William IV Canterbury or Sheet Music Rack in Rosewood with Fretwork, circa 1830

William IV Canterbury or Sheet Music Rack in Rosewood with Fretwork, circa 1830
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Product ID : DEC00158

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Overview

An exquisite English sheet music rack or Canterbury in prized rosewood with four fretwork partitions, one drawer, and resting on turned legs mounted on brass casters. England, circa 1830. Offers original turned and threaded pulls which are also made of solid rosewood.
According to the famous cabinetmaker, Sheraton, the name "Canterbury" arose "because the bishop of that see first gave orders for these pieces."
Makes a beautiful and decorative magazine or newspaper stand next to an armchair or sofa!
Measures: 22 1/2' long x 15 1/2" wide x 20 1/4" high.
Details
OF THE PERIOD
William IV
PLACE OF ORIGIN
England
DATE OF MANUFACTURE
circa 1830
PERIOD
1830-1839
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
TurnedBrass,FretworkWood, Cast
CONDITION
GOOD - LIGHTLY USED, WITH VERY LIGHT SCRATCHES, OR MINOR COSMETIC WEAR, BUT HAS NO STRUCTURAL ISSUES. MOST ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE ITEMS FIT THIS CONDITION.
CONDITION DETAILS
This exceptional Canterbury is made of solid rosewood throughout, excepting the bottom of the drawer which is in pine and the sides which are in English oak. The construction & choice of secondary woods identifies it as an English piece.
WEAR
Wear consistent with age and use.
DIMENSIONS
H 20.25 in. x W 22.5 in. x D 15.5 in.
H 51.44 cm x W 57.15 cm x D 39.37 cm
SELLER LOCATION
Miami, FL

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