Small Antique English Georgian Regency Mahogany Canterbury Magazine Rack Tidy (Circa 1830)


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Object Description

This is a fine quality antique English George IV Regency solid mahogany Canterbury, with small proportions, circa 1830, in excellent condition.

• Item: Canterbury
• Circa: 1830
• Period: George IV / Regency
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid Mahogany
• Concave shaped top rails
• Slatted uprights & corner supports
• Simple, straight panel supports
• Four compartments
• Mahogany lined hand dovetailed drawer
• Original working lock & key
• Old replacement brass handles & escutcheons to drawer
• Original turned feet
• Original brass collars & castors
• Small proportions
• Stunning quality
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent original condition
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy

This is a fine quality antique English George IV Regency solid mahogany Canterbury, with small proportions, circa 1830, in excellent condition. The Canterbury comprises an outer frame with simple straight supports at each corner. The Canterbury is divided into four compartments, by five rows of simple, straight supports, each row topped with a curved horizontal bar. The compartments are ideal for storing magazines, newspapers or music sheets. Below is a drawer, which features old replacement brass knobs and is mahogany lined, constructed with hand dovetailing. The drawer also retains its original working lock, with working key. The Canterbury is raised on its original turned legs which retain the original brass castor collars and wheels. The Canterbury has been constructed from the finest mahogany timbers.

The Canterbury features a gorgeous rich mahogany colour. It has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.

This item would look great in the living room, hallway or bedroom of any house. This item would complement any home, so don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.

Height = 56.4cm or 22¼” or 1ft 10¼”
Width = 55.9cm or 22” or 1ft 10”
Depth = 36.7cm or 14½” or 1ft 2½”
Partition Height (highest) = 26.3cm or 10⅜”
Partition Height (lowest) = 25.2cm or 9⅞”
Partition Gaps = 7.5cm or 3”

Free UK Delivery*:
We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland (anywhere south of Stirling). *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland; for example, the Isle of Man, Isle of White and Channel Islands. If you live in one of the areas where we do not offer free delivery, please contact us for a delivery quote before purchasing the item. Delivery will be made by our specialised antique furniture delivery service, or in some cases we will use a courier service for distant deliveries.

Delivery times are usually 1-4 weeks depending on location; we aim to deliver the majority of items within 2 weeks. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you.

Once you have purchased an item, we will contact you by email and/or telephone and provide you with a provisional delivery date, in order for you to confirm if it is suitable for you. Once you have confirmed you can accept delivery on the provisional delivery date, we will book the delivery in with our shippers and it then becomes a confirmed delivery date.

We will also provide you with our shippers’ contact details, in case you need to contact the driver on the day of delivery. It’s helpful if you can provide us with both the landline and mobile telephone number, in case the driver cannot reach you on one of the numbers on the day of delivery, they can contact you on your alternative number.

In order to be able to offer you free delivery, it is based on a 1-man delivery only. For any large items that require 2 people to lift the item, we ask that you are available at the time of delivery to be able to give our shipper a lift off the van and into your house with the item. If you are not able to lift items yourself, we ask that you have someone on hand at the time of delivery to assist our shipper with lifting the item.

Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you (we do not charge a return fee / collection fee). You will be given a full refund as long as the item is returned in the same condition. We will collect returns using our own specialist furniture delivery company. We will not accept returns via a courier service (due to experience of damaged items in transit). This refund policy only applies to deliveries to the UK.

UK Buyer Payment:
For UK buyers, we accept cash on collection or delivery; cheque, credit card, BACS (free bank to bank transfer) or PayPal. Payment is requested within 5 days of the sale. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered.

International Buyers:
If you live outside the UK and you would like to purchase this item, please contact us before purchasing it, so that we can obtain an accurate shipping quote and delivery lead-time. The shipping quote provided is a global estimate only. The actual shipping cost will vary by country and postcode. Due to the distances and costs involved with shipping outside the UK, a returns policy is therefore not available for international buyers. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. We request payment by bank transfer (we do not accept payment via PayPal, credit or debit cards for international purchases). Payment is requested within 10 days of the purchase. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered to our shippers. The advertised price of the item does not include the shipping cost, sales tax, import duty or custom fees.

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About the Seller:
This item is being sold by Yola Gray Antiques who is an accredited member of LAPADA (the UK’s largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers) and CINOA. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.

Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.

Please visit the Yola Gray website at for further items and information.

Ref. 45487

Object Condition

This Canterbury magazine rack is in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. It has a fantastic colour and patination; having been professionally French polished by hand in our workshop. The panels are complete, with no missing sections or brakes. The drawer features old replacement (likely Victorian or Edwardian) brass backplates and circular handles. The drawer retains the original working lock, with working key and is mahogany lined, displaying fine hand dovetailing. The feet and brass castors are all original. The Canterbury has been constructed from the finest materials. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.

Object Details

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    W:55.9 x H:56.4 x D:36.7 centimeters
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+44 (0)1829 458 070
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Dealer Location

Unit 4
Organsdale Farm
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