A side table containing several drawers, usually with cabriole legs and a scalloped frieze or apron. An 18th century term, it is generally applied to American tables of this type. The opposite, one might say, to a 'tallboy'. Also used to describe a small wardrobe of 20th century origin.
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An early George III country oak lowboy, the rectangular plank top with carved repeating detail to the thumb moulded edge, the four restrained turned legs with lower stretchers and ovoid turned legs. 76 cm x 49 cm x 73.5 cm
A mid-18th century American 'Queen Anne' tiger maple lowboy, one full width drawer over three drawers, exaggerated shaped apron, two front cabriole legs, brass handles and shaped back plates, the top with shaped front and sides. 104 x 51 x 79 cm
A walnut lowboy, Irish, late 18th century, the rectangular top above a small central drawer with original escutcheon, supported by shaped chamfered legs and hoof feet 61 cm wide, 35 cm deep, 68 cm high
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