19 January 2016

Brown furniture

Brown furniture

The furnishings industry has a name for the antique wood-finished and upholstered pieces – ‘brown furniture.’ Prices on these items have reduced over the years as many of the young prefer to buy cheaper .. and often shorter lasting!.. furniture or furniture that has been coloured lighter under the banner of ‘decorative furniture’.

We carry a wonderful selection of brown furniture at realistic prices. Practical yet elegant, this brown furniture often depicts quality. The traditional pieces of brown furniture have always captured the attention of the enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike and have been used as a portrayal of wealth and class in the stately homes as well.

For class, elegance and sophistication have a look at our range of beautiful brown furniture at Brownrigg. We specialize in antique furniture in natural woods such as walnut, mahogany, pine, fruitwood, yew etc. There is a wide variety of furniture items including antique occasional & bedside tables and seating options, bookcases, commodes, secretaires, desks, buffets, enfilades and a lot more from the 18th century onwards.

A fine example is this good quality, mid 19th Century French Empire Commode in burr elm veneer, with bronze mounts, Fleur de Lys barrel locks and a fossil marble top. Circa 1840.

Another is this Late 18th / Early 19th Cent Oak Refectory Table. A very charming, late 18th / early 19th century oak refectory table, with a lovely colour and a single deep drawer , ideal in an entrance hall.

Browse our site for more of this desirable brown furniture