Parlour & Study

1/24th scale parlour furniture
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Wooden Winged Armchair
Mid 18th to mid 19th century.  The primitive forerunner of the upholstered winged armchair.  This type was particularly popular in the north of England.
1/24th - 18.50

Low Side Table
18th century onwards.  A low side table with an opening drawer designed to fit against a wall.  It had H-form stretchers in keeping with tables of this period.
1/24th - 18

armchair
side table
bible box

Bible Box with Bible
17th century onwards.  These boxes were used quite often to store the newly published Authorised Version of the Bible, which was found in almost every Stuart household.  They could also be used as writing desks.
1/24th - 18

bible box & table

Bible Box on Low Side Table
A Bible box with Bible upon a low side table.
1/24th - 33

knee hole desk

Knee-hole Desk with leather top and opening drawers
Mid 18th century onwards.  The top drawer and desktop are fixed upon two side pedestals of drawers (hence the alternative name of pedestal desk) with an opening in between to accommodate the legs when sitting (splat-back chair above suitable).
1/24th - 56

longcase clock

Longcase Clock (non-working)
Early 18th century onwards.  Also known as a grandfather clock.  The cases of country clocks were mostly oak with a square head and without much ornament.  Early 30-hour clocks were wound up by pulling the chain of one weight within the central column.  Later 8-day clocks were wound with a key.
1/24th - 32

Wall-Clock

Wall Clock (non-working)
Mid 19th century onwards.  A very popular clock that was hung from the wall and largely replaced the more expensive grandfather clock. They had 30-hour or 8-day movements and were weight driven. Most of them were exported from the New England states of America where they were one of the first examples of American mass production. 
1/24th - 17

Bureau
Bureau open
Bookcase-Bureau
Bookcase-Bureau open

Bureau (with opening drawers)
18th century onwards.  A desk made up of a chest of drawers below a sloping section that is enclosed by a drop-down hinged door.  When the door is open it is supported by two lopers and forms a writing surface.  The interior of the sloping desk is fitted with pigeon holes to the rear.
1/24th - 50

Bookcase bureau
18th century onwards.  A bureau as above but with a bookcase or cupboard above.  The bookcase has two shelves and is enclosed by opening wooden doors.
1/24th - 64

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Splat-back Chair
18th century onwards.  The splat-back chair has a ‘leather’ seat in either red or green.  State which when ordering.
1/24th - 17

Splat-Back-Chair