Sixteenth century style aumbry or side cabinet c.1930. Single door cupboard of useful size with beautifuly carved Gothic tracery pierced front typical of the form. An aumbry (or ambry) was originally a term used for a recessed wall cupboard in a church in which were kept consecrated vestments and vessels. In medieval times it began to be used for a domestic cupboards, typically with a ventilated front, in which valuable household objects, wine and food were kept.
A fine example in solid oak throughout with a single piece top and sides. Shaped sides and front, carved and moulded detail and period style wrought iron handle and hinges. With a single shelf to the inside. Oak backboards and floor. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in ur workshops.
Dimensions: width 40″, depth 16″, height 41″.
Smart pair of superior quality mahogany drawer pedestals c.1880. Solid mahogany tops with a moulded edge and canted front corners over four graduated drawers with crisply turned mahogany knobs and hardwood linings. Ideal as bedside cabinets. Excellent quality and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 17”, depth 23”, height 28”
Exceptional Chinese rosewood side or tea table c.1910. Unusual design with stepped two tier lower shelves and a pierced frieze below the top continued around each side. Shaped legs and stretchers, raised mouldings around both the shelves and top. Excellent colour and condition. Cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 16”, depth 12”, height 28”.
Useful little Edwardian mahogany bank of drawers c.1910. Just 18” wide with six drawers of graduated depth with flame mahogany drawer fronts, brass knobs and a lock to each. Raised on tall bracket feet. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 18”, depth 16”, height 43”.
Good sized late 18th.c. oak mule chest c.1790. Lots of storge space below the lift up lid plus two useful drawers in the base. Solid oak construction throughout with attractive shaped and fielded panels to the front, square panelled sides and back. Flat (rather than panelled) top with original mouldings. Shaped bracket feet front and rear. Unusually this chest retains its original, and particularly attractive, piereced brass handles and escutcheon plates. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 57”, depth 21”, height 35”.
Useful mid 19th.c. mahogany three tier bookshelf or stand c.1850. Just 18” wide with three solid mahogany shelves with shaped gallery to the edge of each, on beautifuly turned column supports. With a single ash lined drawer in the base, with turned knobs and raised on neat little brass castors. Excellent colour and condition, original through, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 18”, depth 17½”, height 55”.
Early 19th.c. oak South Wales dresser base c.1810. Simple design and useful narrow dimensions, being just 15” deep. With a plank top over three drawers on elegant turned column front legs, joined with the original oak potboard shelf. Original mouldings, the knobs are period replacements. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 67”, depth 15½”, height 33½”.
Good looking early 19th.c. oak corner cupboard c.1810. Flared cornice with parquetry dental detail over fielded panel doors with brass H hinges and moulded trim to the bottom edge. The interior features three shelves with a wavey front edge and a semi-circular ‘barrel’ shaped back. Excellent colour and condition. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 35”, depth 15”, height 43”.
Remarkable set of four late 18th.c. apothecary bottles c.1790. Fabulous large onion form bottles with slight variations due to their hand blown manufacture, in dark olive green glass. Retaining the original labels in black lettering on gold ground. One is partially missing but the others are labelled for Tincture of Aloes, Tincture of Calumba and Spirit of Lavender. Condition is excellent.
Dimensions of the largest bottle: diameter 10”, height 13”.