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Georgian Mahogany Collectors Chest

H: 34.5 in / 87 cm  |  W: 30 in / 76 cm  |  D: 19 in / 47 cm
 

Description

A Collector’s Cabinet in the Grecian Taste of the Late Georgian Period

Constructed in a beautifully faded and patinated San Domingo mahogany, and dressed with finely cast ring pulls to the cedar lined quadrant moulded lockable drawers; of rectangular form, the seven graduated drawers housed within full height 's' form spandrels carved with acanthus leaves and curlicues, and having conforming channelled spandrels to the rear; three flower head bosses adorn the upper apron.
Circa 1825

Literature

The decorative designs employed on this piece draw deeply from Peter & Michaelangelo Nicolson’s ‘Cabinet Maker’ of 1826.

REF No. 8846

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