Antique Bespoke Victorian Style Mahogany Open Bookcase£1,150.00 + VAT
This is a bespoke Victorian style mahogany open bookcase, which has been hand made by a master craftsman. Those of you who are familiar with my web site will recognize this model, because we have had many similar ones in the past in different woods & sizes. Most people just order them to their required specifications. We can have them made in any wood or any style or any size. They do take about 2-4 weeks to make & polish. If you are able, please come to the shop to view this bookcase & other models to see the quality. They all have the adjustable shelves on sharks teeth supports & the larger ones can be made to come apart. Please don't compare these bookcases to other ones out there in the market. The ones we make are better made than the original Victorian ones & they are hand French polished too. If you go to the re-constructed furniture category, you will see quite a few items we have had made or adapted in the past. We can use antique timbers in the right places to give even more character. The prices have risen a bit over the many years we have been doing these bookcases & I have struggled to keep the price under £1000, but the cost of materials & the work has now forced us a bit over that price, however they are still very reasonable for the quality of workmanship.
Width – 38.5 inches, 98 cm
Depth – 14.5 inches, 37 cm
Height – 79 inches, 200 cm
Antique Victorian Deep Buttoned Leather Chaise Lounge£2,500.00 + VAT
This is an original Victorian chaise lounge that has been completely re-upholstered in deep buttoned leather, then hand coloured & antiqued by a leather specialist. The mahogany legs are turned & reeded with original brass casters. This chaise has a lovely shaping, with some curvature along the base towards the right hand legs. The high end is generously scrolled over & the back rest is also curved on the top. This is quite a uniquely shaped chaise lounge & has generous proportions, with plenty of depth on the seat too. It's in excellent condition & date from around the 1860-80's period.
Width – 69″, 174 cm
Depth – 30″, 76 cm
Height – 33″, 84 cm
Seat height – 14″, 35 cm
Pair of Antique Leather Porters Wing Armchairs£3,950.00 + VAT
This pair of deep buttoned leather Porters armchairs have been made from new & this particular pair were an actual order from a regular client of mine. They saw an antique single leather Porters armchair & asked if we could make a pair that were very similar. I must say, they turned out very well, so I thought we should photograph them & post them on the web site. Needless to say, we can take orders for singles or pairs & they can be done in whichever colour leather you want, because the leather is hand dyed after they are upholstered. We can also have them coloured with more distressing & antiquing. As they are entirely hand made, they do take about 4 – 8 weeks to make. It's a three step process – Make the frames, fully upholster them & hand colour last. It's also worth mentioning that the seats always have hand coiled springs, which will last a lifetime. They are also hand tacked too & have polished mahogany legs.
Width – 32.3″, 82 cm
Depth – 27.5″, 70 cm
Height – 24.3″, 115 cm
Seat height – 16″, 41 cm
Antique Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase£2,500.00 + VAT
This large impressive antique mahogany bookcase is of high quality with all the shelves being fully adjustable on sharks teeth supports. It has actually been adapted from a Victorian wardrobe, so the framework is all original, with the depth having been cut back. The mahogany has a rich colour & patina, so it's full of character. Don't be put off by the configuration of the shelves, because we simply didn't put them all in with similar gaps. They can actually be put anywhere you want. This bookcase has a bold cornice, which has curved ends, as has the sides & plinth. It comes apart in many pieces for easy transportation. The cornice lifts off & the three middle sections lift off from the plinth.
Length – 74″, 188 cm
Depth – 15.4″, 39 cm
Height – 82″, 208 cm
Pair of Part-Victorian Burr Walnut Open Bookcases
These bookcases have been reconstructed from a Victorian burr walnut piano, by a master English cabinet maker. Typical of a Victorian piano are the beautiful burr walnut veneers. The shark's tooth shelf supports & the general construction of these bookcases is are superb.
31 1/2″ (80cm) wide.
11 3/4″ (30cm) deep.
38″ (97cm) high
Reconstructed Stunning Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Open Bookcase
Good quality antique Victorian burr walnut open bookcase, with adjustable shelves on shark teeth supports. The veneers on this piece are absolutely stunning & the top is crossbanded too. This item is of very solid construction, with a well panelled back. This bookcase is Victorian in essence, but has been re-veneered more recently.
Width — 34 3/4″ (88cm)
Depth — 11 1/2″ (29)
Height — 38 1/2″ (98)
Reconstructed Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Open Bookcase
Antique burr walnut tall open bookcase in lovely condition, with adjustable shelves. This bookcase has been reconstructed from antique wardrobes, pianos, etc., by a top cabinet maker, The burr walnut veneers are of excellent quality & the sides are solid timbers. To look at, you would think this bookcase is totally original, because of the way it’s are constructed. I do have another similar one & a matching smaller pair also, so please check my other items. These bookcases are exceptional quality & are not easy to get hold of because of the scarcity of decent old wood. The last time I was lucky to get some was over a year ago. Please do not confuse these with the other inferior models that are floating around.
Width — 29 1/2″ (75cm)
Depth — 11″ (28)
Height — 57 1/2″ (146)
Antique Victorian Style Birds Eye Maple Open Bookcase
Tall slim open bookcase in birds eye maple, with adjustable shelves. This bookcase which is antique Victorian style, has been reconstructed using old timbers from antique wardrobes, pianos, etc & then beautifully veneered in birds eye maple. It even has the typical 'shark teeth' supports that were used in Victorian times.
Width — 30″ (76cm)
Depth at top — 13″ (33)
Depth in middle — 11″ (28)
Height — 72 1/2″ (184)
Antique William IV Mahogany and Deep Buttoned Leather Stool
This most impressive large stool is fabulous quality & has loads of character. The brown leather top is deep buttoned, beautifully upholstered & hand studded on a mahogany frame. This sits on six turned fluted antique William 1V legs dating from the 1830-40 period. This stool is in good condition throughout.
Length — 54 3/4″ (139cm)
Depth — 18 3/4″ (48)
Height — 18 1/2″ (47)
Reconstructed Antique Mahogany Open Bookcase
Really good quality solid mahogany open bookcase, that’s been reconstructed from other antique furniture. This bookcase is very well constructed by a master cabinet maker just like the original one would be, in fact even better than most I’ve come across. It has the shark tooth supports for the adjustable shelves. This item was one of a pair, but someone persuaded me to sell one. I can & do take regular orders for these bookcases in any size required.
THIS BOOKCASE HAS BEEN SOLD BUT I CAN TAKE ORDERS FOR THE SAME OR ANY OTHER KIND.
Width — 28 1/2″ (72cm)
Depth — 10 1/4″ (26)
Height — 38 1/2″ (98)
Antique Regency Mahogany Window Seat Stool
Very elegant antique Regency mahogany window seat in good condition, with a lovely fabric on the seat. I believe it dates to around the 1810-20 period & it has a lot of character. There are various markings & one small old repair, but all in keeping with the wood that’s nearly 200 years old. I’m fairly sure this item has been reconstructed, possibly from two chairs but either way this is a wonderful item & very useful. I particularly like the pineapple shaped slats between the uprights.
Length — 48″ (122cm)
Depth — 15 1/2″ (39)
Seat Height — 20″ (51)
Height to Top Rail — 32 1/2″ (83)
Pair of Antique Pollard Oak Bedside Chests
This pair of bedside chests are wonderful quality throughout. At first glance they look antique Victorian, but they have been reconstructed from something else which was definitely antique. They are pollard oak with ebony inlay, ebonised turned handles & locks to all the drawers. A lot of people think pollard oak is burr walnut, but there is a difference & pollard oak is much harder to find. These bedsides have a lovely warm original colour & are full of character. They have curved ends & sit on plinth bases. The drawers are nicely dovetailed & the drawer bottoms are solid mahogany.
Width — 14″ (36cm)
Depth — 13 1/2″ (34)
Height — 29″ (74)This pair of bedside chests are wonderful quality throughout. At first glance they look antique Victorian, but they have been reconstructed from something else which was definitely antique. They are pollard oak with ebony inlay, ebonised turned handles & locks to all the drawers. A lot of people think pollard oak is burr walnut, but there is a difference & pollard oak is much harder to find. These bedsides have a lovely warm original colour & are full of character. They have curved ends & sit on plinth bases. The drawers are nicely dovetailed & the drawer bottoms are solid mahogany.
Width — 14″ (36cm)
Depth — 13 1/2″ (34)
Height — 29″ (74)
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