Country House Fire Escape

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+ 44 (0)7568 151752

+44 (0)7568 151752

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Country House Fire Escape

THE HOUSE OF ANTIQUES
19th Century English Country House Fire Escape
We are proud to offer a rare example of a 19th Century quirky county house fire escape, once of the Fasque House, Fettercaine Estate, Aberdeen. The hand painted wooden dovetail jointed box contains a heavy rope, canvas wooden based sack with safety harness and cast metal pulley system. Enabling residents to escape the upper floors of the house. The Scottish seat of the Gladstone family where William E Gladstone (4 times Prime Minister) Commissioned the building of Fasque House in 1829 whereby the fire escape would have of the inventory of the productions. This decorative object would make a rare and highly usual talking point, in any well-presented home or office interior space and weights over 20KG.
Dimensions in inches: H 8” x W 26.5” x D 17.5”
Origin: English
Age:1890
Material: Wood, Canvas, Metal, Rope
Condition: This item is completely solid in structure and form, aged patina with weathering has taken place across all the surfaces, light scuffs around sections of the wooden box and obvious age across the internal items also. This item looks like it’s had limited use so is in exceptional condition for its age but its strongly suggested to please review all the photos provided as part of this advert.

Period: 

1890

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THE HOUSE OF ANTIQUES

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E13, UK
United Kingdom

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It’s quite simple. We buy what we like. We believe that extraordinary items are owned by extraordinary people who live in extraordinary spaces. We are driven by the passion to unearth and offer the most unusual, decorative and rarest objects.

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