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Late 19th Century Scottish Vernacular Lowland Pine Dresser c.1890 (1 of 35)
W&W Antiques
Flag of United KingdomMoray (Elginshire), UK
Based in stunning Speyside, Moray, Scotland, we (Mr & Mrs W) are passionate about quality antique items with great design and evident craft, predominantly from the 18th, 19th and early 20th century. In particular, we enjoy period items reflecting the beautiful design and aesthetic changes from the decorative arts, from circa 1850 - 1960. Including the Aesthetic Movement, Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts Movement (In particular of Scottish origin), Modernism, Art Deco and Streamlining. We also enjoy the great craft and quality construction in folk art and vernacular items from across Europe. In particular, Scandinavian decorative items from the 18th and 19th Century. We enjoy being analytical in our approach and supporting our stock with background research, provenance and history through researching the items, the period, designers and retailers. We often hunt the country from our Scottish location, but routinely search from Lancashire and Yorkshire as well as buying trips further afield to supply items online. We also like to take on items that particularly interest us from earlier periods, dependent on our fascination for an object. We are always learning, and happy to share knowledge gained, so please do get in touch. Thanks for viewing our selection of stock, we are always pleased to see items pass through our hands to new owners and homes as antiques remain a great green recyclable purchase! Please visit us at: https://www.wandwantiques.com/ Please follow us on: https://www.instagram.com/wandw_antiques/
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Late 19th Century Scottish Vernacular Lowland Pine Dresser c.1890

REF: 4020 - 050423 / LA439789
£845
€987
$1,063
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Description
For sale is a beautiful Scottish vernacular lowland dresser packed full of functional decorative character. This narrow utilitarian kitchen dresser with simple decorative adornments is from the late-19th Century 1880-1900. - In the distinctive Scottish lowland dresser form with enclosed curved S-shape end boards to the work surface beneath a double set of shelves. These were manufactured by makers in the lowlands during the second half of the 19th Century and early 20th Century and sent all over the Lowlands, Highlands and Islands for use and adaptation in homes*. - The decorative and flowing structure of the back has three crests, two with holes through as decorative adornments and the dresser has a lovely S curved decorative back board at mid-height above the main three frieze drawers and a trio of panels with two moulded doors, raised on turned feet. - Turned wooden knob handles to each draw and the panelled doors with evidence of 130 years + of use. - Dressers in the 19th Century were also utilised as a status symbol** in the rural Highland and Lowland home and to show off and display key items such as earthenware pottery, spoon boxes or table ware. - This vernacular dresser has lived a life of utility and functioned as a key piece of furniture. The dresser has had a small amount of historic woodworm. The dresser remains very solid, useable and highly decorative. The three coloured jugs and cottage picture are not included in this listing. Please contact us for multiple items for shipping. *Cotton, B.D. (2008) Scottish vernacular furniture. Thames & Hudson, Pg 96-103. Dresser and comb back chair in particular page 100. **Ross Noble, R. (1992) Highland dressers and the process of innovation. Regional furniture, Volume Vi. Fig 3, Pg38.
measurements
Height:
141 cm
Width:
124 cm
Depth:
54.5 cm
declaration
W&W Antiques has clarified that the Late 19th Century Scottish Vernacular Lowland Pine Dresser c.1890 (LA439789) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1890
condition
Please consider the photographs and description as a great record of the condition of this antique item.
location
This Late 19th Century Scottish Vernacular Lowland Pine Dresser c.1890 is located in Moray (Elginshire), United Kingdom