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George III period mahogany bachelor’s chest circa 1775

Description

The rectangular moulded edge top over a brushing slide above four long graduated drawers retaining original handles and escutcheons, raised on shaped bracket feet.

  • Height: 32.5ins (83.cm)
  • Width: 33ins (84cm)
  • Depth: 20.5ins (52cm)

‘Brushing-slide’ – So called because its primary purpose was to provide a surface for brushing down¬†and folding clothes but also a surface on which to write.

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