English burr walnut bow front chest circa 1870 with bookmatched veneer on the sides, four drawers, and splayed bracket feet. Delight in the distinguished allure of this English 19th century burr walnut bow front chest of drawers, circa 1870. This piece encapsulates the elegance of its era, making it a captivating addition to any antique aficionado's collection.
The chest is a mastery of design and craftsmanship, flaunting an exquisite burr walnut veneer that beautifully reflects the natural grain of the wood. It is characterized by a bow front, a classic design element that adds a sophisticated curve to its otherwise linear form. The chest comprises four drawers, each equipped with brass hardware that contrasts elegantly against the warm walnut. The drawers provide convenient storage, making this piece as functional as it is visually stunning.
Adding an elegant touch are the splayed bracket feet, a detail that lifts the piece with a subtle flourish. The chest is further embellished with a valanced apron on three sides, which harmoniously complements its curve and elevates its aesthetic appeal. The chest's sides each showcase a bookmatched veneer, enhancing its visual continuity and elegance, while the back remains unfinished, a testament to its authenticity.
This English burr walnut bow front chest of drawers represents the quintessential 19th-century craftsmanship and design—refined, functional, and timeless. Its rich history and unparalleled elegance make it an excellent choice for collectors, designers, or anyone wishing to infuse their space with a touch of antique sophistication.
Place of Origin: England
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 35"W x 19"D x 34.5"H
Inventory Number: XXG536