Catalogue - Current Stock

Welcome to The Appleyard.

Below is a selection of our current stock. Please enquire if you need something else; we may already have it. Contact

We also custom make tables, bookcases and cabinets in solid timber- recycled or plantation, in any style. 
Please call 0403000799 or click here to contact Patrick.

Biedermeier Danish Chest of Drawers

posted 23 Apr 2019, 05:25 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 23 Apr 2019, 05:29 ]

Original Birch Chest in the Biedermeier manner, Danish origin Circa 1835. Ebony escutcheons and working locks.The sharply figured flame birch has been lightly finished in clear shellac. A smartly proportioned original piece.
1050mm wide x 1080mm high x 680mm deep

French Oak Dining Table

posted 23 Apr 2019, 05:05 by Patrick Robinson

Mid 1800s French Provincial Dining Table -
On tapered legs with lovely rustic patina this original French piece will add earthy character to your kitchen or dining room.
Seats 6 easily, 8 at a pinch. Revived original finish. 
Size 2200mm x 830mm x 760mm

Macquarie Era Australian Cedar Serving Table C1810-15

posted 20 Feb 2019, 01:58 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 20 Feb 2019, 02:03 ]

An exceptional Australian Cedar Serving Table C1810-15

The first known example of an Australian Cedar Serving Table from the Macquarie era of Australian white history.
The bow fronted top is one piece with cross banded edges over a curved apron with a simple applied moulding to the lower edge.
The front legs have a distinct Regency shape with finely executed acanthus carving to the knee, and terminate in stylized Sphinx four toed feet.
The rear legs echo the front leg shape without embellishments.
It is an extremely rare early 19th century artifact with stylistic connections to contemporary Georgian and Regency designs of the period.
The finish has been revived and the patina is exceptional and original. 

Australian Cedar Secretaire C1830

posted 4 Feb 2019, 19:05 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 25 Feb 2019, 12:06 ]

An excellent Australian cedar secretaire from the Regency period featuring a fall front drawer desktop with enclosed stationary drawers.
The fall front and lower doors feature matching corner carved decorations in a shell based or linen fold motif, a rarity for this period in Australia.
The top and base are crossbanded (in cedar) over turned feet.
Revived and waxed finish.

Enquiries 0403000799

1800s French Walnut Secretaire

posted 6 Sep 2018, 13:29 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 19 Feb 2019, 02:32 ]

A fine French walnut mid 19th century French abatante or secretaire. Drop front with a fitted interior, flanked by half turned pilasters with brass capitals. 

Size: 920mm wide x 1400mm high x 380mm deep

1800s French Walnut Chest

posted 6 Sep 2018, 00:37 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 19 Feb 2019, 02:33 ]

A superb mid 19th century French walnut commode in lovely faded  condition, the 4 drawers flanked by half turned pilasters caped with moulded brass capitals.
Choice of granite or marble top.

Size: 1250mm wide x 540mm deep x 890mm high

Australian Cedar Side Table Stamped J Hill

posted 28 Apr 2018, 19:54 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 19 Feb 2019, 02:33 ]

Mid 1800s Cedar side Table stamped J Hill.
The reeded edge top over three drawers on a shaped stretcher base terminating in bun feet. Finish revived and repolished with 19th century patina retained.
Hill was a renowned cabinet maker in Sydney during the 1850s and 60s with premises in central Sydney.
As well his impressed stamp, some of his other documented pieces are labeled.

Dimensions: 1240mm long x 550mm deep x 720mm high

French Provincial Oak Tables

posted 1 Nov 2017, 21:51 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 18 Mar 2019, 16:18 ]

We hand make aged oak tables.
Our timber is the most sustainable possible: we salvage and recycle our timber and hand craft it into beautiful tables.
We also do traditional and modern finishes, tints and bleaching, so we can match anything you like.
Please enquire for further details.

1800mm x 920mm from $3500
2200mm x 920mm from $4600
2800mm x 920mm from $5800

Austrian Biedermeier Side Table

posted 1 Nov 2017, 21:16 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 19 Feb 2019, 02:47 ]

An early 19th century Austrian Biedermeier table in birdseye satin birch, with a shaped top, cabriole legs with acanthus carving and scroll feet, featuring a single drawer wth an inlaid escutcheon.
In good condition with a warm mellow finish.

Size: 955 mm wide x 615mm deep x 790mm high

Tasmanian Cedar and Huon Pine Bookcase

posted 21 Oct 2017, 20:31 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 19 Feb 2019, 02:48 ]

A very fine and rare mid 19th century cedar and huon pine apprentice made bookcase in outstanding original condition.
The cornice faced with a geometric frieze in cedar and huon above glazed and paneled doors with acanthus carving. The lower section also has an alternating cedar and huon  crossbanded frieze above an ogee shaped single drawer with huon stringing and flanked by birds eye huon capitals above carved corbels. The doors have raised sheild panels with carved finials above a plinth base.
The interior and back is huon, the shelving is cedar.
The size of the bookcase at approximately 2:3 scale indicates it was made by a finishing apprentice displaying the extent of his talent.
The quality of cabinet work is high and the finish is original with only a few minor repairs evident.
A very pleasing and substantial Tasmanian artifact.

Dimensions: 850mm wide x 1585mm x 320mm

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