• Item: Canterbury
• Circa: 1830
• Period: Regency
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid Mahogany
• Fine turned column supports
• Decorative finials
• Simple, straight panel supports
• Three compartments
• Mahogany lined hand dovetailed drawer
• Original brass knobs to drawer
• Original turned feet
• Original brass collars & castors
• Stunning quality
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent original condition
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
This is a fine quality antique English Georgian Regency solid mahogany Canterbury magazine rack, circa 1830, in excellent original condition. The Canterbury comprises an outer frame with turned column supports at each corner, capped with small finials. The Canterbury is divided into three compartments, by three rows of simple, straight supports, each row topped with a curved horizontal bar. The compartments are ideal for storing magazines, newspapers or music sheets. Below is a drawer, which features old replacement brass knobs (likely to have been replaced during the Victorian period) and is mahogany lined, constructed with hand dovetailing. The Canterbury is raised on its original turned legs which retain the original brass castor collars and wheels. The Canterbury has been constructed from the finest mahogany timbers.
The Canterbury features a gorgeous rich mahogany colour. It has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item would look great in the living room, hallway or bedroom of any house. This item would complement any home, so don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Height = 53.4cm or 21” or 1ft 9”
Width = 59.4cm or 23⅜” or 1ft 11⅜”
Depth = 44.5cm or 17½” or 1ft 5½”
Partition Height (highest) = 24cm or 9½”
Partition Height (lowest) = 22.2cm or 8¾”
Partition Gaps = 12cm or 4¾”
This Canterbury magazine rack is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. It has a fantastic colour and patination; having been professionally French polished by hand. The panels are complete, with no missing sections or brakes. The drawer features the original brass knobs, the drawer is mahogany lined and displays fine hand dovetailing. The feet and brass castors are also all original. The Canterbury has been constructed from the finest materials. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
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