Fine Quality Satinwood Chest of Drawers - James Lamb of Manchester
• Antique circa 1860
• Fine Satinwood with Mahogany Detailing
• Hand Made by Fine Furniture Cabinet Maker Craftsmen of the period
• 2 half size over 3 full sized graduated drawers
• Provenance - Makers Stamp, Locks
• A Fine High Quality Piece of Period Furniture
There is a matching Dressing Table that can be purchased separately or if bought together a discount can be applied.
The condition is very good with very little signs of age related wear. The surfaces have recently had their polish refreshed and finished with beeswax ready for delivery to your home.
Available Now from our Showroom - Can be shipped Internationally - Please Enquire
Lamb of Manchester - Exhibition Quality and Fine Furniture Cabinet Maker
Founded by James Lamb in the mid Victorian period, Lamb of Manchester were a renowned high quality cabinet maker. They became a very well respected high class interior designer, decorating and furnishing business operating from Castleford, with their main operational showroom in John Dalton Street, Manchester that was spread over 3 floors, showcasing exceptionally high quality furniture.
The company designed and showcased exhibition quality furniture, first at the Great Exhibition of 1851 at Crystal Palace gaining further international recognition and success winning medals at the London Exhibition in 1862 (sometimes referred to as The International Exhibition of 1862) and the Paris Exhibition in 1867.
A highly respected Exhibition Quality Cabinet Maker synonymous for the best in everything that he did from 1850 – 1885.
Satinwood is a hardwood with a yellowish hue, which has a satiny lustre and is used for fine cabinetmaking. A tree of the rue family (Rutaceae), native to Southeast Asia.