Antique Mahogany Queen Anne Highboy Chest Drawers Wardrobe Buffet Dresser Server. All reasonable offers are seriously considered.On offer on this occasion is exceptional Queen Anne style antique mahogany highboy. Dimensions: 38" W x 23 1/2" D x 68 1/2 H. Remnants of the maker's plate in one drawer, but the plate itself is missing. It is clearly anv extraordinary, high-end piece that comes from one of the top manufacturers, but we were unable to identify the maker with certainty. An ideal luxurious gift for your home, this fine highboy will perfectly accent your home decor. The exceptional design and classic lines ensure that it will suit any location. Not only it is an impressive statement piece, it is also an outstandingly versatile and practical choice, providing all storage capacity and functionality you may need. It will be ideal for a discernible collector or a savvy decorator looking for an exquisite, timeless quality piece to position in the heart of their home. Highboy, also called tallboy, is a high or double chest of drawers (known technically as a chest-on-stand and a chest-on-chest, respectively). The name highboy is derived from a corruption of the French bois (wood) and became common in English in the late 1600s.
The prototype of the highboy was the chest of drawers on a stand with turned legs i. The lower section is usually wider than the upper. The upper section generally consists of another set of three or four drawers. The piece is topped with a cornice. The two sections are divided by wide molding.
Considering how old it is and being well traveled in its lifetime, it is in very good condition. Minor signs of use consistent with age and normal, residential employment it has seen over the years, including some overall craquelure, minor veneer loss and bubbling on one side, and one drawer's dovetail joint is slightly loose. The above issues are of minor consequence and do not detract from the beauty of the piece, which remains very handsome and refined. The pictures are of the actual item you are purchasing, so please look at them closely to confirm its genuine, original condition and outstanding appearance, as they are part of the description. Comes from a clean, non-smoking, pet-free home.
We always describe our items to the best of our knowledge, including any substantial flaws and imperfections. However, condition assessment can be a subjective matter, and we can overlook something. Please remember that most of our items have been used, and it is common for antique and vintage items to show some wear and imperfections they have acquired over the years.This adds to their charm and character and authenticates their history, making them more desirable and collectible. All items must be paid for in full within 72 hours. As always, if you have any questions, please ask!
For more exciting treasures please visit our. The item "Antique Mahogany Queen Anne Highboy Chest Drawers Wardrobe Buffet Dresser Server" is in sale since Wednesday, November 25, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Cabinets & Cupboards".The seller is "treasure_island1" and is located in Maplewood, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.