Regency Mahogany Canterbury (England, circa 1820)

£2,250.00
Regency Mahogany Canterbury

Regency Mahogany Canterbury (England, circa 1820)

£2,250.00

A Very Fine Quality regency Period Mahogany Boat Shaped Canterbury Having Elegant Turned Upright Support To Each Corner And Square Divisions, With Fluted Decoration And One Frieze Drawer Raised On Elegant, High Turned Legs With Original Brass Castors.

This is an extremely nice Canterbury and exudes elegance, class and sophistication. It has a good boat shaped design which is generally regarded as a desirable feature, as is the excellent carved decoration and the height of the finely turned legs it stands on, which makes it seem almost proud of its own stature.

It is widely believed that canterburies are named as such due to the first object of this design being commissioned by the Archbishop of Canterbury in the late 18th century.

Although the original format is believed to have had divisions in both directions and purposed for the storage of cutlery in the dining room, the design soon progressed and was adapted, resulting in them being manufactured mainly for the storage of sheet music from the early 19th century onwards.

Nowadays of course Canterbury’s are the perfect object for collecting up all those magazines and newspapers which are lying around in the living room, study, office or any other area around the home and storing them tidily away whilst still retaining relatively easy access to them.

Circa 1820.

Height 21.5in.
Width 19in.
Depth 15in.

 

 

Stock Code8795
Height 21.5 inch (54.61 cm)
Width 19 inch (48.26 cm)
Depth 15 inch (38.1 cm)
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