This is a fine quality antique English Georgian linen press, constructed from figured mahogany, circa 1780, with an unusual double drawer configuration, in excellent condition.
• Item: Georgian Linen Press
• Circa: 1780
• Period: George III
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Figured Mahogany
• Dentil moulded cornice
• Lovely quality door panels
• Original brass door latches and lock with working key
• Wooden hanging rail to top section
• Large / tall internal hanging area
• False top two drawers
• Large double drawer below (ideal for storing tall / large items)
• Original brass key escutcheons
• Original brass swan neck handles & escutcheons
• Working locks & key
• Original backboards
• Original bracket feet
• Fantastic solid construction
• Lovely colour & patination
• Dismantles into 2 sections – easy access into rooms
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
This is a fine quality antique English Georgian linen press, constructed from figured mahogany, circa 1780, with an unusual double drawer configuration, in excellent condition. The linen press incorporates a protruding moulded cornice to the top, above two decorative figured mahogany panel doors. The left-hand door retains its original brass sliding latches, while the right-hand door retains its original working lever lock (with working key). The top section opens to reveal a spacious interior, including a wooden hanging rail. The internal hanging area offers generous hanging space for tall items, such as dresses or coats, as handing space continues into the base of the linen press (the top two drawers of the base section are false – they do not open). The base section comprises an unusual “double drawer” configuration, which is ideal for storing tall / large items, such as hats!
The base section comprises a two-over-two drawer configuration, with further plentiful storage space. The drawer linings are oak lined and hand-dovetailed, therefore constructed in the original manner. The drawer fronts are decorated with elegant flame mahogany fronts, cock-beaded detail, whilst retaining the original brass swan neck handles and circular backplates, key escutcheons and working locks (with key). The linen press is raised on its original bracket feet. This armoire also retains its original pine backboards. The linen press dismantles into two sections (top and base) allowing easy access up the staircase and into the bedroom.
This Georgian wardrobe boats a rich deep mahogany colour, having been cleaned and French polished by hand in our workshop, along with the years of care and cleaning it has received.
This Georgian linen press is an excellent investment but is also very practical for storage and would look superb in a variety of rooms, especially the bedroom. This item would certainly grace any home.
Total Height (top and base) = 206.3cm or 81¼” or 6ft 9¼”
Top Height (including cornice) = 118.3cm or 46½” or 3ft 10½”
Top Width (cornice) = 125.6cm or 49½” or 4ft 1½”
Top Depth = 59.9cm or 23⅝” or 1ft 11⅝”
Base Height = 89.2cm or 35⅛” or 2ft 11⅛”
Base Width =126.2cm or 49¾” or 1ft 1¾”
Base Depth = 60.3cm or 23¾” or 1ft 11¾”
Hanging Height (max) =136.5cm or 53¾” or 4ft 5¾”
Hanging Height (from rail) = 127cm or 50” or 4ft 2”
Hanging Width = 114cm or 44⅞” or 3ft 8⅞”
Hanging Depth = 47.7cm or 18¾” or 1ft 6¾
This is a fine quality antique English Georgian linen press, constructed from figured mahogany, circa 1780, with an unusual double drawer configuration, in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges and specifically the sides, with old restoration patches near the waist, but nothing significant considering its age. The linen press has been cleaned and French polished by hand to a professional standard in our workshop, therefore the colour and patination is of an excellent standard. The interior has been fitted with a wooden hanging rail. The doors lock using the original brass working lever lock (with working key). The drawers retain their original brass swan neck handles and circular backplates, key escutcheons and working locks (with key). The top two draws in the base are “dummy” drawers to allow for taller hanging space in the cupboard above. The Georgian linen press is raised on its original bracket feet. The Georgian linen press retains its original backboards. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
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• Free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14 Day Returns
• Full money back assurance
• Worldwide shipping
• Full insurance of items in transit
• Full assembly service
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Office: 01829 458 070
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Customers outside the UK should call:
Office: 00 44 1829 458 070
Julian: 00 44 7960 738 212
Yola: 00 44 7971 882 567
Email: [email protected]
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About the Seller:
This item is being sold by Yola Gray Antiques who is an accredited member of LAPADA (the UK’s largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers) and CINOA. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.
Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in colonial furniture, specifically colonial four poster beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English antique furniture, art and fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.
Please visit the Yola Gray website at www.yolagray.com for further items and information.