All stolen content will be reported and acted upon by my trademark attorney. You are a true artist because you live creatively! See more ideas about Shabby chic cane furniture, Vintage chest of drawers and White cane desk. In the Mid Victorian era larger houses were built with larger rooms so tall chests with lots of storage were made. It has a rectangular top with rounded corners above two over two graduating mahogany lined drawers with original turned handles. Be sure to check your spam! Shopping online in the U. Do pin and share this antique chest of drawers makeover to inspire others to see past the worn and weary and focus on the potential that lies in each piece.
I would love to win those Zibra brushes, the square ones would sure come in handy. The early tear drop brass handles are accompanied by ornate brass key escutcheons. The drawers are positioned in a two over six configuration, all display cock beading, period brass swan neck handles and are oak lined. . This walnut antique chest of drawers was constructed in the early 1900s to a Queen Anne design and finished, using most probably, veneers from the early 1700s.
Easy entry — just fill out as many of the widgets steps as you like daily even. Usually made from hard woods, such as walnut, oak or mahogany, they are long lasting. It stands on Ogee bracket feet and benefits from the original back boards. The rest of the colors are used in varying amounts, with Louis Blue being dominant. If you need to catch up, you can see the previous pieces here: 1 2 3.
The drawer fronts also display later brass key escutcheons and the piece stands on 18th century turned feet. By the 16th century drawers had become a common feature in furniture and the chest of drawers was becoming more popular. Thank you for the chance to win a set of Zibra brushes. Next, I patch every spot I can find and let the wood filler cure. This true gem of a piece is the antique equivalent of a listed building having been fitted out with the most modern of interiors for its time. The earliest form of antique chest was a box with lid, known as the coffer.
Distinctive features of Georgian antique chest of drawers can be their leather panels, bracket feet and brass hard-wear. The coffer was designed to be portable, so some have handles on the sides and banded with iron for strength around the corners. See more ideas about Shabby chic cane furniture, Vintage chest of drawers and White cane desk. It was made of six planks of wood joined by primitive old clout nails, called the six plank coffer. Your artistry knows no bounds. History of the Chest of Drawers In late medieval Europe chests became widely used in the households of the time, especially noble houses, a hinged chest with one drawer underneath was known as a coffer, this evolved into a chest with two drawers underneath it known as a mule chest, over time more and more drawers were added and by 1690 coffers and mule chests had faded as household items of furniture and were replaced by chest of drawers. Georgian chests of drawers have brass, oval, swan neck or simple turned handles and bracket feet including splayed or ogee designs.
These wooden chests used influences from earlier periods along with the French new Art Nouveau and traditional Arts and Crafts designs. Here she is all dressed up in blue and ready to go. I always get disheartened to see one flaking away, but this chest was seriously parched and so very brittle. This date is shown on each antique detail page. Pine was used in many pieces of old county furniture and many pine chests would have a decorative paint finish which remarkably can still be seen on rare pieces today.
If this was 100% Queen Anne then it would fetch in the region of £8000! It stands on raised feet and has fielded panelled sides. A whole lotta of sanding and gluing and more sanding. To get you started on your own adventure, and I are giving away this wonderful collection of my favorite brushes. Circa 1920 means close to the year 1920. The top is quarter veneered with beautifully figured cross banding along with feather banding.
It has a rectangular top over a two over three graduating drawer configuration. Love the makeovers, and forget the criticisms. The entire piece had fluffy grain from being so dried out. They are English made and have a swinging locking arm that locks all the compartments with one key. It is the perfect example of an antique piece that, style wise, would fit wonderfully in modern surroundings. They stand on cabriole legs with pad feet or turned stands with bobbin feet.
The drawer fronts display delightfully figured walnut edged with elegant feather banding. See more ideas about Shabby chic cane furniture, Vintage chest of drawers and White cane desk. Antique Wellington Chest of Drawers First seen in the 1820s, this antique chest of drawers is tall and narrow in shape, they continued to be made throughout the Victorian period, compact in size, it is a desirable antique chest of drawers and is often very valuable. The was produced between 1901 and 1910. The chest does have some old repairs, consistent with age and use, but these do not detract from the overall beauty of the piece. That is, except their veneer.