• Item: Canterbury
• Circa: 1835
• Period: William IV
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Rosewood
• Fine barley twist columns
• Decorative finials
• Crossbar outer frame
• Three partitions
• Delicate turned divisional spindles
• Mahogany lined hand dovetailed hidden drawer
• Original turned feet
• Original brass collars & castors
• Stunning quality
• Original polish & patination
• Good original condition
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is a fine quality antique English William IV rosewood canterbury, circa 1835, in good original condition. Incorporating a classic William IV crossbar outer frame with barley twist columns in each corner, capped with small finials, the canterbury is divided into thee compartments, by delicate turned spindles. The compartments are ideal for storing magazines, newspapers or music sheets. Below, a shaped hidden drawer opens to reveal additional storage space. The drawer is hand dovetailed with mahogany lined. The canterbury is raised on its original bulbous legs which retain the original brass castor collars and wheels. The Canterbury reflects a flamboyant and distinctive style, typical of the William IV period; it has been constructed from the finest rosewood timbers.
The Canterbury features 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 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 on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Height = 54.9cm or 21½” or 1ft 9½”
Width = 57cm or 22⅜” or 1ft 10⅜”
Depth = 41cm or 16⅛” or 1ft 4⅛”
Partition Height = 20.5cm or 8½”
Partition Gaps = 9.6cm or 3¾”
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 panels are complete, with no missing sections and are solid in joint. The feet and brass castors are also all original. 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. The canterbury has been constructed from the finest materials. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
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Ref. Canterbury 7