Beautiful Mid-Century Modern Bassett Mayan tall dresser/highboy/chest of drawers circa 1960’s. Featuring a solid, beautifully grained walnut wood case and frame, housing five drawers. The two top drawers with attractive metal pulls one includes a center divider, for tidy storage of personal effects. Maker Stamp (Bassett) on the inside of the top drawer. Below are three wide bottom drawers each adorned with detailed solid wood block carved tiki handles, in the Mayan like style, creating a striking contrast to the walnut wood. The Polynesian inspired design reflects exotic cultures. Each easy gliding dovetail drawer has beautiful stunning walnut grains, overall good original vintage condition, with exceptional craftsmanship. A recessed base of tapered legs and apron provide stable support while conveying an airy “floating” effect. Clean lines and timeless style, this showstopper will be an enhancing addition to any interior and also blend beautifully with many décor styles. Ideal piece for a bedroom, living room, or entry. Full matching set available (sold separately).
Condition Report: Good original condition, solid and sturdy construction, minimal light wear. The wood grain is naturally highlighted in a walnut pattern throughout, with a rich walnut tone.
Creator: Bassett Furniture (Manufacturer)
Of the Period: Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin: United States
Date of Manufacture: ca. 1960s
Materials and Techniques: Walnut
Condition: Good condition
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use.
Measurements: 40″ Wide x 19″ Deep x 45 1/8″ High