Mid-19th Century Burr Walnut Miniature Chest of Drawers (England, circa 1870)

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Mid-19th Century Burr Walnut Miniature Chest of Drawers

Mid-19th Century Burr Walnut Miniature Chest of Drawers (England, circa 1870)

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A mid-19th century burr walnut miniature chest having
well figured shaped top over four drawers retaining
original turned wooden knobs flanked by canted
corners raised on original plinth base

(There is often a debate over whether miniature furniture was made
as an apprentice piece, which is where somebody who is looking
for a job in a workshop would create something to showcase
their talents, or whether it was made as a travelling salesman
sample piece, which is where a few articles were made as
scale models in advance of a road trip on which the salesman
would travel the country showing prospective clients
the kind of items they could produce back at the workshop and
take orders from.)
Stock Code8254
Height 14.50 inch (36.83 cm)
Width 12.00 inch (30.48 cm)
Depth 8.00 inch (20.32 cm)
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