A George II period vernacular partners’ desk, priced at for £12,500 by folk art specialist Robert Young.

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Desk a bit battered

This George II period vernacular partners’ desk, 4ft 4in (1.32cm) wide, is available from folk art specialist Robert Young for £12,500. Made in solid oak and leather, it is offered in ‘country house condition’.

Seat and storage


An early 18th century panelled back armchair, priced at £3850 by Tim Bowen.

Available from Welsh furniture dealer Tim Bowen is this early 18th century panelled back armchair with a drawer which is made from oak, deal and fruitwood.

It is priced at £3850.

Windsor with a twist


A pair of George II period hall armchairs, offered for £17,500 by Peacock’s Finest.

Of unusual ‘Windsor’ design, this pair of George II period hall armchairs in black walnut date to c.1740-50 and are on offer for £17,500 at Peacock’s Finest.

Centre of attention

Graham Smith offers this large early 19th century George IV rosewood centre or breakfast table for £4750. It features a rosewood veneered circular top and has a broad lappet carved edge. Measuring 4ft 10in (1.47m) across, it also has three large scroll shaped feet with concealed casters.

Lounge around

S&S Timms offers this Regency period mahogany chaise longue, c.1820, which features carved decoration of an eagle’s head to the back. It is raised on unusual bulbous legs with carved anthemion decoration and is offered for £7800.

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Among Box House Antiques’ collection of furniture is this George III period Sheraton satinwood secretaire cabinet.

The c.1790, 5ft (1.51m) high example has a pull-out writing slope with drawers and shelves and is priced £9850 by the Hampshire firm.