Welsh oak potboard dresser
Fine quality Swansea Valley dresser and with wonderful colour.
With a bold shaped frieze under the cornice and elaborate shaped sides to the rack. The shelves with original hooks. The base is made from well-figured timber. The drawers have original brass handles and also four unusual small drawers, possibly for storing candles. The pot-board is framed and has three raised panels.
Abercrave, Swansea Valley c1780
Approx 75″ wide x 79¾” high x 19¼” deep / 190.5cm wide x 203cm high x 50cm deep
Illustrated in the “Y Ddresel Gymreig/ The Welsh Dresser” by Chris Stephens and Eleri Davies, Gomer Press 2013