Learn about Lowboy

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

An early Victorian mahogany lowboy, the rectangular top with a single frieze drawer, amber crystal handles, restrained turned legs and plain stretcher. 72.5 x 48 x 74.5 cm

George II oak lowboy early 18th century turned and carved cabriole legs. Height 72 cm. Width 49 cm. Depth 82.5 cm

George III oak lowboy with a small drawer flanked by larger drawers. Height 71 cm. Width 74 cm.m. Depth 46 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

Queen Anne style walnut lowboy with quarter veneered and cross banded top, long frieze drawer, two small drawers below on cabriole legs

An oak George II lowboy, the rectangular top above a central drawer and two side drawers, above a scalloped frieze on slim cabriole legs and pad feet. Width 86 cm. Depth 48 cm. Height 76 cm

An early 18th century oak lowboy, with a single frieze drawer on turned legs. Width 86 cm. Depth 57 cm. Height 73 cm

An early 18th century and later oak lowboy, the rectangular top with moulded edge above a frieze drawer. Width 86 cm. Depth 51 cm. Height 76 cm

A George III three drawer mahogany lowboy, English, circa 1765 72 x 80 x 48 cm

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