Whitehall Blog

Whitehall Whitehall Whitehall Whitehall Whitehall
Return Home
Sign up for updates


Catalog Home >> Chests / Commodes:

American Chests

English Chests

French /Continental Commodes (chests)

Wch-675: North Carolina Chest of Drawers in the Restauration Style:
A bold North Carolina Chest of Drawers in the Restauration Style, c.1835-45. Of solid cherry and walnut with yellow pine secondary, the chest brilliantly juxtaposes a diminutive size with an exaggerated set of contrasts: angles to curves, light to dark, herringbone solid wood effect from drawers to drawer and on each column. Even the gallery repeats the angles that began on the scrolled feet. Replaced pulls and right back splash. Only a gifted craftsman could see such amazing possibilities in a cherry tree! 51"h., 36"w., 22"d. $1,200

WCH-703: Arts and Crafts Miniature Pine Chest:
An 1890s Arts & Crafts miniature stepped pine chest of 2 over 3 drawers. Diamond gouge carving. Ceramic pulls. Turned feet. Perhaps for use in a shop--not a known form & definitely displaying a quirky sense of design not unlike Tramp Art. 19" h,. 13" w., 91/4 d. $450

Wch-756: Parisian Marble Top Commode:
A Parisian marble top 2 over 2 drawer French commode of walnut, c.1735-50. Superb color. Splendid original marble. Regence/Louis XV transitional design and period with fine original bronze mounts. The feet replaced at the end of the 19th century. 50 1/4" w., 24 1/4" d., 34 1/4" h. $7,500

Wch-766: French Walnut Marble Top Commode:
A handsome and sleek, c.1830, transitional French Restauration walnut marble top commode with flat pilasters & sweeping original bracket feet. 45 3/4" w., 21 1/2" d., 34 1/2" h. $3,800

Wch-772: Georgian Knee-Hole Chest of Drawers:
A useful & handsome c.1780-1800 bowfront serving chest with recessed cabinet also suitable for writing or dressing. Well figured mahogany veneers. Shaped bracket feet. Oak & deal secondary woods. Appropriately replaced brass pulls. 46" w., 20 3/4" d., 32 1/2" h. $2,800

Wch-781: English Mahogany Minature Chest of Drawers:
c.1840-60 English mahogany miniature chest of drawers, 2 over 3, plinth base & turned pulls. Fine craftsmanship. Mahogany secondary. 16 1/2" w., 10 3/8" d., 14 34" h. $900

Wch-807: French Regency Period Commode:
A c.1715-30, French Regence Commode of walnut with fine bronze mounts reflecting the molded drawer facings. Gently serpentine in form, matching apron & classic molded stiles. Candle drawer. 49 1/2" w., 23 1/2" d., 32 1/2" h. $4,800

Wch-810: Louis Philippe Commode of Mahogany:
A very fine c.1840 Louis Philippe commode of mahogany, perfectly bookmatched. Deep black granite top adds to the powerful statement of this handsome example. Original shaped bracket feet. 52" w., 23" d., 38" h. $4,200

Wch-811: Regency Tall Bowfront Chest:
A handsome bowfronted tall chest, late Sheraton George III, c.1820, Regency period. Six drawers - 2 over 4. Reeded outset columns ending in turned, tapered feet. The reeded top & base moldings repeat the theme. Superb timbers & veneers of mahogany. Appropriately replaced pulls. 50" w., 22 5/8" d., 47 3/4" h. $4,200

Wch-813: George III Chest of Drawers, Straight Front:
A good George III five drawer straight front chest raised on bracket feet, c.1765-80. Bail & rosette pulls. The mahogany is of fine quality, the piece a perfect example of what George Washington always ordered from London: "neat and plain". "Neat" describing the workmanship, "plain" describing a handsome design with no fussiness. 42 1/2" w., 21 1/2" d., 41 1/4" h. $3,200

Wch-814: French Empire Commode of Walnut with Marble Top:
A handsome walnut Empire commode with original marble top, c.1810. This country interpretation of a Parisian form has glowing wood, fine details & excellent bronze mounts. Two keyhole liners replaced. The demi-columns descend gracefully into original turned feet. 50 5/8" w., 22 3/4" d., 37" h. $4,800

WCH-817z: George III Mahogany 5-Drawer Chest:
A good c. 1780 George III mahogany and mahogany veneer 5-drawer chest with oak and deal secondary. Delicate, original shaped bracket feet. Current 3rd set of brasses copy the originals. 43 1/2"w., 40 1/2"h., 20 3/4"d. $2,800

WOF-2362: Walnut and Burl Walnut Credenza:
A fine walnut and burl walnut Mid-century Modern Credenza. Shaped panels on doors, with slide (white laminate), 3 drawers and flanking cabinets on open base and splayed legs. 56"w., 19"d., 31"h. $875

Copyright © 2003, Whitehall at the Villa Antiques 1213 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919) 942-3179