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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.


Refectory Table Dining Sets

Various refectory table and matching oak chair combinations available for you to find that perfect farmhouse dining set...



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Victorian Dining Sets MAY.22.2017

The Victorian dining set brings an air of English refinement to any dining room - we have various options in different woods and with matching chairs...

Oak Refectory Tables MAY.16.2017

The trusty oak refectory table - built to withstand the vigours of daily family life and an enduring classic farmhouse look. What more do you need?

French Antique Bureau Plat Desks MAY.10.2017

Large range of French antique bureau plats, including styles of Louis XVI, Boulle, Empire and Napoleon II.. clean and minimal design great for contemporary interiors

Extending Antique Dining Tables MAY.10.2017

Bring some extra room to your upscale dinner party with our range of extending antique dining tables...

Silver Plate Centrepiece Sets - English Silverplate Epergne Guide APR.28.2017

The silver plate centrepiece was designed to hog attention in a room by standing on the dining table to serve condiments, sweets, nuts and showcase flowers. We have a large range of centrepieces and epergnes...

Gillows Writing Tables and Desks APR.17.2017

Gillows of Lancaster were an influential desk and cabinet making company working out of Lancaster and London from 1730 onwards..

Antique Dining Chairs - A Guide MAY.18.2017

Large range of classic antique style dining chairs - Victorian, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Regency, mahogany, walnut.. Many available to view in our Hertfordshire antiques showroom

English Antique Dining Tables and Chairs - A Guide MAY.18.2017

Hand crafted to centuries old traditions and built to last, these English dining sets are the perfect dining room set up and will last for generations making them a great investment. Victorian, Regency, Chippendale, Queen Anne etc - all ready to try out in our Hertfordshire antiques showroom

Antique Bookcases - A Guide MAY.18.2017

Lots of antique bookcases in our Canonbury Antiques Hertfordshire showroom - including breakfront, open front, Victorian, Regency, French, secretaires, bureau bookcases in walnut and mahogany. Here's a guide with pictures and videos...

Antique Desks - Guide MAY.18.2017

Here's our guide to desks and we've got plenty of them: partners desks, Regency, Victorian, George II desks, Presidents, Boulle and Kidney bean desk. Not to mention a whole sub genre of French desks including bureau plats, bureau de dames, Bureau Du Roi and bonheur du jour.