Very smart pair of mid 20th.c. marble top mahogany side tables c.1950. White marble tops with a pierced brass gallery to the rear and sides. Over three small drawers with brass mouldings and knobs. Fluted corners and turned legs joined with a stretcher shelf. Brass mounts to the feet.
dimensions: width 21½”, depth 14″, height 29″.
Late 19th.c. easy armchair in the manner of Howard & Son c.1880. Wonderfully comfortable, with the low sprung seat, raked back and shaped arms typical of the style. With lovely quality turned and fluted ebonised supports and front legs with gilt detail. In very good unrestored condition retaining the original brass castors and serviceable vintage upholstery.
Dimensions: width 26″, depth 32″, height 33″.
Useful little early 20th.c. French marble top side cabinet c.1930. Unusual dimensions, just 23″ wide. Original white marble top with a moulded edge over a superb decorative front and sides. With fine marquetry panels featuring flowers, musical instruments and a pair of doves inlaid into symmetrically arranged kingwood verneers. Open to reveal an oak lined interior of two cupboards fitted with shelves and two small drawers to the upper section. Gilded ormolu mounts to the shoulders over inlaid faux fluted columns. Shaped apron and legs with further ormolu mounts to thee feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 23″, depth 14½”, height 56″.
Unusually long and narrow oak console or hall table c.1900. 80″ x 13½” three plank top with a moulded edge, raised on slim turned legs joined with shaped sleigh feet and a floor level stretcher. Solid oak throughout. Good unrestored condition, left dry and unwaxed as found.
Dimensions: width 80″, depth 16″, height 33½”
Good pair of Scottish historical portraits in oil on canvas of George Kinnear (1751-1823) and his wife Fearne (1771-1846). Identified on the rear as copies painted in 1938 by the Irish portrait artist Edwin Swan of originals by Sir Henry Reaburn c.1805, which can be found in the Scottish National Gallery. Confidently painted in an attractive loose style. With the Kinnear family crest in the upper left hand corner of the portrait of George Kinnear. With some minor surface wear, otherwise good condition, presented unframed on the original stretchers.
Dimensions: width 17″, height 22″.
Early 19th.c. Regency era specimen top centre table c.1820. Remarkable 41″ diameter table top featuring a symmetrically arranged flame mahogany centre and rosewood crossbanded edge, between which are laid scores of specimen veneers. Amongst the timbers used here we have identified pieces of cherry, ash, oak, elm, bird’s eye maple, birch, yew, English walnut, larch and chestnut. On solid mahogany ground work. Raised on a simple turned mahogany column and square plinth. With four swept legs with brass paw feet and castors. Table top can be tipped to vertical when not in use or removed for ease of delivery. Some obvious old wear to the top. Otherwise very good condition, solid and sturdy with the original brass catch. Attractive mellow honey colour, faded with age, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: diameter 41″, height 31″.
Superb run of five mid-century modern stacking office bookcases by the well known English makers Minty of Oxford c.1950. Arranged as four matching stacks of four sections of graduated height plus one stack of five sections, with a total length of over 14 and a half feet. Each with original sliding glass doors running within a copperized trim, a deeper base section for stability and original maker’s label. Very good quality, with solid mahogany tops and sides and locking catches to hold the bookcases together. Could be arranged as five stacks of identical height or all of different heights as preferred. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 35″, depth at base 11½”, height 55″ & 67″.
French walnut couch with original tapestry covers c.1910. A little longer than many we see, big enough to seat three people. Shapely moulded frame in solid walnut carved floral details. Backrest and sprung seat with original tapestry covers woven with scenes featuring a lion, white horse, dog and stag in a landscape with floral borders. Open arms with padded tops, shaped seat raised on three legs to the front edge. Excellent condition, frame has been cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 66″, depth 25″, height 39″.
Rare mid 18th.c. Dutch mahogany metamorphic armchair and daybed c.1760. Very impressively proportioned high back open armchair with shaped wings, beautifully carved arms and cabriole legs. Open the two original brass catches on the sides to allow the back to recline and the seat to fold over to make a long daybed or sleeping chair. Early mahogany timbers of exceptional colour, used as veneers on an oak subframe with solid mahogany cresting rail, arms and legs. Unusually shaped backrest with carved acanthus leaf spay at the centre and moulded detail to the front edge. Folding oak support to hold the backrest when reclined, webbed back and seat with loose cushions. Old damage to the backrest, otherwise excellent original condition with clean upholstery. Note the original brass and leather castors to the feet.
Attributed to Robert Peters, an English cabinet maker working in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam.
Dimensions: width 36″, depth 30/88″, height 52″.
Stylish mid century floor lamp c.1950. Angle and height adjustable on a brass arm which slides up and down within a black enamelled column. Circular cast iron plinth for stability, with shaped feet and a patterned brass centre. Shade included. Excellent condition, cleaned and rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate.
Dimensions: height 51″ – 67″, diameter at base 11″.