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A Rare Victorian 6 tier Barley Twist Whatnot.

A Lovely Walnut Whatnot.

We bring to you the most outstanding example of a mid Victorian Walnut 6 tier Whatnot which is believed to be made around C1860. This absolutely stunning Whatnot is in fantastic original condition which we have just enhanced by sympathetically cleaning and carefully waxing to its lovely sheen.

The Whatnot has a finely fret-worked top pediment which stands proudly above its 3 tier descending mirror back which is complete with its original glass with very little foxing for its age. The Whatnot has 6 serpentine shaped display shelves in total with a fretwork apron to follow along the underside of each shelf which is supported by the most exquisitely crafted hollow barley twist turned supports. The Whatnot has lovely turned finials to the top portion and stands proudly on its lovely turned legs.
The display stand is made of the highest quality featuring its original glazed French polished finish and t here is no excessive movement or play in any of the joints, the tops are flat without bowing or twisting.
There is one brass plate bracket to the rear (later addition) which we recommend is fixed to a wall with one screw just to ensure the item cannot fall if it is accidentally knocked.

Please note this item is in beautiful condition for its age as shown in the photographs below however being an antique there may be minor repairs and imperfections here and there. However, we feel that these points are which adds charm and character to a piece.


Height to top pediment: 1525mm

Height to top shelf: 1415mm

Height to 2nd shelf: 1245mm

Height to 3rd shelf: 1050mm

Height to 4th shelf: 835mm

Height to 5th shelf: 505mm

Height to bottom shelf: 170mm

Width : 660mm

Depth: 300mm


*Private insured courier normally £60 for this item, enquire for accurate quote*


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Rare Antique Victorian Walnut Hollow Barley Twist 6 Tier Whatnot Display Shelf

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Product Code 1047241

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