late c18th george iii period mahogany linenpress of small proportions

Late C18th George III period mahogany linen-press of small proportions.



Item Ref

ML 216


Late C18th George III period mahogany linen-press of small proportions.
Good classical design Georgian period mahogany 2-door cupboard linen-press over a chest base fitted with traditional arrangement of 2 short over 2 long graduated drawers . The panelled doors fitted moulded decoration with re-entrant corner detail . The doors fitted with original brass bolts , working lock and key.
The interior fitted with 3 original adjustable height mahogany-faced oak-lined sliding trays with shaped sides , for storage of linen or clothes. The oak-lined drawers fitted with all original cast-brass ‘swan-neck’ drop handles and brass key escutcheons.
Retains all locks and original working steel key . All drawers and slides retaining original blue paper lining .
The moulded cornice with flame-veneered banding with carved architectural dentil detail above .
The whole raised on it’s original bracket feet.
In excellent original , as found , ‘countryhouse’ condition . Retains it’s original ‘skin’ and polished surface which has achieved a good rich colour and patina.
H 72”
D 24”
W 48”
England c.1770
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 .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
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 .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
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 216


Height = 180 cm (71")
Width = 120 cm (47")
Depth = 60 cm (24")

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