Fine quality late 19th.c. rosewood writing table or desk c.1880. Top with an unusual raised edge with brass mouldings over two drawers. Rosewood veneers laid in a symmetrical pattern across the top front, sides and rear. Raised on slim crisply turned legs with carved and gilded flutes and addition al brass mounts above. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Original locks and key.
Dimensions: width 41″, depth 23″, height 31″.
Tall late 19th.c. French trumeau overmantle mirror or pier glass c.1880. Just 34″ wide with a painted top panel over a mirror below. Rococo style painting in oil on canvas of three chubby winged cherubs in a landscape playing with doves. Original mirror plate with some minor tarnish typical of age. Both panels within a good carved, pierced and gilded moulding and a painted frame. The frame would appear to have been overpainted which is rubbed through in places, otherwise very good unrestored condition with original gilding.
Dimensions: width 34″, depth 2″, height 70″.
Unusual octagonal oak log bucket with lid c.1900. In solid oak throughout, traditional pegged construction with raised and fielded panels all round and a moulded edge to the lid. Ideal as a log bucket or a as a container for kindling, fire lighters etc. With the lid on it also makes a useful little table for beside a chair. Very good condition, solid and sturdy and excellent colour. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 18″, depth 18″, height 18″.
18th.c. Welsh oak coffer c.1740. Flat (rather than panelled) plank top with simple moulded edge, held loose on notched bearers rather than metal hinges. Over a deep chest with small hinged compartment to one side. Superb panelled front and sides with raised and fielded panels and simple moulded detail to the rails and mullions. Original oak floor and back boards. Repair to the rear edge of the top, otherwise original throughout with particularly good colour and patina.
Dimensions: width 48″, depth 21½”, height 28″.
Fine belle epoque era alabaster portrait bust of young woman c.1900. Superbly carved from white alabaster mounted on a separate turned stand. A beautiful young lady with delicate features modelled in the fashions of the day with her hair swept back and pinned high on the head with flowers and a knot or bun at the rear. A loose gown is worn off the shoulder and low on the bosom with a heart shaped locket on a ribbon. The bust sits loose on the base, a brass pin allowing it to revolve so it can be admired from all sides. Missing a couple of the petals on the flowers in her hair and some minor damage to the stand. Otherwise excellent condition.
Dimensions: Total height 23″, width 13″, depth 7″.
Remarkable Art Deco style dressing stool or bedroom chair. Sprung seat flanked with unusually tall sides, flared as they rise to roll-over tops. Upholstered in crimson velvet with piped edges and extensive broad gold brocade trim repeated on both sides. Good condition, with clean and serviceable covers.
Dimensions: width 41″, depth 25″, seat height 17″, total height 35″.
Superb quality Edwardian era French marble top bow front side cabinet c.1910. Original highly figured thick white marble with a shaped and thumb moulded edge. Large drawer and a two door cupboard at the centre, curved sides with hinged tray drawers over fixed panels. Raised on carved and fluted column stiles over an open potboard display shelf. Shaped and raised panels with oak chequerboard parquetry fronts within moulded surrounds. Large and original gilded drawer handles and escutcheon plates. Oak drawer linings and back panels. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 51½”, depth 20½”, height 37″.
Neat little late 19th.c. mahogany pedestal side cabinet c.1880. Just 12½” wide with a rust red marble top over a single drawer and small cupboard. Ideal as a lamp table or sculpture pedestal perhaps. Well figured mahogany veneers, crisply carved mouldings to the door and drawer fronts, canted corners and moulded plinth raised on turned bun feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 12½”, depth 12″ (plus 1″ knobs), height 30″.