Entries by Collinge Antiques

Adjustable Brass Standard Lamp.

Splendid late 19th.c. brass lamp standard c.1880. Crisply cast with a heavy tripod base with shaped legs. A twist of the barrell at the top of the stand allows the light to rise and fall on sliding tube also in brass. converted, Excellent condition, cleaned and rewired and sold with PAT test certificate.
Dimensions: width 18”, depth 18”, height to bulb 50” – 75”.

Large 18th.c. Oak Coffer

Loads of storage space inside this large late 18th.c. oak four panel coffer c.1780. Solid oak construction throughout with unusual carved moulded panels to the front. Two plank top and panelled sides and rear. Good unrestored condition.
Dimensions: width 58”, depth 24”, height 29”.

Oak Secretaire Bookcase.

Very smart Edwardian oak secretaire bookcase c.1905. Glazed bookcase top with four adjustable shelves over a cupboard base with a secretaire drawer in the waist. Open and fold down the drawer front to reveal a leather writing surface and fitted interior of six small stationery drawers and a slide-out inkstand. Of superb quality and spectacular design with extravagant oversized brass hinges, bevelled glass, solid oak sides and front with carved and reeded detail. Notice how the cupboard door panels repeat the shape of the bookcase glazing bars. Excellent unrestored condition, original throughout. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 49, depth 20”, height 95”.

Regency Fire Guard

Attractive little early 19th.c. fireplace fender and spark guard c.1820. Brass top rail and decorative wirework with Regency swag motif. Excellent condiiton, original through.
Dimensions: width 39″, depth 10″, height 18″.


Burr Walnut Drawer Pedestal.

Single mid 19th.c. walnut pedestal chest of drawers c.1870. Two small drawers with turned knobs over a bank of four graduated drawers with unusual carved handles. Beautifully figured burr walnut veneers, reeded columns to the front corners and mahogany drawer linings. Ideal for stationery, the larger drawers are big enough to take A4 paper. With a clear maker’s stamp to the top drawer for A. Blain of Liverpool. Very good condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 18”, depth 25”, height 38”.

Edwardian Parquetry Hall Seat.

Fresh on the floor this afternoon having been cleaned and waxed in our workshops this unusual mahogany hall bench c.1905 with parquetry seat panels featuring a five pointed star set within a chequerboard pattern. The geometrical theme is continued in the circle and cross form backrest. With shaped arms with a carved scroll and reeding and inlaid detail to the front and sides of the base. On tapering square legs with a shaped block foot and further inlay.
Dimensions: width 40″, depth 18″, height 39″.


Edwardian Stacking Oak Bookcase.

Edwardian oak stacking office bookcase by the English makers Minty of Oxford c.1910. Four glazed two door bookcase sections above a deeper, lockable blind door cupboard section on short turned feet. Excellent colour and condition, key supplied. Original brass knobs and maker’s label.
Dimensions: width 35”, depth 11”, height 69”.

Burnished Steel Fender & Fire Irons.

Graceful mid 19th.c. serpentine form fender in burnished steel with brass leaf pattern mounts, shaped feet to the front edge and tall stirrups to hold the fire irons. Sold together with a matching poker, coal tongs and shovel of same period also in steel. A true set with twist shafts and shaped handles, in excellent condition.
Dimensions: width 53″, depth 15″, height 6″. Poker length 29″.



Pollard Oak Pedestal Sideboard.

Spectacularly architectural pollard oak pedestal sideboard c.1850. Shaped top with original splashback over two large cupboard pedestals with massive inverted moulded door panels. A single drawer to the centre with carved apron below and two further drawers to the cupboard interiors. Lovely colour, mellowed by years of sunlight, original throughout.
Dimensions: width 90”, depth 31”, height 54”

Oriental Figure Lamp.

Fabulously carved early 20th.c. oriental hardwood figure lamp c.1930. Presented together with the original stand carved on each side with further oriental scenes. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished and rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate.
Dimensions: Total height to bulb 66” (figure height 24”), width 9”, depth 9”.