Superb quality inlaid vitrine c.1900. With glazed doors and sides, over two Rosewood crossbanded marquetry panels depicting musical instruments, with bowed ribbon and flowers. Original ormolu mounts and marble top with molded edge. Chamfered and paneled back. Great colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 45″, depth 16″, height 63″.
Ending the week on a high with this fabulous late 19th.c. inlaid oak Arts and Crafts dressing table c.1890. Hinged mirror flanked with two small drawers and shelves and unusual pewter inlaid panels. Over a kneehole table with six drawers featuring exceptional peacock feather motif inlays to the drawer fronts in contrasting timbers and original ironwork. Canted corners to the front and rear of the table surface, overhangs supported with shaped brackets, carved detail to the top of the front staves and a delightful turned feet to each leg. Maker is unrecorded though we believe it to be by Shapland & Petter of Barnstable. Clearly stamped on the reverse with a serial number 1310 3508 5. Excellent colour and condition. Cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 51″, depth 24″, height 56″.
Early 19th.c. oak tavern settle c.1800. Four panel backrest with attractively shaped raised and fielded panels over a rope seat with loose seat cushion. Shaped arms with neat turned supports, turned front legs and feet. For extra strength the legs are joined with stretchers running side to side as well as front to back. Repair to the right hand arm (as you look at it) otherwise excellent condition. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops and freshly recovered in a soft grey tweed.
Dimensions: width 72″, depth 25″, height 45″.
Exceptional quality Victorian gilt brass holder for cotton reels c.1880. Spaces for 12 reels of embroidery thread and a pin cushion at the top. Possibly a shop display item, presented under the original glass dome which has preserved the gilt finish in such excellent condition.
Overall dimensions: diameter 6″, height 11″.
Edwardian walnut wardrobe and press c.1910. Full length hanging space to the right hand side plus a two door cupboard with a single loose shelf (could be removed to allow more hanging space) over two short and two long drawers. Mirrors to the left and right hand doors. Excellent quality with solid walnut sides and drawers fronts, crisply carved dental cornice, shaped mirror tops and carved detail to the centre door and drawer frons. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Original brass handles.
Dimensions: width 76″, depth 21″, height 81″.
Superb little Georgian mahogany bow front chest of drawers c.1780. Classic proportions with two small drawers over three long drawers of graduated depth. Fine quality timber of particularly good colour, veneered top and drawer fronts, solid mahogany sides. Triple bead mouldings and original bracket feet, the lion’s mask handles are period replacements. Oak drawer sides. Excellnt condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 38″, depth 21″, height 36″.
Very attractive late 18th.c. French inlaid oak dower chest or coffer c.1790. Long low dimensions typical of the form with superb ebony and boxwood inlays to the panels and front staves. Decorative brass studwork, pierced steel escutcheon plate and carved detail. Replacement hinges, lock and receiver otherwise original throughout. Ideal height for a television stand.
Dimensions: width 68″, depth 25″, height 24″.
Charming little early 20th.c. French table lamp c.1920. Adjustable height toleware shade in olive green with gilt detail over a solid brass candelabra style lamp with three dragon’s head branches, turned column and base. Excellent condition, cleaned, rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate.
Dimensions: diameter 10″, height 20″.
Beautiful little early 19th.c. continental Biedermeier chest of drawers c.1830. Of striking design with stunning flame mahogany veneers laid in a symmetrical pattern across the top and front. Stepped top with rounded front corners and a wide band of crossbanded moulding. Over three oak lined drawers of graduated depth with shaped cushion drawer fronts retaining their original locks. Raised on the original turned front legs. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 38″, depth 21″, height 35″.