Welsh linen press Sold
Welsh linen press / Cwpwrdd prés Cymreig
This small oak linen press has a dentil carved cornice and a holly & bogoak inlaid frieze. The two panelled doors have a very unusual carved gothic design and are flanked by two fluted quarter columns. The base has a brushing slide and five drawers with later handles. The press is made from figured oak throughout including the back boards and interior shelves, with sycamore drawer linings.
Welsh probably Cardiganshire circa 1780
48½” w x 19½” d x 71¼” h / 123.3cm w x 49.5cm d x 181cm h
(feet restored & later handles)