• Item: Victorian Canterbury
• Circa: 1860
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Burr Walnut
• Boxwood string inlay
• Finely turned divisional spindles
• Inlaid crossbar outer frame
• Decorative finials
• Three partitions
• Mahogany lined hand-dovetailed drawer
• Original drawer knobs
• Original turned feet
• Original brass collars & ceramic castors
• Stunning quality
• Original polish & patination
• Good original condition
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
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This is a fine quality antique English Victorian Canterbury, constructed with stunning burr walnut quarter veneers and decorated with boxwood inlay, circa 1860, in good original condition. Incorporating a boxwood inlaid crossbar outer frame, supported by four larger turned spindle in each corner, capped with small finials, the Victorian Canterbury is divided into three compartments, separated by finely turned spindles. The compartments are ideal for storing magazines, newspapers or music sheets. Below, a single drawer, which is decorated with boxwood string inlay, opens to reveal additional storage space. The drawer has been constructed with fine hand-dovetailed joints, with mahogany drawer linings. The outer box frame of the Victorian Canterbury also displays additional decorative boxwood string inlay detail.
The Victorian Canterbury is raised on its original turned legs which retain the original brass castor collars, with ceramic wheels. The Canterbury reflects a flamboyant and distinctive style, typical of the Victorian period; it has been constructed from the finest timbers.
The Victorian Canterbury boasts a gorgeous mellow brown mahogany 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 Victorian Canterbury 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 = 59cm / 23¾” / 1ft 11¾”
Width = 56.5cm / 22¼” / 1ft 10¼”
Depth = 44.5cm / 17½” / 1ft 5½”
Partition Height (Highest) = 26cm / 10¼”
Partition Height (Lowest) = 24cm / 9½”
Partition Gaps = 9cm – 10.5cm / 4⅛”
This is a fine quality antique English Victorian Canterbury, constructed in burr walnut and decorated with boxwood inlay, circa 1860, in good original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The Victorian Canterbury has a fantastic colour and patination; having been cleaned and professionally French polished by hand in our workshop. The spindles are complete, with no missing sections or brakes. The drawer retains the original inlaid detail, drawer knobs and the original mahogany drawer linings, which display fine craftmanship. The Victorian Canterbury stands on its original turned legs, terminating on and brass castor cups and ceramic castors (the back left hand castor has been replaced at some point in the past – it is in good working condition). The Victorian Canterbury has been constructed from the finest materials. This item is solid in joint and ready to use
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