17th Century Chest of Drawers on Stand£100
17th Century Chest of Drawers on Stand
Collection can be arranged from our workshop at Acreland Farm, NN14 3AD for free
An early 17th century chest of drawers, in the Queen Anne style, on a later, most likely George I stand. With beautiful walnut veneers and mouldings. The chest comprising two short over three long drawers, the base with a central drawer flanked by a further two. The handles and escutcheons are later replacements, but are of the correct style for the period. Immaculately restored and in very good condition.
Part of the proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to The Huguenot Museum in Rochester.
Date: early 17th century
The average piece of furniture generates approximately 47kg of carbon dioxide equivalents – roughly the same as burning 5.3 gallons of petrol. Buying this item second-hand versus a newly made equivalent recovers the energy used to make it, rather than generating further emissions and using new materials.