A Rare Chest-on-Stand

Woolley and Wallis are conducting a Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks auction in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

Amongst many of the superb items on offer is lot 180, a William and Mary green japanned chest-on-stand (figure 1) with an estimate of GBP8,000 – GBP12,000 (AUD14,960 – AUD22,441; USD11,015 – USD16,523)

William and Mary green japanned chest-on-stand, circa 1690-1700. (Woolley and Wallis)

Jack Plane

About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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4 Responses to A Rare Chest-on-Stand

  1. Berniesr says:

    That is a very elaborate piece of furniture. I have to say that I have never heard of Green Japanning . Maybe the result of a sheltered life.

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  2. Paul Bouchard says:

    Wow.

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  3. james conrad says:

    Very nice chest. I notice in the auction photos they have it photographed in black light, I have been seeing that here in America as well. Very clever I think to do this to make potential buyers more comfortable the paint is old/original when they can’t examine the piece in person.

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