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A low, partitioned stand, used for storage of sheet music, and nowadays also used to hold magazines and papers. Invented in the late 18th century, most canterburies available on today's market date from the Victorian age, frequently in burr walnut veneer and with open fretwork galleries. Early music canterburies are generally of plain design, in the form of a low-sitting magazine rack, in keeping with design principles of the period, whilst the later versions are much more flamboyant, and have an extra tier added, with a shelf on the top section.

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A Victorian walnut inlaid music canterbury, later 19th century, the canterbury of serpentine form with a spindle and partitioned upper section and turned finials to the corners, a satinwood and ebony inlaid drawer below and raised on toupie feet with porce

An early Victorian rosewood music canterbury, with pierced gallery, on spiral turned columns. 104 cm high, 61 cm wide, 42 cm deep

A Victorian music cabinet, 103 cm high. 48 cm wide, 40 cm deep

Vintage elevated music canterbury cabinet with 2 glazed doors, 1 drawer and an open shelf, 54 cm wide, 115 cm high approx

Edwardian walnut music cabinet with carved and mirrored panels, 53.5 cm wide, 101 cm high approx

Antique music cabinet on porcelain rollers, 112 cm high approx.

A late Victorian walnut canterbury, with four spindle turned compartments above two serpentine shaped drawers. Height 64 cm width 47 cm

An 1890's rosewood music cabinet with mirrored back and shelf on turned supports 125 cm high, 55 cm wide x 35 cm deep

Victorian burr walnut music cabinet with turned fluted columns and pierced metal gallery on top, 69 cm wide, 49 cm deep, 112 cm high

A Victorian walnut marquetry inlaid music cabinet. 95 cm high, 55 cm wide, 37 cm deep.

19th century mahogany music cabinet by makers: T. Simpson and Sons

A Victorian burr walnut whatnot canterbury, mid 19th century, the shaped tiered whatnot of typical form with spindles, finials, ribbon twist supports and fretwork embellishments, the lower tier with pierced compartments above an apron drawer and raised on

Vintage music cabinet, on footed square tapered legs, 55.5 cm wide, 41 cm deep, 113.5 cm high

Edwardian walnut music cabinet, with 1 drawer, 1 door and mirrored back, 69 cm wide, 117 cm high

Victorian mahogany music cabinet, with marquetry inlay and mirrored door, 57 cm wide, 36.5 cm deep, 136 cm high

A Georgian mahogany music canterbury. 54 cm high, 31 cm wide, 46 cm deep

A Victorian satinwood marquetry inlaid walnut music cabinet. 101 cm high, 59 cm wide, 42 cm deep

A fine English walnut Victorian canterbury carved & pierced decoration, mid 19th century. 90 cm high, 60 cm wide, 38 cm deep

A hardwood hinged-top music cabinet, circa 1920. 81 cm high, 77 cm wide, 48 cm deep together with an Edwardian style mahogany dining chair & a foot stool, English, 20th century (3)

Antique music cabinet with serpentine front top and scroll carved back, 48 cm wide, 101 cm high

A George III style mahogany music Canterbury, 20th century. 63 cm high, 48 cm long, 40 cm deep

Antique French oak three tiered music Canterbury turned fluted supports, approx 111 cm high, 56 cm wide, 35 cm deep

A Victorian burr walnut and fruitwood inlaid music cabinet with brass three-quarter gallery; wood castors. Heighht 89 cm. Width 51 cm

A Victorian burr walnut and fruitwood inlaid music cabinet with brass three-quarter gallery; wood castors. Heighht 89 cm. Width 51 cm

A Victorian burr walnut and inlaid music canterbury, with fret-pierced three-quarter gallery; fitted with a blind drawer to the base; on turned legs. Width 70 cm

A Victorian walnut and fruitwood strung music cabinet with an open shelf with fret-pierced end supports, above a glazed enclosed cupboard; on turned legs. Width 60 cm

A Victorian walnut music canterbury with turned columns, rectangular plateau above a drawer with turned knob handles. Width 56 cm

A small cedar music canterbury, Australian, circa 1840, 60 cm high, 49 cm wide, 29 cm deep

Nine vintage photographs taken on the Terra Nova Expedition (1910-1913) by E. McKenzie, McKenzie was the leading stoker on the expedition ship Terra Nova, the images include the ship trapped in ice, his name engraved to the plate, a figure on skis with pol

A Victorian burr walnut and inlay canterbury whatnot, c.1880. The top is rectangular with pierced gallery back. The base has three dividers (used for storing sheet music or books) with a lower single full sized drawer upon turned bun feet. Height 82 cm. Wi

Victorian walnut canterbury with barley spiral twist supports, 61 cm x 37 cm, 56 cm high

Sheraton revival music cabinet, inlaid rosewood, English, late 19th century. Height 136 cm, width 57 cm, depth 34 cm.

Regency rosewood brass inlaid and gallery edged music cabinet. Height 85 cm, width 50 cm, depth 34 cm.

Victorian walnut music cabinet, 58 cm wide, 34 cm deep & 91 cm high approx.

Late Victorian walnut canterbury. Pierced gallery & turned columns. (small veneer losses). Height 88 cm. Width 58 cm. Depth 38 cm

Victorian mahogany music cabinet, with marquetry inlay, 51 cm wide, 92 cm high

Antique French music cabinet, approx 120 cm high, 50 cm wide, 32 cm deep

A Victorian burr walnut and ebony inlay music cabinet c.1880-1890. The cabinet has a mirrored back with top upper shelf which is decorated with a brass fretwork gallery. The lower cupboard has two glazed doors with two interior shelves, upon turned spindle