• Circa: 1860
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Burr Walnut
• Item: Canterbury
• Decorative finials to gallery
• Shaped pierced fretwork upper gallery
• Lower pierced fretwork scroll panel frame
• Shaped column supports to upper section
• 3 column turned magazine partitions
• Single mahogany lined hand dovetailed drawer
• Original baluster turned legs
• Original brass & ceramic mug castors
• Original polish
• Excellent colour and patination
• Completely original
• Solid in joint
• Very pretty design
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is a stunning quality antique Victorian English burr walnut gallery topped Canterbury, circa 1860, displaying fantastic patination, in good original condition. The Canterbury boasts a shaped pierced fretwork gallery finished with turned finials at the rear, which encompasses a raised shelf, which displays stunning burr walnut veneer grain configuration. Four turned columns support the raised shelf. A triple panel magazine section sits below, encompassed by magnificent outer fretwork panels incorporating ring turned dividers with a drawer below, constructed from mahogany drawer lining and hand dovetail joints. The magazine section is ideal for storing newspapers, magazines or even sheet music. The Canterbury is raised on fine baluster turned legs, which retain the original brass cup castors and white ceramic mug castors.
The Canterbury features a rich burr walnut brown colour. As it boasts the original polish, 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 compliment any home so don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Height= 102.5cm or 40⅜” or 3ft 4⅜”
Width = 56cm or 22” or 1ft 10”
Depth = 43.7cm or 17¼” or 1ft 5¼”
Partition Gaps = 10.8cm or 4¼”
This item is in good original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this colour and patination cannot be re-created through re-polishing. The pierced fretwork panels are complete, with no missing sections and are solid in joint. The drawer is hand dovetailed and mahogany lined (sign of quality). The drawer closes flush to the frame. The legs, brass castors sockets and ceramic castors are also all original. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
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Ref. Canterbury 6