Original shaped brass drop handles to doors. The chest is decorated with. Profuse geometric blind fretwork carvings beneath the cornice, including the door panels, drawer fronts and front corners of the top section. The top section supports a drop down (detachable) protruding moulded cornice, above two panelled mahogany doors.The left door retains its original brass locking latches, while the right door retains its original brass strip (a sign of quality) and working lever lock (with working key). The two doors open up to reveal an open useful storage area (ideal for storing bedding). Below, is a bank of six graduated drawers, with two drawers to the lower half of the top section and four more drawers to the base section, in a two-over-two configurations. The drawers are constructed with fine hand dovetail joints; the drawer linings and bottoms are constructed from solid oak. The drawer fronts feature the original brass swan neck handles, as well as working locks, with a working key. The linen press is raised on its original moulded feet (which is rare to see, as these are usually replaced with changing fashions or get damaged over time). The linen press also features the original backboards. The linen press dismantles into three sections (cornice, top and base) allowing easy access up the staircase into the bedroom.
This is a sought-after chest on chest due to its decorative Chippendale blind fretwork carvings and its useful small cupboard. The linen press is designed in the classic Chippendale style, with profuse Geometric Chinese blind fretwork carvings. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This Georgian mahogany linen press 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, dont miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture. Dimensions: Total Height = 182.9cm or 72 or 6ft. Top Height = 106.2cm or 41 or 3ft 5. Top Width = 112.6cm or 44 or 3ft 8.
Top Depth = 52.6cm or 20¾ or 1ft 8¾. Base Height = 78.7cm or 31 or 2ft 7. Base Width = 109.9cm or 43¼ or 3ft 7¼. Base Depth = 53.4cm or 21 or 1ft 9. The above height dimensions relate to when the top and base are separated.The total height is the measurement you require when measuring to make sure it is the correct height for the room. Condition Report: This Chippendale style mahogany chest on chest is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, but nothing significant considering its age.
Both doors close and lock comfortably. There are no splits to the panelled mahogany doors (which is common in linen presses). The doors lock using the original brass working lever lock (with working key).The drawer fronts retain their original brass swan neck handles & circular escutcheons, as well as working locks, with working key. The press is raised on its original top-quality moulded feet (which is rare to see, as these are usually replaced with changing fashions or get damaged over time). This item is solid in joint and ready to use. 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. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. 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. The item "Antique Georgian Chippendale Style Mahogany Chest on Chest With Linen Cupboard" is in sale since Monday, August 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Chests of Drawers\Pre-Victorian (Pre-1837)". The seller is "yolandagrayantiques" and is located in Tarporley, Cheshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.