Small late 1960s G Plan Quadrille teak dressing chest
First appearing in c 1964 the Quadrille Range designed by Victor Wilkins was made by G Plan until c 1970 . The more successful Fresco Range appeared in 1968 and soon became G Plan’s most popular and successful design . Quadrille is much rarer , and we think it’s far more stylish , but the lovely open legs which make it so attractive mean that you don’t get so much drawer space as you do with the Fresco on their boring plinth bases !
In theory the drawer handles have a rosewood veneered finish , but in practice like this one it’s virtually impossible to detect . The mirror can be removed so that it’s just used as a chest of drawers and indeed in the G Plan catalogues this size is normally just shown as a chest of drawers whereas the larger double chest that came with it normally is seen with a mirror , but in our case it was the reverse ! It’s slightly faded , but as it came with a glass top the surface has been protected and therefore there are no obvious heat or water marks . However it is around 50 years old and therefore you do have to expect a few signs of wear as it is in vintage condition .