Lot 131A: Victorian Oak Gentlemen's Chest
October 23, 2016
Bristol, CT, USALive Auction
Description: Victorian Gentlemen's chest in oak, which is unusual to find, has a beveled glass adjustable mirror, which men used for shaving, 6 drawers, with bottom drawer 2 deep, could have been made for top hats, wigs, etc. Has all the original brass hardware, original carved flowers at top left and right of drawers, solid oak, all there. Very very uncommon model to find in oak, many of these were made in dark woods like walnut or cherry, stunning example of Victorian Gentlemen's Chest.
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