antique set of french fruit picking ladders in old distressed paint

ANTIQUE SET OF FRENCH FRUIT PICKING LADDERS IN OLD DISTRESSED PAINT


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

DEC112

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.
The poles of the ladders are undamaged and covered in a very faded muted colour scheme, blues, creams, with an ancient, very tactile uneven finish.
The rungs are also painted, but worn down to the pine, the kind of natural wear one cannot copy or reproduce.
The letters M. S. & Cie. are carved into each upright pole, the manufacturer no doubt.
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:
680mm wide at the base
240mm wide at the top top
1970mm high
50mm thick poles
30mm thick rungs
280mm rungs distance
Delivery cost 50 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: DEC112


Dimensions

Height = 197 cm (78")
Width = 68 cm (27")
Depth = 5 cm (2")



This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase.

* This item has been sold, though you can still email the seller if you wish



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