18th.c. Welsh Dresser Base.

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Superb mid 18th.c. Welsh oak dresser base, from the Dolgellau area of Snowdonia c.1760. Broad three plank top over three drawers and three individual cupboards (quite an unusual feature). Raised and fielded drawer fronts and ogee door panels, note the extra shaping to the centre door panel. Good early timbers with a particularly good colour and patina. Oak panelled sides and rear, original oak cupboard dividers and floorboards. Excellent condition cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 68½”, depth 24″, height 35″.

Late 19th.c. Revolving Desk Chair.

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Fabulous quality late 19th.c. walnut revolving desk chair c.1890. Shaped backrest and arms retaining the original leather upholstery on crisply turned spindles over a beautifully shaped single piece walnut saddle seat. Revolving on a four leg base raised on brown pot castors. Obvious wear to the leather, otherwise excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 24″, depth 22″, height 32″ (seat height 17″).

Pair of Two Tier Yew Wood Side Tables.

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Elegant pair of low two tier lamp or side tables c.1970. Superb quality, the shelves with highly figured yew wood veneers and crossbanding laid onto walnut. On turned mahogany supports raised on neat little brass cup castors. With slim oak lined drawers below the bottom shelves. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 18″, depth 18″, height 24″.

Queen Anne Style Burr Walnut Combination Wardrobe.

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Good looking Queen Anne style three door combination wardrobe c.1930. Full length hanging inside the left and right hand doors, with long mirrors to the inside of each. The centre is fitted with three sliding shelves over three drawers plus a hidden jewellery tray with a baize lining opened with sprung catches inside the top drawer. Beautifully figured burr walnut veneered doors with elaborately carved and gilded mouldings and a crossbanded border. Topped with a slim shaped cornice and raised on bracket feet, both with further carved and gilded detail. Fine quality with original brass handles, locks, latches and hooks and hardwood drawer linings. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 82″, dpeth 24″, height 78½”.

French Cherrywood Kitchen Table.

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Mid 19th.c. French cherrywood farmhouse kitchen table c.1840. Four plank top with cleated ends on a base with a slim apron and cabriole shaped legs. With a drawer for utensils in one end and a sliding board in the other for serving or as a useful extra leaf for little ones. Excellent condition with particularly good colour and patina. Simply cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 29″, length 65½”, height 29″.

Small Welsh Oak Corner Cupboard.

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Neat little late 18th.c. Welsh oak corner cabinet c.1790. Single door with and arch-top raised panel opening to reveal two nicely shaped shelves inside. With canted sides to proved extra depth for such a small cabinet. Ogee cornice and base mouldings, attractive chased brass hinges and escutcheon plate. Very good condition, simply cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 23″, depth to corner 16″, height 36″.

Very Small Regency Rosewood Chiffonier.

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Beautiful little Regency period rosewood and marble top chiffonier side cabinet c.1820. Unusually small, just 33″ wide. Original white marble top with thumb moulded edge over two slim drawers and a two door cupboard. A particularly good looking cabinet with well figured rosewood veneers to the front and sides, pleated silk door panels behind diamond pattern brass grills, flanked with turned and carved faux columns. Unusual anthemion motif brass mounts to the drawer fronts and raised on carved and gilded claw feet. A few small nicks to the edges of the marble and some marks to the silk. Otherwise excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied for both the drawers and the cupboard.
Dimensions: width 33″, depth 14″, height 35″.

Welsh Coffer Bach

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Delightful little mid 18th.c. Welsh oak coffer bach c.1760. Just over two feet wide, hinged lid chest with a single drawer below. Three square raised and fielded panels to the front, slab sides and backboard. Applied base moulding  and unusual carved detail to the feet. Later strap hinges and missing the lock, otherwise excellent colour and condition.
Dimensions: width 25½”, depth 12″, height 17″.

Portrait of Sir Joseph Dobbie by Cowan Dobson.

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Fine portrait in oil on canvas of the Scottish Liberal MP Sir Joseph Dobbie (1862-1943) by the acclaimed portrait painter Cowan Dobson c.1915. Shown half length in typical Edwardian morning dress, staring out of the canvas through a pair of distinctive gold pince nez spectacles.  Clearly signed by Cowan Dobson and dated ’15 in the lower left hand corner. Excellent condition repaired and relaid onto canvas and presented in a good quality gilt frame. With the original presentation plaque preserved on the rear detailing the gift of the painting to Sir Joseph himself by the Royal Scots Recruiting Committee in recognition of his public service during the First World War.
Dimensions: width 31″, height 36″, depth 3″.
Cowan Dobson (1894-1980) was one of Scotland’s best known portrait painters of the first half of the 20th.c. As well as military and political figures he made a successful career painting the portraits of the fashionable young women of London society. His works can be found in the collection of National Galleries Scotland.