M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES
  

 

FINE GEORGE III IRISH MAHOGANY PARQUETRY & CARVED CHEST OF DRAWERS

Ireland, c1765-70

 

 

 

 

The well-figured molded top with checker-banded stringing over a case with 2 over three parquetry-front drawers,

the grain and the color of the banding changing in various lights to emphasize the “U” form ends, sided by two

fretwork carved quarter columns over diamond inlays, all raised of well formed ogee bracket feet

 

Condition: Excellent; repolished surfaces; brasses appropriate antique period replacements;

an old shrinkage crack and expected gouges and a few stains to the top

 

Provenance : David H. Wilson, Teaneck NJ

David H. Wilson (1949-2011) was one of this country's leading connoisseurs in 17th and 18th century British furniture.  He served as a consultant, appraiser and restorer for Sotheby’s and Christies, as well as leading dealers and collectors in New York, London, and throughout the United States.  Mr. Wilson was also instrumental in vetting many major collections for authenticity.  After a long and valiant battle with cancer Mr. Wilson died in February 2011.   M. Ford Creech Antiques, whose furniture acquisitions Mr. Wilson has directed since January 2009, is offering for sale part of his furniture collection, each piece being chosen for a very unique and captivating quality - and each "exactly right".  Mr. Wilson never chose to impress - more to delight his own impeccable eye, his sense of grace, history - and humor.

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35.5" High x 38" Wide x 19.5" Deep

 

SOLD

 

#6099

 

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Also See :

 

Fine_Early_George_III_Mahogany_Serpentine_Chest_c1760

 

Fine Early George III Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers, c1760,
also with exquisite faded original surfaces; original brasses

 

 


 

 

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Fine George III Mahogany Parquetry & Carved Chest, c1765