Antique Chest of Drawers - Types

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Antique Chest of Drawers - Types

Antique Bank of Drawers

Antique Bank of Drawers for sale

A bank of drawers refers to a chest of drawers with numerous compartments. Banks of drawers were commonly found in businesses requiring storage of multiple items easy to access, such as pharmacies.

Antique Bedside Chest of Drawers

Antique Bedside Chest of Drawers for sale

Antique Bedside Chest of Drawers are small chests of drawers made with the purpose of being placed next to the bed. They're the space used by those in bed to store items that they might need throughout the night.

Antique Bow Front Chest of Drawers

Antique Bow Front Chest of Drawers for sale

The term 'bow front' refers to a curve in the front of the drawers. Bow front drawers were popular mainly in the Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian eras. Mahogany was the material of choice for this statement piece of furniture.

Antique Military Chests

Antique Military Chests for sale

Antique Military Chests are Chests of Drawers associated with the Military from over a hundred years ago.

Antique Small Chest of Drawers

Antique Small Chest of Drawers for sale

An Antique Small Chest of Drawers is a smaller variety of chest of drawers than the standard, and is usually around a hundred years or older in age.

Antique Tallboys & Highboys

Antique Tallboys & Highboys for sale

Antique Tallboys & Highboys refer to a chest of draws with a wardrobe above. A Highboy is a piece of furniture when both the top and bottom section consist of between 5-7 long draws.

Antique Wellington Chest of Drawers

Antique Wellington Chest of Drawers for sale

An Antique Wellington Chest of Drawers is characterised by their tall narrow shape, and usually have a locking flap on one side, which locks the drawers. First seen in the 1820s, Wellington Chests of Drawers are often made out of mahogany, walnut or rosewood.