William IV Side Chair.

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Exceptional William IV rosewood tapestry side or bedroom chair c.1835. High backrest with shaped top and carved detail over a low seat raised on superb carved front legs with a scrolling foot. Very good condition, original tapestry to the backrest, the seat being a faithful copy of the same.

Dimensions: width 20”, depth 22”, height 42”.

Chiffonier Side Cabinet.

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Useful mid 19th.c. mahogany chiffonier side cabinet c.1850. Single long drawer over a two door cupboard. Particularly good looking example of the form with a shaped drawer front, well figured flame mahogany door panels and a fine pair of columns with turned capitols and bases. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.

Dimensions: width 42”, depth 20”, height 36”.

Art Nouveau Wrought Iron Hotel Sign.

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Beautiful original late 19th.c Art Nouveau style wrought iron hanging sign for the famous Russell Hotel, London. Double sided sign with elaborate scroll work and highly stylised typeface. Missing one letter and portions of two others on one side, the other side being complete.
Dimensions: width 26”, height 33”.

The Russell hotel, Russell Square, Bloomsbury was built in 1898 and designed by Charles Fitzroy Doll. Its distinctive and elaborate façade features terracotta cladding, statues of British Queens above the door and the coats of arms of all the world’s nations at the time. The hotel’s restaurant is said to be identical to that of the Titanic which was also designed by Doll. The hotel suffered bomb damage in 1941 when it is believed this sign was removed.

Late 18th.c. Chester Longcase Clock.

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Fine late 18th.c. Brass faced longcase clock by Peter Evers of Chester c.1795. Well proportioned hood featuring shaped mahogany ‘swan neck’ pediment and reeded columns with gilded capitols. Over a slim oak case with a long door with shaped top and mahogany crossbanding flanked on each side with reeded quarter columns. Beautiful brass faced, arch top dial with separate chapter ring, pierced spandrels and particularly good original steel fingers. Engraved with a double headed eagle over scrolling foliate forms and named for the clockmaker Peter Evers of Chester. Excellent colour and condition cleaned and polished in our workshops. The works have also been cleaned and overhauled and are sold with a 12 month guarentee. Original weights and pendulum. Winder and key supplied.
Dimensions: width 22″, depth 10″, height 88″.

Cheshire Tavern Settle.

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Fresh on the floor this morning having been cleaned and waxed in our workshops we have this lovely early 19th.c. tavern settle c.1810. In oak with mahogany crossbanding, typical of furniture produced in Cheshire around this time. Low back featuring five fielded and crossbanded panels with a neat shaped detail in the top corners. Slim shaped arms on turned supports over shaped front legs with a pad foot. Boarded seat with a generously feather-filled cushion covered in vintage Welsh blanket cloth.
Dimensions: width 72”, depth 27”, height 40”.

Large Pair of Lanterns.

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Fabulous pair of large 19th.c. late porch lanterns, ideal for lighting an outdoor seating area come the warmer weather. Of impressive size, glazed on three sides with a concave reflector at the rear of each and copper chimney and handle to the top. Hinged door to one side, hanging bracket to the rear and raised of the ground on neat little ball feet. With faint traces of painted lettering across the front glass. Stamped BR(M) to the rear of each. Damage to the refector on one, otherwise excellent condition.
Dimensions: width 15″, depth 10″, height 28″.

Set of 8 Oak Dining Chairs.

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Fine set of 8 Edwardian oak high back dining chairs c.1905. Comprising two carver armchairs plus six chairs of identical design. Crisply carved and pierced cresting rails, slatted back rest and turned front legs and arm supports. Each chair is stamped with the registered design number 547582. Excellent condition, the frames have been cleaned and waxed in our workshops and the lift-out seat pads have been freshly upholstered in a fleur de lis pattern fabric.
Dimensions: Carvers – width 23″, depth 23″, height 47″. Chairs – width 18″, depth 18″, height 44″.

On the Beach.

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Delightful early 20th.c. beach scene of little girl with a spade sat astride a large pile of sand from which protrudes the Union Jack flag. In oil on board, monogrammed in the lower left corner, presented in a slim gilt frame. With an old mark to the surface (below nd to the left of the girl) which apears to have been done when the paint was still wet, otherwise good condition.
Dimensions: width 20″, height 13″.