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Bow Front inlaid miniature chest of drawers
Miniature Bow Front chest of drawers veneered in birds eye maple and ripple sycamore inlaid with rosewood and boxwood banding.
30 wide x 23.5 deep x 31 cm high. Ref 0494.
A miniature bow front chest based on traditional regency designs of around 1800. Veneered all over. Ripple sycamore to the main carcass and top border, with birds eye maple to the drawer fronts and quartered on the top surface. Rosewood banding with black and white edging is applied to the carcass skirt, the drawer fronts and the top border. Black boxwood stringing is applied to the drawer edges and around the top edge. Knobs are Cuban mahogany. All drawers constructed with hand cut dovetails. The timber, except the veneers, is reclamed from antique furniture. Finished in French polish. A pair of curved jewellery boxes are of a complimentary design.