Dealer in 18th, 19th and 20th century French and European country furniture such as chests of drawers, bookcases, armoires, sideboards, kitchen dressers, dining tables, lighting, mirrors, paintings, Louis XV and XVI style chairs and sofas, cast iron garden urns and iron and wooden garden furniture. Many other unusual decorative items, most with their original paint and patination. Appley is also happy to source special items for specific projects and can always arrange shipping to anywhere in the world. To contact Lorfords for opening hours and to arrange to view stock call 01666 503970.
Established over 40 years, Architectural Heritage are proud to be considered one of the world’s largest resource for fine antique and reproduction garden ornament and chimneypieces. Their ever-changing inventory of antique garden ornament, including statues, urns, sundials, seats, fountains, troughs and gates, is complemented by their exclusive collection of fine reproductions, in materials including hand-carved natural limestone, age patinated artificial stone, marble, bronze, copper and lead. Architectural Heritage also undertake commissions for natural limestone bespoke fire surrounds made utilising traditional stone masonry techniques. Visit their website to view their extensive inventory - and subscribe to receive regular updates of latest stock.
The Decorative Collective is an on-line selling platform. Launched in 2009, today it has 125 UK/European dealer members, selling antique, 20th C and 21st C furniture, lighting, garden items, mirrors, art and accessories. Items are uploaded throughout each day. You deal directly with the dealers and no commission is charged to either party; nor are your details shared with anyone. Decorative Collective have an excellent reputation for selling high quality items and for being a reliable and trustworthy source to buy from. Their sister site, The Hoarde, sells vintage items.
Outdoor furniture specialist Gaze Burvill can design and make unique bespoke pieces for the individual outdoor environment, and has worked over the years on many, varied heritage projects. One is Arts & Crafts museum, Watts Gallery, which commissioned a new oak seat design based on a ceramic model in situ, and another is an outdoor 'Classroom in the Round' for a College in Pennsylvania, USA. The RHS has been a client for many years, commissioning bespoke designs for show garden and research centre, RHS Wisley. Gaze Burvill uses the most up-to-date design capabilities combined with traditional craftsmanship, to work temperate woods which have been rigorously sourced from sustainable forests.
Extensive showrooms and courtyards, an online shop and antiques catalogue, with a huge and eclectic range of antique garden ornament: statuary, furniture, planters, sundials, fountains, troughs, gates, railings, architectural features, farm implements. Plus a vast selection of contemporary garden and conservatory furniture in weather-proof wicker, willow, rattan, stone, iron, cast aluminium and teak. Also modern garden ornament, garden art, bronze statues and contemporary garden sculpture.
With a unique collection of original garden antiques, Lichen sells highly collectable ornaments for the home and garden including urns and planters, gates, stone troughs, antique benches and beautiful statuary. They work with some of the country’s best-known landscape designers and have supplied natural stone flooring and architectural pieces to gold medal-winning show gardens at Chelsea Flower Show for the last four years. Whatever you’re looking for, they offer a specialist finder service. Lichen Garden Antiques also export worldwide.