Antique English Small Georgian Style Edwardian Burr Walnut Bachelors Chest of Drawers & Writing Table Desk (Circa 1910). Here is a fine quality English Georgian style burr walnut inlaid chest of drawers, with a folding top to convert into a writing desk, with small proportions, constructed during the Edwardian period, circa 1910 - 1920, in good original condition.
Item: Small chest of drawers. Constructed in the late Edwardian period.
Twin pull out slides to support top. Converts into a small writing table.
Newly lined green baize interior. Four graduated oak lined drawers. Georgian style swan neck handles.
Working lock and & key. Lovely patination & original colour. Here is a fine quality English Georgian style burr walnut inlaid chest of drawers, with a folding top to convert into a writing desk, with small proportions, constructed during the late Edwardian period, circa 1910 - 1920, in good original condition.
The hinged top is decorated with stunning burr walnut veneers, encased within a fine satinwood inlaid herringbone and cross-banded perimeter. The top folds over, with the support of the twin pull-out stops below, to convert into a small writing desk. The interior of the desk has been newly lined with traditional top-quality cotton green baize. Therefore, the baize is in excellent clean condition. The chest incorporates four cushion-fronted graduating drawers, decorated with further satinwood herringbone inlay and Georgian style brass swan neck handles and open back plates.
The drawers are constructed of solid oak and the drawer linings are dovetailed. The drawers retain the original working lever locks, with a working key.
The drawers are in good working order; they are clean inside and close flush to the frame. The chest is decorated with reeded canted corners and boast decorative cross-banding to the sides. The chest stands on traditional Georgian style bracket feet. The chest features a rich burr walnut colour, with a wonderful grain configuration to the front and sides.
As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This item would look superb in a variety of rooms, especially the bedroom. This chest of drawers would certainly grace any home. So, dont miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This chest is in good condition having been cleaned and being traditionally French polished by hand to a professional standard in our workshop. There are nominal old use marks to the top, corners and leading edges and inside of drawers, but nothing significant considering the age of the item (please see photos of top of chest).
The fold over top retains the original brass hinges, which are in excellent condition. The herringbone inlay is intact. The drawers retain the original Georgian style brass swan neck handles and key escutcheons.
The dovetailed drawers are oak lined and close flush to the frame. The chest stands on its original bracket feet. The chest is of extremely good quality. Dimensions: External Height = 73.4cm or 28 or 2ft 4 External Width = 61.6cm or 24¼ or 2ft 0¼ External Depth = 37.3cm or 14 or 1ft 2.Desk Writing Height = 70.8cm or 27 or 2ft 3. Desk Writing Width = 61.6cm or 24¼ or 2ft 0¼. Desk Writing Depth = 74cm or 29 or 2ft 5. Desk Knee Height = 67.8cm or 26 or 2ft 2. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit; therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you.
CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield. The item "Antique Georgian Style Edwardian Burr Walnut Bachelors Chest of Drawers & Desk" is in sale since Wednesday, January 6, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Chests of Drawers\Edwardian (1901-1910)". The seller is "yolandagrayantiques" and is located in Tarporley, Cheshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.