• Item: Wardrobe
• Circa: 1880
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Burr walnut & satinwood
• Two doors
• Protruding moulded cornice
• Decorative panels
• Central carved cartouches to door panels
• Bead moulded plinth
• Original door locks and latches, with working key
• Original turned door knobs
• Original brass drawer handles
• Satinwood interior
• 1 internal hanging rail
• 3 internal sliding shelves
• 4 internal drawers (one with working lock & key)
• Quarter beaded & hand dovetailed shelves and drawers
• 6 internal hooks
• Working locks & keys to door and drawers
• Original backboards
• Original plinth
• Fantastic solid construction
• Original polish & patination
• Exhibition quality
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
Here is an exhibition quality antique English Victorian burr walnut and satinwood two-door wardrobe, with stunning mirror matched veneers, circa 1880, in excellent original condition. The top section supports a protruding moulded cornice, above twin, panelled doors, which boasts superb mirror matched veneers. The doors also feature the original turned knobs, while the right hand door retains its original working latch, lock and key. Either side of the door, the wardrobe frame exhibits a moulded frame. Below, the wardrobe rests on an exquisite bead moulded plinth. Internally, the wardrobe boasts a satinwood interior incorporating three pullout trays, above an open compartment, with four satinwood drawers below. The drawers and pullout trays both boast satinwood lining and hand dovetail construction. The drawers also boast the original blue paper lining, as well as the original brass handles and the bottom two drawers incorporate original working locks, with working key. To the right-hand side of the interior, there is a generous hanging space, including a single hanging rack and a total of 6 hooks. The wardrobe is raised on its original bead moulded plinth. This item also features the original backboards. The cornice and plinth can be removed to allow easier access into the bedroom.
This item has a rich brown burr walnut colour. It has a lovely colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item is an excellent investment but also very practical for storage and would look superb in a variety of rooms, especially the bedroom. This item would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Height = 216.5cm or 85¼” or 7ft 1¼”
External Width (cornice) = 141cm or 55½” or 4ft 7½”
External Depth (cornice) = 68.3cm or 26⅞” or 2ft 2⅞”
Hanging Cupboard – Internal Dimensions:
Max Height = 185cm or 72⅞” or 6ft ⅞”
Height (from hanging rail) = 167cm or 65¾” or 5ft 5¾”
Width = 57.6cm or 22⅝” or 1ft 10⅝”
Depth = 52cm or 20½” or 1ft 8½”
The above internal dimensions relate to the internal space of the top section of the wardrobe, which is used for hanging space. This may be useful if you have clothes of a certain length or coat hangers of a certain width.
This item is in excellent original condition. The wardrobe has been polished in our workshop. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the frame, but nothing significant considering its age. The doors close and lock comfortably. The doors lock using the original working lock (with working key). The drawers incorporate the original brass handles and locks, with working key. The drawers and pullout shelves run smoothly and close flush to the frame and retain the original blue paper lining. The wardrobe is raised on its original moulded plinth. The wardrobe also features the original backboards.
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Here is an exhibition quality antique English Victorian burr walnut and satinwood two-door wardrobe, with stunning mirror matched veneers, circa 1880, in excellent original condition.