Lot 27: A George III oak dresser base, W.7ft 6in. D.1ft 8in. H.3ft 2in.
November 29, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A George III oak dresser base, fitted eight drawers around two central arched panelled doors, on bracket feet, W.7ft 6in. D.1ft 8in. H.3ft 2in.
Good colour and nice patina. The two plank top has two splits and various old scratches and staining. 5 of the drawer locks are missing. One key is present. Most of the drawer bases have gaps/splits, two of them have had later strips of wood fiited to fill gaps. There is a split to one of the drawer sides. All four hinges on the doors have been repaired at some point. One of the arched panels on the front has a vertical split. The overall condition is otherwise generally good.
Some of the brass handles are monogrammed with the letters WJ.
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