Chests and Commodes
English antique bureaus, cabinets, chests of drawers, chests on chests and tallboys, commode, and linen presses
William and Mary period japanned cabinet on giltwood stand. The exterior of the cabinet with fanciful chinoiserie decoration, with English-made brass fittings in the Oriental manner. The interior drawers with gilt floral decoration, with hidden drawers within. The stand of classical decoration with acanthus and stiff-leaf decoration, with an amorino in the centre. Click to the gallery image, stand detail, interior detail, closed detail, corner hardware and front lock, and hidden drawers.
Literature: Adam Bowett, English Furniture From Charles II to Queen Anne, chapter 5, for similar cabinets
62" in height x 16" in depth x 47" in width;
77" in width with the doors open