18th C Serpentine Georgian Mahogany Chest

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  • £7,250
  • €8,272 Euro
  • $9,310 US Dollar

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18th C Serpentine Georgian Mahogany Chest

LOVEDAY
Fine antique Chippendale period 18th century serpentine mahogany chest of drawers of excellent proportions, retaining its original OG bracket feet and ornate gilt brass handles.

English, Circa 1760-70, George III.

Of a very desirable size this superb mid 18th Century mahogany chest of drawers has all the attributes one would wish for in a period chest of drawers.

Of serpentine form with shaped sides the rectangular solid mahogany top having a moulded edge, sits above two over three serpentine graduating figured mahogany cockbeaded drawers, each retaining their original ornate gilt brass swan neck handles. Flanking to either side are decoratively carved blind fret canted corners with the sides sweeping out towards the detailed fretwork.
The base having a moulded edge and being raised on the original 'OG' bracket feet.

In excellent condition with a superb colour this fine chest of drawers will compliment any period setting or collection.

Over the years the model and scale of this chest of drawers has been found to be extremely popular and sought after which was extensively copied by the Victorians, Edwardians and well into the 20th century. A design that has stood the test of time and a pleasure to be able to own the original.

Please note the use of fine timbers and excellent proportions.



Dimensions :

Width 39 inches - 99cm
Height 31 inches - 79cm
Depth 20 1/2 inches - 52cm

Dimensions: 

  • H: 79cm (31.10in)
  • W: 99cm (38.98in)
  • D: 52cm (20.47in)

Period: 

1765

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Now into the second generation, Loveday antiques is run by Alexander Loveday.

From the early days until 2012 Loveday Antiques had three major showrooms running, located at Chelsea, Ascot and Islington, but sensing the major shift towards the online side of the business in January 2013 Alexander decided to close both Chelsea and Ascot and concentrated more on working via the internet and website as traders, interior designers and the public's buying habits changed.

The internet now allows us to trade globally 24/7, whilst keeping our overheads down and passing on these savings to our clients.

The start of 2014 has also led to more change, relocating the original showroom in London from The Furniture Vault in Camden Passage, from where we have traded for over 40 years, to our new showroom conveniently located in Hertfordshire within the A1 and A10 areas, just off the M25.

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