Circa 1880 & later, George II walnut, burr walnut and inlaid dressing table. The rectangular shaped low boy has a stylish top with 6 various panels; some aboyna, some are burr walnut and 2 diamonds left and right are satin wood and burr walnut. These are all inter linked with walnut banding and there is a caddy edge with cross banding. At the front there is a configuration of 2 long drawers and combinations of other small and squat drawers. All the drawers have cast brass tear drop handles with carved back plates. The smaller drawers have a smaller version of this with an open fretwork back panel. The 2 smallest drawers have a parquetry panelled front and the rest have burr veneers. Beneath the bottom middle drawer there is a very stylish apron with a solid carved proud moulded edge on the front. This apron continues around the side and at the front and around the sides. The whole piece stands on 4 well carved walnut legs with shelves on the top, carved quarter brackets with a scoop at the back finishing on an unusual but stylised foot.
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