Circa 1900, tall mahogany chest of drawers by Whytock & Reid of Edinburgh after a design by Sir Robert Lorimer. The solid mahogany rectangular top with its ogee moulded edge above the frieze with matching flame mahogany both left and right. Beneath this there is a configuration of 2 short drawers over a further 5 drawers. The drawers all have matching flame mahogany veneers on the front, stylish cast brass swan neck handles with open fretwork back plates in the form of flower petals and stylish pommels. Some of the drawers are stamped on the top right and the drawers all have mahogany liners and original Langebear & Co of Birmingham locks. Beneath the bottom drawer there is a moulded edge and a square frieze on the front and the sides, and the whole piece stands on stylish squat Whytock & Reid/Lorimer feet. The chest is extremely top quality, clean and sturdy.
- 131cm high x 110cm wide x 54cm deep.