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Victorian Bank of Drawers

A stunning original bank of drawers with makers mark, circa early part of the 20th century…

SKU: RC0619.

Product Description

A stunning original bank of drawers…

Although we are unsure of the exact age of this beautiful piece, we understand that it could date to the very early part of the 20th century. Given its makers mark, ‘Pritchett & Gold’ of Victoria Street, London were incorporated in 1901, manufacturing traction batteries and also a few electric cars. We believe this would have originally been used as a permanent fixture in their factory or even in their offices. It’s a set of drawers that today could serve many of functions, that being in a retail environment, for personal storage or even simply for display

The cabinet is structurally very good, having a ‘little weight’, yet strong and elegant in its nature. The cabinet being an original early 20th century piece, is beautifully built. The entire piece is hand made in wood (possibly pine with a stained finish), and the drawers made with dovetailed details. It is a beautiful looking piece, and the addition of the enamel plaques (featuring the makers marks) make this piece quite unique. The individual storage drawers all fit as they should, albeit being a little higgledy piggledy in nature. One will note that although they are many years old, they ooze charm and authenticity…

We are offering this piece in ‘as found’ condition, therefore there is some natural wear and tear. In general the drawers are structurally strong and secure, however there are a few minor surface scars, knocks and wood chipping across the piece. We think this is what gives it its character! Lastly, please note that although the drawers were originally ‘lockable’, there is no key present with this piece. Please do study the photos to help with your analysis as it would be hard to highlight all imperfections…

Dimensions : Depth : 24.5cm, Width : 39.5cm, Height : 51cm

Condition : Structurally good, some surface scars and scratches, a little tatty in places, some paint chipping, some worn wood in places, no key present

Postage : Standard Item £10 or local collection

You can view this product in our Ralph & Co. showroom in Burwell, Cambridgeshire, CB25 0AA

We are open Fridays and Saturdays 9am to 5pm or personal viewing is available via appointment. Please do get in touch 07592 534 977

Additional Information

Dimensions 24.5 x 39.5 x 51 cm