A pair of William IV oak hall chairs, circa 1835.
Victorian oak bookcase by Wilkinson & Son, the moulded cavetto cornice above three glazed doors each with carved rosettes, enclosing adjustable shelves, flanked by leaf carved spiral twist and fluted columns, the side with a door to access an integral space for maps or folios.
Victorian oak bookcase (en suite to the previous).
Furniture in oak, though not widely popular, has a certain modernity (irrespective of period) that other, more fashionable, woods do not.
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