Georgian Mahogany Linen Press (England, circa 1770)

£5,850.00
Georgian Mahogany Linen Press

Georgian Mahogany Linen Press (England, circa 1770)

£5,850.00

A Very Good Quality 18th Century George III Period
Mahogany Linen Press With Dentil Cornice And
Superbly Figured Pair Of Oval Panelled Doors With
Satinwood Crossbanded Decoration Enclosing Hanging
Rail Over Two Short & Two Long Drawers With Original
Brass Handles Raised On Original Shaped Bracket Feet

 

(Linen presses became particularly popular throughout the
18th century onwards, for as the name suggests, storage of the
household linen. They normally come with fitted sliding trays in
the interior of the top section designed to allow easy access to the
folded linen,  however these have often now been removed &
replaced with a hanging rail to allow storage of clothes on hangers
which is more in keeping with modern day living. This particular
linen press is a great size, constructed from superb quality, rich
and well figured mahogany and boasts elegant oval panels to
its doors. It retains its original brass handles and its original
bracket feet. What more could one ask of a truly functional piece
of furniture?)

Stock Code8488
Height 77 inch (195.58 cm)
Width 50 inch (127 cm)
Depth 24 inch (60.96 cm)
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