18th century serpentine chest

18th century serpentine chest
Circa 1780
Serpentine fronted mahogany commode chest of drawers with brushing slide. Book-matched veneered drawer fronts. Finely crossbanded top. The cantered ends are veneered in satinwood and strung with ebony.
Original back- boards, gilt-metal brass handles. English circa 1780

An interesting newspaper page on the underside of the bottom drawer!

Slight signs of wear as seen in the photos

44.09 inches
33.86 inches
21.46 inches
United Kingdom

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