Here is a fine quality English Georgian style burr walnut chest of drawers, with a folding top to convert into a writing desk, with small proportions, circa 1970, in excellent original condition. Twin pull out slides to support top. Converts into a small writing table. Georgian style swan neck handles. Lovely patination & original colour.The hinged top is decorated with stunning burr walnut quarter veneers. The top folds over, with the support of the twin pull-out stops below, to convert into a small writing desk. The chest incorporates four graduating drawers, decorated with fine cock-beading and Georgian style brass swan neck handles and back plates. The drawers are dovetailed with mahogany drawer linings.
The drawers are in good working order; they are clean inside and close flush to the frame. The base of the chest is moulded with central drop frieze and stands on 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 excellent condition having been cleaned and polished 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 drawers retain the original Georgian style brass swan neck handles and key escutcheons. The dovetailed drawers are mahogany lined and close flush to the frame.
The chest benefits from a lovely warm burr walnut colour and patination, with a wonderful grain configuration. The chest stands on its original bracket feet. The chest is of extremely good quality. External Height = 79.8cm or 31 or 2ft 7 External Width = 60cm or 23 or 1ft 11 External Depth = 35cm or 13¾ or 1ft 1¾.
Desk Writing Height = 77.5cm or 30½ or 2ft 6½. Desk Writing Width = 59cm or 23¼ or 1ft 11¼. Desk Writing Depth = 70.2cm or 27 or 2ft 3.
Desk Knee Height = 66.4cm or 26 or 2ft 2. The price does not include the chair (the chair is for illustrative purposes only).
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 "Small Georgian Style Burrr Walnt Chest of Drawers Writing Table Desk (c. 1970)" is in sale since Friday, May 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Chests of Drawers\20th Century".
The seller is "yolandagrayantiques" and is located in Tarporley, Cheshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.