Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest
Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest
Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest
Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest
Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest
Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest
Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest
Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest
Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest
Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest

Period of GEORGE HEPPLEWHITE (c.1727-1786)

Fine Early George III Mahogany Bachelor's Chest

c. 1770 England

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A fine George III period chest-of-drawers, or 'Bachelor's Chest', of particularly sought-after small proportions.

English, c. 1770

The moulded and crossbanded top over the green baize-lined brushing slide, above the four graduated oak lined cockbeaded drawers, largely retaining the original formerly gilt brass swan-neck handles and locks, raised on four original shaped bracket feet. Veneered in well-figured mahogany. The chest is closely related to a George Hepplewhite's design, illustrated in his 'The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide', 1788, pl. 75.

Remarkably original condition, outstanding mellow honey colour, striking grain and gentle patina; minor historic repairs (a fraction of one leg is replaced), minor splits to the sides, the lower drawer has period replacement handles.

For a similar example see Christie's, Important English Furniture, 15 April 1999, lot 115.

Dimensions
Height: 34.25 in / 87 cm
Width: 30 in / 76 cm (across side boards); 31.25 in / 79 cm (across feet)
Depth: 18 in / 46 cm
Remarkably original condition, outstanding mellow honey colour, striking grain and gentle patina; minor historic repairs (a fraction of one leg is replaced), minor splits to the sides, the lower drawer has period replacement handles.
Private collection, Yorkshire.
Christie's, Important English Furniture, 15 April 1999, lot 115.
Dimensions
Height 34.25 inch (86.99 cm)
Width 30.00 inch (76.20 cm)
Depth 18.00 inch (45.72 cm)
External Width 31.25 inch (79.37 cm)
Medium
Figured Mahogany
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