A stunning quality Gillows Victorian Period satin birch and purple heart wellington chest. The rectangular satin birch veneered top having purple heart line inlaid detail and having purple heart moulding above an arrangement of six mahogany line graduating drawers, the top drawer bearing the "Gillow" stamp. Flanked by line inlaid pilasters, the right hand pilaster having a "hidden" key hole which is accessed by a sliding block, which acts as the locking mechanism for the drawers. Each drawer retaining its wonderful original turned drawer pulls, the whole raised on a stepped and moulded plinth base circa 1860. As you would expect from one of the premier manufacturers of this period the quality of this wellington chest is second to none.
Condition: This wellington chest is in superb condition, fully restored, cleaned and waxed