circa: 2000 width: 37 height: 33 length: 21 This gorgeous walnut marquetry chest of drawers is hand-crafted in England by a team of master craftsmen. The wood has been hand-distressed, hand-finished and hand-waxed to produce a rich, lustrous complexion and distinct grain. The distinct marquetry inlays, which follow a traditional inlay technique first developed during the Italian Renaissance and were introduced to England after 1660, are composed of oak, satinwood and walnut. The principle wood used in this marquetry chest is a lovely selection of burl walnut. Antiqued solid-brass escutcheons and swan neck style pulls contrast beautifully with the wood, while the simple, smooth edges and shaped bracket feet grant the piece an elegant simplicity that complements the intricate marquetry inlays.In addition to being a fine example of antique-style English craftsmanship, this marquetry chest also provides plenty of storage, featuring a classic two-over-three drawer design, with each of the drawers constructed with hand-cut dovetails. As was common in the antique furniture after which this chest is modeled, every drawer locks, thus providing convenient security if you choose to store valuables or other items. Whether you are looking for a decorative antique-style masterpiece or a functional chest of drawers to store your things, this marquetry chest will serve your needs for generations to come, so take this chance to make it a part of your home furniture collection!