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. 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
Edwardian Walnut Decorative Antique Plant Stand 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
Spectacular Quality John Taylor & Son Large Oak Victorian Antique Partners / Writing Desk