Spectacular Pair Of Country Victorian Carved Oak Antique Hall Chairs

Different types of carving on antique furniture

Different types of carving on antique furniture Carving on antique furniture is basically cutting into the wood to make decorative patterns and has been done for many centuries. Below are some examples of different carving used on antique furniture. Shell carving is basically carving in the wood to look like a shell. This type of […]

Unusual Victorian Mahogany Antique What Not

What is an Antique Whatnot?

What is an Antique Whatnot? The antique whatnot stand was intended to display a variety of objects, ornaments, curiosities, books and papers. They are usually in very nice serpentine or simpler rectangular shapes, with three shelves and occasionally one or two drawers below. They were supported by turned columns at the edges. Whatnots were very […]

drop handle

Handles Used on Antique Furniture

The types of handles used on antique furniture changed throughout history, mainly because of materials that was available, more skillful methods developed to create them and due to ever changing fashions. Wooden Knobs were first used on drawer furniture in the seventeenth century oak period until about 1660, when brass drops were introduced. Brass drops […]

Stunning Antique Golden Oak Antique Edwardian Wellington Chest by Simpoles of Manchester

Antique Furniture by Simpoles of Manchester

Antique Furniture by Simpoles of Manchester Simpoles of Manchester was a specialist office furniture manufacturer and was established in the late 19th Century. They made useful pieces of antique furniture from desks to filing cupboards and were one of the leading office furniture manufacturers in the Art Deco period of the 1930s. Unfortunately there is […]

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

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 […]

Solid Brass Antique Lamp Base

Antique Lamps

Antique Lamps Here at Driscolls Antiques Ltd offer super quality antique lamps for sale, all re wired and come fully certified with a pat test. If you are looking for our current selection please click here. Below is a selection of previously sold examples and if any look of interest please check our collectibles category […]