We currently have some fantastic examples of oak furniture in the shop. Oak was a favoured wood of craftsmen during the early parts of the 20th century, particularly with the Arts and Crafts movement. It is a versatile hardwood that gets better with age and wear. It blends easily with modern furniture, including painted and industrial pieces, and holds it's value very well.

The dresser in the image above is a classic example of the early 20th century Arts and Crafts style. Playing card suits, taken from deck of playing cards, were popular shapes on furniture of this era with the hearts symbol being the most common.

This 'Easiwork' kitchen unit from the 1930s is a rare piece, combining an enameled work top with traditional brass hardware. It even comes with the original tins, flour sifter, and information sheets. This is the first of its kind that I have ever seen in the shop!

This oak desk looks fairly common from the outside, until you open the doors on either side to reveal numerous pigeon holes and space for paperwork. Dating again from the turn of the 20th century, this desk takes metamporphic furniture to an entirely new level. 


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