A simply stunning mid century pedestal desk in oak. Dating from the late 1940’s to 1950’s it is constructed from solid oak with a beautiful tambour fronted filing pedestal to the left hand side. All of the pull out filing trays are original and in truly exceptional condition.
A superb antique double filing cabinet in Oak, dating from the early 20th Century (c. 1920-30). This is an amazing cabinet in original condition throughout. The quality of manufacture and timber are reflected in the weight. The cabinet weighs around 50kg. It has all 18 original pull out drawers/ trays, all with through dovetail joints and original brass label holders. It was made for Cooke’s (Finsubury) Ltd who were based in the City of London (Finsbury Pavement), the Legal Centre of London (Walbrook, EC4, close to the Old Bailey) and SW1 close to Westminster. This reflects the quality of the original manufacturer and where their target Client base was aimed at. All round excellent provenance.
We rarely see these cabinets in such excellent original condition. A beautiful colour, size, and design. Both doors run freely making this a very practical piece that can be used on a daily basis.
A very nice example of an English roller door cabinet that offers beautiful styling with lots of storage capabilities. We do have three of these cabinets available. A very rare find indeed!
115cm High x 92cm Wide x 42cm Deep
An excellent example of the ever popular Abbess double pedestal desk in Oak. These are often referred to as Teacher’s desks. This one dates from around 1940 and is in excellent condition. Two drawers to each pedestal offering four drawers with excellent storage. This desk also retains its original adjustable feet to level the desk and also gain some height if required (circa 2cm).
A great size offering a generous fully functioning desk but not too large to be difficult to position or accommodate. The colour and condition are exceptional.
We have sold a number of these Abbess desks and they never hang around for long.
136cm Wide, 76cm Deep, 77cm High
This is a lovely example of a Minty Bookcase in medium oak, dating from the late 1920’s to early 30’s. The top section has a Minty of Oxford label, which proves it’s authenticity. Used in legal offices, Minty was one of the finest makers of these types of bookcases. Excellent craftsmanship can be seen in the 5 stacking sections, the bookcase still has original glass in it’s glazed doors. Brass handles dress the doors and each opens fully with a ball bearing catch on each to ensure they stay closed.
The shelves are a good size for books or other items that you might want to display. Each section can be taken apart for easy transportation or relocation to another room. A great addition to any home!
174cm High, 89cm Width (lower section), 88.5cm Width (4 upper sections), 29cm Deep (lower section), 23.5cm Deep (4 upper sections)
We bought this stunning rocking chair for it’s amazing design. It has a stick back style, reminiscent of Georgian and Victorian tall Windsor chairs. The design has then been carried through to the base, or skirt, of the chair. A very unusual but superbly striking design. There is no major age to the chair, nor markings to age it. We suspect it is late 1970’s or early 1980’s but we fell in love with the design and painted black finish. It is constructed form pine throughout making the chair light for its size.
It now offers a beautiful bedroom, hallway, or dress chair with great style and character.
112cm back height, 49cm seat height, 59cm Wide (arm to arm), 75cm Wide (widest pointat the front feet), max depth 100cm (Front of feet to rear)