Entries by Collinge Antiques

Double Sided Cabinet with Work Box Top.

Very unusual little mid 19th.c. side cabinet c.1850. Hinged top with fitted workbox interior over a two door cupboard base. Veneered in wonderfully figured pollard oak with carved corbels and arched door panels, the design of the front is repeated on the sides and rear, suggesting it was designed to stand in the middle of a room. Very good condition, of particularly good colour, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Retaining the original paper linings and upholstered lids to the workbox top. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 28″, depth 19″, height 29″.

Very Large Wrench.

A bit of the industrial look here this afternoon with this massive brass adjustable wrench by the US company AMPCO. Almost 2 feet long, we’re not sure it was made for use or as a shop display but it certainly appears to be of the weight and quality of a usable tool.

Set of Eight 1930’s Oak Pub Tables.

Superb set of eight early 20th.c. English oak pub tables c.1930. Exceptional quality, of solid oak construction throught featuring a hexagonal top with moulded edge over four splayed and turned legs joined with cross strectshers at knee level. Original and unrestored condition, very sturdy with some wear to the fininsh.
Dimensions: width 25″, depth 25″, height 30″.


Burr Walnut Coffee Table.

Fine quality mid 19th.c. burr walnut centre table c.1870, reduced in height to make a stunning feature coffee table. Quartered burr walnut veneers of superb grain arranged symmetrically on solid mahogany ground work. With fine marquetry work inlays in mahogany and satinwood. On a centre pedestal featuring four fluted supports raised on four splendidly carved and shaped walnut legs, retaining the original white porcelain and brass castors. Condition is excellent, with some minor wear typical of age but freshly French polished in our workshops to allow those veneers to sing.

Dimensions: width 54”, depth 41”, height 22”.


French Porter’s Chair.

A French Louis XVI style Porter’s chair c.1930. Excellent carved giltwood frame with hooded top characteristic of the form. With feather seat cushion and fluted legs. Upholstered in a pale green moire stripe silk. Very good condition solid and sturdy with serviceable covers.

Dimensions: width 30, depth 30”, height 56”


Ebonised Music Stand.

Elegant late 19th.c. ebonsised music stand c.1890. Sheet music holder with bobbin turned centre spindle and brass fittings, of adjustable height on a flared tripod base. Excellent condition., original throughout.
Dimensions: width 20”, depth 18”. height 41” – 55”.


Long Oak Bench.

Impressively long early 20th.c. oak bench or hall seat c.1920. 7’8” in length, solid oak construction throughout, the top being one single board. With shaped apron to the front and sides and turned legs connected by a square section stretcher. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: length 92”, width 17”, height 19”.

Pair 19th.c. Leather Chairs.

Fresh on the floor this afternoon this imposing pair of late 19th.c leather chairs c.1880. Of matching ‘his and hers’ design featuring heavy mahogany frames with a shaped and upholstered backrest topped with a gadrooned cresting rail, over large sprung seats raised on stout turned front legs and brown porcelain and brass castors. Particularly good carved and turned arm supports to the armchair. Excellent condition, recently upholstered in an oxblood hide with brass studwork.
Armchair dimensions: width 30″, depth 27″, height 40″.

18th.c. Oak Cricket Table.

Late 18th oak cricket table c.1790. Useful size, a little larger than many we see, with a 34” diameter top on tapering oak legs joined with a triangular shelf. Excellent colour and condition with some minor repairs to the top.
Dimensions: diameter 34”, height 28”.

Large Regency Overmantle Mirror.

Spectacular early 19th.c. gilded over mantle mirror c.1830. Presented in unrestored condition complete with original mirror plate now attractively clouded with age. Unusual frame with floral gesso decoration and retaining the original gilt finish.
Dimensions: with 64”, height 34”, depth 4”.