Entries by Collinge Antiques

Adjustable Brass & Glass Display Shelf.

Unusual early 20th shop display shelf c.1920. Two quality brass supports height adjustable from 12″ – 21″, held with a locking screw, on moulded and heavily weighted 7″ diameter bases. Later toughened glass shelf (23½” x 8″) with rounded ends and polished edge. Excellent condition.

Four Minton Fairy Tale Tiles by John Moyr Smith.

Four late 19th.c. ceramic tiles by John Moyr Smith for Minton c.1880. From Moyr Smith’s Fairy Tales set, included here are Six Swans, Little Tailor, Golden Locks and Frog Prince. 6″ square tiles, in black on cream ground. Each initialled JMS in the design. Clearly stamped for Minton’s on the reverse. Very good condition.

Large Gilded Cushion Frame Mirror.

Large late 19th.c. gilt frame wall mirror c.1890. Original 24″ x 32″ mirror plate set within a broad carved and pierced cushion frame retaining the original gilt finish. Very good condition with some minor tarnish to the mirror. Could be hung either landscape or portrait aspect.
Dimensions: width 35″, depth 4″, height 44″.

Set of 8 Bentwood Chairs.

Good set of eight early 20th.c. bentwood Thonet type bistro dining chairs c.1900. Ebonised bentwood frames with a graceful curving backrest and crossed stretchers. The 17″ diameter circular seats have been been covered with a green faux leather with brass studs. Stamped on the underside for the makers Cambier Freres of Ath in Belgium, contempories of Thonet. Also stamped Brevet on the stretchers. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 17″, depth 21″, height 35½”.

Regency Rosewood Leather Top Drum Table.

Beautiful Regency era rosewood and leather top drum table c.1820. Circular top of 44″ diameter with a tooled burgundy leather centre within a broad rosewood border and a very unusual applied edge moulding. With a shallow apron below which contains three drawers, note how the grain of the veneers continues across the drawer fronts. Raised on a hexagonal column and tricorn plinth featuring shaped supports with scroll carving and acanthus leaf detail. On carved claw feet with original wooden castors. Fine quality with solid mahogany drawer linings. Excellent colour and condition with a new leather, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: diameter 44″, height 28½”.

 

Gilded Mirror

Very smart late 19th.c. gilded mirror c.1890. Oval mirror plate (19″ x 24″) set within a deep moulded frame with rope twist, laurel leaf and gadroon plaster detail. On a rectangular surround with further moulded detail to the corners. Original untouched gilt finish of particularly attractive mellow colour. Excellent condition with only very minor wear to the gliding. Could be hung either landscape or portrait aspect.
Dimensions: width 28½”, depth 3″, height 33″.

Dinner Gong on Stand.

Splendid late 19th.c. dinner gong c.1880. 13″ diameter hammered or repoussé brass gong. Hung from a heavily carved Carolean style oak stand, topped with horse and lion’s heads and raised on carved sleigh feet. Good condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Complete with clapper.
Dimensions: width 25″, depth 15″, height 9″.

Large Mahogany Chest of Drawers.

Loads of useful storage space inside this large mid 19th.c. mahogany chest of drawers c.1860. Two short drawers over three long drawers of graduated depth, with a very large bottom drawer for linens etc which continues into the plinth. With particularly well figured flame mahogany veneers arranged in a symmetrical pattern across the drawer fronts. Deep moulded top, rounded front corners, turned knobs and bun feet. Solid mahogany drawer linings. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 48″, depth 21″, height 48″.

 

Small Cast Iron Stick Stand.

Small late 19th.c. cast iron stick and umbrella stand c.1880. Decorative pierced back panel intricately cast with flower heads, a shaped rail and moulded plinth base with removable drip tray. Maker unknown but with the serial number 259 impressed on the underside of the base and again on the drip tray. Excellent condition, later overpainted in black gloss.
Dimensions: width 23″, depth 9″, height 34″.

Pair of Copper Log Buckets.

Unusual pair of copper fireside buckets c.1920. Ideal for coal or logs or even as jardinière for large house plants perhaps. 11″ diameter buckets with handles, each held in a wrought iron basket (possibly of a later date) with scrolling decoration and painted black. Typical wear to the buckets but generally very good condition.
Overall dimensions: diameter 15″, height 13″.