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    antique george ii burr walnut & crossbanded chest on chest 18th c

    Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C
    • Antique Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C

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    This is a beautiful antique George IIWalnut and crossbanded chest on chest, circa 1740 in date.

     
    It features a cavetto cornice above three small drawers with six capacious full width drawers below and these provide ample storage.
     
    The drawers are oak lined with hand cut dovetails and it stands on it'ssplendid ogee feet.
     
    There is no mistaking its unique design and superb quality, the walnut is of superb colour and patina, and it is certain to attract attention wherever it is placed.
     

    Condition:
     
    In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 179 x Width 105 x Depth 51
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 5 foot, 10 inches x Width 3 foot, 5 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches
     

    Our reference: A1637
    Walnut & Burr Walnut
     
    Walnut is a hard, dense, tight- grained wood that polishes to a very smooth finish. It is a popular and attractive wood whose colour ranges from near white in the sapwood to a dark hew in the heartwood. When dried in a kiln, walnut wood tends to develop a dull brown colour, but when air-dried can become a rich purplish-brown. Because of its colour, hardness and grain, it is a prized furniture and carving wood. Walnut veneer was highly priced and the cost would reflect the ‘fanciness' of the veneer – the more decorative, then the more expensive and desirable.
     
    Burr walnut refers to the swirling figure present in nearly all walnut when cut and polished, and especially in the wood taken from the base of the tree where it joins the roots. However the true burr is a rare growth on the tree where hundreds of tiny branches have started to grow. Burr walnut produces some of the most complex and beautiful figuring you can find.
     
    Walnut "burrs" were often used to make fabulous furniture. Veneer sliced from walnut burl is one of the most valuable and highly prized by cabinet makers and prestige car manufacturers and is also a favourite material for shotgun stocks.
     
    Inlay was commonly used in the production of decorative burr walnut furniture, where pieces of coloured veneers are inlaid into the surface of the walnut, adding delicate or intricate patterns and designs. Inlays normally use various exotic veneers, but other materials such as mother-of-pearl, brass or bone were also be used.

    Width (cm):
    105
    Height (cm):
    179
    Depth (cm):
    51
    Price: £4,750.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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    Regent Antiques Limited

    We are one of the UK's premier furniture dealers and have been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain, and decorative items both antique and contemporary. We exhibit our collection in classy showrooms in our large warehouse very close to the centre of London.

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    Regent Antiques Limited
    Manor Warehouse
    318 Green Lanes
    London
    Central London
    N4 1BX
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 02088099605
    E: info@regentantiques.com
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