Furniture:  Case Pieces

A late Federal period figured mahogany linen press in two parts with the top having a pair of raised panel hinged doors open to an interior having the original adjustable shelves over a case of three graduated drawers and raised on sturdy, baluster turned legs. Attributed to Nathan Tinker, Sag Harbor,LI. The brass drawer knobs and key are original. Excellent condition. 90 inches high, 45 inches wide, 20 1/2 inches deep.

By descent in the Hedges family of East Hampton, Long Island and with a copy of an advertisement which appeared in the "Sag Harbor Corrector" August 3, 1822 for Nathan Tinker, a Sag Harbor cabinet maker, who claimed to "sell his furniture five per cent cheaper than can be purchased in New York"


Long Island Linen Press