18th.c. Longcase Clock by William Harley of Shrewsbury

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Mid 18th.c. longcase clock by William Harley of Shrewsbury c.1740. Mahogany case of particularly good colour with several distinctive early features. Note the steep broken pediment to the hood, the slim body and long door and the very unusual belly shaped base. Eight day works striking the hours on a bell. Square brass face with separate engraved chapter ring, seconds dial and working date display. Original pierced brass spandrels and a simple engraved detail to the centre. Named for William Harley of Salop, the old name for the county of Shropshire. Excellent condition, retaining the original hand blown glass in the door. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Works have been cleaned and overhauled and are sold with a 12 month guarentee.
Dimensions: width 17½”, depth 10″, height 84½”.

Pair of Tall Table Lamps.

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Unusual pair of tall mid 20th.c. table lamps c.1960. Modelled as oil lamps with white porcelain bodies and cast brass collars and bases with patterned and reeded detail. With a brass chain linking the wick adjuster and reservoir cap. Excellent condition, cleaned and rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate.
Dimensions: height to bulb 24″, diameter at base 4½”.

William IV Leather Desk Chair.

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William IV mahogany and leather desk armchair c.1830. Of a style known as a cockfighting chair, the shaped seat and lack of arm supports allows the chair to be sat on backwards with the chest and arms rested against the backrest. A splendid example of the form with the buttoned leather backrest raised on carved and pierced supports and with  lovely carved acanthus leaf terminals. Over a large sprung seat with a deep thumb moulded edge below raised on sturdy turned and reeded legs with the original while pot castors with unusual shaped brass collars. Excellent condition, recently upholstered in a good quality bottle green leather. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 29″, depth 24″, height 30″.

Set of Four Cottage Dining Chairs.

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Set of four small Welsh cottage oak dining chairs c.1850. Low backs with curving rails and swept rear stiles over a board seat. Tapering square legs joined with stretchers to each side for strength. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 19″, depth 20″, height 34″.

Tall Carved Oak Wellington Chest.

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Unusual late 19th.c. carved oak Wellington style chest of drawers c.1890. Eight slim drawers held closed with a lockable right hand pilaster. Crisply carved drawer fronts with scrolling foliate forms at the centre of which are brass lion’s mask handles. Large mouldings to the top and plinth, further carved detail to the uprights. Superior quality with solid oak sides and drawer linings. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Key supplied.

Dimensions: width 35″, depth 18½”, height 60″.

Bijouterie Display Top Table.

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Superb quality Edwardian mahogany bijouterie or display top table c.1905. Slim display top (internal height 4″) with a glazed top and front with mirrored sides inside. Raised on slim square legs joined with a useful stretcher shelf. Brass mouldings and feet, quarter veneered and shaped shelf. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.

Dimensions: width 24″, depth 15″, height 29″.

Brass and Glass Nest of tables.

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Stylish mid 20th.c. low nest of tables c.1960. Three oval tables of graduated height. Original glass tops with a mirrored edge on good quality heavy brass frames, each with three turned legs joined with a curving stretcher for strength. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: width 25/20½/16″, depth 17/14/12″, height 19/18/17″.

Small Mid 19th.c. Mahogany Chest of Drawers.

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Very useful little mid 19th.c. mahogany chest of drawers. Just 36″ wide but with plenty of storage space inside the two short and two long drawers all of good practical size. Note the extra depth of the bottom drawer which continues into the plinth base. Well figured top and sides, crossbanded edge and rounded front corners. Turned drawer knobs and solid mahogany linings. Raised on slim little turned bun feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 36″, depth 21″, height 36″.

Pair of Large Brass Table Lamps.

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Fine pair of large mid 20th.c. brass table lamps c.1960. Modelled as large candle sticks, the bulb raised on a white enamelled faux candle on splendid twisted and turned brass columns cast in heavy gauge brass. Excellent condition cleaned and rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate.

Dimensions: diameter at base 8″, height to bulb 31″.

Very Large Framed Tapestry.

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Very large mid 20th.c framed Flemish tapestry panel c.1950. Measuring an impressive 74″ x  57″. A courtly hunting party with horses and hounds stands at the edge of a wood admiring a grand château in the background. In the middle distance a stag swims across the lake pursued by a pair of hounds. Presented on a stretcher within a simple moulded wooden frame. Colours faded with age, otherwise excellent condition.

Dimensions: width 74″, height 57″.