Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style
Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style
Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style
Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style
Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style
Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style
Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style
Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style
Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style
Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style
Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style

DRUCE & CO. (1800-1900)

Late 19th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style

1900 England

Offered by LVS Decorative Arts Ltd.

£1,450 gbp
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An elegant late 19th/early 20th century mahogany chest of drawers in the Hepplewhite style by Druce & Co, London.

This chest of drawers consists of a mahogany veneered top with boxwood and mahogany stringing with mahogany crossbanding and outer boxwood stringing.

This leads down to a brushing slide with drop handles leading down to four graduated drawers.

The drawer fronts consist of fine quality mahogany veneers with boxwood and mahogany stringing with an outer boxwood stringing and all having brass handles and escutcheons, one drawer retaining the original brass makers plaque 'Druce & Co. Baker St, Portman Square, LONDON'.

The sides consist of fine quality mahogany veneers with boxwood and mahogany stringing, below the drawers and to the sides is a shaped frieze typical of Hepplewhite design.

The chest is supported by four elegant splay feet.

Druce & Co were a company of upholsterers, cabinetmakers and secondhand furniture retailers being based in a premises in Baker Street, London established in the 1850's by Thomas Charles Druce and later taken over by his son until 1913, the company continuing throughout the Wars but suffering extensive damage by bombing in 1940. 

This chest of drawers is in excellent condition, is of stable construction and can go straight into a home.
Excellent for age
Dimensions
Height 85.00 cm (33.46 inches)
Width 86.50 cm (34.06 inches)
Depth 45.00 cm (17.72 inches)
Stock Code
LVS881
Medium
mahogany, boxwood
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