19 April 2014




Recent Posts
  • Rare WWII memorabilia stuns antiques experts
  • Two experts at a recent antiques valuation event were amazed by a collection of military artefacts. The collection, which was brought to the event by Lorraine Stevens, consists of a Japanese ‘good luck’ flag, a telegram that was sent following the Japanese surrender in 1945, photos of Japanese and Australian soldiers, and a currency note. […]
  • Historic wine cup breaks sale records
  • An antique Chinese cup has been sold for a record breaking price at a Hong Kong auction. The cup, which was used to drink wine, dates back to the Ming dynasty, between 1368 and 1644, and belonged to the Chenghua Emperor. The small wine cup was made during the 15th century and is one of […]
  • Interest in Chinese panels soars at auction
  • The popularity of Asian antiques has recently risen, as demonstrated when six Chinese famille rose panels sold for well over the items’ estimate. The panels were just one of many Chinese antiques that sold for far more than their estimated value at the auction. The 19th century items are porcelain, measuring just 14.5’’ by 4.75’’. […]







Quality Antique desks, dining tables, bedroom suites and much more.................................

We are now fully opened in our nearly refurbished showroom at Junction 4 M65, unit C3 & C4 Hulme Court, Commercial Road, Blackburn Interchange Trade Park, Darwen, Lancashire BB3 0FE. We look forward to welcoming all existing and new clients to what will be the best showroom of Victorian and Edwardian antique furniture in the North Of England!!

We carry a large and varied stock of antique bookcases, antique chairs (including Victorian dining chairs), antique dining tables, cabinets, desks, chests and more covering all periods from early oak furniture right through to the Art Deco Period. We pride ourselves on having an extensive stock of the finest quality Late Victorian and Edwardian Period furniture. Probably one of the finest cabinet makers of this period was Edwards & Roberts Of London. We have the best selection and quantity of their furniture in the UK, in our showrooms in Darwen and on our website (currently over 12 items)

We have daily changing stock of antique furniture at very competitive prices sourced from the length and breadth of the UK, as well as locally here in Darwen, Lancashire and from the nearby Cumbria. Our stock includes arts and crafts furniture, antique chests, antique dining furniture, antique chairs, antique dining chairs, antique tables, antique desks, antiques cabinets, antique marquetry furniture, antique open bookcases,  and much more. We also have access to top quality antique restorers and an upholstery service.

We are open 6 days a week Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm, Sat 10am-4pm and Sundays by appointment. Please email or ring for an appointment.  We also have ample car parking so come and visit us in Darwen, Lancashire, and browse through our antique desks, antique bookcases, cabinets and more. 

We offer friendly advice and service and a FREE UK mainland delivery service. We also offer "Try Before You Buy", our driver will deliver any item of furniture to your home for you to see in situ.

Antique Dining Tables and Antique Dining Chairs

For the finest in antique dining tables and antique dining chairs, Christian Davies Antiques in Darwen, Lancashire is the place to go. We have some exquisite dining tables and antique dining chairs that would grace any home or private collection, including some excellent Victorian dining chairs.

Antique Bookcases, open bookcases and Antique Cabinets

Any private collection of fine antiques needs to be displayed properly, and at Christian Davies Antiques we have some excellent antique bookcases and antique cabinets for you to display your antiques with pride. Whether you're looking for elaborate mahogany antique bookcases, or a simple oak antique book case, you'll find them here.

Antique Desks and Antique Chests

Nothing speaks quality like an antique desk from which to write your correspondence, or an antique chest to store your most important documents. At Christian Davies Antiques in Darwen we have some of the finest quality antique desks and the most lavish antique chests that you’ll find in the antique world..



Antique Cabinets and Desks

There are many types of antique furniture originating from Lancashire, such as the antique cabinets of Robert Gillow. In addition to Gillow's antique furniture, other types of antiques can be found throughout Lancashire in abundance, including antique desks, tables and antique dining chairs. Antiques Roadshow expert Eric Knowles was born here, in the small town of Nelson.

With such a rich history of antiques, Lancashire offers much for the budding antique collector, and Lancashire antiques dealers are always on hand to offer advice and tips on spotting the right antiques for the right prices.

Read more about Lancashire's antiques history.


Further Antiques Information

You can find out further information on antique furniture with our helpful guides on practical furniture such as antique desks and antique bookcases, open bookcases, decorative furniture such as arts & craft furniture, dining furniture such as antique dining tables and antique dining chairs, as well as storage furniture such as antique cabinets and antique chests.

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