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11 December 2017
ANTIQUE BENCHES AND SETTLES
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ANTIQUE PINE FARMHOUSE BOX SETTLE WITH OLD PAINT 1870
A totally original antique country settle with box storage , a very excellent example of country style and quality.
Heavy and solid construction, the lid sits well, no wobbles.
Quite extravagant detail with intricate spindle back and arm rest, swan neck swept. Crested centre with turned finials and sweet heart finish.
Continental origin, country style, 1870.
Superb quality of timber, just the right amount of wear to be nicely tactile, the perfect country feel.
We decided to rub the paint back to the original floral remnants of paint , superbly executed folk art stylized flowers in most muted ancient colours, quite a lucky find.
Added bonus is found in the big storage area below the sturdy lid, clean, the lidded candle box acting as lid prop.. ready to use.
A truly genuine piece of country pine.

Dimensions:
1870mm wide
1000mm high
590mm deep
470mm seat height

Delivery cost 85 most of England, for more remote areas like Scotland, Cornwall, Wales and isles, please email your postcode.
Delivery is a man and a van , door to door service.
Self collection possible by arrangement.
Please note that all our furniture is treated for woodworm, with a non toxic , highly effective treatment. Any woodworm damage worth mentioning will be in the description.
Thank you for your interest.
Ref: S/BA115
Price: £495





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ANTIQUE PINE FARMHOUSE SETTLE BENCH IN ORIGINAL PAINT 1870
A graceful and decorative antique pine farmhouse settle, dating from the mid to late 19th century in excellent condition.
Typical deeply swept arm rests with barred panel sides, double cabriole legs and arms, a double panelled back further decorated with a swept back rest..
Found in this style from Scandinavia to Hungary, often used in farmhouse kitchens to seat the farm workers or sleep the children.
This bench is in sound structural condition. A small repair on the back leg, shown in photos 5 and 11. Minimal signs of old worm holes, treated and obsolete.
A sought after size.
The paint on this settle has been cleaned and the multi layered colour hues revealed, a kaleidoscope of vibrant tones from pale green, mustard, cream, to burgundy brown.
A wonderful witness of times gone by and a loved piece of furniture!!

Dimensions:
1800mm wide
1020mm high
510mm deep
505mm seat height

Delivery 75 mainland England, for more remote areas like Cornwall, Wales, Scotland and isles, please email your postcode.
Self collection possible by arrangement.
Standard delivery is a one man service, door to door.

Please note that all our furniture is treated for wood worm, regardless if it has worm or not, using a very effective, non toxic environmentally sound product. Any wood worm damage worth mentionning will be stated in the description.
Thank you for your interest.
Ref: S/BA106
Price: £345





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ANTIQUE PINE FARMHOUSE SETTLE BENCH IN ORIGINAL PAINT 1870
A graceful and decorative antique pine farmhouse settle, dating from the mid to late 19th century in excellent condition.
Typical deeply swept arm rests with barred panel sides, double cabriole legs and arms, a double panelled back further decorated with a swept back rest..
Found in this style from Scandinavia to Hungary, often used in farmhouse kitchens to seat the farm workers or sleep the children.
This bench is in sound structural condition. A small repair on the front leg, shown in photo 8. Minimal signs of old worm holes, treated and obsolete.
A sought after size.
The paint on this settle has been cleaned and the multi layered colour hues revealed, a kaleidoscope of vibrant tones mainly mustard, cream, to burgundy brown.
A wonderful witness of times gone by and a loved piece of furniture!!

Dimensions:
1600mm wide
1050mm high
535mm deep
505mm seat height

Delivery 75 mainland England, for more remote areas like Cornwall, Wales, Scotland and isles, please email your postcode.
Self collection possible by arrangement.
Standard delivery is a one man service, door to door.

Please note that all our furniture is treated for wood worm, regardless if it has worm or not, using a very effective, non toxic environmentally sound product. Any wood worm damage worth mentioning will be stated in the description.
Thank you for your interest.
Ref: S/BA114
Price: £295





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ANTIQUE PINE BOX SETTLE IN ORIGINAL DECORATIVE PAINT / BENCH WITH STORAGE
A totally original antique country settle with box storage , still in its very first paint work, in traditional primitive country style, executed more than 150 years ago around 1850.
Solid construction and a pleasing style with an intricate turned spindle back and arm rest, gently swept.
The superb patina, especially on the folded box lid and the quality of the floral decoration makes this bench a special find.
It has original lock and working key.
Added bonus is found in the big storage area below the sturdy lid.
The settle is in excellent condition with no structural damage and just the right wear to timber and paint work.
A truly genuine piece of country pine.

Dimensions:
1970mm wide
1010mm high
550mm deep
520mm seat height

Delivery 75 mainland England, for more remote areas like Scotland, Cornwall, Wales and isles, please email your postcode

Ref: S/BA049
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE FARMHOUSE BOX SETTLE BENCH 1850
A totally original antique country settle with box storage , a very excellent example of country style and quality.
Heavy and solid construction, the lid sits well, no wobbles.
Quite extravagant detail with intricate flat splat back and arm rest, swan neck swept. Crested moulded centre with bull's eye plaque and wave and hood finish.
Continental origin, Gustavian style, 1850.
Superb quality of timber, just the right amount of wear to be nicely tactile, the perfect country feel.
We decided to strip this settle, to show off the rich quality of the timber, saying that, it could of course be painted.
Added bonus is found in the big storage area below the sturdy lid, clean, ready to use.
A truly genuine piece of country pine.

Dimensions:
2015mm wide
1040mm high
570mm deep
510mm seat height

Delivery cost 75 most of England, for more remote areas like Scotland, Cornwall, Wales and isles, please email your postcode.
Delivery is a man and a van , door to door service.
Self collection possible by arrangement.
Please note that all our furniture is treated for woodworm, with a non toxic , highly effective treatment. Any woodworm damage worth mentioning will be in the description.
Thank you for your interest.

We abide by the distance selling regulations. You have the right to cancel your order within 48 hours. Once the item is delivered you have 14 days to cancel. Return of the goods must be within 14 days of this cancellation date. The cost of the item/s will be refunded, whilst the cost of returning the item/s is at the buyers own expense.


Ref: S/BA101
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE BOX SETTLE/ BENCH
Probably the best pine settle we have found for a while, proportions, quality and design better than most!
A useful , well built and decorative Hungarian farmhouse box settle , found in original country colour scheme, green and off-white.
Traditionally styled with swan-necked arms , spindle supports , triple panels and waved back rest.
The construction is sturdy and the lidded lockable seat offers a huge stow space.
Original castle size lock , escutcheon and huge key are present.
The bench is clean inside and has no structural damage.
It has to be mentioned that this bench is totally original, so many now found have been extensively repaired and repainted.
It dates from the middle of the 19th century, approximately 1840 to 1860.
Dimensions: 70 1/2" 1790mm wide
39 1/4" 996mm high
21" 533mm deep
18" 457mm seat height

Ref: S/B 002
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE COUNTRY BOX SETTLE / BENCH IN ORIGINAL PAINT
A totally original antique country settle with box storage , still in its very first paint work.
This settle has a very pleasing style with wavy love heart paneled back and elegantly swept arm rest.
The construction on this bench is particularly good,also the quality and thickness of the timber, ie this is a heavy bench. The backrest is nearly 1 1/2" thick!
Added bonus is found in the big storage area below the sturdy lid. Even the original leg pads are still(mostly) intact.
The paint work has to be mentioned, all original, a traditional style called Vinegar Painting, executed 150 years ago, around 1860. Undamaged and rarely found in this condition.
The settle has no structural damage and only minor wear to the paint work.
Although it would be a shame , this bench can of course be stripped back to the natural pine and wax polished or painted to order.
Needless to say that benches like this are a one-of-a kind find.
Dimensions: 75" 1905mm long
39" 990mm high
21" 534mm deep
19" 483mm seat height

Ref: S/BA011
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE COUNTRY BOX SETTLE / BENCH WITH STORAGE
A longer than standard decorative farmhouse box settle, found in a rich light sky blue paint finish.
Continental origin, Gustavian style, about 1850.
Pleasing plain-ish style with gently swept arms, solid panelled and curved back.
The bench has the added detail of a double lid.
Also the paintwork and the wear of it is remarkably decorative, worn to a beautiful glass-like sheen where used the most.
The construction is sturdy and the lidded seat offers a huge stow space.
The legs have been padded front and back to achieve a modern seat height of 19 1/2".
The bench has been cleaned inside and is ready for use.
A very pleasing country piece in much sought after original old paint.
Dimensions:
92 1/2" 2350mm long
35" 889mm high
20 1/4" 520mm deep
19 1/2" 495mm seat height



Ref: S/BA017
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE RUSTIC BOX SETTLE / BENCH WITH STORAGE
A useful , well built and decorative farmhouse box settle, in a rich old-cream / taupe paint finish.
Continental origin, country style, about 1870.
Particularly pretty style with gently swept arms, Fleur de Lys supports and boldly waved back rest.
The bench has some lovely detail, especially the moulded seat edge.
Also the paintwork is pleasing, a very flat matt off cream / pale taupe.
The construction is sturdy and the lidded seat offers a huge stow space.
The bench has been cleaned inside and is ready for use.
A very pleasing country piece in the much sought after Scandinavian style.
Dimensions:
77 1/2" 1970mm long
40 1/2" 1028mm high
22 1/2" 570mm deep
19" 483mm seat height

Free delivery on mainland England, except Cornwall.

Ref: S/BA018
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE BOX SETTLE / BENCH WITH STORAGE 1860
A rustic, decorative and very well constructed farmhouse box settle / bench with storage.
Often found as part of a dowry to store the linens and at times to accommodate visitors and children.
Traditionally styled, as found from Scandinavia to Southern Europe, with beautifully swept arms, solid panels in the straight back rest.Original escutcheon and locks, but sorry, no key.
Painted over the original brown scrumble in Historic 'Parchment'for a fresh new look.
This settle is a super example, totally original and sturdy, very heavy, built with thick timber, made to last!
The lidded seat offers a huge clean stow space.
It has been thoroughly cleaned and hand waxed for protection.
Dimensions:
1970mm wide
978mm high
590mm deep

Delivery 80 mainland England, for more remote areas like Cornwall or Scotland, please email your postcode.

Ref: S/BA035
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE BOX SETTLE / BENCH WITH STORAGE / ORIGINAL PAINT 1850
A fantastic find, a pretty and totally genuine pine box settle in it's original very first paint work.
The construction of this bench is also particularly good, as is the quality of the timber.
Superb patina on the wood graining and the timber,a perfect match, the graining meant to resemble a more important timber like oak or birch.
The settle has no structural damage and just the right amount of wear.
No worm and especially clean inside.
Inside the box storage, a division is found, which could be removed.
Original escutcheon and lock, but sorry no key.
Although it would be a shame , this bench can of course be stripped back to the natural pine and wax polished or painted to order.
Needless to say that benches like this are a one-of-a kind find.
Dimensions:
1867mm wide
1060mm high
514mm deep

Delivery 60 mainland England, for more remote areas like Cornwall and Scotland, please email your postcode.

Ref: S/BA038
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PAINTED PINE FARMHOUSE BOX SETTLE BENCH 1860
A rustic, decorative and heavy farmhouse box settle bench with storage.
Often found as part of a dowry to store linen and at times to accommodate visitors and children.
Traditionally styled, as found from Scandinavia to Southern Europe, with beautifully swept arms, amazing chunky turned spindles all round and reeded centre plaque, an exceptionally pretty back.
Painted in a rich warm murky country blue, cleaned inside and left in a matt finish.
This settle is a good example, it is also shorter than most, which is hard to find.
The strong lidded seat offers a large stow space, has an original lid prop and will take even the bounciest child...or dog..
Original foot pads, slightly worn, original escutcheon, and lock, but sorry , no key. One of the iron strap hinges has been replaced a long time age, best seen in photo11.

Dimensions:
1860mm wide
995mm high
520mm deep
510mm seat height

Delivery 85 mainland England, for more remote areas like Cornwall, Wales, Scotland and isles, please email your postcode.
Self collection possible by arrangement.
Standard delivery is a one man service, door to door.

Please note that all our furniture is treated for wood worm, regardless if it has worm or not, using a very effective, non toxic environmentally sound product. Any wood worm damage worth mentionning will be stated in the description. Also, most colour schemes can be changed upon request, unless it is original paint.
Ref: S/BA096
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE COUNTRY PINE BOX SETTLE / BENCH WITH STORAGE 1850
A very handsome, well built and decorative farmhouse box settle, found in a rich old-cream paint finish.
Continental origin, Gustavian style, about 1850.
Particularly pretty style with deeply swept arms, pilaster and spindle supports, tactile detail on lid and seat and elegantly waved back rest.
The construction is sturdy and the lidded seat offers a huge stow space. Original lock and chunky key, in working order.
The bench has been cleaned inside and is ready for use.
No damage or repair, some historic critter channels in one side of the base, but no worm,see photo 13.
A good quality country piece in the much sought after Swedish style.
Dimensions:
2000mm wide
1130mm high
545mm deep
550mm seat height (could be reduced if necessary)

Delivery 80 mainland England, for more remote areas like Cornwall, Wales, Scotland or isles please email your postcode.
Self collection possible by arrangement.

Ref: S/BA055
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE BOX SETTLE / BENCH WITH STORAGE/ ORIGINAL CONDITION 1860
A fantastic find, a pretty and totally genuine pine box settle in it's original very first finish.
The construction of this bench is also particularly good, as is the quality of the timber.
Superb patina on the wood, a perfect match to the time mellowed pine beneath, virtually shining through.. the photos are no match to the real thing!
The settle has no structural damage and just the right amount of wear.
Minimal traces of old worm, clean inside.
Inside the box storage, two divisions are found.
Original escutcheon and lock and even the original key, nearly unheard off!
Although it would be a shame , this bench can of course be stripped back to the natural pine and wax polished or painted to order.
Needless to say that benches like this are a one-of-a kind find.
Dimensions:
2060mm wide
940mm high
550mm deep
460mm seat height

Please note that all our furniture is treated for wood worm, regardless if it has worm or not, using a very effective, non toxic environmentally sound product. Any wood worm damage worth mentioning will be stated in the description.

Delivery 75 mainland England, for more remote areas like Cornwall, Wales, Scotland and isles, please email your postcode.

Standard courier delivery is a man and van service, door to door.
Self collection is possible by arrangement.


Ref: S/BA077
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE BOX SETTLE STORAGE BENCH 1860
A mid 19th century farmhouse box settle , particularly well constructed with nice style detail.
Traditional undulating decorative back with Fleurs de Lys style panels, swan neck arm supports, strong straight legs and a shaped lid.
The settle has been painted over the original dark scrumble paint, in F & B 'Pointing' a perfect match to the time mellowed pine beneath, virtually shining through.. the photos are no match to the real thing!
The settle has no structural damage or repairs and just the right amount of wear.
Some shrinkage to the floor boards, now filled. The storage space is divided in two by a wooden board.
Original escutcheon and lock, but sorry, no key.
The bench could of course also be stripped, please enquire for that option.
Needless to say that benches like this are not to be found very often, it is a good shorter size.
Dimensions:
1840mm wide
970mm high
560mm deep
500mm seat height

Please note that all our furniture is treated for wood worm, regardless if it has worm or not, using a very effective, non toxic environmentally sound product. Any wood worm damage worth mentioning will be stated in the description.

Delivery 75 mainland England, for more remote areas like Cornwall, Wales, Scotland and isles, please email your postcode.

Standard courier delivery is a man and van service, door to door.
Self collection is possible by arrangement.
Ref: S/BA088
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE BOX SETTLE IN ORIGINAL PAINT 1880
A rustic, decorative and very well constructed farmhouse box settle / bench with storage.
Often found as part of a dowry to store the linens and at times to accommodate visitors and children.
Traditionally styled, as found from Scandinavia to Southern Europe, with swept arms, fine turned spindle supports and an elaborately shaped back rest.Original escutcheons and locks, but sorry, no keys.
Found in original rich green paint, revealing the strong mellow pine beneath.
This settle is quite heavy, built with thick timber, made to last!
The double lidded seat offers a huge stow space.
It has been thoroughly cleaned inside and hand waxed for protection.
Dimensions:
78 1/2" 1994mm wide
37" 940mm high
19 1/4" 488mm deep
18 1/4" 402mm seat height

Delivery 60, mainland England.
Ref: S/BA023
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE BOX SETTLE / BENCH WITH STORAGE 1850
A rustic, decorative and very well constructed farmhouse box settle / bench with storage.
Often found as part of a dowry to store the linens and at times to accommodate visitors and children.
Traditionally styled, as found from Scandinavia to Southern Europe, with beautifully swept arms and a stylised Fleur De Lys design in back rest and sides. Original escutcheon and lock, but sorry, no key.
Painted over the original brown scrumble in Historic 'Parchment' for a fresh new look, minimally distressed.
This settle is a super example, totally original and sturdy, clean, no worm and very heavy, built with thick timber, made to last!
The lidded seat offers a huge stow space, divided by partitions.
It has been thoroughly cleaned, buffed and left in the 'trendy' matt finish.
Dimensions:
1770mm wide
1000mm high
545mm deep
460mm seat height

Delivery 80 mainland England, for more remote areas like Cornwall or Scotland, please email your postcode.
Ref: S/BA040
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE COUNTRY BOX SETTLE / BENCH WITH STORAGE 1850
A quirky, rustic and well constructed Hungarian farmhouse box settle / bench with storage.
Often found as part of a dowry to store the linens and at times to accommodate visitors and children.
Traditionally styled, as found from Scandinavia to Southern Europe, with interesting sweeping arms and turned spindle supports.
Found in original pale blue paint, revealing a stronger darker blue and pine beneath.
This bench could also be repainted to order, please enquire.
The unusual configuration of a half side lidded stow space and a 2 doors opening on the other.
The box settle is in good structural condition, no damage other than wear and tear.
Scatterings of historic wood worm, mainly in the back boards and floor, cleaned and thoroughly treated.
In the name of beauty, some flaws sometimes have to be accepted!
An unusual bench, a one of a kind...
Dimensions:
1650mm wide
885mm high
490mm deep
520mm seat height

Delivery mainland England 60, for Cornwall, Wales and Scotland ,please email your postcode.
Ref: S/BA041
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE BOX SETTLE ORIGINAL PAINT
A totally original antique country settle with box storage , still in its very first paint work.
This settle has a very pleasing style with wavy spindle and flower pot ( and single flower!) back and elegantly swept arm rest.
The construction on this bench is particularly good,also the quality and thickness of the timber.
Added bonus is found in the big storage area below the sturdy lid.
The paint work has to be mentioned, all original, a very muted dark indigo with black over tones.
The settle has no structural damage and and just the right amount of wear to the paint work.
Although it would be a shame , this bench can of course be stripped back to the natural pine and wax polished or painted to order.
Needless to say that benches like this are a one-of-a kind find.
Dimensions:
73 1/2" long
37 1/2" high
20" deep
19" seat height
Ref: S/BA018
This item has been sold





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ANTIQUE PINE COUNTRY BOX SETTLE / BENCH WITH STORAGE/ 1850
A useful , well built and decorative farmhouse box settle, found in a rich old-cream paint finish.
Continental origin, Gustavian style, about 1850.
Particularly pretty style with gently swept arms, Fleur de Lys supports and elegantly waved reeded back rest.
The bench has some lovely detail, especially the reeded backrest and the intricate shaped detail to the lidded front.
Also the paintwork and the wear of it is remarkably decorative, worn to a beautiful glass-like sheen where used the most.
The construction is sturdy and the lidded seat offers a huge stow space. An original prop to hold the lid is in place.
The bench has been cleaned inside and is ready for use.
A very pleasing country piece in the much sought after Swedish style.

Dimensions:
70" 1780mm wide
38 1/2" 975mm high
21 3/4" 550mm deep
18" 460mm seat height
Ref: BSA020
This item has been sold



 
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