A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CLOTHES-PRESS
The rectangular dentilled cornice above a plain frieze and a pair of cedar-backed panelled doors enclosing two slides, the lower section with two short and two long drawers, on shaped bracket feet, lacking two slides, with paper label inscribed in pencil 'Strickland' and with remains of depository label, indistinctly enscribed 'Strickland...'
80¼ in. (204 cm.) high; 49½ in. (125.5 cm.) wide; 23½ in. (59.5 cm.) deep
Probably supplied to either Sir George Stickland, 5th Bt. (1729-1808) for Boynton Hall, Yorkshire or Nathaniel Cholmley, Esq. (d. 1791) for Howsham, Yorkshire and by descent to Sir George Strickland, 7th Bt. (1782-1874) of Boynton Hall. By descent to his son
Sir Charles Strickland, 8th Bt. of Boynton (1819-1909) and by descent to his daughter
Esther Ann, wife of Colonel the Hon. Tatton Willoughby (d. 1947), and subsequently through her sister-in-law (and his niece)
The Hon. Mrs. I.M.H. Strickland (d. 1965), to her daughter
Miss Lucy Strickland. The contents of Howsham Hall were sold in 1948.