A George II-Style Walnut Kneehole Chest of Drawers

18th centur and later.

Height: 33" Width: 46" Depth: 23"

Inventory Number 8444-2

Price

$24,000

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Description

A quarter-veneered and crossbanded rectangular serpentine-fronted top with moulded edge and canted corners is above three frieze drawers and inset cupboard door flanked by three graduated short drawers to each side and stop-fluting at the corner stiles; on a moulded base raised on shaped ogee bracket feet. Hardware later replacements.

Additional Information

A British Antique Dealers’ Association exhibition label (1932) is found in the center drawer. The chest also retains a trade label for the Kent Gallery Ltd., London; white painted museum accession numbers to the back.