Antique English Victorian Gothic Pitch Pine Wardrobe Cupboard Linen Press (Circa 1890)


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Object Description

Here is a stunning quality antique English Victorian Gothic pitch pine wardrobe, with attractive ebony detailing, circa 1810, in excellent original condition.

• Circa: 1890
• Period: Victorian
• Style: Gothic
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Pitch pine
• Thumb moulded cornice
• Decorative panels
• Ebony detailing
• Chamfered mirror (sign of quality)
• Original door lock and latch, with working key
• Original brass key escutcheon
• Original brass drawer handles
• 1 internal hanging rail
• 2 internal shelves
• 13 internal hooks
• Working locks & keys to door and drawer
• Moulded frame and plinth
• Single hand dovetailed pine lined drawer
• Original backboards
• Original plinth
• Fantastic solid construction
• Original polish & patination
• Classic Gothic styling
• Splits into 4 sections – easy access into rooms
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy

Here is a stunning quality antique English Victorian Gothic pitch pine wardrobe, with attractive ebony detailing, circa 1810, in excellent original condition. The top section supports a drop down (detachable) thumb-moulded cornice, above a single door, which boasts a superior quality chamfered mirror. The door also features the original working latch, lock and key, as well as the original geometric brass escutcheon and handle. Either side of the door, the wardrobe frame exhibits inset panels. Below, the base section consists of a single, hand dovetailed and pine lined drawer, which also retains its original working lock and key, and original brass escutcheon and handles. Internally, the wardrobe boasts a generous hanging space, having a single hanging rack. There are also 13 hooks, and a shelf on either side.

The wardrobe boasts exquisite grain configuration and ebony detailing to the plinth, drawer front, door and beneath the cornice. The wardrobe is raised on its original moulded plinth. This item also features the original backboards. The wardrobe dismantles into four sections (cornice, top, door and base), allowing easy access up the staircase into the bedroom.

This item has a warm brown pitch pine colour. It has a lovely colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.

This item is an excellent investment but also very practical for storage and would look superb in a variety of rooms, especially the bedroom. This item would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.

External Dimensions:
Height = 220.3cm or 86¾” or 7ft 2¾”
External Width (cornice) = 135cm or 53⅛” or 4ft 5⅛”
External Depth (cornice) = 63cm or 24⅞” or 2ft ⅞”

Hanging Cupboard – Internal Dimensions:
Max Height = 150.5cm or 59¼” or 4ft 11¼”
Height (from hanging rails) = 143.7cm or 56⅝” or 4ft 8⅝”
Width = 118.3cm or 46⅝” or 3ft 10⅝”
Depth = 52cm or 20½” or 1ft 8½”

The above internal dimensions relate to the internal space of the top section of the wardrobe, which is used for hanging space. This may be useful if you have clothes of a certain length or coat hangers of a certain width.

The price for this item is £1,750 including free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*.

Free UK Delivery*:
We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland (anywhere south of Stirling). *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland; for example, the Isle of Man, Isle of White and Channel Islands. If you live in one of the areas where we do not offer free delivery, please contact us for a delivery quote before purchasing the item. Delivery will be made by our specialised antique furniture delivery service, or in some cases we will use a courier service for distant deliveries.

Delivery times are usually 1-4 weeks depending on location; we aim to deliver the majority of items within 2 weeks. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you.

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Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you (we do not charge a return fee / collection fee). You will be given a full refund as long as the item is returned in the same condition. We will collect returns using our own specialist furniture delivery company. We will not accept returns via a courier service (due to experience of damaged items in transit). This refund policy only applies to deliveries to the UK.

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If you live outside the UK and you would like to purchase this item, please contact us before purchasing it, so that we can obtain an accurate shipping quote and delivery lead-time. The shipping quote provided is a global estimate only. The actual shipping cost will vary by country and postcode. Due to the distances and costs involved with shipping outside the UK, a returns policy is therefore not available for international buyers. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. We request payment by bank transfer (we do not accept payment via PayPal, credit or debit cards for international purchases). Payment is requested within 10 days of the purchase. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered to our shippers. The advertised price of the item does not include the shipping cost, sales tax, import duty or custom fees.

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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 for further items and information.

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Object Condition

This item is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the frame, but nothing significant considering its age. The door closes and locks comfortably. The door locks using the original working lock (with working key). The drawer incorporates the original brass handles and key escutcheon, with original working lock and working key. The drawer runs smoothly and closes flush to the frame. The wardrobe is raised on its original moulded. The wardrobe also features the original backboards.

Object Details

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Organsdale Farm
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