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Antique Linen Press, English, Georgian, Housekeeper's Cupboard, Circa 1780 - London Fine Antiques

Antique Linen Press, English, Georgian, Housekeeper's Cupboard, Circa 1780

£3,850.00

Our Stock # 18.5183

This is an antique linen press, an English, Georgian housekeeper's cupboard in mahogany dating to circa 1780. 

  • A fine example in select mahogany
  • Displaying grain interest in mellow, russet hues
  • Desirable aged patina in a lustrous, wax polished finish
  • In good proportion beneath a modest crown moulding with Graeco trace frieze
  • Raised on bracket feet, a lower suite of drawers arranged '2 over 2'
  • Dovetailed, cockbeaded and oak lined with locks and brass keyhole linings, key absent
  • The fronts detailed with twin, boxwood string detail, the inner shaped
  • Dressed with drop handles over ovular, pressed brass backplates
  • The upper cabinet features twin field panel doors
  • Delineated with a shaped moulding inside a boxwood string detail
  • Decorarted with a framed, central marquetry, fanned paterae
  • Brass key hole linings accompany a working lock and key
  • Inside, a suite of four, smooth running linen slides present abundant storage

A super example of its type with solid joints and construction,. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

Dimensions:
Max Width: 136.5cm (53.75'')
Max Depth: 69cm (27.25'')
Max Height: 196.5cm (77.25'')


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