Welcome to Ottery Antique Dealers & Furniture Restorers
Furniture Restoration & Dealers in Somerset - Antiques & Fine Furniture For Sale
Ottery Antiques long established and specialist Antique Restoration business.
Established in 1986 in Ottery Lane in Sherborne Dorset, we are a well established 'Antique Restoration' business providing a high quality service to our antique trade and private customer base, we pride ourselves on standard of service that is expected from our trade associations, being members of the British Antique Restorers Association we are frequently asked to complete restoration projects to strict time scales of large antique fairs without compromising the quality of our work, a challenge that is pleasing to deliver, many of our trade and private clients have been customer of ours for the 25 years that we have been trading which is a testament to our service and ability to consistently provide the required service.
Our knowledge and expertise in the antiques field allows us to hold a good selection of Antiques for sale from our country show room. Items ranging from Chest of drawers, tables of various sorts, dining, occasional, games, billiard and breakfast tables, Linen presses of various sizes and in particular presses and wardrobes of small proportions, dining room furniture such as sideboards, dining table and chairs to tableware, glasses and tureens and often a wine cooler or cellaret. There are always smaller objects and collectables of interest also from a brass candlestick or tea caddies to a glass chandelier.
All of which will have been inspected by our workshops to check it over and restore as necessary, often a light clean and wax is all that is required but when necessary a full restoration is carried out to our exacting standards prior to being offered for sale.
We operate from our country workshops where our two fully qualified restorers and my self work from, both members of our staff are long serving dedicated workers with a wide range of personal skills, our work flows from skilled hands and dedicated minds.
Some of the services we are able to offer are listed below, they are not exhaustive by any means but will give and indication of our capabilities.
Ottery Antiques Services…
- Marquetry cutting (by hand not machine) & inlay repairs
- Cabinet and furniture making (to own design or copies made)
- French polishing and wax finishing
- Cane and rush seating
- Veneering (using traditional glues and processes)
- Desk Leather and card table baize replacement
- Lead Linings to cellaret and wine coolers
- Handles, repair, matching and replacement (Chinoiserie decoration)
- Locks repaired or hand made and period keys cut
- Casting in brass (mounts, handles etc)
Ottery Antiques Client List & Recommendations:
Our client list range from dealers who are members of BADA to private customers and government departments, we receive recommendations from leading Auction Houses and Insurance companies.