Catalogue - Current Stock

Welcome to The Appleyard.
We buy, sell and restore all antique and modern furniture.
We custom make tables, bookcases and cabinets.

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

Please call 0403000799 or click here to contact Patrick.

French Wine Tasting Table

posted 17 Nov 2017, 17:37 by Patrick Robinson

Folding French wine table with a lovely mellow finish and a pretty shaped base in country oak and pine.
Late nineteenth century.
Revived original finish.

Dimensions: 800mm wide x 1100 long x 700mm high

French Provincial Oak Tables

posted 1 Nov 2017, 21:51 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 1 Nov 2017, 22:07 ]

We hand make aged oak tables, amongst others.
Our timber is the most sustainable possible because we salvage and recycle the timber that makes our furniture. 
We also do traditional and modern finishes, tints and bleaching. And we love our work.
Please enquire for further details.

1800mm x 920mm from $3500
2200mm x 920mm from $4500
2800mm x 920mm from $5500

Austrian Biedermeier Side Table

posted 1 Nov 2017, 21:16 by Patrick Robinson

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

19th Century Australian Cribbage Board

posted 1 Nov 2017, 20:44 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 30 Nov 2017, 11:04 ]

A fine original late19th century cribbage board in triangular form showcasing mainland and Tasmanian timbers  including huon pine, casuarina, silky oak, musk, and sassafras.
He underside has a sliding latch for the cribbage pins.
Condition is excellent and retains the original finish.

Size: 410mm equilateral triangle x 40mm thick 
$1245 SOLD

Tasmanian Cedar and Huon Pine Bookcase

posted 21 Oct 2017, 20:31 by Patrick Robinson

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

Rotary Canister Cabinet

posted 19 Oct 2017, 17:32 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 4 Dec 2017, 11:32 ]

Rare original early 20th century rotary canister storage cabinet patented 1912.
In glorious original condition, a master of pre refrigeration in an iconic design. Original knobs on all drawers, label casings intact, axle rotation good, a few knocks to the paint but generally in good condition. 
Highly inventive and practical and a great combination of  form and function.
Materials: metal, paint, iron, porcelain, timber and brass.

Dimensions: 800mm diameter 1240 high

Large Mahogany Centre Table

posted 14 Oct 2017, 21:23 by Patrick Robinson

A very fine mid 18th Century mahogany table with a superbly turned and carved pedestal base. The top features incredibly dense figured timber of the highest grade. The underside is also polished; a sure sign of quality.
Condition is revived original with a fresh fad of polish to enhance the lovely grain.


Georgian Chest of Drawers

posted 14 Oct 2017, 20:56 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 27 Oct 2017, 22:21 ]

A mellow English chest of drawers Circa 1800 with crossbanding to the top, sides and drawers dividers, cockbeaded drawers on splayed bracket feet. Brass handles and escutcheons.
Faded mahogany waxed finish.


Pair of French Demi Lune Tables

posted 13 Oct 2017, 20:17 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 27 Oct 2017, 22:32 ]

Lovely pair of mid century Empire side tables with warm faded mahogany and brass bound tops on tapered legs capped by brass castors. 
Would make a superb pair of sitting room side tables or central round dining table. 
Revived original finish.

Dimensions:1400mm wide x 660mm deep x 715mm high

Original Condition Cedar Drawers

posted 13 Oct 2017, 14:31 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 13 Oct 2017, 14:33 ]

An original condition Australian Cedar chest of drawers Circa 1865.
Chosen for its gutsy patina and warts and all humanity, a vivid documentation of a long and useful life.
Materials: Cedar, brass, iron.
Condition original.

Dimensions: 980mm wide x 1100mm high x 490mm deep

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