chest on chest

furniture maker: unknown

circa 1780
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Description
chest on chest. Of bow fronted form, the moulded cornice above an ivory decorated arcaded frieze, two short and three long drawer below, the lower section with three long graduated drawers on splayed bracket feet. An mahogany, bow front, nine drawer chest on chest with an attractive concave moulded overhanging cornice top. three small drawers to the top and three full drawers complement the top section. [two half drawers and three full drawers complement the top section] period mahogany veneered chest on chest with a detachable pediment that is decorated with an arcaded cavetto frieze embellished with ivory. The front is fitted with eight drawers, two narrow drawers to the top above three graduated full width drawers, and a further three full width graduated drawers in the lower section. Original cast brass handles with oval plates.
Maker and role
furniture maker: unknown
Production place
England
Production date
circa 1780
Media description
Mahogany, Ivory, brass
Measurements
1795 x 1132 x 503 mm
Measurement details
height: 1795mm
width: 1132mm
depth: 503mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0008
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