London, South Kensington
21 May 2009
A GEORGE III OAK CHEST WITH CLOTHES PRESS
LATE 18TH CENTURY
The screw-thread action surmounted with acorn finial and with four graduated drawers
48 in. (122 cm.) high; 26 in. (66 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (39 cm.) deep
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The distinctive clothes/napkin press is often, but not uniquely associated with East Anglia. A similar example is illustrated in John Stabler Norfolk Furniture Makers 1700-1840, Regional Furniture Society, 2006, p. 55.
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