Early 20th.c. bothy type small leather sofa and armchair c.1920. Low sprung backrests with decorative brass studwork above roll-over arms and sprung seats with generous feather filled seat cushions. With a repeat of the brass studwork to the front of the arms and raised on turned bun feet. The backrests, arms, sides and rear of both pieces retain the original leather upholstery with a few minor repairs but worn to a beautiful patina. Replacement leather to the fronts of both below the seats and with new suede panels to the inner sides of the armchair. Cushions have been freshly upholstered in soft black velvet chenille. Very comfortable with plenty of support in the seats. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions width sofa 53″ chair 28″, depth 33″, height 29″.
Charming set of three vintage concrete garden gnomes c.1960. Modelled as a woodsman, a blacksmith and a fisherman, with the traditional pointed caps and long bushy beards. Good condition, retaining some vintage paintwork. Some minor knocks, unfortunately the fisherman’s rod and blacksmiths hammer are missing.
Maximum height 20″.
Good quality mid 20th.c. silver plate champagne bucket and and stand by the English bar fitters Gaskell & Chambers of Birmingham. Tapering ice bucket (diameter 7½” x height 8″) with handles on a gracefully shaped tripod stand. Maker’s mark on the underside of the bucket. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: height 30″, width/depth at base 16″.
Impressive Edwardian era Arts & Crafts style oak clothes press or wardrobe with drawers c.1910. In two pieces with a generous two door cupboard top fitted for hanging (internal depth 21″), over a base section with two short and two long drawers of graduated depth. Broad flared and moulded cornice over the handsome panelled front and sides with thumb moulded detail to the rails. Retaining the original and unusual wrought steel handles to the doors and drawers. Raised on a flared plinth. Superb quality construction in solid oak throughout. Maker’s badge to the inside for the venerable Yorkshire firm of Johnson & Appleyards Ltd. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 51″, depth 23″, height 84½”.
Early 20th.c. brass cased ship’s clock by the celebrated US maker Seth Thomas c.1910. 4½” deep brass case with a wide hinged bezel and convex glass. Original silvered dial with Roman numerals and separate seconds dial. 8 day spring driven works striking on the hour and half hour. Mounted on a circular oak plaque with moulded edge. Very good condition, runs well and keeps good time though the chime is a bit erratic.
Dimensions: overall diameter 10″, depth 6″, diameter of bezel 7¾”.
Mid 19th.c. oak refectory style kitchen table c.1850. Excellent quality table, very solidly constructed in solid oak, big enough to seat 8 people and a little taller than many we see. Top made of three inch-thick boards with cleated ends. On a sturdy oak base with a useful drawer in each end. Lovely turned column legs joined with thick stretchers for extra strength and raised on turned bun feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: length 84″, width 28¼”, height 30½”.
Late 19th.c. Arts and Crafts fireside coal bucket c.1890. 13″ diameter copper bucket within a beautiful wrought iron stand with scrolling detail and a spiral twist grip to the handle. Ideal for coal, logs or kindling. Maker unknown but very much in the manner of Shapland & Petter of Barnstable. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: diameter 18½”, height 17″.
Useful little mid 19th.c. oak bookcase or side cabinet c.1840. Just 37½” wide with a solid oak top over two glazed doors, fitted inside with a single adjustable shelf (internal depth 12″). Attractive and unusual hand painted detail to the apron and pilasters and crisp carved detail to the corners of the glazing. Solid oak sides and plinth and quality original brass fittings (note the unusual shelf locking mechanism). Excellent colour and condition, restored cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 37½”, depth 17″, height 32½”.
Very smart early 20th.c. French marble top side cabinet c.1920. Original highly figured marble top with serpentine shaped and moulded edges. Over a two door cabinet fitted inside with two shelves and two small drawers which can be positioned as required. Serpentine shaped front and sides with beautiful tulipwood veneers arranged in a symmetrical pattern within a shaped border. Ormolu escutcheons and long ormolu mounts to the front corners extending all the way to the feet. Shaped apron with a pierced mount at the centre. Oak lined with inlaid detail to the shelf fronts. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Original locks and keys.
Dimensions: width 40½, depth 17½”, height 39½”.