An early 18th century walnut veneered chest, of two short and three long graduated drawers, feather-banded and with a quarter veneered parterre pattern top, the sides veneered in walnut and crossbanded, well figured matched veneers and of good colour, on a later Restoration style stand, with short barley-twist supports, united by wavy stretchers, overall 103cm wide x 62.5cm deep x 105cm high
Sold for £600
Top split almost right across from left to right, lacking bun feet, lacking small sections of veneer including 3.5cm section back left of top and along back edge and some mouldings, including a 2cm piece of convex rail moulding, left side 28cm crack, s/d, chips, scratches and dents consistent with age and use.
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