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Magnificent 18th Century English Linen Press with Marquetry Urns c.1790
REF: Linen Press / LA354849
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In General A wonderful opportunity to buy this rare, magnificent,18th Century George III Flame Mahogany Linen Press c.1790. This is a very pretty example and we have not seen one quite like this ever! This stunning Linen Press has an exquisite detachable pediment featuring a central oval panel with a beautiful shell inlay design and satinwood banding. Above the oval is a gorgeous scallop shell ornamental motif comprising a semi circle and marquetry scallop shell. This type of decoration was common in furniture design during the Queen Anne and Georgian periods. There is a very pretty hand painted garland of green leaves with pink flowers which ropes across the front of the pediment. This Linen Press has a pair of panelled cupboard doors with a brass inlaid edge on the right hand door. The doors have been masterfully and intricately inlaid with oval panels with satinwood banding featuring beautiful marquetry urns filled with mainly Lily of the Valley flowers. The interior is fitted with five original detachable pull out sliding linen trays. The lower part has two deep half drawers and one deep full width drawer with oak lined drawer linings and bottoms. The drawers have wonderful brass handles with a central urn and wreath handle design. This magnificent piece of furniture has a fantastic colour and patination. The Linen Press divides in to three sections to provide easy access into different locations. It would look striking in a variety of rooms including a bedroom, dining room, sitting room or hallway as it is not of an over bearing size. It is raised on sturdy but elegant bracket feet. The original keys are missing. Provenance England, UK Year 18th Century c.1790 Material Flame Mahogany with Satinwood Banding and Marquetry. Dimensions ( L x W x H ) Length including cornice 125 cm or 4 feet 1.21 inches Width 53 cm or 1 feet 8.86 inches Height 177cm or 5 feet 9.68 inches Height to top of Scallop shell 197cm or 6 feet 5.55 inches Height to top of drawers 71cm or 2 feet 3.95 inches Weight: No Known Shipping *Free Shipping in the UK except for Furniture and Art Work* We use trusted couriers to carefully deliver antique furniture in the UK. Abroad we use trusted couriers and worldwide shipping companies. Delivery costs GBP UK - 150.00 Europe - estimated 500.00 USA - estimated 900.00 We can provide a quick quote for delivery Worldwide. Please message us through Love Antiques for a delivery quotation.
chapmanpugh modern antiques has clarified that the Magnificent 18th Century English Linen Press with Marquetry Urns c.1790 (LA354849) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1790
In good solid antique condition. The Linen Press has a number of scratches, nicks and dings and marks commensurate with its age and use. There is a crack in the cornice at the base of the pediment and a further crack in the cornice above the drawers. A strip of upper layer wood is missing on the side to the rear. There is a scratch above the cornice on the side and a split in the wood and wood loss to the rear on the side. There is some staining to the base of the sliding linen trays. It looks as if the inside of the right hand top drawer may have been cleaned as some stage but the difference from the other drawers is not especially marked. The rear of the Linen Press comprises plain wooden boards which is typical of this type of furniture.
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This Magnificent 18th Century English Linen Press with Marquetry Urns c.1790 is located in London, United Kingdom