Lot 221: GEORGE I YEWWOOD CHEST ON STAND 18TH CENTURY 111cm wide, 159cm high, 57cm deep
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
GEORGE I YEWWOOD CHEST ON STAND
with feather and cross-banding, the moulded and projecting cornice above two short over three long graduated drawers, the base with three drawers above a bold shaped apron, raised on cabriole legs with pad feet
111cm wide, 159cm high, 57cm deep
In general unrestored condition, colour generally dark but wood appears dry with multiple veneer cracking and separation
Various veneer losses and replacements, including a section lacking to the third drawer down on the right hand facing side; a section missing to the left hand side corner; patched veneers to the waist and to the right hand side of cabinet
Top surface panels are warped and not flat
Handles are not orginial and have been replaced (not recently)
Various age splits and stress fractures in place including to the left hand side of the cabinet and to the bottom drawer
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