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English William & Mary Marquetry inlaid 5 drawer Chest, 18th C.

English William & Mary Marquetry inlaid 5 drawer Chest, 18th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: English: Early: Pre 1800: Item # 1387230

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Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
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English William and Mary Walnut Marquetry inlaid Chest, ca. mid 1700's, 37" high, 38" wide, 21 1/2" deep, with 5 drawers, one(1) long drawer above three(3) graduated size drawers supported on four(4) inlaid Bracket feet, inlaid Marquetry design of Crown above the each key holes adorned by fine line of scrolling vines, William and Mary style brass tear drop handles and brass back plates, all drawer front is inlaid with yew and olive wood enclosed within scrolling repeated pattern of borders, all five(5) drawers are good operating condition with old steel keys(enclosed). Top of the chest also shows magnificent display of Marquetry work and feather banded inlaid work. Feathered and Cross banded veneer inlaid work detailed hunting scene among deer, dogs and figures with Trumpets on both sides among the stylized multiple trees and bushes, Marquetry inlaid work on the Bracket feet, secondary wood is Oak. This is an beautiful old aged furniture, truly a good examples of old English Marquetry work. Back side is still retains old wood backing. Shows old age, some veneer restoration work was done and shows small cracks on both side of the top and drawer front.