A MAGNIFICENT AND OUTSTANDING 15TH CENTURY CARVED OAK "GREAT CHEST" OF ROYAL PROVENANCE. CIRCA 1480.
Welcome to Period Oak Antiques in the UK, probably one of the premier dealers in Antique early oak furniture and works of Art in England. Jack and Jackie Simonini, a husband and wife partnership, have specialised in early English oak and country furniture for over 28 years. Originally from the Lake District they moved to Petworth several years ago and where formerley known as Period oak of Petworth ,they have now settled in the Wesh Borders. The result is Period Oak Antiques - with showrooms based just outside Presteigne. Jack and Jackie's showrooms offer visitors a warm and welcoming atmosphere, redolent of beeswax and the deep glow of polished oak, where visitors may enjoy the display of furniture and Medieval works of art, dating from the 15th century, 16th century and 17th centuries. The stock is sourced from all over the world and includes medieval works of art, oak refectory tables, oak four poster beds, oak dressers, oak coffers, oak chests, oak chairs, oak court cupboards , buffets,antique dated furniture, early oak carvings, medieval sculpture and metalware. The business reflects Jack and Jackies passion for antique early oak and country furniture and their constant search for the rare and the unusual. We are elected members of BADA, LAPADA and CINOA..
Our showrooms are based just outside Presteigne on the Shropshire/Herefordshire/ Welsh borders and are housed in a 15th Century Medieval Hall House and Barn, built for the High Sheriff of Radnorshire in the 15th Century and Listed Grade II* as a historic monument of Wales.The ancient border town of Presteigne nestles at the heart of the marches on the border of England and Wales. This pretty historic town was voted one of Britain's top 10 little towns in 2012. Known as the gateway to Wales, it has many unique qualities that make it both a perfect destination and a base from which to explore.
Presteigne is a short distance from Hay on Wye, Ludlow, Hereford and Shrewsbury.