A Louis XV kingwood miniature chest of drawers mid-18th century
A Louis XV kingwood miniature chest of drawers
the quarter veneered top above six drawers lined with watermarked silk on shaped feet, the reverse with a collector's label printed HODGSON BEQUEST / 285
67cm. high, 26.5cm. wide, 15.5cm. deep.
In country condition with lifting, losses, replacements and restorations to veneers entirely consistent with age. Drawer pulls possibly later and generally with old marks scuffs and scratches commensurate with use.
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