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| George lll Oak Welsh Dresser Circa 1790-1800 .
Wales is renowned not only for its beauty , rivers and mountains but also its dressers these being given the title of Welsh Dressers and this one just happens to be a beauty .
Seen as the focal point to most Welsh houses in times gone by and not out of place in a kitchen aswell as a sitting room these stunning pieces of our history are not only beautiful to look at but also extremely practical .
The Dresser comes it two parts the top being known as the rack and the lower section as the base .
The Rack in this case is beautifully proportioned with a cornice above shapped frieze which has iron cup hooks and bog oak heart inlays .
The sides also being shaped shows off the craftsmans ability making a dresser rack with constant interest in progressional sweeps that house and 3 faced shelves, the bottom shelf being incorporated into into a lower drawer section these are known as spice drawers these are a good size with spun brass knobs attached.
The Base of the dresser consists of two opening cupboard doors again with spun brass knobs these both have working locks and six live drawers (known as live drawers as othere types of dresser sometimes have 3 what are known as dummy drawers unlike the live drawers these are not designed to open and just give an appearance of working ) these all have brass swan knecked handles with brass escutcheon plates .
Sizes : Height 83 inches x Width 68 inches x Depth 19 inches .
Price : £3,450 .
Note : Plates and all other items on the dresser are not included with the dresser plates and all other items can be bought seperatly .