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ABOUT OUR CHESTS OF DRAWERS

The chest of drawers as we know it evolved from the trunk or blanket chest during the seventeenth century. First, drawers were added to the lower section of a trunk making a hybrid piece known appropriately as a mule chest. Then the lift top was eliminated and the chest of drawers emerged as a case with two, three, or more rows of drawers.  


There are few pieces as ubiquitous or versatile as the chest of drawers. Of course every bedroom should have one or two for folded clothing but also, depending on the size and configuration of drawers, the chest can be used as a changing table in the nursery, for linen storage in the dining room, or for towels and dressing gowns in the bathroom.


Demand for long chests with side by side rows of drawers or for tall pieces six or seven drawers high far exceeds the supply of antique pieces. These can be custom made from reclaimed pine in our European workshops.

 

"The earliest pine chests were mere boxes with hinged lids...As the type developed drawers were added between the well and the floor...The chest with drawers became a chest of drawers.''

All Chests of Drawers

Chest of Drawers

(AR/LS100)
$2,650

Pine Chest of Drawers

(20VJL1005)
$1,595

Pine Chest of Drawers

(16VJL105)
$1,795

Pine Chest of Drawers

(20VJL54)
$1,595

Pine Chest of Drawers

(18VJL81)
$895

Pine Marble-Topped Chest of Drawers

(1FD1)
$1,395

Pine Chest of Drawers

(18VJL83)
$995

Pine Eight Drawer Chest

(20VJL113)
$1,495

Pine Chest of Drawers

(18VJL81/2)
$895

English Pine Cupboard on Chest

(DR03)
$2,250

Pine Apothecary Chest

(16VJL122)
$1,695

Pine Chest of Drawers

(2FD50)
$1,495

Pine Chest of Drawers

(2FD58)
$1,895

Pine Side Chest of Drawers

(2FD1)
$795

Pine Chest of Drawers

(20VJL50)
$1,595

Pine Chest of Drawers

(20VJL1109)
$1,695
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