Lot 320 , A George III mahogany chest on chest, W.3ft 9in. D.1ft 10in. H.6ft 10in.
A George III mahogany chest on chest, with fretted swan neck pediment, blind fret carved frieze, three short and three graduated long drawers over three further long drawers, on bracket feet, W.3ft 9in. D.1ft 10in. H.6ft 10in.
Good rich red mahognay tone and high state of polish. Repolished fairly recently. Metalwork all later. Fretwork pediment with numerous small old repairs - looks to be an later, probably Edwardian, 'improvement'. Both sides to the upper section have vertical splits. Backboards match. No key.
Overall definately 'improved' but a good lokking piece in good condition.
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