Rustic Yew Wood Tripod Table | Rose Uniacke

Sign up to our newsletter

For the latest news and product information

Rustic Yew Wood Tripod Table

Code:
SKU:
2250
$2,319.67

Our antiques are unique.
Please enquire for availability.

About this piece

Price was £3,200

With three root legs and a thick cross-grain top

England, twentieth century

Yew wood (Taxus Baccata) is one of the hardest of the soft woods and was historically used in England to make longbows due to its strength and elasticity. In medieval England, there was such demand for the wood that it had to be imported from other European countries for longbow production. Yew also has highly poisonous leaves and berries which were often eaten by warriors who preferred to die by the sword or by 'the yew tree' than surrender to their enemy.

The strength and wonderful twisted and knotty formation of the yew tree make for interesting furniture, with contorted forms.

Details

H 70.5cm x W 84cm x D 76cm
H 28" x W 33¼" x D 30"

Delivery & Returns

Click here to read more

Pricing

You have selected to display product prices in a currency other than GBP, please note that these are based on the latest exchange rate available to us. Payment will be taken in GBP* and the final amount paid in your local currency maybe higher or lower than indicated here.

*we can accept payments in your local currency if you contact us on +44 (0) 20 7730 7050, additional bank charges may apply.