A Georgian Adam period chest of drawers.

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A Georgian Adam period chest of drawers.
  • A Georgian Adam period chest of drawers.
  • A Georgian Adam period chest of drawers.
  • A Georgian Adam period chest of drawers.

Georgian marquetry chest of drawers.

Date: 2017-08-17 23:19:39

Circa: 1780

Period: Adam Furniture

Height: 34.75" (88.25cm)

Width: 38" (96.5cm)

Depth: 18.25" (46.5cm)

An elegant George III Adam period harewood and rosewood veneered breakfront commode with marquetry inlay; the commode's well figured siena marble top above three drawers which are inlaid with central Neo-classical vase on rosewood ground set within a border of laurel leaves flanked by panels of harewood inlaid with boxwood in a diaper pattern and stylised flower heads; the commode's sides veneered in harewood and inlaid with boxwood in a diaper pattern; raised on elegant cabriole legs with ormolu sabots. Crossbanded throughout in rosewood and retaining its original Neo-classical swan neck handles.

A commode is the formal term for a chest of drawers which is longer than it is tall.

Material: rosewood

Category: Chests & Commodes

Ref: 2232