Unusual late 19th.c. oak hall mirror and rack c.1890. Ten brass hooks for gloves, canes and scarves around a central mirror. Two more hooks to the ends and a long brass rack for hats which also features six sliding hooks for coats, bags etc. On an oak frame with carved detail and crisply turned spindles and finials. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 48″, depth 8″, height 33½”.
Lots of useful storage for kitchen ware, linens etc inside this beautiful 18th.c. French carved oak cupboard or armoire c.1760. Tall two door cupboard fitted with three shelves, over two useful drawers in the base. Deep moulded cornice over an exceptional decorative front. With unusually shaped door panels, extensive carving, original decorative ironwork to the doors and drawer fronts, a fine scrolling apron and shaped feet. Oversized steel handles and hinges and and panelled oak sides. Excellent condition and superb colour. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Key supplied. With some interesting old paper labels referring to the cathedral of La Rochelle.
Dimensions: width 60″, depth 22″, height 77½”.
Large 19th.c. gilt overmantle mirror by the London frame makers Dearth & Son c.1880. Original 48″ x 44″ mirror plate and ebonised slip frame. Impressive gilt frame with an applied frieze of large scrolling acanthus leaves in high relief across the top and flanked with reeded columns. Later gilding and some repairs to the leaves, minor tarnish to the mirror. Original backboards with a faded maker’s stamp for Dearth & Son.
Dimensions: width 60″, depth 5″, height 64″.
Fine quality late 19th.c. cylinder music box, probably Swiss made c.1880. Sprung driven 13″ cylinder play six tunes (or airs) including works by Mozart, Handel and Puccini on a steel comb. Winding handle to the left hand side, start and repeat/change switches to the right. In a rosewood veneered case with musical theme inlaid detail (partially missing) to the lid, boxwood stringing and moulded base. Original internal glass cover and paper airs sheet. Original unrestored condition. Missing six teeth from the comb, but working well with clear sound and excellent tone.
Dimensions: width 27″, depth 13″, height 9″.
Early 20th.c. adjustable standard lamp c.1930. Quite unusual being in steel rather than brass and retaining the original shade. Height adjustable from 56″ – 66″ with telescopic tube on an elaborately cast column with flared and weighted base for stability with acanthus leaf mounts and claw feet. Sold together with the original silk shade with long fringe braid (some damage and marks to the silk). Excellent condition, cleaned and rewired and sold with a PAT test certificate.
Dimensions: height to bulb 56″- 66″, diameter of shade 21″, width/depth at base 12″.
Unusual Art Deco era oak pedestal centre or window table c.1930. Solid oak top with moulded edge on a square pedestal with flower garlands carved in high relief to each side. On a faceted base with eight small ball feet. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 37½”, depth 26″, height 31″.
Great matched pair of hoop back Windsor armchairs, in Ash with Elm seats c.1840. Originally from the workshop of George Nicholson of Rockley (stamped on one seat). Superb quality, with three spindles either side the of central pierced back splats, turned underarm supports, and turned single ring legs connected by crinoline stretcher. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops with great colour and patina.
A Methodist Minister, Nicholson took over the workshop of William Wheatland (also a minister and the founder of the Rockley tradition of chair making) in the tiny hamlet of Rockley in 1830, and produced furniture there until approximately 1841.
Dimensions: width 22½”, depth 22″, height 35″.
Handsome George III oak bachelors chest of drawers c.1810. Solid oak top with thumb moulded edge over four long drawers of graduated depth. Solid oak sides and drawer fronts. Original throughout, excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 38¼″, depth 18½″, height 32″.
Early 19th.c. rosewood fold over table c.1835. Stands flat against the wall as an elegant console or side table or turn and open the top to reveal the original faded baize playing surface for cards. Well figured rosewood veneered top with a crossbanded edge. Over a shaped apron with scroll carved ends, raised a column pedestal with beautifully carved base on a shaped plinth with superb carved claw feet front and rear. Excellent condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 35½″, depth 17½”, height 28″.
Splendid mid 18th.c. North Wales oak tack cupboard c.1760. Designed to provided useful storage for clothing and riding gear which could be hung from the rows of wooden peg hooks in the top section. Two door cupboard with a hollow base to allow for full length hanging. Moulded cornice over a panelled front with raised and fielded panels. Solid oak throughout with panelled sides and original backboards. Later iron hinges. Excellent colour and condition.
Dimensions: width 57″, depth 21″, height 75″