George III Hepplewhite mahogany serpentine dressing chest of drawers

George III Hepplewhite mahogany serpentine dressing chest of drawers

Code: R1008

Dimensions:

H: 34" (86.4 cm)W: 42" (106.7 cm)D: 24" (61 cm)

£5,800.00 Approx $7977.99, €6791.57, £5800
A fine George III Hepplewhite mahogany serpentine dressing chest of drawers; in exceptional well figured mahogany; the well figured top with an ogee moulded edge above the fitted top drawer having compartments, two with hinged lids and remaining with removable lids.  Above two further graduating drawers; all with extremely well figured book matched veneers with cock beaded edges and retaining original brass swan neck handles.  Flanked by unusual herringbone inlaid canted corners, the base having a slender thumb nail moulding raised on original Hepplewhite pattern square tapering legs having ebony inlaid flutes terminating with block feet.  These stylish legs are rare to find on a serpentine chest.  A well drawn piece of furniture with a good strong sweep to the serpentine.
English circa 1780
Good condition with a lovely natural faded colour
Dimensions (ins) 42 wide x 24 deep x 34 high