Entries by Collinge Antiques

Adjustable Shaving Mirror & Stand.

Late 19th.c. adjustable shaving or make-up mirror and stand c.1880. 9″ diameter mirror with bevelled edge in a brass bezel on a walnut board. The angle and height of the mirror is adjustable with ball joint at the rear and telescopic brass column.  Over a 15″ diameter walnut table with raised and moulded edge, also height adjustable. Heavy gauge brass column with a pointed finial,  on a heavy cast iron base with claw feet and the original large black ceramic castors. Slight twist to the table, otherwise excellent condition, original through.
Dimensions: width 15″, depth 15″, height 50-68″.

Walnut Bookshelf with Drawers.

Late 19th.c. burr walnut open bookshelf with drawers c.1880. Useful small size, just 40″ wide, and unusual design with two small drawers over two adjustable shelves and two more drawers in the base. Top with symmetrically arranged burr walnut veneers and a deep thumb moulded edge. Moulded drawer fronts with burr centres and original turned knobs. Applied scrolling acanthus leaf and floral carvings. Raised on a moulded plinth. Some old wear to the top, otherwise excellent colour and condition. Cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 40″, depth 14″, height 48″.

Blue Lacquered Mirror.

Early 20th.c. Queen Anne style wall mirror with an unusual blue lacquered frame c.1930. Original shaped mirror plate within a slim moulded frame decorated with a raised gold floral detail against a deep blue ground. Minor tarnish to the mirror and some spots of wear to the frame.
Dimensions: width 24″, height 36″.


Regency Rosewood Writing Table.

Very handsome early 19th.c. rosewood writing table c.1830. Large desktop with beautifully figured and symmetrically arranged rosewood veneers, rounded corners and a crossbanded edge. Rosewood veneered apron with two cedar lined drawers hidden in the front, the rear being shaped to match. Lovely turned column legs with carved detail and joined with a turned stretcher set up high so as not to get in the way of your feet when sat at the desk. All raised on splendid carved claw feet front and rear. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
dimensions: width 52″, depth 26″, height 28½”.

Georgian Bachelors Chest.

Beautifully proportioned little late 18th.c. mahogany bachelor’s chest of drawers c.1790. Four graduated drawers with oak linings below a brushing slide, all with original swan neck brass handles. Original bracket feet front and rear. Excellent condition with great colour, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions width 31″, depth 19½″, height 32″.

Woven Tapestry Wall Hanging.

Mid 20th.c. woven tapestry wall hanging, in a traditional Flemish renaissance style. Trees and flowers frame the scene of a grand house set beside a river with mountains in the background. Excellent condition with strong colours.

Dimensions width 73″, height 55″.

Early 18th.c. Joint Stool.

A fine and honest example of a late 17th.c. or early 18th.c. joint stool. Offered here as found, simply waxed in our workshops. Single piece plank top with a molded edge above a scratch carved frieze. Slightly splayed turned legs joined with stretchers, with the original toes still present. Early repair where the top has been secured to the base with screws, otherwise excellent original condition.

Dimensions width 18″, depth 10½″, height 20½″.

French Mahogany & Marble Top Cabinet.

Very handsome mid 19th.c French mahogany and marble top side cabinet c.1860. Beautifully figured grey marble top with rounded front corners. Over a single drawer and two door cupboard (internal depth 16″) with three adjustable shelves inside. A really useful cupboard and a good looking piece. With particularly good flame mahogany veneers laid in a symmetrical pattern across the doors and drawer front. Solid mahogany sides. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 45″, depth 21″, height 56″.

Mid 19th.c. Cheval Mirror.

Superb quality mid 19th.c. mahogany full length cheval or dressing mirror on stand c.1860.  24″ x 48″  mirror plate in a moulded and crossbanded frame. Angle adjustable on beautifully carved and shaped solid mahogany supports on a flame mahogany veneered plinth and shaped legs with carved roundels and original brass castors. Some lights scratches to the mirror (which could be easily replaced), otherwise excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 31″, depth (at feet) 23″, height 64″.

Globe Wernicke Stacking Bookcase.

Quality Edwardian mahogany stacking office chapter bookcase by the acclaimed US makers Globe Wernicke. Tall stack of six 12″ high sections (note sections can be removed if not required) with their patent ‘lift and slide’ doors, solid mahogany sides, brass button knobs and original maker’s labels. With shaped cornice and plinth. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 34″, depth 10″, height 86″.