This is a seldom found
form, in fact, the only one we have owned. The lower
two doors open similar to a linen press revealing
three original pull-out shelves. Above is a single
drawer with its original elegant brass pulls. The
entire case sits on desireable tall bracket feet.
This piece is quite functional as a flatscreen TV
can easily go above it, whereas many decorate with
linen presses to hide the large tube TV.
The mahogany is a deep,
dense, figured rich red-brown color with solid mahogany
top and sides, etc. It is in superb original condition,
which has been French polished and brought up to the
way it would have looked when it was made. And in
this regard, please note the writing we have found
on the piece indicating the date of April 24th, 1802.
Below that, we can make out the words "made at"
possibly the word "Island" after two other
Judging from its
condition and wear, this piece was obviously a cherished