Large walnut desk armchair by the New York manufacturer W.H Gunlock Chair Co. c.1946. Superb quality, in solid walnut with a shaped backrest and arms over a seat with buttoned leather upholstery. Revolves, reclines and is height adjustable on a four footed base with original rubberised castors. Maker’s labels to the underside dated 1946. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 24”, depth 22”, height 34”.
Delightful little example of the classic straw back Orkney chair c.1930. Oak frame with carved detail to the arms, oat straw backrest and a lose woven seagrass seat. Excellent condition, original through.
Dimensions: width 21”, depth 19”, height 33”
A true design classic, the Orkney chair with it’s distinctive straw back became an icon of the Arts and Crafts movement. A vernacular form produced on a commercial scale from 1870 in the workshop of David Kirkness in Kirkwall on Orkney, they were retailed by Liberty & Co. and could be found in the homes of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Edward VII.
Late 18th.c. Welsh oak bureau cabinet bookcase c.1790. Designed for low ceilings, the unusual proportions (just 75″ tall) small and steep fall front and imposing cornice are typical of those found in the Carmarthenshire area of South Wales (similar examlpes can be found in Richard Bebb’s wonderful two volume studdy of Welsh Furniture).
Two door cupboard or bookcase top with dental cornice above a carved frieze, raised and fielded panelled doors flanked on each side with unusual twist carving. Over a bureau base with a fitted interior of small drawers and a cupboard with scratch carved detail. Typical of the form the interior is recessed to provide a useable work space despite the very narrow fall. Three long drawers with turned wooden knobs, panelled fall, sides and rear. Oak drawer linings. Excellent colour and condition. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Delightful little early 20th.c. Queen Anne style walnut dressing table c.1920. Just 26” wide with an adjustable mirror with shaped top over a small table with a single oak lined drawer drawer. Crossbanded walnut veneers, shaped front edge and raised on slim shapely legs with crisply carved knees and feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Original mirror and brass.
Dimensions: width 26, depth 16, height 57”.
Fabulous run of 9 late19th.c. apothecary bottles c.1880. Some very slight variations in height and design but all approximately 10” tall. With original hand painted labels and attractive globe stoppers. Wear to the labels and a small chip to the lip of one bottle (Boric Acid) otherwise excellent original condition, some even retain remains of the contents.
Dimensions: height 10”, diameter 3½”.
Smart Edwardian mahogany triple wardrobe c.1910. Hanging space behind the left and right hand doors. With a fitted press with four sliding shelves over three drawers to the centre, behind a bevelled and shaped mirror door. Unusual parquetry inlays, crossbanded cornice and quarter veneered door panels (repeated on the inside). Excellent condition with original mirror, brass handles and fittings. Cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 78”, depth 21”, height 84”.
Smart early 20th.c. corner display cabinet c.1920. Shaped cornice and beautifully figured burr walnut veneers with crossbanded borders. Single door enclosing four shelves aligned with the glazing bars. Shaped apron at the base and solid mahogany backboards. Original label inside the door for William Spriggs & Co Ltd of Tottenham Court Rd, London. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 30”, depth 20”, height 77”.
Handsome late 19th.c. hall bench or window seat c.1880. In solid oak with a thick two plank top with thumb moulded edge on turned and tapering legs. Some minor damage at the corners otherwise excellent colour and condition. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 60”, depth 16”, height 19”.
Large Edwardian oak roll top ‘Derby’ desk c.1905. The tamboured roll lifts to reveal a good sized work space with leather writing surface and a fitted interior of small stationery drawers, pigeon holes and pen trays. Over a knee hole and twin drawer pedestals with writing slides and a double depth drawer to the bottom of each. Panelled and polished on all sides. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Original stamped brass escutcheon. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 60”, depth 33”, height 51”