Rare antique enamel tray advertising Greer’s Old Vatted Highland Whisky c.1910. 12″ square tray with a raised edge. With the brand logo and named for William Greer & Co Ltd Glasgow in raised blue enamel against white ground, plus OVH Ten Years Old in red. Partial mark for makers J.A Campbell of Royal Avenue Belfast on the rear. Obvious wear and damage, mostly to the edges and rear.
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Tall mid 19th.c. oak gentleman’s shaving stand c.1840. Oval mirror, angle adjustable on a turned column with acanthus leaf carving over a 17″ diameter circular table with moulded edge and a single small drawer. Carved and twist turned column raised on an unusual tripod base with turned finial and superb hoof feet. A minor blemish to the mirror, otherwise excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: height 74″, width 22″, depth 20″.
Remarkable pair of papier mache armchairs c.1860. Beautiful shapely frames with roll-over backs and arms in Japanned or black lacquered papier mache. Fabulous decoration, featuring a romantic ruined castle and priory in inlaid mother of pearl on the backrests, surrounded by an elaborate floral pattern border of further inlay and gilt detail. Drop-in seat pads with vintage buttoned silk upholstery. Decoration continues across the apron and down the cabriole front legs. Raised on the original white pot castors. Very good condition, with serviceable upholstery. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 23″, depth 26″, height 33″.
Unusual Carolean style walnut and bergere daybed or chaise longue c.1930. Cane backrest and seat within a elaborately carved and turned walnut frame. Raised on eight cabriole legs with scrolling feet, joined with carved and pierced frieze and turned stretchers. Of identical design on both sides meaning it can be used in the centre of a room, or with the backrest to the left or right hand side. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: length 62″, depth 20″, height 41″.
Fabulous late 18th.c. French oak wardrobe or armoire c.1790. Two door cupboard fitted inside with a single shelf and hanging rail. Wide carved cornice over an exceptional decorative front. Carved frieze above the door at the centre of which sit a delightful pair of doves, symbolic of love and fidelity, surrounded by a laurel wreath suggesting this was originally a marriage gift. Shaped, raised and fielded panel doors with carved detail and raised mouldings. Topped with an acanthus leaf spray in high relief and featuring a broad middle rail also carved with birds and flowers. Original long brass escutcheon plates, hinges, lock and key. Shaped feet and an unusual apron carved to resemble draped cloth. Oak panelled sides and back. Of pegged construction, could be disassembled for delivery.
Dimensions: width (at cornice) 64″, depth 19″, height 88½”.
Good example of the classic bentwood hat and coat stand by Thonet, the celebrated pioneers of modern furniture manufacture, c.1910. Revolving crown of eight large double hooks for hats and coats, with a turned finial at the top. On a shaped column and a wide four leg base with a hoop stretcher for sticks and umbrellas. Stamp on the underside. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 24″, depth 24″, height 79″.
Remarkable set of six Arts & Crafts oak dining chairs. Four high back dining chairs plus a fine pair of matching armchairs or carvers. Maker unknown but very much in the manner of Liberty & Co. Unusual design to the backrests, with shaped top rail and stretchers, centre splat pierced with a heart or spade motif and the long stiles topped with ball finials. Shaped arms on turned supports. Seats have been freshly upholstered in a linen cloth with a William Morris style botanical print. Raised on turned legs with H stretchers and a shaped detail to the front feet. Excellent condition, cleaned restored and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: Chairs – width 18½, depth 19″, height 42″. Carvers – width 24″, depth 20″, height 44″.
Good sized Georgian style gateleg dining table c.1960. A good quality reproduction, in solid oak throughout. Larger than many we see, with the legs set wide enough so you can easily get a chair in at each end, would seat 8 people. Oval top with two folding leaves over a drawer at both ends and raised on well shaped turned and block legs joined with square stretchers on turned feet. Excellent condition, very solid and sturdy, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 51″, depth 29″/72″, height 29¼”.
Fabulous pair of large late 19th.c. French marble and ormolu garnitures or cassolettes c.1880. Larger than most we see, standing 22″ tall. Of Classical urn form in beautifully figured sienna marble on square plinth bases. With extensive and original gilded ormolu mounts cast as ram’s heads, laurel leaves and floral garlands. With a small chip from the top edge of the main body of one of the urns. Otherwise excellent condition.
Dimensions: width 8″, depth 6″, height 22″.
Georgian mahogany chest of drawers. Thumb moulded edge to the top with two short and three long drawers of graduated depth. Flame mahogany veneers to the cockbeaded drawer fronts with brass swan neck handles. Solid mahogany sides and raised on ogee bracket feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 43½”, depth 19″, height 35″.
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