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Antique English Carved Oak Monk’s Bench Sofa Table Renaissance Wedding Chest

Antique English Carved Oak Monk’s Bench Sofa Table Renaissance Wedding Chest

$ 1,475.00

~~Geaux Vintage Antiques ~~

 

Antique English Carved Oak Monk’s Bench Sofa Table Renaissance Wedding Chest

 

~Direct from England~

~A beautiful, ornately carved antique English oak “monk’s bench”…unique and stunning, here’s a one-of-a-kind British antique for your home!~

~Have you ever seen a monk’s bench?~

 

Not only a statement piece, the bench is one of the most versatile pieces you can imagine...it easily serves as a bench or farm table banquette with the top open… or as a table with the top closed….and always providing extra storage inside! 

 

The colorful history of a “monk’s bench” ensures you will ALWAYS have a conversation piece as well as a beautiful antique!

 

~Renaissance hand carving on ALL FOUR of the large panels  -- BOTH sides of the table top (or bench back) have stunning floral swirls~
~The bench lid is fully carved to compliment the above~

~And the GORGEOUS bench front also has a fully carved panel with  a center carved lion medallion!!~

~WHAT A WONDERFUL SOFA TABLE or extra seating for your kitchen table…just imagine the possibilities!~

~SOLID, Heavy and strong, well built by craftsmen of the period~

~c1900~

 

~We were fortunate to have both full size monk’s bench as well as a smaller “chair size” barley twist monk’s bench in our most recent container –  the smaller one is listed separately~

 

Measurements:

Chair position:  37.25”height x 42.5” x 17”;

Flat top TABLE position:  29”height x 42.5” x  18”;

Floor to seat is approx.. 17”height;

Interior storage, approx.. 14.5”height x 39” x 13.5”.

 

NOTE:  All of our antiques are direct from Europe.   I personally select each item for the quality, design and unique characteristics that you will always find in our distinctive inventory at Geaux Vintage Antiques!

PLEASE SHOP OUR STORE and feel free to email with any questions!

 

Shipping:

Professional packaging and shipping on this item will require freight service due to size.  White glove service, fully insured, FOB Shreveport, delivered and placed inside your home (first floor only), typically 4-6 weeks, depending on your location.

   Please email Geaux Vintage Antiques with your zip code for a shipping estimate.

 

Condition:

This item is in good condition for its age, with normal signs of age and use, dings, scratches, and other imperfections that occur over time.  Upon inspection of the INTERIOR, it appears the front wood panel has been re-glued over time, probably to keep it from slipping.

I always provide multiple photos that should be considered as an integral part of the description and I encourage you to email me with any questions you might have prior to bidding.  Please keep in mind antique furniture should be purchased for its uniqueness, higher quality material and craftsmanship and antique patina, charm and character….NOT for like-new condition!!!

 

I also invite you to take a minute to visit my online store, Geaux Vintage Antiques, to see more English and European antique furniture, barley twist items, beveled mirrors, wall shelves, and many other unique and personally selected pieces for your home or office décor!

 

 …”with all that, why Geaux anywhere else?”…


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