Regency Mahogany Bowfront Chest
early 19th century, the bowed top above a case fitted with two short drawers and three graduated long drawers, all with inlaid line accents, raised on splayed bracket feet.
h. 41", w. 39", d. 19-1/4"
Provenance: Estate of Elizabeth "Betsy" Parish, Houston, Texas.
In good polished and restored condition with normal shrinkage, mars and indications of age and use.
The case is tight and sturdy.
The top exhibits a couple glass-sized water rings, with a finish loss at one.
Drawers slide freely. Retains locks. No key. Drawer pulls are replaced.
There are a couple veneer losses, one about 3/8" x 1/2", and the other about 3/4" x 1-1/4".
Losses to cock-beading around perimeter of the drawers that are about 3", 1-1/2" and 4-1/2".