Entries by Collinge Antiques

Oak & Brass Dinner Gong.

Very good quality late 19th.c. dinner gong c.1880. Large rectangular brass gong with a patterned front, hung on a heavy cast brass yoke with leaf detail and large finials. Twist carved oak columns with brass mounts, oak base board and brass bun feet. Sold complete with original clapper. No maker’s name but very much of the quality and style of James Shoolbred & Co.  Excellent condition and good tone to gong. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 23″, depth 10″, height 34½”.

Bentwood Hatstand.

Early 20th.c. bentwood hat stand c.1930. A little smaller than many we see with a 18″ diameter crown of six double hooks for hats and coats. On a slim column with a turned finial and raised on a wide four leg base with hoop support for sticks and umbrellas. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshop

Dimensions: width/depth at base 28″, height 77″.

Large Rococo Walnut Linen Press.

Stunning late 18th.c. walnut linen press or house keeper’s cupboard c.1780. Fabulous shapely cornice over a cupboard top with two shaped panel doors, fitted with a shelf and five slim drawers. On a bombé fronted base with two short and two long drawers of graduated depth. Exceptionally well figured honey coloured walnut veneers arranged in a symmetrical pattern across the front. Rococo style carvings to the centre of the cornice and doors, raised mouldings, concave and convex curved drawer fronts and large shaped feet with pierced brackets. With a fine period set of decorative gilded brass handles and escutcheon plates to the drawers. The sides of the piece are walnut veneered on oak groundwork. Solid oak backboards and drawer linings. Excellent condition and particularly good colour. Cupboard key supplied.
Dimensions: width 70″, depth 27″, height 70″.


Pair of Black Marble Tazzas

Smart pair of small late 19th.c black marble ornamental tazzas c.1890. 6″ diameter dish with a brass centre on a turned stem and stepped plinth with contrasting bands of marble with iron red figuring and etched decoration highlighted in gold. A few minor chips from the edges, otherwise very good condition.
Dimensions: diameter 6″, height 9″.

Camphorwood Campaign Chest.

Classic late 19th.c. military officer’s campaign chest c.1880. In solid camphorwood, a fragrant and pest resistant timber which helped protect contents during passage, further strengthened with brass corners and bindings. Particuarly good example of the form with very well figured timber and two locks rather than the more usual single one. Original flush-fitting handles to the lid, lockplates and heavy duty carry handles to each side. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 41″, depth 20″, height 19½”.

Small William IV Mahogany Sideboard.

Very handsome little William IV mahogany sideboard c.1830. Just 54″ wide. Well figured top with a deep crossbanded edge over three drawers and an inverted breakfront base with three cupboards retaining the original sliding shelves and bottle drawer. Superb decorative front with beautifully figured flame mahogany veneers, cylinder drawer fronts and raised panels to the left and right hand doors topped with crisply carved gadroon canopy detail. Raised on the original turned and carved feet front and rear. Solid mahogany sides and drawer linings. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied.

Dimensions: width 54″, depth 19½”, height 35½.

Pair Large Parrot Table Lamps.

Pair of large 20th.c. porcelain table lamps, the bases modelled as parrots perched on branches (height 22″). A true pair, facing left and right, with slight differences to the perches. Finished with a pale grey glaze. Excellent condition, sold with a PAT test certificate.

Dimensions: height to bulb 28″, width 9″, depth 6½”.

Pair of Large Oriental Copper Floor Vases.

Very impressive pair of late 19th.c. oriental floor vases c.1890. Standing over three feet tall, copper bodies overlaid in brass with hundreds of individual pieces arranged in shaped bands outlined with a twisted braid. Very good condition with only minor wear.
Dimensions: height 37″, max diameter 17″, diameter at base 12″.


Narrow Four Tier Mahogany Stand.

Very useful little late Georgian mahogany four tier stand c.1810. Just 16″ wide, ideal for drinks, books, a lamp etc or a bathroom perhaps for towels etc. Four solid mahogany shelves raised on turned columns and the original brass cup castors. Turned finials to top and a dummy drawer front blow the bottom shelf. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 16″, depth 16″, height 59″.

Adjustable Reading Stand.

Mid 19th.c. chair side reading or music stand c.1870. Walnut book holder (14″ x 11″) with brass page stays,  angle adjustable with a lockable ball and socket joint at the rear and height adjustable on a brass column. On a heavy cast iron base for stability with lion’s paw feet. Original label at the rear for the London makers Leveson & Sons of Knightsbridge. Very good original condition.
Dimensions: width 26″, max height 57″, width & depth at base 13″.