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Good George III Oak Corner Cabinet c. 1770

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Good George III Oak Corner Cabinet c. 1770

SHORT DESCRIPTION
With a rich natural colour and beautiful medullary rays to the quarter sawn oak, this is a very good, original and substantial corner cabinet providing lots of useful storage space.
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DIMENSIONS
41.5 inches wide, 22 inches deep and 77 inches high. Please note this cabinet does not dismantle. For metric please multiply by 2.5
DATED
c. 1770

 
FULL DESCRIPTION
With a rich natural colour and beautiful medullary rays to the quarter sawn oak, this is a very good, original and substantial corner cabinet providing lots of useful storage space.

The upper and lower cupboards with fielded and framed panel doors enclosing the original serpentine shaped shelves. All doors also retaining the original hinges and very fine original cast brass drop handles with snaped fixings and good patination.

The doors open and close smoothly and properly and stay shut when closed, the left hand doors both have a 19th century brass thumb turn latch on the inner face at the top.The cupboard waist with two short and one long central drawer, the handles original to the small drawers and the big Georgian batwing handle to the central drawer is correct in age but may be a replacement.

In excellent condition, original pine backboards which run full length (the cupboard does not dismantle).

Some evidence of old woodworm here and there but long since treated and dead. Some small marks and dings consistent with age and use.

A very handsome, solid and robust piece of Georgian cabinet making dating from c. 1770.