Unusual early 20th.c. Baronial Gothic or Arts and Crafts style standard lamp c.1930. Bulb raised on a tapering hexagonal section oak column held on a superb wrought steel base of unusual design. With shaped tripod legs continuing up the sides of the column and joined with a hoop stretcher. Matching fitting to the top of the column. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate.
Dimensions: height to bulb 65″, width & depth at feet 20½.
Imposing Regency era mahogany serving sideboard c.1820. Beautiful single piece solid mahogany top, serpentine fronted with a broad crossbanded border, crossbanded and ebony inlaid edge. Over a long central drawer flanked with deep drawers to both sides. Curved drawers fronts with ebony stringing and lion’s mask knobs. A small door in the left hand end opens to reveal a small extra cupboard behind the drawer, the back of which is shaped to accommodate it. Ebony strung arched apron below the centre drawer. Raised on superb tapering turned and reeded legs front and rear, continuing as turned faux columns across the front. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 84½”, depth 32″, height 36″.
Superb pair of Japanese Meiji period Shibayama panels c.1890. Depicting a pair of splendid looking cockerels with extravagant plumage and long tail feathers perched amongst tree blossom and featuring a little butterfly to each. Beautifully realised in layers of carved shell, mother of pearl and bone to stand in high relief against the black lacquered ground. Presented in the original red lacquered oval frames also painted with cherry blossom. Good condition with only minor wear.
Dimensions: width 21″, depth 2½”, height 28″.
Super quality little mid 19th.c. rosewood Davenport writing desk c.1860. Sloped top with a leather writing surface, raised brass gallery and a hinged pen tray to one side. Top opens to reveal a lockable compartment below and slides forward to make it more comfortable to sit at. Base contains a bank of four drawers of graduated depth behind a lockable door in the front. With slides in each side to provide extra space for a drink or a lamp perhaps. Raised on turned bun feet with the original neat little brass castors below. Well figured rosewood veneers to the top, sides and rear. Crossbanded flame mahogany veneered door panel on mahogany groundwork. Original brass handles throughout, with unusual pressed backplates to the drawers featuring a crown motif. Solid mahogany drawer fronts and linings. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 19½”, depth 21″/27″, height 33″.
Smart Edwardian era Arts & Crafts walnut open bookcase or side cabinet c.1905. Breakfronted centre featuring a single drawer, open shelf and useful blind door cupboard. Flanked on each side with three adjustable shelves. Solid walnut throughout with crisp mouldings and fluted uprights running into turned feet front and rear. Original handles and door panels carved with a design of blackberry plants. Repairs to the top otherwise excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 60″, depth 13″, height 48″.
Mid 18th.c. Welsh brass faced 8 day longcase clock c.1750 with associated works. Good early oak case with a large square hood with deep moulded cornice, turned columns to the door sides and ogee mouldings below. Long slim door to the body over a short plinth with further ogee mouldings, raised panel and shaped feet. Attractive brass face with separate chapter ring engraved with a simple fleur de lis (or three feathers?) detail between the numerals, and elaborate pierced spandrels. Further engraved detail to the centre and named for W.Hough of Wrexham. Early 19th.c eight day brass works c.1800, stamped for Wilson of Birmingham. Striking the hours on a bell and with period cast iron weights and brass bob pendulum. Note the date display is unfortunately no longer working.
Case has been cleaned and waxed in our workshops. The works have also been cleaned and overhauled and are sold with a 12 month guarantee. Winding key supplied.
Dimensions: width of hood 21″, depth 9″, height 84″.
Unusual giltwood standard lamp c.1930. Bulb raised on a wooden faux candle on an elaborately carved and gilded column torchere. With acanthus detail and two upholstered sections in silk brocade with tassel braid. On a wide base for stability. Good condition with original gilding. Some marks and wear to the fabric. Rewired in our workshops and sold with a PAT test certificate.
Dimensions: height to bulb 67″, diameter at base 14″.
Large early 20th.c. Queen Anne style combination wardrobe and press c.1920. Plenty of hanging space behind the left and centre doors, plus a long shelf in the top, whilst the right hand side is fitted with four sliding shelves and three drawers. Full length dressing mirror inside the left hand door. Triple arch top with moulded cornice over three Queen Anne shaped door panels with beautifully figured burr walnut veneers, crossbanded edges, inlaid herringbone stringing and raised mouldings on oak groundwork. Pierced brass escutcheon plates. Moulded plinth raised on short legs with carved scallop detail and pad feet. Walnut veneered sides, oak lined interior, drawers and slides. Original rail, hooks and label for the London maker Spillman & Co. Excellent colour and condition.
Dimensions: width 75″, depth 21″, height 84″.
Useful little Regency era side table c.1820. Nicely figured solid mahogany top with two small folding leaves held on oak loafers, over two drawers. Matching flame mahogany drawer fronts with cockbeaded edges and turned knobs, cedar linings. Flame mahogany veneered sides and gadroon moulding. Raised on a crisp turned column and shaped tripod legs with turned feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 17″/28″, depth 17½”, height 30″.
Superb late 19th.c. dinner gong or bell on stand c.1890. Heavy bronze bell, 11″ diameter at base with original hanging clapper inside. Hung on a splendid 17th.c. style oak stand with lion’s masks either side of a carved frieze over an arch apron, raised on fluted supports and large paw feet front and rear. With an oak ball head clapper used to ring the bell. Very good tone and long sustain (at least 10 seconds). Excellent condition, the stand has been cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 23″, depth 18″, height 35″.