Late 17th Century William & Mary Olivewood & Holly Oyster Veneered Chest of Drawers of Elegant Proportions
Late 17th Century William & Mary Olivewood & Holly Oyster Veneered Chest of Drawers of Elegant Proportions
Late 17th Century William & Mary Olivewood & Holly Oyster Veneered Chest of Drawers of Elegant Proportions
Late 17th Century William & Mary Olivewood & Holly Oyster Veneered Chest of Drawers of Elegant Proportions

Late 17th Century William & Mary Olivewood & Holly Oyster Veneered Chest of Drawers of Elegant Proportions

c. 1690 England

Offered by Freshfords Fine Antiques

£24,500 gbp
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The rectangular top is laid with a central circular geometric pattern of cut oyster veneers bordered with inlaid Holly stringing with a heart shaped pattern to each corner and is cross-banded and has a shaped moulded edge.

Each side of the chest also laid with oysters with a broad edge banding of holly. The chest has two oak-lined graduated short over two long drawers which are again laid with olivewood oysters and fitted with brass drop handles and cast lock escutcheons. All drawers are cross banded in olivewood and are bordered by a convex olivewood moulding. The bottom of the chest has a moulded end-grain lower apron and stands on bun feet.
Excellent. Minor restorations, cleaning & waxing. The bun feet are replacements.
Dimensions
Height 80.00 cm (31.50 inches)
Width 87.00 cm (34.25 inches)
Depth 56.00 cm (22.05 inches)
Stock Code
F891
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