Small Potboard Welsh Dresser.


Gorgeous little late 18th.c. South Wales cottage dresser c.1790. Low open back plate rack with a moulded cornice and two shelves over an open dresser base. The top features an unusual raised plate stand with mahogany inlaid front. Five drawers with period brass handles over an apron with three shaped arches. Raised on turned front legs joined with a potboard display shelf with the original deal boards. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 58″, depth 18″, height 77″.

Fine Quality Artist’s Easel.


Superb quality mid 19th.c. artist’s easel c.1860. Beautiful folding fruitwood frame with turned and shaped detail to the hinge. A brass ratchet allows the height of the easel to be adjusted whilst the top stay moves to accommodate larger canvasses. Excellent colour and condition with old traces of artist’s oil paint.

Dimensions: height 76″, width (at foot) 28″.

Gilded Corner Bracket.


Late 19th.c. gilded three tier corner bracket c.1890. Three quarter-circle shelves with mirrored back panels on a gilded frame with original gesso leaf pattern decorations. Very good condition.

Dimensions: depth to corner 10″, height 32″.

Welsh Brass Face Longcase Clock with Moving Eyes.

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Extraordinary 18th.c. brass longcase c.1780. Of unique design, the arch top brass dial decorated with a naive human face with wooden eyes which swivel left and right as the clock ticks. Oak case, the swan neck pediment hood with turned columns and shaped sides. Over an ebony inlaid door flanked with reeded columns. Ogee waist mouldings, inlaid base panel, bracket feet. As well as its remarkable human face the brass dial features lovely pierced spandrels, the Latin legend Tempus Fugit (time flies), a separate chapter ring, seconds dial and date display. Named for Thomas Joseph of Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales. Associated eight day works striking the hours on a bell, cleaned and overhauled and sold with a one year guarantee. Period weights and pendulum.
Dimensions: width 18″, depth 9½”, height 83″.

Welsh Oak Bread & Cheese Cupboard.


Good example of the classic late Georgian Welsh oak kitchen cupboard of a type known locally as a ‘Cwpwrdd Bara Caws’ or bread and cheese cupboard c.1810. Two door cupboard top with the vented door panels typical of the form over a cupboard base with two drawers at the waist. Attractive patterned piercing to the vented panels, bone  escutcheons and brass knobs. Excellent condition with original back boards. Very good colour, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 44″, depth 24″, height 76″.

Office Filing Cabinet.


Edwardian oak office filing cabinet c.1910. Sixteen drawers (internal dimensions: 30 x 30 x 8.5cm) for filing A4 sheets of paper held with a sprung clip in each. Moulded oak drawer fronts each retaining their original brass handle and label holder. Drawers can be pulled out hinged flat to allow access to the contents. The brass handle at the top holds all the drawers closed. Oak top with raised sides to stop things rolling off, and oak panelled sides. Original maker’s label for Record Cabinet Co, London. Very good unrestored condition.
Dimensions: width 27½”, depth 15″, height 45″.

Sixteen Lancashire Spindleback Chairs.


Harlequin set of 16 Georgian period Lancashire spindleback dining chairs c.1800. Some very slight differences in design but all in ash with a shaped top rail over two rows of five turned spindles held between and turned stiles. Rush or sea grass seats (some recently renewed) raised on turned front legs with pad feet and joined with a turned stretcher. Good condition. Available in pairs.

Small Welsh Potboard Dresser Base.


Delightful little early 19th.c. oak Welsh potboard dresser base c.1810. Unusual small size, just 4’8″ wide. Simple design with a single plank top (plus a thin strip at the rear) with neat moulded edge over three drawers with original turned knobs. Straight apron with an applied moulding. Raised on three crisply turned front legs joined with a potboard shelf with a plate stand and moulded edges. Some marks to the top where a rack was fitted, otherwise excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 56″, depth 15″, height 32″.

Cut Glass Table Lamp.


Large early 20th.c. cut glass table lamp. A fine example, standing 18″ tall. Separate shade and base in heavy glass cut with a crisp diamond pattern. Silver plated arms and mount with a presentation inscription dated 1929. Excellent condition, freshly rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate.

Brass Coffee Table.


Very smart mid 20th.c. coffee table c.1960. Thick faux marble top with a deep moulded brass edge. On four tapering brass legs with reeded detail and patterned tops. Good quality and very heavy. Excellent condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 40″, depth 20″, height 19″.