Entries by Collinge Antiques

Edwardian Oak Dining Chairs.

Fine set of 6 Edwardian oak dining chairs c.1910. Superb quality with shaped top rail with carved detail and quartered veneered and inlaid back rest.. Removable seat pad and turned front legs joined with a shaped ‘H’ stretcher. Maker unkown but with the registered design number 594021 clearly stamped on the underside. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. The seat pads have been freshly upholstered in a soft charcoal grey chenille.
Dimensions: width 18″, depth 19″, height 43″.


Georgian Oak Settle with Inlaid Tulip Detail.

Lovely late 18th.c. oak settle c.1790. Low four panel back with shaped, fielded and cross banded panels and a delightful crossbanded tulip form to each muntin (the upright between the panels). Shaped arms with turned supports and gracefully shaped and tapering front legs ending in a good Georgian pad foot. Initialled I.B twice to the centre of the back rest. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops and sold with a brand new seat pad freshly upholstered in a vintage Trefriw pattern Welsh blanket.
Dimensions: width 72″, depth 28″, hight 40″.

Hand Painted Welsh Slate Plaque.

Purchased locally in the heartland of the great Welsh slate industry, this superb piece of mid 19th.c Welsh slate art. A large and skillfully shaped slate plaque with beautiful hand painted floral decoration surrounded by an intricate border detail. A few scratches to the surface, otherwise very good condition. With a hanging plate fixed to the rear.
Dimensions: width 17″, height 18″.



Glass Top Coffee Table.

Unusual mid 20th.c. coffee table c.1960. Wrought iron base painted gold with a circular glass top. It would also be possible to add a shelf to the stretcher ring Excellent condition.
Dimensions: diameter 44″, height 18″.


Big in Japan.

Purchased locally last week this massive 19th.c. Japanese Imari baluster form ginger jar and lid. Standing 30″ tall and of unusual ribbed or gourd form, decorated with gambolling ‘kara shi shi foh’ dogs painted with flowers against an pattered ground representing waves upon the ocean. Damage to the finial lid, otherwise excellent condition.
Dimensions: diameter 15″, height 30″.


Let there be light!

Fabulous pair of large glass chandeliers c.1930. Compact size but with 16 bulbs to each they provide an impressive level of  illumination without requiring an enormous ceiling height. With shaped braches, brass fittings, etched detail and crystal drops. Excellent condition, rewired and ready to hang.
Dimensions: diameter 26″, drop 21″.

Antique Garden Cloche.

It would be some rabbit that could lift the lid on this antique garden cloche to get at your seedlings.  Superb quality, c.1900, in cast iron and glass,  in the form of a miniature pyramid top glasshouse. The top lifts off to stop it getting too warm inside during the day. Good unrestored condition with one cracked pane to the lid.
Dimensions: width 18″, depth 18″, height 18″.

Terracotta Finials.

Purchased locally last week this splendid pair of Edwardian terracotta gate post finials c.1910. A bit of minor wear around the bases, otherwise excellent condition.
Dimensions: width 12″, depth 12″, height 18″.

A Pair of Wellingtons.

Derived from British military campaign furniture and named after the Duke of Wellington, the classic Wellington chest features a bank of drawers held shut with a lockable hinged pilaster. Ideal for housing stationery, correspondence, sheet music, cutlery, tableware etc, their narrow dimensions meant they became a popular piece of domestic furniture in the Victorian age. They remain saught after pieces today.
Fresh on the floor today is this rare pair of mid 19th.c. mahogany Wellington chests c.1860.Unusual design having two hinged pilasters instead of one, allowing for a slightly wider drawer. Seven drawers to each chest, graduated in height. Applied carved mouldings, mahogany drawer linings, original turned knobs and original locks. Excellent colour and condition, restored and repolished in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 24”, depth 16”, height 49”

Georgian Oak Corner Cupboard.

Early 19th.c. oak two piece corner cupboard c.1800 Useful large dimensions affording lots of practical storage space. Superior example of the form with unusual decorative details; crisp blind fretwork to the cornice, fluted sides and doors featuring a graceful gothic arch inlay with mahogany crossbanding. Open the doors to reveal a vintage painted interior with shaped shelves, original cup hooks, locks and latches. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Keys supplied.

Dimensions: width 43”, depth to corner 31”, height 84”.