late c18th george iii period mahogany linen press wardrobe attributed to gillows of lancaster

Late C18th George III period mahogany linen press/ wardrobe attributed to Gillows of Lancaster.



Item Ref

ML 1810


Late C18th George III period mahogany linen press/ wardrobe attributed to Gillows of Lancaster.
Fine quality mahogany 2-part linen press wardrobe with hanging space over a 2-short and 2 long drawer base . Top grade of chosen mahogany with a good original colour and patination.
Raised on typical Gillows style "French" bracket feet to front and rear. Fitted old replacement brass oval back-plate handles with thistle-style decoration original locks , key and fittings . The well-figured panel doors with a central patinated brass reeded strip.
The cornice with dentil detail below an ogee -section moulding.
The backs of each section each with a quality 3-panel fielded-panel construction and 'pink-wash' period finish.
The choice of timber , style of feet , construction of blocks beneath feet , panelled back and overall quality attribute the press to the esteemed cabinet-makers , Gillows of Lancaster and London.
The original trays have been removed and a brass hanging garment-rail fitted.
In excellent original condition with a good original consistent patination and colour . Minor historic marks to one side of upper section where hooks have perhaps been fitted.
H 78"
W 50"
D 24"
England c.1800
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1810


Height = 200 cm (79")
Width = 127 cm (50")
Depth = 60 cm (24")

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