Exceptional Georgian style drum table by the celebrated British cabinet maker William Tillman c.1970. Revolving 36″ diameter top with tooled leather surface over four working drawers and four dummy drawer fronts. On a turned column pedestal and four leg base with brass castors. Oak drawer lining and brass handles. With a clear maker’s stamp to the top of one drawer front. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
From 1969 until his retirement in the late 90’s William Tillman was known for producing reproduction furniture of the highest standard. His work was to be found in London’s top retailers, most notably on Harrod’s Furniture floor, and he won the British Furniture Manufacturers Showpiece of the Year award in three consective years (1976-78).
Suite of four leather LC3 Grand Confort armchairs by the great modernist architect and designer Le Corbusier. An icon of modernist furniture design, originally produced in 1928, the LC3 was a new take on the classic low back club armchair. Of imposing cuboid form it features five loose cushions held in a chromed tubular steel ‘basket’ with webbed base. A good quality edition by the Italian makers Alivar in an unusual blue leather. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: width 30”, depth 27”, height 26.
Spectacular mid 19th.c. three door wardrobe and press c.1860. Inverted breakfront design with a flared cornice over three fabulous Gothic arch panel doors with raised mouldings. Hanging rails to the deeper left and right sections whilst the centre is fitted with four shelves of adjustable height. Excellent colour and condition, restored, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 86”, depth 25”, height 76”.
Extraordinary late 19th.c. Arts & Crafts movement fire side coal box or purdonium c.1880. Of truncated pyramid form with a flat top (to make a seat perhaps) and hinged front. Decorated on each side with large applied repoussé work copper floral motifs depicting Tudor roses with heart shaped leaves. Also a lovely little copper handle also with heart shaped terminals. The deliberately exposed rivets and dovetail joints at the side are a typical arts and crafts touch. With removable zinc liner for coal or kindling and original metal castors.
Dimensions: width 22”, depth 19”, height 15”.
Delightful pair of Edwardian mahogany desk or dressing table cabinets c.1910. Single door cabinets with a hinged top. Exceptional hand painted decoration featuring floral bouquets, garlands and classical urns across the top and sides, whilst the door panels carry romantic scenes of a shepherd and shepherdess in a landscape. With painted and shaped mouldings and raised on bracket feet. Excellent condition. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: 11”, depth 10”, height 16½”
Late 19th.c. oak hall stand c.1890. Carved solid oak frame with seven period brass hooks for coats and hats arranged around a central mirror. Over an attractive run of three good Staffordshire tiles and a single ‘glove’ drawer. With original tubular brass stays for sticks and umbrellas and removable tin drip trays.
Dimensions: width 36”, depth 14”, height 78”.
Discovered this morning in the storeroom of a local tavern this fabulous quality Edwardian oak bow shaped bar or counter front c.1910. In three pieces, two double panel sections and one single which would appear to have been hinged as a door for access. Total length measured around the circumference is 9′. Height 40”.
Exceptional quality little George II style walnut writing bureau c.1920. Useful small size, being just 25” wide. Fall front writing surface with fitted interior of pigeon holes and stationery drawers with a small lockable recess and two hidden compartments. Over a two short drawers and one long and raised on tapering turned legs with carved detail to the ‘knees’ (both front and rear) and ending in a neat little pad foot. Beautiful matched walnut veneers with herringbone pattern inlays and a crossbanded edge to the top, fall and drawer fronts. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 25”, depth 20”, height 37”.
Elegant late Georgian mahogany bow front side table or writing desk c.1810. Solid mahogany top with cross banded edge over two drawers with ebony strung edge and mahogany drawer sides. Raised on particularly fine slim turned legs to the front and rear. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 40”, depth 21½”, height 30”.
Two late 19th.c. Chinese marble top carved rosewood urn stands c.1890. Not quite a pair but very well matched for colour and height. Both with octofoil shaped pale rose marble tops, set within a carved edge over a carved and pierced frieze.On four legs joined with a shelf and terminating in ball and claw feet. With earlier alterations to the legs of one the tables and a repair to one leg on the other. Otherwise excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: diameter 20½”, height 23″.