Exceptional Gilded Salon Suite.


Beautiful Louis XV style gilded salon suite c.1910. Two seater canapé sofa and matching pair of armchairs. Exceptional shapely walnut frames with crisp carved detail and original untouched gilt finish. Very unusually each piece retains the original tapestry upholstery woven with delightful 18th.c. style Romatic scenes of lovers at play. Excellent condition with clean covers and only very minor wear to the frame.

Dimensions: sofa – width 49″, depth 24″, height 41″.  Chairs – width 23″, depth 24″, height 39″.

Elm Farmhouse Kitchen Table.


Lovely mid 19th.c. elm kitchen dining table c.1860. Beautifully top of four solid elm boards with a moulded edge. On an oak frame with two drawers in one side and particularly aattractive turned legs. Big enough to seat eight people and a little wider that many we see. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 38½”, length 83″, height 28½”.

19th.c. Button Back Easy Armchair.


Splendid mid 19th.c. button back easy armchair c.1860. Unusual design with a low raked and sprung backrest and arms over a large sprung seat. Carved mahogany legs with a scroll foot and original brass castors. Good unrestored condition with serviceable upholstery in a soft bottle green velour.
Dimensions: width 33″, depth 37″, height 35″.

Conductor’s Cabinet & Wardrobe.

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Extraordinary late 19th.c. German conductor’s cabinet and wardrobe c.1880. Fitted with a rail for full length hanging behind the centre doors whilst the left and right hand sides are each fitted with six drawers with original enamel labels named in German for sheet music for various instruments and styles. The musical theme is continued on the doors which feature pipes and lutes at the centre of carved walnut panels with Renaissance style ‘grotesque’  masks and scrolling acanthus leaf motifs. The carving continues on the cornice and plinth. Excellent quality with solid oak carcass, drawers and back boards. Disassembles into flat sections plus cornice and plinth for ease of delivery.
Dimensions: width 76″, depth 20″, height 74″.

Marble Top Mahogany Chest of Drawers.


Large mid 19th.c. mahogany chest of drawers c.1840. Well figured grey marble top over four long drawers. Beautifully figured mahogany veneers arranged across the front and sides, free of applied decoration save for the inlaid brass escutcheons. Shallow top drawer with shaped front and three deeper drawers set within a moulded and crossbanded border, all raised on a moulded plinth. Oak drawer linings. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 51½”, depth 23″, height 36″.

Large Maritime Oil Painting.


Large mid 19th.c. maritime painting c.1840. Well painted, in oil on paper laid onto canvas, with a particularly good sky and lots of interesting detail. On a coastline busy with sails a Dutch style barge crosses the path of a two-masted square-rigged brig. In the background an early steam ship (with masts) works against the wind, a line of thick back smoke blowing from the funnel. Location is unrecorded but note what appears to be ruins of a priory or similar in the background (Tynemouth perhaps). Signed T.Watson in the lower left corner. Presented on the original canvas stretcher in the original gesso and gilt frame. Painting isin very good condition, some minor damage to the moulded detail on the frame.
Dimensions: width 61″, depth 4″, height 41″.

Small Oak Corner Cupboard


Delightful little early 19th.c. Welsh oak hanging corner cupboard c.1810. Single door over a single small drawer in the base. Fitted inside with two shelves. Panelled front with moulded cornice and surround. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 27″, depth 20″, height 36″.

Pair of Art Nouveau Floor Lamps.


Fabulous pair of early 20th.c brass floor standing reading lamps c.1920. Unusual Art Nouveau influenced design with organic curving plant-form arms raised on tubular brass columns with a heavy cast tripod base. Lovely bronze colour cleaned and waxed. With moulded glass shades in the shape of flower heads. Rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate. Please note we have two pairs available.
Dimensions: height 67″, width 13″, depth 20″.

Welsh Oak Bread & Cheese Cupboard.


Fine example of the classic late Georgian Welsh oak kitchen cupboard of a type known locally as a ‘Cwpwrdd Bara a Caws’  or bread and cheese cupboard c.1810. Two door cupboard top with the vented door panels typical of the form over a cupboard base with two drawers at the waist. Attractive patterned piercing to the vented panels, ebony escutcheons and period brass knobs. Earlier repairs to the legs, otherwise excellent condition with original back and floor boards. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: 44″, depth 19″, height 75½”.

Brass Pole Screen.


Decorative 19th.c. brass pole fire screen c.1880. Unusual repoussé or hammered brass shield decorated with the Hapsburg double headed eagle within a grape and vine border. Height adjustable on a brass pole with turned finial and tripod base with twist shape legs and claw feet.
Dimensions: screen diameter 18″, height 54″.