Exceptional quality inlaid Edwardian satinwood cylinder top bureau c.1905. Open the cylinder to reveal a fitted interior of pigeon holes and small stationery drawers with a leather-top writing surface which slides forward to allow you to sit comfortably at the desk. Over two drawers and raised on slim tapering legs joined with a stretcher shelf. The top featuring two small cupboards and shelves with original brass gallery and mirrored back. Sparking satinwood veneers beautifully inlaid with floral swags, urns and musical motifs plus stringing and crossbanding in a variety of timbers. Mahogany drawer linings. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 34”, depth 19”, height 53½”.
Good looking mid 19th.c.th oak hall settle c.1860. Unusual design with a five panel backrest featuring mahogany crossbanding and inlaid rosewood lozenges. Splendid shaped arms with superbly carved acanthus leaf detail and bobbin turned spindles. With a pine seat raised on oak legs, the front being turned and terminating in a pad foot. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 73”, depth 21”, height 41”.
Several British firms catered to the late 19th.c. ‘Aesthetic Movement’ fashion for all things Japanese and produced a range furniture made of bamboo. An unusual example here in the form of this two door display cabinet. Bamboo frame with an unusual sunburst upstand over a ‘Japanned’ or lacquer work top featuring flowers against a black ground. Excellent condition, the sides retain their original, heavily embossed paper.
Dimensions: width 31”, depth 13”, height 60”.
Smart little late 19th.c. walnut bookcase c.1895. Just 38″ wide with a glazed bookcase top with adjustable shelves over a panelled two door cupboard base with two drawers in the waist. Featuring a crisply carved Classical style ‘broken pediment’ cornice topped with a turned and carved urn at the centre. Superiour quality, in solid walnut with oak drawer linings. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops, retaining the original gilded brass handles.
Dimensions: width 38″, depth 19″, height 88″.
A superb pair of large early 20th.c. high back throne type armchairs c.1925. A fine example of the British reaction to Art Deco and the Modern Movement, the elegant modernistic design of unadorned geometric forms and the stepped detail is redolent of some of the great British buildings of the early 20th century such as Giles Gilbert Scott’s Bankside Power Station and Edwin Lutyen’s Cenotaph. In solid oak with an upholstered backrest and loose seat pad both in their original burgundy leather. In good unrestored condition, very solid and sturdy. Some splits to the timber below the seat pads but no movement.
Dimensions: width 29″, depth 18″, height 54″.
Good sized late 19th.c. oak pedestal desk c.1890. A little larger than most, the top measuring 54″ x 28″. Leather writing surface and three drawers over twin drawer pedestals. Of superiour quality with solid oak drawer fronts and mahogany drawer linings. Retaining the original brass drop handles and original castors. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 54″, depth 28″, height 30″.
Handsome pair of mid 19th.c. mahogany side cabinets c.1840. A true pair with left and right hand opening doors. Featuring particularly well figured mahogany veneers and tudor arch door panels. Excellent coldition, restored and repolished in our workshops. Keys suppied.
Dimensions: width 20½”, depth 16″, height 39″.