Stylish little early 20th.c. marble top and painted wrought iron console or hall table c.1930. Just 32″ wide with the original grey veined white marble top with moulded edge. On a wrought iron base with trellis apron and two tapering legs joined with curved stretcher with further decorative detail. Retaining the original green and gold paintwork worn through in places. Secured to the wall with two screws below the marble. Very good condition.
Dimensions: width 32″, depth 12″, height 39½”.
Large French portrait of a gentleman painted in oil on canvas and dated 1917. Three quarter length portrait of a prosperous looking gent in a three piece suit with gold watch chain and blue silk tie. Sporting a splendid handlebar moustache and stood, rather unusually, with his hands in his pockets. Clearly signed and inscribed in the lower right hand corner ‘Manfred Vaccary, 5me 17 (Loire). Excellent condition, presented unframed on the original stretcher.
Dimensions: width 30″, depth 49″.
Very handsome George III mahogany writing bureau c.1790. Open the fall to reveal a good sized work surface with a tooled leather skiver and simple fitted interior of six pigeon holes, six slim stationery drawers and a small lockable centre compartment. Over four long drawers of graduated depth with solid mahogany drawer fronts, cockbeaded edges and good quality Georgian pattern brass handles. With an applied thumb moulding around the base and raised on the original shaped bracket feet front and rear. Oak drawer linings, solid mahogany sides. Excellent condition and particularly good colour. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Keys supplied for the fall, the interior cupboard and all four drawers.
Dimensions: width 36″, depth 20″, height 42½”.
Early 20th.c. bothy type small leather sofa and armchair c.1920. Low sprung backrests with decorative brass studwork above roll-over arms and sprung seats with generous feather filled seat cushions. With a repeat of the brass studwork to the front of the arms and raised on turned bun feet. The backrests, arms, sides and rear of both pieces retain the original leather upholstery with a few minor repairs but worn to a beautiful patina. Replacement leather to the fronts of both below the seats and with new suede panels to the inner sides of the armchair. Cushions have been freshly upholstered in soft black velvet chenille. Very comfortable with plenty of support in the seats. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions width sofa 53″ chair 28″, depth 33″, height 29″.
Charming set of three vintage concrete garden gnomes c.1960. Modelled as a woodsman, a blacksmith and a fisherman, with the traditional pointed caps and long bushy beards. Good condition, retaining some vintage paintwork. Some minor knocks, unfortunately the fisherman’s rod and blacksmiths hammer are missing.
Maximum height 20″.
Good quality mid 20th.c. silver plate champagne bucket and and stand by the English bar fitters Gaskell & Chambers of Birmingham. Tapering ice bucket (diameter 7½” x height 8″) with handles on a gracefully shaped tripod stand. Maker’s mark on the underside of the bucket. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: height 30″, width/depth at base 16″.
Impressive Edwardian era Arts & Crafts style oak clothes press or wardrobe with drawers c.1910. In two pieces with a generous two door cupboard top fitted for hanging (internal depth 21″), over a base section with two short and two long drawers of graduated depth. Broad flared and moulded cornice over the handsome panelled front and sides with thumb moulded detail to the rails. Retaining the original and unusual wrought steel handles to the doors and drawers. Raised on a flared plinth. Superb quality construction in solid oak throughout. Maker’s badge to the inside for the venerable Yorkshire firm of Johnson & Appleyards Ltd. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 51″, depth 23″, height 84½”.
Early 20th.c. brass cased ship’s clock by the celebrated US maker Seth Thomas c.1910. 4½” deep brass case with a wide hinged bezel and convex glass. Original silvered dial with Roman numerals and separate seconds dial. 8 day spring driven works striking on the hour and half hour. Mounted on a circular oak plaque with moulded edge. Very good condition, runs well and keeps good time though the chime is a bit erratic.
Dimensions: overall diameter 10″, depth 6″, diameter of bezel 7¾”.
Mid 19th.c. oak refectory style kitchen table c.1850. Excellent quality table, very solidly constructed in solid oak, big enough to seat 8 people and a little taller than many we see. Top made of three inch-thick boards with cleated ends. On a sturdy oak base with a useful drawer in each end. Lovely turned column legs joined with thick stretchers for extra strength and raised on turned bun feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: length 84″, width 28¼”, height 30½”.