A Fine & Rare mahogany Regency Period “sentry” box combination wardrobe in the manner of Thomas Hope. Each end with a beautifully carved swan neck pediment above Gothic arched panelled doors with finely carved applied roundels. The left side opens to reveal a storage compartment and three adjustable sliding shelves. The right hand side having a brass hanging rail. The central section having a shaped pediment and carved anthemions above an arrangement of two short and five long rectangular mahogany drawers, retaining their original turned drawer pulls. Supported on a rectangular solid mahogany plinth with four finely carved lions paw feet. English circa 1820
Dimensions: 79″ high x 105″ wide x 25″ deep
Condition: This wardrobe is in stunning condition, cleaned and waxed. Splits into 6 sections for easy transportation.
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Thomas Hope was one of the most influential and knowledgable of all the interior designers in early 19th century England. He was born into a Dutch family of bankers of Scottish decent, Thomas Hope was able, due to his family’s immense wealth, devote his life to the scholarly collection of art, interior design and the patronage of the best artists and craftsmen which were available to him