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French Marquetry Chest of Drawers

French Marquetry Chest of Drawers

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An extremely good quality French Victorian kingwood and marquetry inlaid break fronted chest of drawers with shaped marble top in the Louis XVI style featuring a raised central oval panel inlaid with musical instruments, sheet music and leaves within a bronze gilt beaded moulded frame with beautifully chased bronze gilt foliate corner mounts. The front and sides are delicately inlaid with flowers, leaves, wheatsheaf's and ribbon in various dyed woods within a double boxwood stringing frame with dyed sycamore quilting background to the front.

The rounded corners have an ebony and boxwood design with acanthus leaf bronze gilt mounts terminating to tapering fluted legs stood on sabot feet. The two drawers have impressive bronze gilt beaded swan neck handles which are oak lined and have a working lock with their original key.

The reverse of the mounts are stamped JH.

Height - 85 cm (33 ½ inches)
Width - 118 cm (46 ½ inches)
Depth - 56 cm (22 inches)

Circa - 1890 - 1900

Price £9,700

Styled with our French boulle mantel clock, Italian alabaster table lamp and French giltwood mirror

Delivery is included in the price for mainland UK. If you are interested in purchasing and are outside the UK mainland or in the Scottish Highlands please get in touch first for a shipping quote. If you are an overseas buyer please contact us with your address so we can provide you with an accurate shipping quote and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Small goods will be delivered within a couple of working days which are provided with a tracking number. Large items are delivered by a trustworthy carrier and we aim to deliver within two weeks of purchase but please allow three weeks.

We accept returns within 14 days providing the customer pays for the return and the item is in the same condition we sold it in and it is packaged well.

All items are provided with an invoice stating item description, age and price.


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