ANTIQUE PINE SMALL BIRDS EGGS SPECIMEN 4 DRAWER CHEST

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 31, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

ANTIQUE SMALL BIRDS EGGS SPECIMEN 4 DRAWER CHEST PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT THE OTHER VERY INTERESTING COLLECTIBLES WE HAVE LISTED
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we have an original antique small four drawer specimen chest which was originally for birds eggs as you will see as some of the birds names are still on the drawer edges but could have many decorative or storage uses especially as the drawer sections or compartments come out to make plain drawers--clever dovetails on the drawer construction but is nicely made chest all solid wood on back and base -- I sold this chest to the dealer mentioned below and when I sold it to him it had a coat of dark varnish but some of the handles were missing-- I have to say that it looks a lot better than when I had it, but then it was a very original honest antique
The chest is in very good condition has some marks with use over the years but is very original has only had varnish removed but please look at the photos and see what you think but is slightly lighter than in photos
We bought this item from the widow of a dealer we had dealt with for many years who had a booth in an antique warehouse at which he restored smaller items such as boxes, clocks etc any smaller items that were not heavy-- but t were restrictions in the ware house on the type of work he could do no sanding or smelly work only very light restorati
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