Wimbledon-Furniture is delighted to offer for sale this very rare and highly collectable hand painted Austrian circa 1820 linen closest. Originally designed as a childrens linen closest for no doubt a very wealthy and important family. This is one of the most ornately hand painted pieces I have ever seen. You have a row of four cats to the top and four dogs to the bottom, each panel tells a story ranging from Little Red Riding hood, Christmas, and various others I dont recognise but Im sure 200+ years ago they were all the rage! We have lightly cleaned the piece, it is in sublime condition with a patina to die for!The back legs have been replaced at some piece, new locks fitted to the left door. Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask. This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses SW19-3BE, we can have it delivered nationwide to include Scotland Wales and Ireland. Wimbledon-Furniture is a privately owned family ran business out of Wimbledon SW19, we have four large storage warehouses, if you have any questions my number is under the business sellers information, please feel free to call or text. Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition.
Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade. COURIER (LARGE ITEMS ONLY THAT CANT BE POSTED).
Whoever delivers will always require help on the larger items to unload, the price you will be quoted will always be based on this assumption, if this is not possible please let us know as it will affect the price to send a two man team. The item "VERY RARE HAND PAINTED AUSTRIAN CIRCA 1820 SMALL LINEN CLOSED CUPBOARD CATS DOGS" is in sale since Tuesday, July 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Cabinets\Pre-Victorian (Pre-1837)".The seller is "wimbledon-furniture-01" and is located in London Wimbledon. This item can be shipped worldwide.