This is a gorgeous antique Victorian burr walnut and marquetry Canterbury circa 1870 in date.
The grain of the burr walnut and the inlaid marquetry are truly beautiful, the solid walnut fret carved sides and dividers are a masterpiece of the Victorian cabinet makers art. It has a beautiful pierced brass gallery on top, elegant turned columns, a useful drawer below and it stands on it's original brass and porcelain castors.
Antique Canterburies are extremely sought after and this item would be cherished by any collector of antiques as it has beautiful inlaid marquetry decoration. Used to store sheet music in Victorian times, it could also be used to store magazines.
There is no mistaking its quality and unique design, which is certain to add a special something to your home, wherever you choose to place it.
In excellent condition having been beautifully restored in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 88 x Width 69 x Depth 40
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 2 feet, 3 inches x Depth 1 foot, 4 inches
Our reference: 08969