Christmas Eve: 8.30am-1pm
Christmas Day – 28th Dec: CLOSED
Mon 29th Dec: 10am-2pm
Tues 30th Dec: CLOSED
Wed 31st Dec: 10am-2pm
Thurs 1st Jan: CLOSED
Fri 2nd Jan: CLOSED
Sat 3rd Jan: 10am-2pm
Back to normal opening hours from Monday January 5th.
Best wishes for 2015 from all at Georgian Antiques!
We were delighted to have our ships wheel featured as Lapada’s object of the week this week.
Circa 1851, the year Herman Melville published Moby-Dick, this early Victorian teak and brass bound ships wheel was from the S.S. Lochee, the last sail-powered whaling ship to be built in a Dundee shipyard; the same shipyard which built the HMS Discovery.
The wheel is 6ft in diameter and inscribed at various points around the wheel with sailors’ initials and dates giving fantastic character. The wheel is of major historical importance by virtue of its size, where it was made and that it has survived in such good condition. A fascinating piece of history!
Following a glittering awards ceremony at the Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair in Battersea Park on 25th April, we are delighted to announce the Georgian Antiques were announces as the winners of the Homes & Antiques Awards 2013 – Antiques Shop of the Year as voted by the public.
Full list of winners is available on the Homes & Antiques website.
And when you find yourself in Edinburgh, do stop by Georgian Antiques, on Pattison Street, in the historic area of Leith, being certain to leave a few hours for leisurely browsing the astonishing five floors and over 50,000 square feet of sheer opulence.
Edinburgh-based dealers Georgian Antiques have pulled off one of their more remarkable sales – 7000 hickory-shafted golf clubs to a Chinese businessman who found them when surfing the internet.