A fine, late-17th century, oak, moulded front dresser base

September 18, 2019 2:38 pm Published by

PLANK TOP WITH OGEE MOULDED CORNICE ABOVE THE FRIEZE WITH THREE GEOMETRICALLY MOULDED DRAWERS. STANDING ON THREE VASE-SHAPED BALUSTER TURNED LEGS AT THE FRONT, HEADED BY BRACKETS, AND SQUARE BACK LEGS JOINED BY STRETCHERS. EXCELLENT ORIGINAL COLOUR AND PATINATION. IN ORIGINAL CONDITION. ENGLISH, CIRCA 1680.
REFERENCE: THE DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE REVISED BY RALPH EDWARDS. PAGE 221 ILLUSTRATES A SIMILAR DRESSER BASE.

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