Bachelor's Chest - George I
A rare fine English George I bachelor chest in black American walnut with fold-over top. Excellent original colour and patina. Great compact proportions. The solid walnut baize-lined top opens to provide either a games top or writing surface. Supported by two retractable lopers, either side of the two cock beaded pine lined drawers. Below a further three long graduated drawers, supported on bracket feet. The chest retains most of its original brasses (repaired). Other than a few repairs this chest it is original throughout.
A piece of very good quality, with a compact width 29" (74cm)
The term “bachelor chest” is used to describe a slim walnut or mahogany chest with this type of folder-over top. This term is now used more generally used to describe a small chest of drawers. Early original walnut and mahogany versions of this chest are rare, with some versions commanding very high prices.
Height: 28.5" (72cm)
Depth: 17" (43cm)
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As we deal in original antique and vintage items, it is worth noting that this object has been pre-loved and will have signs of use, wear and tear. Wherever possible we will always list the condition of the item, but it should be noted that these are not new. We feel this adds patina and creates the beauty of the object. If you have any doubts or questions, PLEASE contact us BEFORE purchasing the item. We also reserve the right to remove or refuse any sale, at which time a full refund would be issued. Please see our terms and conditions of sale.