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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
The chest has angular brass drop handles and is raised on ebonised paw feet.
An exquisite marble top serves as the proverbial cherry to this masterpiece, accentuating the majestic aura surrounding this magnificent item.
This delicious piece of craftsmanship could serve any purpose, from the focal point of an antiques collection to a remarkable addition to any room in your home.
Excellent and has been well cared for - please refer to photographs.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 151 x Width 95 x Depth 44
Dimensions in inches:
Height 59.4 x Width 37.4 x Depth 17.3
Thomas Sheraton - 18th century furniture designer, once characterized mahogany as "best suited to furniture where strength is demanded as well as a wood that works up easily, has a beautiful figure and polishes so well that it is an ornament to any room in which it may be placed." Matching his words to his work, Sheraton designed much mahogany furniture. The qualities that impressed Sheraton are particularly evident in a distinctive pattern of wood called "flame mahogany."
The flame figure in the wood is revealed by slicing through the face of the branch at the point where it joins another element of the tree.
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