British Colonial Rosewood Linen PressMid 19th century
An antique British colonial linen press made of rosewood. The upper section has a flat top, egg and dart carving on the edge and wave carving on the frieze. The floating panels of the doors are beautifully grained. Their frames carved with elongated reserves and carved circles in the corners. The interior in mahogany and is fitted with three sliding shelves.
The lower part comprises two small drawers over two larger ones. It features a gadrooned edge at the top and bottom, wooden knobs on the drawers and rests on melon sectioned tapered feet.
The cupboard is in good condition and has been lovingly restored and finished to its former glory using a traditional form of French polishing and waxing. The rosewood has a dark shade with a striking grain.
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British colonial India
H: 206 cm W: 123 cm D: 54 cm
H: 81" W: 48 ½” D: 21½"