What about this in your Castle?
We have just completed this lovely Knole sofa which will soon be looking for a new home. The Knole sofa originates from the 17th Century when it initially served as a formal throne before becoming a comfortable draught proof seat. The sides are hinged and secured using elaborate cord tie backs. It is comfortable and quite a talking point in any setting.
The original Knole sofa is housed at Knole in Kent, a house owned by the Sackville-Wests family since 1605 and now in the care of the British National Trust, but I digress.
Blanchetts Fine Furniture is proud to continue the making of traditional furniture as well as re-furbishment of fine old pieces. We have been known to rework the original horse hair fill of a French bench sofa that was over two hundred years old. One is left wondering of the history of the furniture whilst sifting through two centuries of dust whilst repairing springs and re strengthening the glorious old timber.
Blanchetts are located at 58 Napier Road, Palmerston North. When you are ready to start the journey of purchasing lovely New Zealand made sofas and chairs, please start with a visit to our web site www.blanchetts.com / www.blanchetts.co.nz where you can peruse all that we make. You are more than welcome to visit the factory, or call Judy and the Team on 06 357 1224 or 021 932693.
Remember as well as making new, and re upholstery, we also make curtains, cushions, offer a full design service and can answer most questions regarding upgrading the comfort of your home. Try us ~ you won’t be disappointed.
Blanchetts Fine Furniture, 58 Napier Road.