• Circa: 1890
• Period: Victorian
• Style: Gothic
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Pitch pine
• Thumb moulded cornice
• Decorative panels
• Ebony detailing
• Chamfered mirror (sign of quality)
• Original door lock and latch, with working key
• Original brass key escutcheon
• Original brass drawer handles
• 1 internal hanging rail
• 2 internal shelves
• 13 internal hooks
• Working locks & keys to door and drawer
• Moulded frame and plinth
• Single hand dovetailed pine lined drawer
• Original backboards
• Original plinth
• Fantastic solid construction
• Original polish & patination
• Classic Gothic styling
• Splits into 4 sections – easy access into rooms
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
Here is a stunning quality antique English Victorian Gothic pitch pine wardrobe, with attractive ebony detailing, circa 1810, in excellent original condition. The top section supports a drop down (detachable) thumb-moulded cornice, above a single door, which boasts a superior quality chamfered mirror. The door also features the original working latch, lock and key, as well as the original geometric brass escutcheon and handle. Either side of the door, the wardrobe frame exhibits inset panels. Below, the base section consists of a single, hand dovetailed and pine lined drawer, which also retains its original working lock and key, and original brass escutcheon and handles. Internally, the wardrobe boasts a generous hanging space, having a single hanging rack. There are also 13 hooks, and a shelf on either side.
The wardrobe boasts exquisite grain configuration and ebony detailing to the plinth, drawer front, door and beneath the cornice. The wardrobe is raised on its original moulded plinth. This item also features the original backboards. The wardrobe dismantles into four sections (cornice, top, door and base), allowing easy access up the staircase into the bedroom.
This item has a warm brown pitch pine 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 = 220.3cm or 86¾” or 7ft 2¾”
External Width (cornice) = 135cm or 53⅛” or 4ft 5⅛”
External Depth (cornice) = 63cm or 24⅞” or 2ft ⅞”
Hanging Cupboard – Internal Dimensions:
Max Height = 150.5cm or 59¼” or 4ft 11¼”
Height (from hanging rails) = 143.7cm or 56⅝” or 4ft 8⅝”
Width = 118.3cm or 46⅝” or 3ft 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.
Height = 134.5cm
Width = 45.5cm
The height from the floor to the top of the mirror is 194cm.
This item is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the frame, but nothing significant considering its age. The door closes and locks comfortably. The door locks using the original working lock (with working key). The drawer incorporates the original brass handles and key escutcheon, with original working lock and working key. The drawer runs smoothly and closes flush to the frame. The wardrobe is raised on its original moulded. The wardrobe also features the original backboards.
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Ref. Wardrobe 14