A Dutch burr walnut chest of drawers with 'bakwaaier'

Period:
Circa 1740
Dimensions:
85 x 88 x 57 cm
Reference:
100-354

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A Dutch burr walnut chest of drawers with 'bakwaaier'

The drawer front is vertical, so-called "organ shaped". This curvature is reminiscent of a church organ.
 
The bottom drawer has an accolade-shaped molding, a kind of plume motif. This is called a bakwaaier.
 
Dutch, circa 1740.
 
Literature:
 
The Dutch Furniture Book by Drs. Annigje Hofstede, pages 95, 99, 101.
 
Dutch furniture from Baroque to Biedermeier by Drs. Annigje Hofstede , 1700-1830.
 
Salomon Stodel Antiquités,Amsterdam, 2011, page 44-45

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