English William IV period rosewood canterbury

£2,200

This rosewood canterbury is a highly-collectable piece of furniture, which was crafted in England in the early 19th Century to hold sheet music.

 

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Description

The rosewood canterbury is supported on four turned legs, which are set on castors. Its body is rectangular and accommodates a drawer, fitted with two knob handles. This is topped by a X-shaped arrangement of slats, which are designed to hold sheets of music.

Canterburys were particularly fashionable in England in the late 18th Century and they continued to be popular in the 19th Century. This item was crafted in c.1830, when William IV became King of the United Kingdom and Ireland. This canterbury is an unusual and beautiful piece of antique furniture.

Details

Country of Origin
English
Date of Manufacture
c.1830
Period
Early 19th Century
Style
Music / Musical, William IV
Material
Rosewood
Colour
Brown

Dimensions

Height
51 cm / 20.1 inches
Width
43 cm / 16.9 inches
Depth
26 cm / 10.2 inches

Reference:
012624

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