Antique Tudor Style Carved Oak Tudor Style Monks Bench (Circa 1900)
This is a good quality antique Tudor style solid oak carved monks’ bench, circa 1900.
• Circa 1900
• Period Late Victorian
• Provenance England, UK
• Item Monks bench
• Style Designed with Tudor influences
• Wood Solid oak
• Carved back
• Hinged peg table top
• Turned arms
• Lift up oak seat
• Carved lunette lower panel
• Oak inset front & side panels
• Turned legs
• Central stretcher
• Pegged construction
• Solid in joint
• Super quality
• Ideal for storing shoes
• Fantastic original colour & polish
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is a good quality antique Tudor style solid oak carved monks’ bench which has been constructed in the later Victorian period, circa 1900. The monks’ bench features a peg hinge tabletop, which is carved on the inside with a central diamond lozenge. The tabletop can be adjusted to act as a backrest or a tabletop. Below, the back is attached to the base with solid turned arms. The seat is hinged and reveals a useful large storage area below for shoes or boots. The front central frame below the seat features carved lunettes, which again, is typical of the Tudor. To the front and sides of the base there are pretty inset oak panels flanked by a reeded frame. The bench stands on four turned oak legs which are connected by a central stretcher for added strength. The bench is built using peg construction.
This item features a dark oak 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 superb in a variety of rooms from the hallway, dining room or kitchen. This item would certainly grace any home and a great investment, as they are an extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External height (top raised) = 95.8cm or 37 ¾” or 3ft 1 ¾”
External height (top lowered) = 73.2cm or 28¾” or 2ft 4¾”
External width = 99cm or 39” or 3ft 3”
External depth = 50.8cm or 20” or 1ft 8”
Seat height = 46cm or 18 1/8” = 1ft 6⅛”
Seat depth = 42cm or 16½” or 1ft 4½”
Arm height = 70.9cm or 27⅞” or 2ft 3⅞”