Fine early 18th century walnut chest on chest, the moulded cornice over three short and three long drawers with canted fluted angles, the lower section containing a brushing slide and three further drawers, the lowest centred with a sunburst inlay, on bracket feet, the whole herringbone banded, 102cm wide x 55cm deep x 176cm high
Provenance: Ward Antiques, Long Melford, 1st December 1989, with original receipt for £18,500
Sold for £11,000
Probably re-polished. Small veneer losses, probably some replaced veneer elements. Brass fittings are in keeping and may be original. It would appear that there has been some overall restoration however the piece appears largely original and is in overall good presentable appearance, rich patination, drawers run smoothly, oak linings and locks appear original
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Auction: Royalty, Antiques & Fine Art Sale, Wed, 30th Jun 2021
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