Entries by Collinge Antiques

Portrait of Elizabeth II by W. Fairburn.

Full length oil on canvas portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, signed W Fairburn 1959. Great likeness with deep colours and fine detail to the robes, jewelery, and accessories. One earlier repair to the top right hand side, otherwise excellent original condition.

Dimensions: width 39½”, depth 1″,  height 59½”.

Pair of Welsh Chapel Chairs.

Great quality pair of pitch pine Welsh chapel chairs, c.1880. Pierced back and arm rests with carved detail to the tops, with very clean removable seat pads. Extremely solidly made, in excellent original condition, sold as found.

Dimensions: width 21″, depth 22″, height 37″.

Pair of Georgian Side Tables.

Elegant pair of George III mahogany side tables c.1790. Could be used together to make a 50″ diameter centre table. Semi circular tables with solid single piece mahogany tops with a reeded edge and veneered apron. Raised on square tapering legs with a simple reeded detail and original brass castors. Excellent colour and condition with some repairs to the legs. Cleaned and polished in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 50″, depth 25″, height 29½”.

Adams Style Oval Mirror.

Highly decorative giltwood oval border glass mirror, in the style of Robert Adam c.1900. Large central mirror with  eight segmented border mirrors to the edge. Gilt frame with typical wear and some small repairs. Original mirror plates throughout with slight ‘foxing’ to the glass. Could be hung in either portrait or landscape aspect.

Dimensions: width 32″, depth 2″, height 44″.

Serpentine Fronted Chest of Drawers.

Smart early 20th.c. mahogany serpentine fronted chest of drawers. Just 24” wide with six graduated drawers ideal for filing, stationary, clothing or accessories. Mahogany veneers with cross banded borders to the top and cock beaded drawer fronts. Brass swan neck handles and tall bracket feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 24″, depth 16″, height 42″.

Georgian Pembroke Supper Table.

Charming George III mahogany Pembroke supper table c.1780. Solid mahogany top with two folding leaves. Raised on unusual chamfered legs with tall nick feet joined with matching crossed stretchers. Excellent condition and lovely original colour, simply cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 36″, depth 22½/46″, height 28″.

Pair of Mid Century Yew Wood Coffee Tables.

Interesting pair of mid century modern coffee tables c.1960. Beautiful 1½” and 2″ thick yew wood planks on four tapering legs, also in yew. Like the furniture of the celebrated US designer George Nakashima these tables celebrate and express the natural origin of the materials; the sides of the tables retain their original organic profile whilst the tops are polished smooth to show off the remarkable grain. Excellent condition with original maker’s label from Reynolds on the underside of the curved table.

Reynolds was established in the early 1950’s as a small father and son producer of hand crafted furniture inspired by the ethos of the Arts and Crafts movement. Unfortunately there premises was destroyed by fire in the late 1970’s and the company folded soon after.

Dimensions: width 59/54″, depth 16/16″, height 15/16″.

Georgian Mahogany Lowboy.

Beautiful little late 18th.c. mahogany two drawer lowboy side table c.1780. Superb early timbers of particularly good colour and patina. Solid mahogany top, drawer fronts and sides. Thumb moulded edges to the top and drawer fronts, good quality brass handles and escutcheons, oak drawer linings. Gracefully shaped apron across the front and sides, raised on square legs with moulded detail to the front corners and chamfered inner edges. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 31½”, depth 19″, height 28″.

Pair of Walnut Open Armchairs.

Fine pair of mid 19th.c. open armchairs c.1860. Shapely walnut frames with crisply carved detail. High upholstered backs with carved and pierced top rail over padded arms and a large sprung seat. Carved apron and slim cabriole front legs. Very good condition with clean and serviceable covers in a patterned faun velvet brocade.

Dimensions: width 26″, depth 31″, height 41½”.

Reformed Gothic Dresser & Rack.

Exceptional late 19th.c. Reformed Gothic or Arts & Crafts style walnut dresser c.1870. Tall open display rack with three shelves on crisply turned and carved columns. Featuring a top frieze carved with unusual stylized plant forms and cushioned red velvet back panels. Over a four door cupboard base with deeper overhanging top section. Ebonized, raised and fielded door panels carved with geometric designs to the upper doors. Decorative brass strap hinges and handles.

A remarkable piece of exhibition quality furniture. Unfortunately unsigned but in manner of the Reformed or Modern Gothic designers such as Bruce James Talbert and Charles Bevan who, like the designers of the contemporary Arts & Crafts movement, borrowed and adapted traditional forms to create new designs. Excellent condition, original through, simply cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 51½”, depth 18″, height 89″.