20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY LINEN PRESS
BY JOHNSTONE, JEANES & CO., CIRCA 1840
With a pair of doors enclosing hanging space and shelves, above two short and two long drawers, stamped 'Johnstone, Jeanes & Co., 67 New Bond St., London', the reverse with a label 'G.R.V, Private Property'; Together with a further Kent family ownership label, also inscribed in chalk 'H.R.H. Duchess Kent'
80¾ in. (205 cm.) high; 52 in. (132 cm.) wide; 24½ in. (62.5 cm.) deep
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This printed label relates to an undated inventory carried out during the reign of King George V (d.1936).
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King George V (d.1936) and then by family descent.