Armoire Superstar.

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Fabulous early 19th.c.  French armoire or linnen cupboard c.1830. Two doors with beautifully carved and pierced gothic tracery windows with mirror glass behind over lower panels with symmetrically arranged flame mahogany veneers. Particularly good colour with well figured mahogany veneers across the moulded cornice and plinth, sides and doors. Fitted with 3 adjustable shelves and oak backboards. Easily disassembles into flat pieces for transportation. Some earlier repairs to the veneered panels. Otherwise excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 54½”, depth 18”, height 76”.

Mahogany Quartetto Nest of Tables.

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Elegant Edwardian mahogany quartetto nest of four useful little side tables c.1910. Solid mahogany tops with a raised beed around the edge, on tall slim tapering column legs with turned capitals joined with a bow stretcher. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 22”, depth 15”, height 27 .

Winnie The Pooh & Friends.

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Delightful collection of late 1920’s editions of the most celebrated works of A.A Milne. Comprising Winne The Pooh (1928), Now We Are Six (1928) and The House at Pooh Corner (1929). In superb matching leather bindings with Ernest Shepard’s drawings of the the books’ most beloved characters illustrated in gold on the spines, AAM on the front boards and a gold edge to the pages. Generally good condition with earlier inscriptions and stamps to the opening pages and some damage to the covers.

Walnut Cheval Mirror.

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Pretty little early 20th.c. Queen Anne style walnut cheval or dressing mirror c.1920. Original shaped and bevelled mirror plate with with a crossbanded frame with gilt detail. On a walnut stand with tapering uprights joined with twin turned stretchers on shaped feet. Original turned finials and adjuster grips. Tarnish to the mirror, otherwise excellent condition.
Dimensions: width 20”, depth 25”, height 59”.

Bentwood Hat Stand.

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Eight branch bentwood hat stand, c.1890. Typical of the form with eight hooks and turned finial to the revolving top, but featuring a turned and shaped column as opposed to the typical straight cut. Four leg base with a ring for sticks or umbrellas, with an additional three coat pegs to the column. Excellent overall condition, with some minor marks to the base. Cleaned and polished in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 29″, depth 29″, height 77″.

Georgian Oak Cradle.

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Delightful late 18th.c. oak rocking cradle c.1780. With a good shaped hood and heavy turned finials presumably designed to be used as handles when rocking a child to sleep. Solid oak construction with panelled sides. In very good unrestored condition, simply cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Original floorboards and rockers.

Dimensions: length 41″, width 24″, height 29″.

Long Cheshire Dresser Base.

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Fabulous early 19th.c. oak Cheshire farmhouse dresser base c.1810. Just over seven feet long with a two plank top with deep moulded edge over 8 drawers of graduated depth arranged around a small centre cupboard fitted with shelves. Typical Cheshire details with the reeded quarter columns, mahogany crossbanding, shell motif inlays and arched fielded panel doors. Excellent condition. One replacement knob, original bracket feet. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 85”, depth 22”, height 35”.

Pair of Empire Style Mahogany Armchairs.

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Beautiful pair of Empire style mahogany open armchairs c.1810. Shapely frames with delightful carved detail to the scrolling arm supports and front legs. The flower like athemion detail at the side below the arm is a typical Regency era motif borrowed from Classical Greek architecture. Unrestored by us they are in very good condition with a particularly good colour and what appears to be thier original tapestry covers.
Dimensions: width 23″, depth 20″, height 37″.

Artist in Residence

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Celebrated Welsh ceramic artist Meri Wells takes delivery of her Cwpwrdd Deuddarn yesterday. A lovely lady living in a beautiful part of the country. Nice to be putting period furniture back into a traditional N.Wales cottage.
See her remarkable work at www.meriwells.co.uk