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.

Please call 0403000799 or contact Patrick.

Dining Tables

posted 6 Aug 2019, 12:22 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 6 Aug 2019, 12:35 ]

In stock a selection of rustic oak, antique pine and traditional cedar and mahogany tables. 
I also make tables from salvaged and selected timbers to suit.

French oak $2495
Rustic pine limewash $2250

Elm X stretcher base made to order
Australian Blackwood made to order
Traditional oak $2950 

Circa 1893- Norton and Reed Set of Australian Blackbean Chairs

posted 1 Jul 2019, 13:47 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 2 Jul 2019, 19:36 ]

Set of 8 Australian Blackbean Dining Chairs in immaculate original condition with paper trade labels affixed.
Made in Australian native timber in late 19th Century Aesthetic style, the two carvers with stylized floral carving to the top rail and featuring a central floral medallion depicting native flora over caned seats, the six side chairs with simpler detail and drop in rush seats.
Norton and Reed were cabinetmakers in Sydney from 1892-1896. They manufactured from 185 Pit Street in 1893. This set of chairs is the first known existing example of their work.
Black bean is an Australian hardwood species from the rainforests of northern NSW and QLD. It is dense, hard and much sought as a cabinetmaking timber around the turn of the 19th Century. The enduring original condition of the chairs is testament to its quality.

Meters Revolving Spice Cannister

posted 12 Jun 2019, 16:00 by Patrick Robinson

Rare early 20th Century Australian Meters revolving cabinet in original condition. Iconic design, sometimes referred to as a bush pantry.
Made from pressed tin on a central axle with a timber base supported by castors.

Provincial Hepplewhite Chest

posted 12 Jun 2019, 14:57 by Patrick Robinson

Simple and elegant late 18th century Georgian country Hepplewhite chest of drawers in perfect original condition.
The top edge with half round nulling above ribbon grained mahogany drawers bordered by cockbeading, over gently out-swept bracket feet with ebony stringing.
Lovely colour, patination and proportions.


Small Australian Cedar Chest of Drawers

posted 12 Jun 2019, 01:43 by Patrick Robinson

Mid 19th Century Cedar four drawer chest in good original condition, original polish cleaned and revived, all runners repaired and ready for another century of use.
Moulded cross banded top, original escutcheons and locks, turned knobs and feet. 
Smaller cedar chests from this period in original condition are very hard to find.

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. 

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

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