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Antique Wardrobe & Linen Presses

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Flame mahogany wardrobe

Antique wardrobe that looks like an antique linen press. This wardrobe has false drawers to make it look like a linen press, presumably because it had a pair that was a linen press, but we may never solve this mystery for sure. The timber is flame mahogany which has attained the most fantastic colour over the last two centuries. There is oval stringing on the doors and interesting decoration on the cornice.

English circa 1770 £2,800

60" wide max at cornice
75 1/4" high max
25 1/2" deep max cornice
23 1/2" deep cabinet

Mahogany linen press

This breakfront antique linen press is of the highest quality. It is made of finely figured mahogany with quarter cut bookmatched door panels. The oval panels have boxwood stringing and coromandel wood cross banding. There are linen sliders in the centre top section with drawers below while the ends have false drawers hiding cupboards and further drawers within.
The sliders and drawers are all lined with a fine cut of oak which is dovetailed together with the utmost precision.

English circa 1820 £14,500

05 14 04
Attributed to Gillow of Lancaster and London

87 1/4" high
100" wide at waist height
103" wide max at cornice
20" deep side section at waist
24" deep centre section at waist

Mahogany wardrobe

Mahogany wardrobe with a lovely grain pattern and really well made from huge sheets of the finest Cuban mahogany. English circa 1840-1860 £1,850

85 1/2" high
52" wide at cornice
48" wide at body
26" deep at cornice
20 1/2" deep inside

George III wardrobe

George III mahogany wardrobe, with six false and one real drawer.
This wardrobe is made of very fine quality mahogany which will look very fine when our restorers have removed the Edwardian varnish and brought back the patina with hand polished beeswax. Restoration included in the cost. The Victorian fabric interior not salvagable.

English circa 1790 £2,800

56½” wide at cornice
79” high overall
23” deep at cornice