Lot 857 , An 18th century walnut chest of three long and two short drawers W.87cm
An 18th century walnut chest of three long and two short drawers W.87cm
Some knocks and dents to the timber consistent with age and use, the handles and escutcheons are replacements, there are filled holes for previous handles, the drawer linings show some shrinkage with some gaps in the boards and the runners on the drawer linings have been replaced, there is some occasional replacement to veneers on the edges of the top and some slight shrinkage to the carcass, replacement feet in period style, there is a small section of back panelling missing towards the bottom otherwise generally pleasing colour and condition is not too bad for a piece of this age, Height 79cm
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Sold for £700