Superb quality Aesthetic movement corner display cabinet by the London maker Thomas Wallis & Co c.1890. In two pieces, the top with a glazed cabinet over an open shelf with mirrored back panels. The base with a single drawer over a two door cabinet with beautiful floral painted door panels, flanked with glazed sides over an open base. In ebonised or lacquered mahogany with carved detail picked out in gilt. Crisply turned spindles, column supports and legs. Original glazing, bevelled mirrors and lining fabric. Mahogany drawer linings with a brass maker’s label for T.Wallis & Co, Holborn Circus, London inside the drawer front. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 45″, depth 32″, height 71″.
Spectacular mid 19th.c. mahogany half tester double bed c.1850. Moulded mahogany serpentine shaped canopy top over a full hight upholstered headboard. Superb shapely footboard with raised panels and a large ormolu plaque. Flanked with a fine pair of turned and carved mahogany columns with turned finials and bun feet. To take a 5’6″ x 6′ bed base and mattress.
Dimensions: width (at cornice) 74″, length 83″, height 91″.
Very smart early 20th.c. walnut wardrobe c.1920. Full length hanging behind the left and centre doors whilst inside the right hand door is fitted with five adjustable shelves, plus two large drawers in the base. A very good looking wardrobe with exceptional William & Mary style marquetry inlays within ebony panels laid into crossbanded walnut with painted grain. Full length shaped dressing mirror to the centre door, original brass handles and bracket feet. Original maker’s label for Henry Barker Ltd of Nottingham.
Dimensions: width 64″, depth 21″, height 81½”.
Fabulous quality late 19th.c. adjustable wine table or lamp stand c.1890. 15″ diameter solid mahogany table top with a raised and moulded edge. Height adjustable from 29″-46″ on a telescopic brass tube which slides up and down within a reeded brass column. On a heavy and beautifully cast iron base with splendid claw feet and original brass castors. Clear maker’s marks on the underside of the base for William Tonks & Sons of Birmingham (stamped WT&S, together with their sunburst logo) plus a registered design number. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: diameter 15″, height 29″-46″, width/depth at base 15″.
French Louis Philippe marble top chest of drawers c.1830. Original grey marble top with rounded corners and a moulded edge over four long drawers. Shallow top drawer with shaped front and internal dividers over three deeper drawers with crisply cast brass handles, set within a moulded border. Highly figured burr walnut veneers arranged in a symmetrical pattern across the front. Oak drawer linings. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 50″, depth 23″, height 36″.
Smart little Edwardian mahogany bijouterie display table c.1910. Display top (4″ usable height) with bevelled glass lid within a moulded surround, glazed sides and a shaped apron continued on each side. Raised on slim tapering legs. Excellent colour and condition. Cleaned, polished and re-lined. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 27″, depth 16″, height 28″.
Set of eight medieval style oak and tapestry dining chairs c.1950. Solid oak frames with high backs and sprung seats all retaining their original tapestry covers woven after the great series of medieval Flemish tapestries known as ‘The Lady & The Unicorn’. Upholstered as four pairs (the designs mirrored left and right) with The Lady on the backrests and the seats each featuring a lion and a unicorn. Finished with large brass studs. Raised on carved and turned front legs and feet, joined with H stretchers. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 18½”, depth 18″, height 41″.
Mid 19th.c. mahogany tall open bookshelves c.1860. Flared and crossbanded cornice over an open bookcase with five adjustable shelves at 10½” depth, providing over twenty feet of shelf space. Mahogany veneered front, sides and plinth. Applied carved corbels and floral detail. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 48½”, depth 12″, height 78″.
Smart pair of Edwardian era oak stacking ‘Chapter’ bookcases by the Manchester maker Simpoles c.1910. Two stacks of four bookcase sections of graduated depth, plus dental cornices and plinths with bracket feet. Could be arranged as two stacks of different heights if preferred. Each section with the lift and slide doors typical of the form. Solid oak sides, bevelled glass, brass knobs and original makers labels. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 36″, depth 11½”, height 59″.
Mid 19th.c. Biedermeier style secretaire chest of drawers c.1840. Useful narrow proportions, just 37″ wide. Single drawer in the top over a large fall which opens to reveal a leather top writing surface and fitted interior, plus three more drawers below. Highly figured burr walnut veneers arranged in a symmetrical pattern across the fall and drawer fronts, the whole piece is bleached to an attractive pale colour. Elm veneered interior with small stationery drawers and two ingenious spring loaded hidden compartments. Some worm damage (now treated and filled), otherwise excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 32½”, depth 17″, height 56½”.