Fine and rare early 18th century yew wood low dresser, with moulded top over four frieze drawers, on wavy frieze and squared cabriole legs with pointed pad feet, 198cm wide x 48cm deep x 84cm high
Provenance: Estate of the late Jane Sumner
Sold for £14,000
Good overall condition, piece would appear to have been restored in the past. The top has some minor splits (see additional photographs). There are also various small surface scratches and marks to the top. One draw would appear to have been completely replaced, although the original draw front remains. There are signs of old and active worm to the draw interiors. There are various small loses and repair / replacement to moulding along the front. Both rear legs and one front foot have been spliced. The centre leg may possibly be a later replacement but it still has considerable age and is a very good match to the others.
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