Antique Oak Furniture
Here at Driscolls Antiques we offer a large selection of fine quality traditional Antique oak furniture for sale on our website from the rustic Georgian county period, to the finer looking arts and crafts Victorian and Edwardian pieces, as we offer something for all tastes. All our antiques are sympathetically restored to a high standard using traditional methods of wax finishing and we offer cheap UK and worldwide delivery.
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Antique Oak Furniture can range from pale limed, light golden or to very dark in colour. Oak is a hard, solid wood, is very versatile, durable and therefore was favourable with cabinet makers. This wood was one of the first timbers to be used in Britain and can be seen on many early primitive pieces but was widely used throughout the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian periods as well.
The early examples can include coffers, mule chests and benches along with refectory tables. These pieces were mainly made in the 17th and 18th centuries. Then came more usable pieces, like the chest of drawers and chairs, made more often in the 19th and 20th century.