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Bridport Antiques
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William & Mary Period Oyster Kingwood, Rosewood Marquetry Chest

REF: 06/AB / LA354562
£14500
€16951
$19946
Description
Stuart Period Oyster Kingwood Rosewood, and Arabesque Marquetry Chest on Stand circa 1680/85 by Gerrit Jensen Born Holland 1634/35 died England 1715. He moved as a cabinet maker in England 1667 to 1715. Very firmly attributed to Gerrit by Michael Legg (1929-2011) an expert on period furniture who, when he saw this piece said the only one he had ever seen in person was in the Victoria and Albert Museum. He was a founder member an vice president of the Regional Furniture Society. Also, a trustee of the Frederick Parker Foundation and active for many years in the furniture history society.

measurements

Height:
48.5 in
Width:
37.5 in
Depth:
24.5 in

declaration

Bridport Antiques has clarified that the William & Mary Period Oyster Kingwood, Rosewood Marquetry Chest (LA354562) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1685

condition

Excellent considering this was made in the late 1700's. As this chest of drawers has been used over the years there are a few marks commensurate with the age.

additional info

Origin:
British
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
1685

delivery

Collection from Bridport Antiques or please call 01308 455646 to discuss delivery.

location

This William & Mary Period Oyster Kingwood, Rosewood Marquetry Chest is located in Bridport, United Kingdom

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