SALE - now discounted - for limited period only! However we do seriously consider all reasonable offers, whatever their level.All proceeds of sale to go towards the church restoration. A most imposing piece of furniture. Please study the photographs carefully which convey a thousand words and constitute an important part of the description. Please also read the full description, terms and conditions etc. This item has developed an incredible and beautiful warm patina over the years. There is no significant wear to this item, which is unusual for such an item. We generally leave items as they are, as many buyers prefer them that way. These antiques are left in original condition, as that is how buyers often want them. Restoration is always kept to a minimum, employing only traditional techniques.
Notable condition remarks: Excellent condition with only the odd mark as would be expected of an item of this age. This piece is very solid, strong and quite heavy. Any number of photos cannot do this item justice. Please study our other auctions for other unique / unusual antiques, vintage items and curios.
New items are added regularly. Many of our items, including this one, have been custom / bespoke made to order, so inevitably if you miss out on this one, that is it.
However, please ask, as occasionally we have similar items. Please note that our items are mainly antique / vintage and therefore will inevitably show some signs of their past history and usage. We endeavour to point out any major defects that we find, which are out of the ordinary. If your preference is for unique antique / vintage items, look no further, we will be delighted to help, if we possibly can.Furthermore, if you are in the rare position that you are not entirely satisfied, please do let us know and give us the opportunity to remedy. We are fourth generation furniture designers, manufacturers, fine artists and enthusiasts. Please ask for a quote. Or can be collected for free, or if you prefer you can arrange collection via your own courier. , also called Qing Empire, Empire of the Great Qing, or Manchu dynasty, was the last imperial. Of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief.
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In international relations, and in places such as Taiwan, the Qing so-called internal foreign policy closely resembled colonial policy and control. Corruption set in, rebels tested government legitimacy, and ruling elites did not change their mindsets in the face of changes in the world system.
In Central Asia led to the deaths of some 20 million people. In spite of these disasters, in the. Of the 1860s, Han Chinese elites rallied to the defense of the Confucian order and the Qing rulers. The initial gains in the.
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Abdicated on February 12, 1912. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Stands". The seller is "prestige_carriage_masters" and is located in this country: GB.
This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.