Through a glass, darkly.


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.


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.


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.


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”.

Narrow Mahogany Chest of Drawers.


Smart early 20th.c. mahogany chest of drawers c.1920. Unusual proportions, just 30″ wide with six drawers of graduated depths, raised on little brcket feet. Superior quality with a solid mahogany top with box wood stringing to the edge. Solid mahogany sides, drawer fronts and drawer sides. Original brass handles. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 30″, depth 18″, height 44″.

Oak Desk Chair.


Unusually shapely late 19th.c. high back oak desk chair c.1890. Carved detail to the backrest above an upholstered pad and turned spindles. Shaped arms with scrolling terminals and a good sized upholstred seat. Revolves and reclines on a height adjustable mechanism and oak base. Very good unrestored condition with clean and serviceable covers.
Dimensions: width 24″, depth 22″, height 42″.

Cheval Mirror.


Mid 19th.c. mahogany full length ‘cheval’ or dresser mirror on stand c.1860. Adjustable 24″ x 44″ arch top mirror in a crossbanded frame on solid mahogany serpentine supports with carved detail and flame mahogany veneered plinth on shaped legs with original white pot castors. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops and fitted with a new mirror plate.
Dimensions: width 30″, depth 61″, height 21″.

Pair Terracotta Table Lamps.


Handsome pair of 20th.c. Neo-Classical urn shaped terracotta table lamps c.1960.  Decorated with floral swags to both sides and a female mask below each handle. Damage to both handles on one of the lamps, otherwise excellent condition with no other chips or cracks. Freshly rewired and sold with PAT test certificate.
Dimensions: height to bulb 20″, width 10″, depth 9″.

Small Chiffonier Side Cabinet.


Very useful and good looking little mid 19th.c. mahogany side cabinet c.1840. Unusual small size and simple uncluttered design. Better quality than many we see with solid mahogany sides and solid flame mahogany door panels. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 32½”, depth 14″, height 36″.

Edwardian Easy Armchair.


Fabulously comfortable Edwardian easy armchair c.1910. Generously proportioned seat with a low back and shaped arms, raised on very elegant tapering and reeded square front legs in mahogany. Shaped rear legs (also mahogany) and original brass castors. Excelent condition, freshly upholstered in a charcoal velvet.
Dimensions: width 33″, depth 36″, height 33″.