Entries by Collinge Antiques

Little Big Man.

Large 19th.c. woodcut poster ‘Napoleon Le Grand’ by the celebrated French publisher  ‘Imagerie Pellarin a Epinal’. Splendid naive image of Napoleon I on his famous grey mount Marengo printed onto watermarked Arches paper (Arches was a town near to the Pellarin press in Epinal in North Eastern France) with hand coloured detail. Excellent condition, presented in a late 19th.c. oak frame.
Interestingly the expression image d’Épinal has become proverbial in French and refers to an emphatically traditionalist and naïve depiction of something, showing only its good aspects.
Dimensions: 26½”, height 32″.


Focus on lighting here today with several chandelier light fittings including two pairs.

Unusual pair of mid 20th.c. lantern form chandeliers c.1950. Three bulbs to each with chrome fittings and crystal drops. Excellent condition. Cleaned and rewired. Ceiling fitting supplied.
Dimensions: diameter 13″, height 30″.

Fabulous quality vintage brass chandelier c.1950 with 10 shaped branches below a large
well figured pineapple. The leaves at the top of the pineapple are repeated below each light fitting. In heavy cast brass, cleaned and rewired.
Dimensions: diameter 31″, height 22″.

Good looking vintage 10 branch chandelier c.1970. Shaped glass arms with brass fittings and crystal drops. Cleaned and ready to hang. Ceiling fitting supplied.
Dimensions: diameter 23″, height 22″.


 Fabulous pair of large 8 branch chandeliers c.1930. Twisted glass arms and ‘candy cane’ spray, with brass fittings, etched detail and crystal drops. Excellent condition, ready to hang.
Dimensions: diameter 27″, height 26″.

Coalbrookdale Garden Bench.

Fabulous late 19th.c. cast iron garden bench by the landmark British foundry Coalbrookdale c.1870. This is the nasturtium pattern bench as originally included in the 1875 Coalbrookdale catalogue. Stamped C.B Dale Co. together with the serial number 195629 below the mask in the centre of the backrest. The metalwork is in very good and solid condition. Vintage paintwork with typical wear and some damage to the seat slats though perfectly useable.
Dimensions: width 62″, depth 27″, height 35″.

Low Back Settee.

A beautifully uphosltered little two seater Queen Anne style settee c.1920. Low back, rolled arms, featherseat cushion and a carved detail to the legs. Freshly upholstered in a green and gold stripe with a generous tasselled braid.  Excellent condition.
Dimensions: width 56″, depth 28″, height 35″.


Pair of Bergere Armchairs.

Fine pair of Edwardian mahogany bergere or canework armchairs c.1905. Mahogany frames with crisply carved detail to the backrest, arms and apron. Double cane panel sides, feather cushions to both the back and seat and clean upholstery. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 25″, depth 29″,height 30″.

Adjustable Leather Dressing Stool.

Excellent quality Victorian rosewood and buttoned leather top dressing stool c.1880. Fine bobbin turned base, the seat height is adjustable by spinning the top on its threaded column. Very good condition with freshly upholstered seat in green hide.
Dimensions: diameter 14″, height 18″- 23″.

Very Long Pine Refectory Table.

This splendid mid 19th.c. refectory table or shop counter measures just short of 11 feet in length by just 24″ wide. Beautiful smooth top made of three full length planks on six turned and tapering legs. Will comfortably seat three people between each set of legs. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: length 131″, width 24″, height 29″.

Georgian Oak Cupboard on Chest.

Lots of useful storage for crockery or linen inside this very handsome late Georgian oak cupboard on chest c.1800. Two door cupboard top with unusual shaped panels over a useful chest of six drawers of various sizes. A fine example of the form with particulaly well figured timber, solid oak sides, quarter column detail, original turned knobs and raised on large bracket feet. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 55″, depth 21″, height 73″.


Louis XVI Style Chair.

Great looking late 19th.c. Louis XVI style ‘marquise’ armchair c.1890. With the large low seat and low back typical of the form.  A fabulous decorative item with original buttoned silk covers and attractively distressed neo-classical carved and gilded frame with ribbon detail to the top rail and fluted legs. Despite the obvious wear it remains solid and perfectly serviceable, retaining the original wooden barrel castors.
Dimensions: width 27″, depth 24″, height 30″.