antique french fruit picking ladders in original paint

ANTIQUE FRENCH FRUIT PICKING LADDERS IN ORIGINAL PAINT


Price

£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR


Item Ref

DEC087

Description

A not too tall set of French fruit picking ladders, made in pine and found in a time worn original colour scheme.
Traditional tapered style, the top part of the two ladders fitting inside each other, connected by a sturdy iron bar, bolted through.
A well used old rope is holding the ladders when opened.
The poles of the ladders are undamaged and covered in a very faded muted colour scheme, greys, blues, creams, with an ancient, very tactile craquelure finish.
The rungs are also painted, but worn down to the pine, the kind of natural wear one cannot copy or reproduce.
Stemming from the north east of France, Cidre country.. dating around 1920.
Very sturdy and good to use, cleaned, but left un-polished.
A wonderful decorative prop, shop display / shop fitting, clothes rack, towel rail, focal point, the uses are many..
Dimensions:
580mm wide at the base
2000mm high
Delivery cost 55 most of England, for more remote areas like Scotland, Cornwall, Wales and isles, please email your postcode.
Please add congestion charge for Inner London.
Delivery is a man and a van, door to door service.
Self-collection is possible by arrangement.
Please note that all our furniture is treated for woodworm, with a non-toxic , highly effective treatment. Any woodworm damage worth mentioning will be in the description.
Colour schemes can be changed upon request, unless it is original paint.
Thank you for your interest.
If you are looking for Vintage furniture, reclaimed furniture and Vintage garden items, they can all found on our web site: www.cottage-antiques.com. Selling Antiques has a strict date line policy, items too young cannot be listed on their site.
Internal Ref: DEC087


Dimensions

Height = 200 cm (79")
Width = 58 cm (23")
Depth = 10 cm (4")



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