Handsome early 19th.c. longcase clock by George Baird of Carlisle c.1820. Fine mahogany case, the hood with a crisp swan neck pediment with brass roundels over a crossbanded and inlaid arched door, flanked with turned and fluted columns with original gilded brass Corinthian capitals. Flame mahogany veneered case with Greek key pattern inlays, fluted quarter columns and ogee mouldings at the waist. Superb and original painted face named for Geo. Baird of Carlisle and featuring a lovely hand painted decoration of birds at the centre and pink roses at the corners. With a separate second dial, date display and rolling moon painted with a tall ship flying the red ensign of the Royal Navy. Eight day works striking the hours on a bell. Original weights and pendulum. Excellent condition, the case has been cleaned and polished in our workshops. Works have been cleaned and overhauled and are sold with a 12 month guarantee.
Dimensions: width 22½”, depth 10″, height 89″.
Smart early 20th.c. Queen Anne style bookcase c.1920. In two pieces with a glazed bookcase top with three adjustable shelves over a two door cupboard base. Symmetrically arranged burr walnut veneers, shaped door panels with raised mouldings, canted corners and bracket feet. Unusual dimensions being just 12″ deep at the base.
Dimensions: width 41″, depth 12″, height 82½”.
Elegant early 19th.c. fruitwood armchair c.1830. Flared backrest with curved top rail and shaped arms with a graceful curl to the ends. Retaining the original rush seat preserved in remarkable condition. Solid apron to the front, shaped legs and turned stretchers. Beautiful colour and patina, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 22″, depth 23″, height 35½”.
Large late 19th.c. overmantle mirror c.1890. Four foot square mirror with shaped top in a gilded gesso frame with beaded detail, applied scallop shell and laurel wreath frieze and acanthus leaf brackets at the side. Some minor knocks and repairs, later overpainting.
Dimensions: width 66″, height 54″.
Smart Art Deco walnut compactum wardrobe c.1930. Two doors opening to reveal hanging space plus shelves and glass fronted drawers, over two large drawers in the base. Sleek streamlined design with highly figured walnut veneers arranged in a symmetrical pattern across the doors and drawer fronts with contrasting bands of crossbanding. Excellent condition, original handles and fittings. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 42″, depth 22″, height 71″.
Large late 19th.c. Captains type revolving desk armchair c.1880. Upholstered back rest and arms in buttoned green leather. Solid walnut frame with turned spindles over a large saddle seat carved from a single walnut board, revolving on a four leg base with brass and ceramic castors. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 27″, depth 27″, height 36″.
Early 19th.c. Regency era rosewood breakfast dining table c.1830. Circular 45″ diameter top with well-figured rosewood veneers arranged in a symmetrical pattern on solid mahogany groundwork. With a crossbanded edge and apron. Raised on a tapering column pedestal, also in rosewood, with turned base. On a tripod plinth with carved claw feet and brass castors. Will seat six people, the top can be tipped to vertical when not in use. Excellent colour and condition, simply cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: diameter 45″, height 28″.
Beautiful late 18th.c. French walnut panetiere or bread safe c.1770. A superb example of the form with beautiful carved and shaped rails and turned spindles to the front and sides. Note the carved wheat shief detail to the little lockable door in the front which also retains the original oversized steel hinge, pierced escutcheon plate lock and key. Turned finials and carved scroll detail to the feet. Beautiful colour to the timber and excellent condition with original top, back and floor boards. The holes in the rear are a typical feature of the panetiere and allowed it to be secured high on a wall (away from pests and children) from where it could be brought to the table at mealtime.
Dimensions: width 34″, depth 16″, height 34″.