18th Century Mahogany Linen Press

Exhibition Piece
18th Century Mahogany Linen Press
Circa 1760
An outstanding 18th century mahogany linen press. The whole is of exeptional quality following all the fine detailing on articles made during the Thomas Chippendale period. The carved cornice with blind fret-work decoration follows typical designs found in The Gentleman's & Cabinet Makers Director, first published in 1754. The upper cupboard section has two doors having four carved corners with stylised honeysuckle motif which is separated by a shaped and finely carved moulding. The interior has four oak lined trays with cedarwood fronts. The low waisted base has a carved top edge, three long gradated cock-beaded drawers, with book-matched veneered drawer fronts with superb gilt metal handles. The whole is raised and supported on the original carved shaped ogee bracket feet.
English, circa 1760

Condition
Very good, some movement of boards can be scene through the veneers on the two doors

W
127.00cm
50.00 inches
H
199.50cm
78.54 inches
D
57.50cm
22.64 inches
Origin
United Kingdom
Medium
Mahogany veneered
Reference
818180
£27,000.00

Purchase Information

As this is not an e-commerce website purchases need to be made with communication with ourselves via email, telephone or by visiting our shop. Our aim is to make your experience as simple as possible, we therefore provide our bank details on our invoices so as online payments can be made easily or we accept all major credit and debit cards. We also accept American Express and for overseas clients, unless paying by Bacs, this would be our preferred method of payment.

Terms of payment can be agreed. We can offer various options of payment made over a period of time depending on the price of the item.

Delivery

For overseas purchases we can obtain competitive shipping quotes. Deliveries within the UK are carried out either by our preferred carriers of by Lennox Cato himself. Charges for delivery are either added into the cost of the item or added separately. This depends on the final negotiation.

Try It & See

If you visit our Services page you will see, we offer a ‘Try It & See’ option. This service is primarily for those considering a large item such as a piece of furniture, mirror etc.

To View our Terms and Conditions of Sale Click Here

CLOSE