This is a stunning antique Dutch serpentine fronted marquetry chest of four graduated drawers, Circa 1850 in date.
It has been accomplished in walnut with exquisite hand-cut boxwood, walnut and fruitwood floral marquetry decoration typical of the period.
The shaped top features a fabulous bouquet of floral marquetry which highlights the beauty of this piece, and the chest is profusely inlaid with exotic birds, butterflies, acanthus leaves and floral foliage.
It has it's original chased ormolu handles and locks, and it is raised on splayed bracket feet.
This exceptional piece represents a fantastic example of 19th century Dutch marquetry cabinetry at its very finest.
The Estate of the late Rufus Eyre
In really excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 76 x Width 90 x Depth 53
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 6 inches x Width 2 foot, 11 inches x Depth 1 foot, 9 inches
Our reference: A2281
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.