A Regency oak chest
A Regency oak chest
A Regency oak chest
A Regency oak chest
A Regency oak chest

A Regency oak chest

c. 1811 England

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A Regency oak and ebony lined chest designed by William Atkinson and made by George Bullock, the moulded rectangular top with ebony lines and quatrefoils to the corners above two short and three long drawers with later handles, flanked by ebony lined uprights headed by shields, on ebonised feet.
William Atkinson was a pupil of James Wyatt and re-modelled Scone Palace for the 4th Earl of Mansfield between 1808-1821. The Scone Palace Family Archive has a hand drawn design by Atkinson for 'Drawers for a Bedroom' by Atkinson which corresponds to this chest. It is known that George Bullock made furniture from designs by Atkinson for the Earl of Mansfield at Scone with similar us of ebony inlay. See Christies Scone Palace & Blairquhan sale 24 May 2007 lot 402 for the pair to this chest and lots 400,401 & 405 for similar furniture.

Other Atkinson commissions include; Portland Place and Kenwood House for the Earl of Mansfield, Abbotsford for Sir Walter Scott (also containing Bullock furniture) and Lismore castle for the Duke of Devonshire.
Height 96.00 cm (37.80 inches)
Width 112.00 cm (44.09 inches)
Depth 55.00 cm (21.65 inches)
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