Antique Furniture by John Taylor and Son, Edinburgh

Antique Furniture by John Taylor and Son, Edinburgh

John Taylor and Sons antique furniture is always constructed to a high standard using the finest quality timbers and stylish designs. John Taylor who founded the business started as a cabinet maker in 1825 in West Thistle Street, Edinburgh, and then moved to the more prominent position of 109 to 10 Princes Street Edinburgh when his Son joined the business. Β In the Victorian period of 1852 John Taylor and Son were appointed ‘Cabinet makers and Upholsterers to Her Majesty the Queen‘. Their Rosemount Cabinet Works at Gardner’s Court were established around 1857 and they continued trading from Princes Street until they went into liquidation in 1945. They were one of the largest cabinet makers in Scotland in the Late Victorian era, employing nearly 300 people.

Finding pieces by this maker, will mean you have acquired a quality antique as they were very skilled craftsmen and furniture by these cabinet makes are always built o a high standard. If you are interested in buying antiques by this maker or antique furniture in general please visit our antique furniture page here. Below are previous examples that we have sold to show you examples of their work.

Spectacular Arts & Crafts Solid Walnut Antique Single Wardrobe By John Taylor & Son

Spectacular Arts & Crafts Solid Walnut Antique Single Wardrobe By John Taylor & Son Spectacular Arts & Crafts Solid Walnut Antique Single Wardrobe By John Taylor & SonSpectacular Arts & Crafts Solid Walnut Antique Single Wardrobe By John Taylor & Son

Edwardian Walnut Decorative Antique Plant Stand by John Taylor & Son.

Edwardian Walnut Decorative Antique Plant Stand by John Taylor & Son.Edwardian Walnut Decorative Antique Plant Stand by John Taylor & Son.

Antique Edwardian Mahogany Occasional Table/What-Not by John Taylor & Son.

Antique Edwardian Mahogany Occasional Table/What-Not by John Taylor & Son. Antique Edwardian Mahogany Occasional Table/What-Not by John Taylor & Son.

Quality Victorian Solid Oak Antique Wellington Chest by John Taylor And Son Edinburgh

Quality Victorian Solid Oak Antique Wellington Chest by John Taylor And Son Edinburgh Quality Victorian Solid Oak Antique Wellington Chest by John Taylor And Son Edinburgh

Spectacular Quality John Taylor & Son Large Oak Victorian Antique Partners / Writing Desk

Spectacular Quality John Taylor & Son Large Oak Victorian Antique Partners / Writing Desk. Spectacular Quality John Taylor & Son Large Oak Victorian Antique Partners / Writing Desk.

 

10 thoughts on “Antique Furniture by John Taylor and Son, Edinburgh

  1. I wonder if you could give me any information on a chair,it is a John Taylor with a serial number on the bottom S0046.any help would be gratefully accepted

    1. Hi
      Unfortunately with the serial number i can not be of much help as there is no records
      Sorry about this but maybe if you would like to email some pictures i may be able to help better
      Kind regards
      James

  2. I have recently purchased a bureau desk which I believe to be made in edinburgh but want to know where I would find a makers mark to clarify this….any help appreciated.

    David

  3. I have been given an old billiard table and assescories to auction off or sell for the charity that I represent. Not sure how to go about this or the value of the table. It is by John Taylor &Son from Edinburgh. We are also based in Edinburgh. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thanks.

    1. Hi
      Unfortunately we do not deal in billiard tables, but being by John Taylor, it will be of very good quality so i would seek the advice of a good antiques auctioneer

  4. Hi James
    I have a Taylor sideboard left to me by my Gran. My husband isn’t keen on it πŸ™ i thought that if we knew a bit about its history and value he might like it more…
    Can’t see how to send you a photo…

  5. hi, we have 4 chairs by john taylor, R8161, any idea of any value? can i send you picture? thanks. your input much appreciated.

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