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Chest or nest of drawers

Mahogany with ivory discs and brass fittings

Museum number: XF138

Curatorial note

English, unknown maker, early nineteenth century, mahogany with ivory discs and brass inset ring-pull handles of twelve drawers within a plain carcase with a central vertical division; two tiers of six drawers, each drawer outlined with a simple scratch moulding and numbered with an ivory disc inset into a slightly oversize circular cut-out; drawers 1-6 on the left, drawers 7-12 on the right; damage and screw holes to the top where chest was sealed up.


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