A beautiful sideboard manufactured by Ercol, a British company based in Buckinghamshire, that to this day is producing high quality and stylish furniture.
Made from solid beech and elm, this example is model #331 that was part of the Old Colonial range. It carries the original Ercol blue label dating its manufacture to between the late 1950s and mid-1970s.
I have given this piece a new lease of life by sanding the elm top to reveal an interesting and beautiful grain. I have then applied three coats of clear satin varnish to both enhance the grain and protect the wood. I have sanded back between each coat to leave a silky-smooth finish. The base has been fully prepared by sanding and cleaning before being painted in the colour Fern from the Autentico Versante Matt range.
The sideboard comprises two cupboards and two drawers, one of which is fitted with a sliding lift-out cutlery tray. The two cupboards are fitted with a long shelf for easy convenience and there is ample storage too.
The original finish on the inside of the drawers and cupboard have been treated with an air-drying oil so it is all lovely, fresh and clean.
This really is a statement piece that can take pride of place in a living room, dining room, kitchen or hallway.
Dimensions (all measurements are approximate):
* width 124cm, depth 48cm, height 84cm
This is a vintage piece that has had a long previous life. It is also hand-painted and hand-finished. In my opinion, any minor imperfections that may be present as a result of both of these factors contribute to its character, charm and history.
The price of £495.00 does not include delivery. I can provide a nationwide delivery service. If you would like a quote, please contact me with your postcode and I can confirm the delivery cost. I always use the same local and reliable courier who operates a one-person delivery service.
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