Entries by Collinge Antiques

Bow Front Marble Top Pier Cabinet.

Exceptional quality late 19th.c. bow front marble top credenza or pier cabinet c.1880. Beautifully figured original 2″ thick marble top with shaped and moulded edges. Over a display cabinet base with three glazed doors and fitted inside a with long glass shelf, height adjustable on the original brass fittings and with a mirror back panel. Three drawers hidden in the giloche carved frieze above the doors. Crisp carved detail to front pilasters with a scallop motif and floral swags, all repeated at the sides. Raised on a tall moulded plith. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 56″, depth 20″, height 35″.

Walnut & Leather Revolving Desk Chair.

Fabulous quality late 19th.c. walnut revolving desk chair c.1890. Shaped backrest and arms in tan leather on crisply turned spindles and moulded rails over a beautifully shaped single piece saddle seat (seat height 17″. Revolving on a four leg base raised on brass castors. Excellent colour and condition, recently reupholstered, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 24″, depth 22″, height 32″.

Arts & Crafts Magazine Tidy.

Unusual late 19th.c. English Art Nouveau or Arts and Crafts magazine stand c.1890. In walnut with two sprung hinged sides to hold magazines or newspapers over a book trough in the base. Attractive Art Nouveau shaped ends and pierced detail to the sides. Original brass handle ivorine patent label. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: width 18″, depth 9″, height 20″.

Pair of Empire Style Mahogany Armchairs.

Quality pair of French Empire style mahogany armchairs c.1900. Very confortable with padded backrests and sides and deep feather filled cushions on sprung bases. Exposed mahogany frames, superb curving arms with supports carved as Classical style fish (often referred to as dolphins) complete with scaly tails where they join to the backrests. Upholstered in a soft moss green velvet chenille with brass studs and piped edges to the cushions. Excellent colour and condition with clean covers. Frames have been cleaned and polished in ourworkshops.
Dimensions: width 28″, depth 22″, height 36″.

Narrow Mahogany Bookcase with Lectern Top.

Unusual mid 19th.c. mahogany bookcase with a folding lectern top c.1840. 20″ x 17.5″ top, hinged at the front and supported on a fine brass ratchet to make a sloped lectern or music stand with a removable raised ledge. Over two shelves for large books, magazines or sheet music perhaps with crisp turned column supports at the coners, repeated as 30 slimmer turned columns around all four sides and in a line down the centre of both shelves. With a useful little drawer in the base. Raised on the original brass cup castors. Excellent condition and lovely mellow colour, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 20″, depth 17½”, height 38″ – 54″.


Oak Dresser Base.

Early 19th.c. oak dresser base. c.1810. Two plank top (just 16″ deep) with canted front corners over three drawers of graduated depth and two cupboards, each fitted with a single shelf inside. Cockbeaded drawer fronts with period brass swan neck handles. Raised mouldings to the door panels, chamfered edges to the front stiles, original ogee base moulding. Oak panelled sides, lovely four panelled back in deal. Excellent condition and particularly good colour and patina. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 69″, depth 16″, height 30″.

Mahogany Four Door Library Bookcase.

Superb quality mid 19th.c. mahogany four door inverted breakfront library bookcase c.1860. Very nearly nine feet long with a tall glazed top divided into four sections with three adjustable shelves to each (depth 11″ / 8½”). Over a deeper blind door cupboard base with a single adjustable shelf to each section. Simple uncluttered design highlighting the particularly well figured flame mahogany veneers across the front. Ogee moulded cornice, crossbanded edge to the waist and raised on a moulded plith. Brass door trim to the upper section and original Brahma patent locks. Solid mahogany groundwork to the doors and solid mahogany sides. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Splits into six pieces plus cornice and plinth for delivery.
Dimensions: width 107″, depth 18″, height 91½”.

Small Georgian Oak Chest of Drawers.

Neat little Georgian oak bachelor’s chest of drawers c.1760. Just 28″ wide with two short drawers and two large drawers of graduated depth. Solid oak top, sides, drawer fronts, drawer linings and back boards. Applied mouldings surrounding the drawers, ogee base moulding and raised on tall bracket feet front and rear. Later restorations and brass drop handles. Good condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 28″, depth 18″, height 31″.



Welsh Oak Coffor Bach

Beautiful little 18th.c. Welsh oak miniature chest or coffor bach c.1750. Jointed oak lid with a thumb moulded edge and original wooden peg and notch hinges. Raised and fielded ogee arch top panel front with lovely original carved anthemion details. Single slim drawer in the base with brass knobs and a moulded edge to the drawer front. Chamfered edges to the front corners of the chest, raised on a moulded plith and shaped feet at the front and sides. Lined in Welsh language newsprint from Yr Herald Cymreag dated April 17th 1858. Solid oak sides and back board, elm drawer bottom. Missing the lock, otherwise excellent condition and particularly good colour and condition.
Dimensions: width 28″, depth 14″, height 17″.

Tall Gilt Pier Glass.

Impressive late 19th.c. pier glass or overmantle mirror c.1880. Over six feet tall with an 33″ x 59″ mirror plate within a gilded arch top moulded wooden frame. Topped with an exceptional frieze featuring a large Classical child putti, songbirds, gesso foliage and scrolling acanthus leaves. Flat bottom edge to sit on a piece of furniture or fireplace with acanthus scrolls at the corners. Presented as found retaining the original gilding but with obvious wear and missing portions of gilt and gesso.
Dimensions: width 42″, height 74″.