A Charles II period 2-part Oak Chest of Drawers


Circa 1670 - A Charles II period 2-part Oak Chest of Drawers, the top with a moulded edge over four long drawers with applied mouldings, panels and geometric appliques in Yewwood, Fruitwood, Sycamore, Snakewood etc. This fine example is an illustration of the English Baroque Period which flourished after the restoration of the monarchy in 1660. Height: 39”, 99 cms, Width: 42”, 107 cms, Depth: 24”, 63.5 cms.


Circa 1670

Lit: “Oak Furniture the British Tradition” by Victor Chinnery, pp.372, Figs.3:409 – 3:412

“English Country Furniture 1500-1900” by David Knell pp. 33,98-100, Figs.15, 68-70

“The Dictionary of English Furniture” by Ralph Edwards, Vol. II, pp.27-34, Illustr.1-15

“English Furniture 1660-1714 from Charles II to Queen Anne” by Adam Bowett, pp. 50, pl: 2:29.

Height: 39”, 99 cms, Width: 42”, 107 cms, Depth: 24”, 63.5 cms.

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