18th C English George III chest of drawers

18th C - circa 1780 - English George III fine mahogany chest of drawers with secrétaire drawer.

Fine contrasting satin wood cross-banding. Later urn and foliate trophy inlaid top. Very good color of slightly faded Honduran mahogany. Strong oak drawer linings with old locks. Old, possibly original, leather writing surface. Drawer divided into three compartments.

Reduced in height. Some alterations and veneer repairs.

Dimensions in inches - width, depth, height - 23.75 x 42 x 30.25
Pull out secrétaire is 29.5 inches, with 24.5 inches of leg room below.

$9,800 / SALE $$6,800

T. Reggiardo Antiques, located in the Presidio Heights neighborhood of San Francisco since 1998, specializes in 18th and 19th century English and Continental - Italian, French, German, Dutch, Swedish - furniture and works of art. The shop also carries select 20th century pieces of furniture and art.

Featured styles include Anglo-Indian, Baroque, Biedermeier, Chippendale, Empire, Expressionist, Folk, Georgian, Mieji, Modern, Neoclassic, Queen Anne, Regency, and Rococo.

The collection includes armories, benches, bookcases, bronzes, carpets, ceramics, chairs, clocks, commodes, desks, glass, ivory, lighting such as lamps and chandeliers, marquetry, mirrors, paintings, porcelain, silver, tables, tapestries and many small objets d'art.

The owner, Tom Reggiardo, has been in the antiques trade for more than 30 years. He is a member of the Antiques Dealers Association of California, which was founded in 1924 and whose members pledge "integrity and fairness in the buying and selling of antiques."

All inquires are welcome, whether about pieces on this site or other items you may be looking for.

Photography by Tom Wacha of Stella Studio.

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