When you have an incredible amount of experience, 15 years to be precise, in sourcing unusual items and dealing in made-to-order products, what is the next best thing? As founder of Fine English Company, a former financial consultant, Benedict Wormald, whose lifelong desire to trade in antiques and for classic British design, the products of which are now up for grabs at Holland & Holland, the famous London gunmaker. Their recently launched range seems to be inspired by the zebra! A handmade Zebra & Giraffe Trunk Range tailor-made from genuine Burchell’s zebra and giraffe skin and solid brass fittings come in the price range of $1690 to $3450.
Another Zebra-inspired Classic English Club fire fender coupled with Burchell’s Zebra skin seat pads is available at $2925.
A beautiful custom-designed Oak & Zebra Stool made from full grain Scottish leather and genuine Burchell’s zebra upper seating with solid brass furniture and raw English oak is priced at $4000.
The zebra fetish ends with a rather economical Burchell’s zebra skin with a black quilted silk lining & full leather sole and heel priced at $230.
The last item up for sale is the Skull & Crossbones Humidor which has been Hand crafted in Macassar ebony with bleached ivy logo and costs $1540.