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Georgian 18th Century Mahogany Linen Press (England, circa 1790)

£5,850.00
Georgian 18th Century Mahogany Linen Press

Georgian 18th Century Mahogany Linen Press (England, circa 1790)

£5,850.00

A Very Fine Quality George III Period Mahogany Linen
Press Having Attractive Arched Cornice Over Superbly
Figured & Crossbanded Oval Panelled Doors Enclosing
Hanging Rail Above Two Short And Two Long Drawers
With Replacement Brass Handles Raised On Very
Unusual Original Tapered Square Block Feet

 

(Linen presses became popular throughout the 18th century and onwards,
for as the name suggests, storage of the household linen. They normally
came with fitted sliding trays in the interior of the top section designed to
allow easy access to the folded linen,  however these have now very often
been removed and replaced by a brass hanging rail allowing storage of
clothes on hangers for modern day living. This particular example is a good
functional size, constructed from good quality and well figured mahogany
with elegant oval panels to the doors. It is also raised on its original
feet and these are of exceptionally unusual design which have a
real elegance to them)

Stock Code6780
Height 84 inch (213.36 cm)
Width 48 inch (121.92 cm)
Depth 22 inch (55.88 cm)
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