G A L L E R Y

Classic Antique Replicas
Furniture pieces commissioned for period buildings by commercial and private clients. Eighteenth century furniture makers like Chippendale, Sheraton, and Hepplewhite, are considered to belong to a golden age of furnituremaking, a time before the industrial revolution when the emphasis was on handskills - superior techniques allied to a complete understanding of the characteristics and properties of the materials. It was this golden age which inspired Andrew St. Ledger to set up Acanthus - an attempt to emulate with respect the past masters' acheivements . This was the late 1980s when many old crafts and traditions had died, to be replaced by bland machine-made objects devoid of soul.
Louis Copeland Display
Solid Mahogany Adam style table
Louis Copeland Table
Solid Mahogany Georgian style island display cabinet.
 
Curved Bookcase
Antiqued finish solid Mahogany curved bookcase
Georgian Style Reception Desk
Georgian style reception desk
 
Regency Style Table
Regency style dining table commissioned for restored Georgian house.
Chinese Cabinet
Antique replica magic Chinese cabinet.
 
Regency Style Dining Chair
Commissioned by private client for restored Georgian building.
Georgian Style Lady's Stool
Commissioned by private client for restored Georgian building.
 
Old Stand Dresser
A replica of a 17th century Dutch Dresser designed to match original in The Old Stand.
Occasional Table
Chippendale style occasional table
 
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Adam Tables
Adam style tables.

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