Antique English Oak Monk's Bench Chest Table ~carved Lion~ Renaissance ~british
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Antique English Oak Monk's Bench Chest Table ~Carved LION~Ornate
~Versatile 3-in-1~Carved Cartouche Back~SOLID OAK~LAYAWAY
~Direct from England~
~A beautiful antique English oak monk's bench, what a wonderful heirloom for your home and family!~
HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A MONK'S BENCH???
~We have only found two of these in the past few years…it is very hard to find them because they often arrive in the U.S. in such disrepair, but this one is beautiful and it is so ornately carved, I cannot imagine it wouldn’t be an excellent choice as a statement piece anywhere in your home!~
~MATCHING STANDING LIONS serve as side arms for the top and command attention with their venerable English style~
~The table top (or bench back) is solid oak with ornately carved cartouche on the bench back AND CARVED DESIGNS on the table top side (BOTH SIDES CARVED, one in a million!)~
~WIDE PANELED CARVED ON BOTH FRONT DOORS AND ON BOTH SIDES, this bench has obvious details & quality construction!~
~Bench seat lifts up for storage access and SURPRISE, there are double doors on the front to access the storage as well (the hinges are so hidden in the carving I didn’t even notice the doors!)~
Not only a statement piece, the bench is one of the most versatile pieces you can imagine…….it easily serves as a bench with the top open……… or as a table with the top closed………not to mention the storage inside the bench…….and with the colorful history of a “monk’s bench”, this is a piece that can truly be in your family for generations to come! Easily blending with any décor, this charming bench could be used in a foyer or den and would be right at home in an office or a game room…….don’t settle for a plain hope chest or toy chest and don’t get a no-frills bench when you can have a monk’s bench instead!!!
Table position, with lid down, 29”H x 36” x 20”;
When opened as bench, the back is 40.5” H;
Floor to seat, 20"H;
Seating area between arms, 25” x 17”;
Carved table surface area (with beveled edge), 36” x 19.5”.
~again, solid oak, heavy & strong!~
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NOTE: All of our antiques are direct from Europe. I personally select each item for the quality, design and unique characteristics that you will always find in our distinctive inventory at Geaux Vintage Antiques!
This bench is in good condition for its age, with normal signs of age and use, dings, scratches, and other imperfections. Wear and spotting to the finish, as to be expected over time. This one is a treasure and homemade!
I always provide multiple photos that should be considered as an integral part of the description and I encourage you to email me with any questions you might have prior to offerding. Please keep in mind antique furniture should be purchased for its uniqueness, higher quality material and craftsmanship and antique patina, charm and character….NOT for like-new condition!!!
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…”with all that, why Geaux anywhere else?”…