Antique Furniture for Every Room

With a particular focus on unique continental and British antique furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries; we also combine British town and country house traditions with modern requirements to bring interior decorators and private clients a fantastic selection of outstanding expertly curated antique furniture.

Georgian Splendour

Georgian splendour embodies an era of remarkable elegance and refined taste, spanning the entire 18th century across Britain. With distinctive characteristics of symmetry and classicism, the Georgian styles reflect a profound admiration for the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome, which greatly influenced the period’s aesthetic ideals.

Georgian splendour lies not just in its visual grandeur but in the timeless quality of its design, making it a coveted period for collectors and connoisseurs alike.

Period beauty

Early 19th century British visitors to Ceylon revelled in the great proficiency of the local craftsmen. It was noted that they were exceptionally good at working wood, gold and silver. J. W. Bennett noted in 1843 the local workers could produce numerous designs of chairs and cabinet furniture of every description. 

Discover our collection of Ceylonese and Indian furniture.


Mid century style

Tastemakers, design houses, innovative interior decorators, their brilliant ateliers developed diverse styles of furniture that exploited cutting-edge materials. The furniture of the 20th century looks both backward as far as the ancients for inspiration and forward for evolution and style. 

Art Deco; distinct, provocative.

Bursting onto the design scene in France, just before WW1. The style reached its zenith in the 20’s and 30’s. Art Deco is one of the most recognisable design styles of the 20th Century. 

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Worldy wonders

English and European country houses were 18th-century crucibles of the decorative and fine arts. Merchant traders thrived in far-distant countries acquiring precious exotic materials, furniture, lacquer, and works of art for their affluent Western clients. Discover our collection imported on the trade winds from these exotic origins.

Previously sold

Discover the pieces you missed, the treasures we have handled and coveted, the pieces we enjoyed discovering, researching and delivering to our international clients. 

Seen anything you like? Let’s talk.

From high-end antique walnut and mahogany furniture of the early-mid-18th century to exotic Satinwood and Rosewood furniture of the last decades; our antique furniture collection in London offers expertly curated pieces for every client and budget. 

With over 20 years of experience and valuable relationships with antique experts, Nicholas Wells Antiques is able to source stunning English, European, Asian, and American antique furniture and works of art, offering notable pieces of international culture from all over the world. Every piece of furniture handled by us is expertly restored in-house and finished by our polishers using a unique blend of beeswax.

Whether your personal preference is 18th-century Royal French furniture or you’re looking for the perfect pair of Italian Neo-Classical Cabinets, our wide variety of antique furniture spans across the centuries with expertly selected pieces to confidently enhance any room in your interior deccoration scheme.

Enquire About our Antique Furniture Today!

We offer secure worldwide shipping options that are available on every order of furniture, all items also come fully insured with a valuation certificate. You can rest assured that at Nicholas Wells Antiques, all of your antique furniture requirements will be met.

For expert advice about our range of antiques, or for assistance with your order please get in touch with the Nicholas Wells Antiques’ team today or make an appointment to visit us in our London gallery!