantastic colour. It is solid in joint, does not wobble and is ready to be used.
External Height = 171.2cm or 67 or 5ft 7 Top Height = 84.1cm or 33 or 2ft 9. Top Width (cornice) = 80.9cm or 31 or 2ft 7. Top Depth (cornice) = 49.4cm or 19½ or 1ft 7½. Base Height = 87.8cm or 34½ or 2ft 10½.
Base Width (feet) = 80.1cm or 31½ or 2ft 7½. Base Depth (feet) = 49cm or 19¼ or 1ft 7¼.
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Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield. The item "Antique English Georgian Style Burr Walnut Inlaid Tallboy Chest of Drawers" is in sale since Friday, April 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Chests of Drawers\Edwardian (1901-1910)". The seller is "yolandagrayantiques" and is located in Tarporley, Cheshire.
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