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30081 Antique decorative teak brackets
QTY: 1 Pair £345 The Pair
30071 Carved pitch pine ornate male figure corbels
QTY: 1 Pair £925 The Pair
29945 Old decorative cast iron corbels / capitals
QTY: 1 Pair £265 The Pair
29931 Hand carved wooden cherub figure corbels
QTY: 1 Pair £245 The Pair
29476 Reclaimed acanthus leaf stone corbels
QTY: 1 Pair £175 The Pair
29472 Early Herefordshire church stone corbel
QTY: 1 £175
29469 Reclaimed carved stone corbels
QTY: 1 Pair £225 The Pair
29394 18th Century Greek head stone corbel
QTY: SOLD £975
29380 Attractive handmade black iron bracket
QTY: 1 £75
29378 Handmade wrought iron wall bracket
29376 Large handmade wrought iron wall bracket
QTY: 1 £75
29335 Wrought iron bell bracket
QTY: SOLD £110
29201 Carved reclaimed Indian teak brackets
QTY: 2 Pairs £450 Per Pair
29150 Carved hardwood scroll corbels with fans
QTY: 2 £45 Each
28979 Carved mahogany half pillar tops / corbels
QTY: 6 £87 Each
28955 18th century Balinese carved dragon brackets
QTY: 1 Pair £825 The Pair
28939 Decorative scrolled teak corbels
QTY: SOLD £40 Each
28879 Impressive carved decorative blocks
QTY: 1 Remaining £65 Each
28867 Pair of large reclaimed teak pillars
QTY: 1 £975 Per Pair
28762 Industrial heavy single metal bracket
QTY: 1 £11
28656 Cast iron replica railway shelf brackets
QTY: Out of Stock £11.50 Each
28650 Pair of antique Ganesh wood carvings
QTY: SOLD £145 The Pair
28635 Two carved teak female figures
QTY: 1 £245 The Pair
28633 Elephant and flower carved wooden brackets
QTY: 2 £95 Each
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Brackets and Corbels

Brackets and corbels perform a function - they hold something up; anything from a shelf to a roof structure, usually tying the horizontal or diagonal to the vertical. Since classical times, corbels and brackets have also had a decorative function.  Look in a typical Norman church in Britain and you will invariably see a myriad of carved stone corbels supporting roof beams, or either side of doorways.  All manner of decoration can be found on these corbels, from stylised flower patterns to carved heads and grotesques. 

The Victorians were particular proponents of the decorative bracket. When ironmaking was at its height in the 19th Century, huge numbers of decorative cast iron brackets were produced, ranging from small cherub brackets for holding a loo cistern, to massive ornate brackets for holding up bridges or station platforms. 

We sell a fantastic range of reclaimed and antique corbels and brackets. We often have medieval stone heads, saved from demolished churches or grand homes; simple 18th and 19th Century carved stone or timber corbels for holding ceiling beams; reclaimed large cast iron brackets from railway stations or other large public buildings; carved wooden porch brackets and a good range of old and reproduction decorative shelf brackets in cast iron, brass and wood.

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