Antique Colonial Australian Cedar Chest Of Drawers

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A fine Colonial Australian Cedar Chest of five Drawers, featuring architectural styling with split spiral turned columns supporting 2 cantilevered upper drawers, standing on turned feet. The turning on this chest is particularly unusual and very skilfully done, most likely by a cabinetmaker of Scottish origin.

This graduated 5 drawer chest is similar to the one in the lead photo for the chapter on furniture written by Kevin Fahy in the book "First Fleet to Federation Australian Antiques" pages 18 & 19, published 1977 and is also similar to the piece featured on pages 64 & 65 of "Australian Colonial Furniture" by John Buttsworth, published 1987.

All drawers work smoothly. All drawer runners have been repaired to our usual high standards.

Circa: 

1840s

Height: 

115 cm

Width: 

106 cm

Depth: 

56 cm

Price: 

$4,950 AUD

Antique ID: 

4567

We deliver to all areas of Australia.

We have experienced carriers doing regular deliveries to the Sydney, Wollongong & Canberra regions, as well as the local Southern Highlands area. We can arrange deliveries WORLDWIDE. Furniture delivery charges usually range from about $165 to about $300 depending on size, location and access. Smaller postable items usually cost around $20. Please contact us if you would like a firm quote.

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