Impressive late 19th.c. mahogany sideboard c.1890. Single piece solid mahogany top with thumb moulded edge over one long drawer flanked with shorter drawers to each side. Four door inverted breakfront base with two door centre cupboard and deeper sidecupboards retaining the original sliding shelves. Simple uncluttered design free of any applied brass work, with square and arched panel doors with raised mouldings and fluted corbels. Raised on a plinth base. Mahogany groundwork to the doors, solid mahogany sides and drawer sides. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied. Top lifts of the base for ease of delivery.
Dimensions: width 72″, depth 25″, height 34″.
Splendid large 19th.c. dinner gong c.1870. 16″ diameter heavy brass gong with hammered surface and good tone and sustain. Hung on a superb circular moulded oak frame with acorn finial raised on a turned column and carved tripod feet. Excellent condition, sold together with a large clapper with leather head.
Dimensions: width 23″, depth 18″, height 47″.
Large late 19th.c. Chinese rosewood and marble top urn stand or side table c.1890. Octofoil rose marble top, set within a carved and moulded edge over a carved and pierced frieze. On four legs with stylized dragon’s heads and claw feet, joined with a useful stretcher shelf. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: diameter 21½”, height 23″.
Charming little late 19th.c. George II style two seater couch or window seat c.1890. Just 40″ wide, padded seat and backrest freshly upholstered in a linen fabric printed in pale green with a striking pattern of insect specimens. Raised on large mahogany cabriole front legs with carved foliate detail to the knees and splendid hairy paw feet. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: width 40″, depth 27″, height 34″.
Ingenious late 19th.c. Gothic style metamorphic library steps and side chair c.1890. In solid oak with pierced detail to the backrest and unusual scalloped edges. Excellent condition, with original hinges. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops. The top step is 32” from the floor.
Dimensions: width 16″, depth 18″, height 33″.
Unusual miniature longcase clock with chinoiserie decorations by the Portuguese clock makers Reguladora c.1970. Standing just 69″ tall, brass arch dial with pierced spandrels within a superb case with oriental style raised lacquer work decoration and gold hand painted detail across the front and sides. Moulded cornice with brass finials, brass grill to the sides and brass mounts to the columns at each side of the hood and case. Stepped and moulded plinth and shaped feet. Eight day sprung driven works striking the hours and chiming at the quarter hours. Can be set to Westminster or Ave Maria chimes. Maker’s label to the rear. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: width 16½”, depth 8″, height 69″.
Stylish mid 19th.c. French marble top centre table or gueridon c.1840. Retaining the original inch thick grey marble top with a moulded edge of concentric rings designed to stop spilt drinks from running off the sides. Mahogany veneered apron on solid oak groundwork. On an hexagonal baluster form pedestal and tripod base with matched flame mahogany veneers and scroll carved detail. Raised on neat little carved claw feet. Minor wear to the marble, otherwise excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: diameter 38″, height 28″.
Late 19th.c. Welsh carved oak armchair c.1880. Of unusual decorative form, the backrest topped with a shaped cresting rail carved with an alliterative Welsh cynghanedd (a one line phrase chosen for the pleasing arrangement of its component sounds) ‘Goreu Gair Gair Duw’ – God’s word is the greatest word. Also featuring turned stiles topped with ball finials, an unusual carved back panel and scrolling arms on turned supports. Over a large board seat with a moulded, shaped and pierced apron raised on turned front legs. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 23″, depth 22″, height 47″.
Superb quality large late 19th.c. pine chest of drawers c.1880. Lots of useful storage with two short drawers over three long drawers of graduated depth. Top, front and sides with exceptionally well figured veneers of extraordinary swirling grain laid on solid groundwork of straight grained Scots pine or similar. With an unusual rosewood trim to the edges of the top and drawer fronts. Original heavy brass handles with a circular cutaway at the centre revealing a carved roundel in the timber below. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 48″, depth 24″, height 48″.