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William and Mary Oysterwood Chest
- This William and Mary-period chest beautifully illustrates the art of oyster veneering
- Skillfully crafted, the chest features bun feet and bronze pulls
- Period William and Mary furnishings are rare, especially of such exceptional beauty and condition
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Though the reign of William and Mary lasted only a few short years, they ushered in a distinctive style of furniture and furniture making that still bears their name. Characterized by dramatic oyster wood veneers and distinctive cross banding, William and Mary furnishings represented a more refined way of living, replacing heavy and often cumbersome pieces of furniture from the previous decades.
38" wide x 22 1/2" deep x 36" high
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