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Canonbury Antiques product guide and review section with articles on styles of art, furniture care, antiques periods, designers, lists, how to guides and interior design tips.


Caledonian Market - Canonbury Antiques Roots and Londons Lost Market

From 'The Cally' to Canonbury.... 'The greatest market in the world' - also part of Canonbury Antiques genesis as our relatives used to buy and sell here. Caledonian Market - formerly in the London Borough of Islington.



More Articles of Interest

Flying Lady and Spirt of Ecstasy Statues by Charles Skyes - the Rolls Royce Bronze JUN.04.2018

Originally designed by Charles Sykes in England in 1909, the Flying Lady - or Spirit of  Ecstasy is an absolute enduring design classic as found on the bonnets (hoods) of Rolls Royce cars..


Roman Villa - The Getty Villa MAY.23.2018

The Getty Villa in Malibu, California lovingly recreates a classic Roman Villa stuffed with Greek and Roman antiquities and artefacts....

Extending Victorian Dining Tables MAY.14.2018

Extending Victorian Dining Tables - large selection in mahogany, walnut and of various shapes and sizes...

Silver Plate Ice Buckets and Wine Coolers MAY.14.2018

Get the dinner party / romantic meal / picnic / Friday night rave started on the right note with our range of silver plate wine and champagne coolers...

Whatnot - Bookcase MAY.14.2018

Whatnot? Not what, what what? A lovely old English word for a particular type of bookcase / shelf stand.. What, what, what, whatnot?

Antique Card and Games Tables- Regency William IV George II JAN.25.2018

Card and games tables have been made in the United Kingdom since the 17th Century when card playing first emerged as a popular hobby. We have various styles and woods available...

Large Refectory Tables JAN.23.2018

Large Refectory Tables - at the heart of the kitchen, in the heart of the family home, nothing beats a refectory table for that cosy farmhouse look

Silver Plate Centerpiece - English Sheffield Victorian Epergne JAN.19.2018

Large range of Sheffield silver plate centerpieces - a lesson in crafting and silver smith, any of these epergnes would take center stage as part of any interiors project

Art Deco Desks JAN.09.2018

The 1920s design ethos was one of clean minimalism - hence our range of art deco desks are well suited to contemporary interiors...

Regency Pedestal Tables - Mahogany, Walnut, Extra Large DEC.11.2017

The clean and refined Regency pedestal table is perfect for modern interiors and we have plenty of options to chose from.