A George III Mahogany Dressing Chest

CIRCA 1790

Height: 34" Width: 37" Depth: 22.25"

Inventory Number 8155-1076

Price

$48,000

Tearsheet

Description

The shaped rectangular crossbanded top is above a conforming case with four graduated long drawers, the top drawer fitted with various compartments; raised on shaped ogee bracket feet. The drawer handles are antique replacements.

Additional Information

See Thomas Shearer, The Cabinet-Makers’ London Book of Prices, 1788, pl. 8, figs. 3 & 6, for examples fitted drawers for dressing chests.