Entries by Collinge Antiques

Pair of Rise & Fall Billiard Lamps.

Remarkable pair of Edwardian era rise and fall billiard lamps c.1910. Heavy gauge tubular brass rail from which hang two bulbs on independent rise and fall mechanisms. With green majolica glazed ceramic ceiling fittings, pulley wheels and shot-filled counter weights. Brass fittings and original 10” diameter cone shaped fluted glass holophane shades. Excellent condition, cleaned and rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate.

Dimensions: length 51”, drop 28 – 48”, shade diameter 10”.

Chinoiserie Cabinet on Stand.

Very pretty 18th.c. style Chinoiserie cabinet on stand c.1930. Two door cabinet top, with lockable internal compartment for drinks, on a stand with single silk lined drawer raised on slim tapering legs with Georgian style pad feet. Hand painted Chinoiserie decoration across the front and sides and internal door by the Canadian born landscape artist Caleb Keene (1862-1954). Clearly signed on the lower right hand side of the cabinet. With decorative brass mounts, hinges, handles and escutcheon plate. Despite crazing and bubbling to the front (probably caused by exposure to heat) it remains a fine decorative piece of furniture. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops . Keys supplied.

Dimensions: width 36”, depth 15”, height 62”.

Pair of Marble & Brass Mounted Table Lamps.

Exceptional  pair of mid 20th.c. table lamps c.1950. Polished white marble bowl with beautifully cast brass mounted tops each featuring a pair of birds with a garland of flowers in their beaks. Brass stem with leaf pattern and wreath, raised on a stepped brass and marble plinth with pattered beaded mouldings. Of superior quality and impressive weight. Excellent condition, with a few small pits to the bowls. Cleaned and rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate.
Dimensions: width 6”, depth 5”, height to bulb 18”.

Art Deco Fitted Gentleman’s Wardrobe.

There is a place for everything and everything has its place inside this 1930’s two door gents wardrobe with original fitted interior. Useful small size and striking art deco design with symmetrically arranged burr walnut veneered doors, rounded corners and stylized carved floral pattern trim either side of the doors, and repeated on the handles. Raised on a shaped rosewood veneered plinth with a carved scroll detail at the corners. Open the doors to reveal the original hanging rail, mirror and tie rack to the left hand side. Whilst the right has a superb fitted interior of glass fronted drawers, shelves and pigeon holes. Retaining the original tags named for shirts, trousers, gloves, socks, collars, studs etc, it is charming reminder of a stylish and well dressed era. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 49”, depth 24”, height 70”.

Small Counter Top Shop Display Cabinet.

Charming little Edwardian mahogany counter top shop display. Probably originally intended for the display of confectionery, tobacco or similar, it would make a fine collector’s cabinet. Good quality mahogany cabinet with solid top and shaped mouldings. Hinged door the rear, the interior is fitted with 16 pairs of brass supports for four loose glass shelves. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 14½”, depth 8½”, height 26½”.

5′ Pot Board Welsh Dresser Base.

Delightful little early 19th.c. Welsh oak potboard dresser base from South Wales c.1810. Useful small size, just 5′ long with a three plank oak top over an unusual drawer configuration of three full size drawers over two small ‘knife’ drawers each with a cockbeaded edge and brass ring handles . With an architectural double arch apron raised on particularly good turned front legs. Original potboard shelf at the base fitted with a shaped moulding to stand plates against. Excellent condition, cleaned restored and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 60″, depth 17″, height 34″.


Steel Fire Irons.

Impressive set of mid 19th.c. steel fire irons c.1860. Large set of tongs, pocker and shovel hung on their original tripod stand, almost 3′ tall. With fine urn shaped finials and a pierced pattern to the shovel. Excellent condition, original through.
Dimensions: height 33″, width 11″, depth 11″.

Early 19th.c. Wirework Fireguard.

Good sized early 19th.c. nursery fire guard c.1830. Iron frame with a polished brass top rail and criss-cross wirework body. With a hole in each end of the top rail so the guard can be secured in place around a fireplace.
Dimensions: width 43″, depth 12″, height 27″.


Carved Camphorwood Chest.

Large early 20th.c. Chinese carved chest c.1920. In solid camphorwood with well carved and detiled Oriental scenes across the lid and all four sides. Large decorative brass clasp, bracket feet, recessed handles and a sliding tray to the interior. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 41″, depth 21″, height 25″.

Shop Counter With Drawers.

Fabulous mid 19th.c. pine and mahogany shop counter with drawers c.1860. Impressive inch thick single piece mahogany counter top with a rounded edge over four large drawers with original ebonised turned knobs. Original wear to the top typical of age and a couple of repairs to the rear corners. Otherwise excellent contion with smooth running drawers. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops. With interesting paper labels inside three of the drawers which suggest they were pwerhaps orignally used for colour samples or similar.
Dimensions: width 74″, depth 22″, height 34″.