Pair Half Tester Beds.

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Extraordinary pair of late 19th single beds with 89″ tall half tester heads to take drapes and a fabric canopy. These are antique beds which have recently been proffessionally restored and spray painted cream. Excellent condition, very solid and sturdy. Sold with bed bases for standard 3′ x 6’3″ mattresses. Please note the drapes, covers etc. are not included.
Dimensions: width 38″, length 79″, height 89″.

Eight Arts & Crafts Dining Chairs.

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Set of six Edwardian Arts and Crafts style oak dining chairs plus two very similar carver armchairs c.1910. Almost identical in colour and style with shaped spindles and square legs and upholstered in matching fabric. The chairs feature three concave roundels to the top rail. Of similar age and both by Liverpool maker’s. The chairs carry labels for Frisby Dyke & Co. whilst the carvers are by Allen & Appleyard. Excellent colour and condition with clean covers.
Dimensions: Chairs – width 18″. depth 18″, height 43″.
Carvers – width 23″, depth 20″, height 46″.

Pair Oriental Figures.

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Delightful pair of early 20th.c. Chinese hardwood figures c.1920. Beautifully carved as monks or priests with wide brimmed hats, beads and a long whip or fly swat. Inlaid eyes and teeth. Unusually the hats are removable. Excellent colour and condition with just a couple of minor chips from the rim of the hats.
Dimensions: height 17″, width 5″, depth 5″”.

Leather Knole Sofa & Pair Armchairs c.1930.

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Early 20th.c leather suite of two seater drop arm knole settee and matching pair of club armchairs, one with wings, one without. With carved oak finials and arm fronts, boasting the original leather upholstery with fresh linen seat and cushion covers. Very good condition, a couple of small repairs to the leather on the arms, otherwise excellent.
Dimensions: Sofa – width 60″, depth 33, height 36.
Armchairs – width 30″, depth 33″, height 31″.

World War II Officer’s Uniform.

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Purchased locally last week and perfectly timed for this year’s rememberance day, we present this 2nd World War Royal Artillery uniform jacket and trousers c.1945. Complete with Royal Artillery buttons and grenade badges, three pips to the epaulettes (denoting the rank of captain) and original leather ‘Sam Browne’ style officer’s belt (inscribed P/258872 JER to the reverse). The medal ribbons are for the 1939-45 Star, the Defence Medal and the Burma Star. A tear to the seat of the trousers, otherwise very good condition with just a few very tiny holes to the fabric.

Pair Lucas ‘King of The Road’ Lamps.

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Splendid pair of Edwardian era brass automobile lamps by the celebrated Birmingham company Lucas c.1915. Original badge to reverse carries the maker’s name, model no. 742 and the legend ‘King of the Road’ a mark Lucas reserved for their top of the range products. Originally oil lamps, they have been converted to electric at some point in the past. Very good condition retaining the original mounts, handles, chimneys and red glass to the rear.
Dimensions: width 7”, depth 8”, height 12”.

Through a glass, darkly.

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Late 19th.c. tailor’s shop mirror c.1880. In unrestored condition and retaining it’s original mirror plate now evocatively clouded with age. Fine quality with a 3” deep mahogany frame with moulded front and three panel hardwood back.
Dimensions: width 27”, height 62”, depth 3”.

Early 19th.c. Spinning Wheel.

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Delightful early 19th.c. oak spinning wheel c.1810. An unusually decorative example with original turned bone and fruitwood fittings and ebony and ivory inlays. Good oak frame and wheel with shaped sides and bobbin turned legs and spindles. The birdcage or flax staff which would hold the unspun wool is a feature lost on most antique wheels.
Dimensions: width 24”, depth 12”, height 47”.

Large 19th.c. Marble Mantel Clock.

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Substantial mid 19th.c. black and green variegated marble mantel clock by Ollivant and Botsford of Paris and Manchester c.1870. Large white enamel face with fine black numerals and maker’s name, original steel hands and a brass brocot anchor escapement with ruby jewels. Eight day works striking the hour and half hour on a bell, with a clear maker’s stamp. Gridiron style temperature-compensated pendulum. Imposing case with a drum top, marble roundels and fluted columns. With original brass bezel and bevelled glass with a small scratch, otherwise excellent condition. The works have been cleaned and overhauled and are sold with a 12 month guarentee.
Dimensions: width 13”, depth 7”, height 19”.

Walnut Bookcase.

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Useful little mid 19th.c. walnut bookcase c.1870. Glazed two door top with adjustable shelves over a two door chiffonier base with a single drawer in the waist. Solid walnut timbers, molded cornice, carved corbels and square door panels. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Original handles. Keys supplied.

Dimensions: width 35”, depth 15”, height 80”.