Entries by Collinge Antiques

Large Guilt Girandole Mirror.

Large early 19th.c. girandole wall mirror c.1830. Original 29″ x 39″ mirror plate within broad gilded gesso frame with candle sconces. Decorated with ears of wheat and delicate frieze of scrolling acanthus leaves and laurel leaves topped with a scallop shell. Some minor damage with a few missing portions of gesso and some of the candle holders are a little bent. Generally it has survived in remarkable condition and retains the original gilding.

Dimensions: width 41″, depth 5″, height 60″.

Scandinavian Painted Pine Display Cabinet.

Early 20th Scandinavian pine display cabinet c.1920. Shaped top with a scrolling broken pediment and pierced frieze. Over a glazed door also shaped to match. Fitted inside with later glass shelves and spot lights in the top. Pierced apron and raised on slim shaped legs front and rear. Very attractive traditional sage green and dark red paintwork with gilt detail to the cornice and legs. Excellent condition. Key supplied.

Dimensions: width 36″, depth 14″, height 74″.

Georgian Mahogany Stick Barometer.

Georgian mahogany stick barometer c.1800. Open mercury tube barometer and separate mercury thermometer. Glazed top with original engraved and silvered gauge with adjustable marker. Fine mahogany case with flame mahogany veneered front and lovely carved scallop top. Turned bone knob to move the pressure marker. Very good working condition.

Dimensions: width 5½”, depth 2½”, height 41″.

Welsh Oak Tack Cupboard.

Early 19th.c. North Wales oak cloak or tack cupboard c.1820. Designed to provide storage for clothing and riding gear which could be hung from the two rows of original peg hooks in the top. With two short and one long drawer in the base (the top two drawers are dummy fronts allowing extra hanging length inside).  Moulded cornice over ogee arched door panels with moulded surround, quarter column detail to the front corners, diamond shaped bone escutcheon. Cockbeaded drawer fronts with large turned wooden knobs. Raised on shaped bracket feet. Oak panelled sides and deal back boards. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied. Could be easily fitted with a hanging rail if preferred or shelves to make a useful kitchen cabinet.
Dimensions: width 52″, depth 21″, height 72″.

Two Pairs of Gold Epaulettes.

Two pairs of gold dress uniform shoulder epaulettes. In gold metal thread with long tassel ends and a single military button to each embossed with a flaming grenade. With a Paris maker’s stamp to one pair, the others are marked with a griffin. Very good condition with the original boxes.

Bow Front Corner Cupboard.

Late Georgian mahogany bow front corner cupboard c.1800. Moulded cornice over two doors with well figured veneers on solid mahogany groundwork. Brass H hinges and pierced escutcheons, crossbanded base moulding. Solid oak shelves and backboards. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 28″ , depth to corners 19″, height 40½”.

Art Deco Sculpture of Big Cats.

Stylish Art Deco sculpture of two big cats c.1930. A snarling muscular panther and a more placid looking young lioness beautifully modelled in spelter with a bronze finish. Presented on the original two tier black and white marble plinth. Signed Cartier (Thomas Francois Cartier 1879-1943) to the front left hand corner of the plinth. Damage to the shoulder of panther, otherwise very good condition.
Dimensions: width 32½”, depth 6½”, height 12½”.

 

Set of Eight 17th.c. Style Carved Oak Dining Chairs.

Quality set of eight carved oak dining chairs c.1970. Very sturdy constriction in solid oak throughout, in the manner of 17th.c. South Lancashire ‘backstools’. The tall backs with arched cresting rails, finials to the stile tops and carved detail are all typical of the form. Unusually however there carving is also repeated on the reverse of the backrests. Panelled seats raised on turned and block front legs, joined with a turned stretcher at the front (again correct for the style) and double straight stretchers at the sides for extra strength. Excellent condition.
Dimebnsions: width 20″, depth 20″, height 43″.

Bow Front Corner Display Cabinet.

Excellent quality Edwardian mahogany glazed corner display cabinet c.1910. Crisp moulded cornice with arch detail over a full length bow front door with 32 individually glazed panels. Four shaped oak shelves and oak backboards. Moulded plinth with shaped detail to the feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions:  width 26″,  depth to corner 18″, height 71″.

Exceptional Inlaid Demi-Lune Sideboard.

Remarkable late 18th.c. demi-lune sideboard c.1800. Impressively proportioned, 29″ deep at the centre, with a slim centre drawer flanked on both sides with bottle drawers and cupboards. Exceptional and original inlaid top and front with a profusion of delicate marquetry detail work against highly figured mahogany and rosewood veneers. Note the Classical laurel leaf swags to the drawer fronts which retain their original green colouring. With crossbanded borders, satinwood stringing and carved fan details to the apron. Retaining the original excellent quality brass handles.  Square tapering legs, inlaid with harebells and ending in moulded spade feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 66″, depth 29″, height 37″.