London, South Kensington
12 November 2003
A NORTH WALES OAK DRESSER
Early 19th century
The plate rack with a moulded cornice and four shelves with seven small drawers below, with a further four frieze drawers and three central drawers flanked by panelled doors and between canted angles with half-columns, on a plinth
81in. (206cm.) wide, 91½in. (232cm.) high, 20in. (51cm.) deep
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The unusual columns on the front corners of the base are reminiscent of those on Lancashire and Cheshire furniture, suggesting that this dresser was made in the area close to the English border.
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