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Queen Anne Style Chest on Stand.


Very smart Queen Anne style chest of drawers on stand c.1910. Top section featuring three small drawers over three long drawers of graduated depth plus, unusually a slim drawer hidden in the shaped frieze below the cornice. On a separate stand with three drawers raised on nicely shaped cabriole legs front and rear. A good looking chest with highly figured veneers on the drawer fronts with original brass drop handles and reeded mouldings to the surrounds. Ogee cornice and waist mouldings, well shaped apron across the front of the base. Oak drawer linings and original label for the great Manchester department store Kendal, Milne & Co. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 39″, depth 19½”,  height 62½”.

Four Bentwood Bistro Chairs.


Good set of four early 20th.c. classic Thonet style bentwood bistro dining chairs c.1930. Pale beech frames with bergere or canework backrests and seats. Very good condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 16″, depth 20″,  height 35″.

Pair of Brass Table Lamps


Pair of tall brass table lamps c.1970. Modelled as Victorian style oil lamps with clear glass reservoirs and faux wick winders. Good quality turned brass tops and bases. Excellent conditon cleaned, rewired (using the original switches on the plinths) and PAT tested.
Dimensions: width 6″, depth 6″,  height 26″.

Mahogany Combination Wardrobe.


Large mid 19th.c. mahogany combination wardrobe and linen press c.1870. Right hand door fitted with a brass hanging rail and hooks over a lift-up lid compartment in the base. Middle and left hand doors opening to reveal three long sliding shelves over a useful chest of two short and three long drawers of graduated depth. Full length dressing mirror to the centre door and matching side panels all with shaped tops and raised mouldings topped with crisp carved detail. Moulded cornice and plith with rounded corners. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops ket supplied.
Dimensions: width 76″, depth 21″, height 83″.

Howard Style Armchair.


Good looking Howard style easy armchair. Supremely comfortable with a raked backrest and long shaped arms over a low sloping and sprung seat. Turned oak arm supports and front feet raised on white ceramic castors. Recently covered in a striking striped velvet. Very good condition with clean and serviceable covers.
Dimensions: width 28″, depth 36″, height 33″.

Regency Rosewood Chiffonier Side Cabinet.


Regency rosewood chiffonier side cabinet c.1820. Highly figured rosewood veneered top with a crossbanded edge and nicely shaped mouldings below. Over a two door cupboard fitted with two shelves (depth 10½”) which can be positioned as reqired by sliding them into the grooves on the sides. Arched door panels with excellent quality brass grills over pale green silk and flanked with moulded half columns to the outside edges of the doors. Rosewood veneered front and sides on solid mahogany groundwork. Raised on the original turned feet. Repairs to the veneers at both sides of the top. Otherwise excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimension: width 4489″, depth 15″, height 39″.

Walnut & Marble Top Chest of Drawers

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Beautiful French marble top chest of drawers c.1880. Original grey marble top with a moulded edge over four long drawers. Particularly well figured  burr walnut veneers arranged in a symmetrical pattern across the front. Shallow top drawer with shaped front continued on the sides and fitted with two dividers inside. Plus three deeper drawers below. On a moulded plinth, the front veneered to match. Solid walnut sides and oak drawer linings. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 49½”, depth 21½”, height 35½”.

Walnut Music Cabinet.


Smart little 19th.c. walnut music cabinet c.1870. Just 22″ wide. Burr walnut veneered top with crisp inlaid detail at the centre and original gilded ormolu gallery at the back edge. Single door cabinet fitted with three original shelves and dividers, the shelves with original leather fronts named for Dance, Songs and General Music. Flanked with turned walnut columns with carved detail. Walnut veneers to the sides and doors with inlaid stringing and laid onto solid mahogany groundwork. Shaped apron around the base. Good colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 22″, depth 16″, height 36½”.

Oak Drop Leaf Coffee Table.


Good quality low oak coffee table. Solid oak top with two small hinged leaves held open on sliding loafers. On short tapering turned legs with block feet joined with stretchers on all four sides. Very good colour and condition.
Dimensions: width 48″, depth 20″/34″, height 17″.

Eight Oak & Leather Dining Chairs by Gillows of Lancaster.


Fabulous set of eight oak and leather dining chairs by Gillows of Lancaster, the greatest name in Northern British cabinet making, c.1870. Solid oak frames with arched top cresting rails with carved detail and moulded back stetchers. Upholstered backrest between crisply turned rear stiles topped with ball finials. Good sized seats over moulded rails and raised on turned front legs with castors recessed in the feet and joined with H stretchers. Each of the chairs is stamped on the inside face of one of the rear legs for Gillow together with the serial number 15198, this would seem to date them to around 1870.
Superb upholstery in bottle green leather with beautiful embossed and gilded heraldic device to the backrest. Comprised of shield featuring two ships over a hand with axe, topped with a helmet on which is pearched what looks very much like Liverpool’s famous Liverbird. Below the shield is the Latin motto Fit Via Vi which can be translated as ‘The way is forged by strength’, or alternatively ‘A way is made by labour’ (interestingly the phrase was used in this more industrial context as the motto of the Bishop Auckland & Weardale Railway, incorporated 1867).
In excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 18½”, depth 22″, height 39″ (seat height 18″).