A Superb Charles II Oak Dresser Base

The thick two plank top, over three drawers, all decorated with intricate geometric moulding. A heavy waist-moulding has corner spandrels to the boldly turned baluster legs, which terminate in a cup foot.

The oak the joiner has used has exceptionally well-marked grain, which has achieved an outstanding skin or patina.

The base bears an owner’s brand – TB – which is struck twice to the block of the top of the left leg.

English, circa 1685.

Width 74 inches, depth 21 inches, height 35 inches.

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