Superb mid 20th. free sailing pond yatch c.1958. Fibreglass hull with beautiful pale blue and yellow paintjob, painted deck with wooden trim and ropework fenders. A superb spead of sail, standing over 6′ tall with brass fittings and fully rigged with weather vane steering gear. Obviously very well looked after and raced regularly the stand carries badges showing her to have been the property of a member of the US Vintage Model Yacht Group and to have been a participant in the 2011 US-UK Challenge Cup Regatta (held in the US at Marblehead near Boston).
Dimensions: Height 73″, length 45″, depth 9″.
Truly delightful 19th.c. English painting of two children c.1830. Attractive naive treatment rendered in oil on a sheet of tin showing a lively looking younger child and older sister in an Empire style dress. With a typical English church steeple and trees in the background and an unusual circular dark vignette at the edges implying a scene from memory or fantasy rather than a typival portrait. Presented a simple 19th.c. rosewood frame with gilt slip. What little damage there is to the paint is away from the faces.
Dimensions: width 16½”, depth 1″, height 16½”.
Late 19th.c. painted pine chest of Masonic origin c.1880. With a lift up lid and a single drawer in the base. Original untouched paintwork, named for Offa Lodge (in Wrexham here in North Wales) together with the lodge number No.6660. Original iron carry handles and turned knobs to the drawer front. Missing the moulding from the left hand side of the lid, with four small holes to the front where a modern clasp was removed and raised on later castors. Otherwise excellent condition with original lining paper.
Dimensions: width 43″, depth 20″, height 26″.
Attractive early 20th.c. Queen Anne style cheval or dressing mirror on stand c.1910. Shaped mirror with a well figured frame and stand with turned finials and brass mirror adjusters. Shaped feet raised on original brass castors. Excellent condition, original throughout, with some slight tarnish to the mirror plate.
Dimensions: width 16″, depth 19″, height 69″.
Fine example of the classic bentwood hat and coat stand c.1900. Revolving eight branch crown of double hooks with a good turned finial. On a shaped column and a wide four leg base, with a hoop for sticks and umbrellas. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Indistinct makers mark to the base, likely Thonet.
Dimensions: width 28″, depth 28″, height 78″.
Superb large mid 19th.c pine kitchen dresser c.1850. Two inch thick counter top with rounded edges and an unusual and original shaped back or upstand to stop things rolling off, with a single shallow shelf. Over six drawers (the top right and middle being one long drawer) arranged around a small centre cupboard set below a shaped arch and flanked with turned half columns to each side. Original turned knobs and bun feet, panelled sides and turned detail at the corner. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 84″, depth 24″, height 46″
Unusual little late 19th.c. chess and sewing table c.1880. Hinged top with excellent parquetry chess board opening to reveal a fitted interior of 8 small lidded compartments, two pin cushions and a hidden drawer. Raised on a turned mahogany column with shaped tripod base. Damaged receiver plate means the top no longer locks. Otherwise excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width, depth 15″, height 32″.
Excellent Georgian style high back leather armchair. Shaped and buttoned backest and wings over scrolling arms and a loose seat cushion all in a rich burgundy hide with brass studwork and mahogany legs. Very good conditon with only minor wear. Conform with modern fire regs.
Dimensions: width 33″, depth 29″, height 43″.