A George II mahogany chest
by Philip Bell of St Paul's Churchyard
The rectangular moulded top with re-entrant corners above four long graduated drawers on shaped bracket feet, with paper label to the interior of the top drawer, 'Philip Bell / at the WHITE SWAN against / The South Gate in St Pauls Church Yard / London / Makes & sells al sorts of ye finest Cabinet Goods, / all sorts of Looking Glasses , Coach Glasses & Chairs / of all sorts at Reasonable Rates./ NB. Old Glasses new Worked & made up Fashionable', 95cm wide, 52cm deep, 90cm high (37" wide, 20" deep, 35" high).
- Please note that this lot has later bracket feet