A flame mahogany, secretaire Wellington chest


United Kingdom

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A flame mahogany, secretaire Wellington chest

A fine quality and attractive wellington chest, raised on a plinth base above which are 9 drawers that are retained by 2 flaps with blind fretwork and carved capitals. The secretaire drawer has a series of satinwood pigeon holes and drawers, the bottom right being a pen drawer with ink well, it also has a leather inset writing surface. The chest is in very good and original condition, retaining its original turned wooden knobs and locks. The 3rd drawer down is stamped with a makers mark on the underside "B Taylor & Son Cabinet & Upholstery 167 Gt. Dover St" 1490mm high, 680mm wide and 480mm deep. Circa 1860.


  • H: 149cm (58.66in)
  • W: 68cm (26.77in)
  • D: 48cm (18.90in)


Circa 1860.

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W J Gravener Antiques is a family owned business, started in 1963 by William who was joined by son, Mark in 1981 and continues today with the same ethos of dealing in fine quality English and Continental furniture, mirrors and decorative objects from the 18th & 19th centuries. Now under the stewardship of Mark and his wife, Louise, we take pride in maintaining the high standards which William set more than 50 years ago.

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