Item Details

Fine English George I or Queen Anne Black Lacquered Chinoiserie Chest on Stand. Original Chinoise Design with figures, exotic birds, temples and architecture. Great patina and retention of its primary faux tortoise shell paint. Multiple drawers including original ogre drawer hidden in top frieze. Period appropriate hand-made pulls and escutcheons. Original Chinoise design on sides as well.


Height: 64 in (162.56 cm)
Width: 43.5 in (110.49 cm)
Depth: 25 in (63.5 cm)
Style: George I (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Oak,Lacquered,Painted
Place of Origin: England
Period: Early 18th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1720-40
Condition: Good
Repaired: Gluing, some inpainting, brasses replaced many times in its history (now with period appropriate brasses. Wear consistent with age and use. As seen, shrinkage cracks, lacquer shows some inpainting and loss. Original drawer bottoms and drawers work fine. Many drawers with working keys. Stable, beautiful as shown, great patina.