Large Top Hat.


Unusually large Edwardian top hat c.1910. Larger that most period hats, having an internal circumference of approx 23″ (6¼” x 8¼”). In beautiful black silk plush with a felt band. White kid leather and silk lining with a makers’s mark for Christie’s of London. Hat is in really excellent condition despite the rather battered condition of the box.
Dimensions: width 10″, depth 12″, height 6″.

Edwardian Oak Desk.


Edwardian oak kneehole desk by the well regarded British office furniture specialists Simpoles of Manchester c.1910. 54″ x 28″ top with a leather writing surface over five drawers and a cupboard with shelves. Arts and crafts influence design with attractive tramline carved panelled sides and rear and neat little shaped block feet. Original brass handles and maker’s label to the top left drawer. Small burn mark to the leather otherwise excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops. Keys supplied.
Dimensions: width 54″, depth 28″, height 29½”.

12 Place Canteen of Cutlery.


Extensive early 20th.c. canteen of cutlery presented in it’s original fitted oak two drawer side table c.1929. Comprising 12 sets of table knives, forks and spoons, soup spoons, fish knives and forks, dessert forks and spoons, cheese knives and tea spoons. Also one large ladle and two small, two large carving knives and forks and a steel. Each piece stamped for J.A Wylie & Co. Sheffield. The top drawers features a brass presentation plaque recording that it was originally presented to one Mr C.Lowen on the occasion of his marriage by the staff of Pitman & Deane  on October 5th 1929. Excellent condition, table cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 26″, depth 17″, height 29″.

Walnut Sutherland Table.


Beautiful late 19th.c. walnut drop leaf or Sutherland table c.1880. Superb top with well figured burr walnut veneers arranged symmetrically on solid walnut groundwork. Turned solid walnut legs joined with a gallery stretcher and retaining the original brass and ceramic castors. Folds down to just 16″ wide.  Earlier repair to the centre potion of the top, otherwise excellent condition and particularly good colour. Cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 40/16″, depth 35″, height 28″.

Large Overmantle Mirror.


Large late 19th.c. overmatle mirror c.1890. Original 38″ x 48″ arch top mirror plate within a wood and plaster frame with moulded decoration and painted gilt finish. Shaped and pierced brackets at the bottom corners with floral detail. Good condition with later traces of white paint slight tarnish to the mirror.
Dimensions: width 53″, height 53″, depth 2″.


Large Rosewood Coffee Table.


Large mid 19th.c. oval centre table reduced in height to make an impressive feature coffee table. Superb top with symmetically arranged rosewood veneers on solid mahogany groundwork, thumb mouldings and a crossbanded apron. On a tapering column with carved base on the original matching oval plinth with four large carved claw feet. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polished in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 63″, depth 42″, height 21½”.

Angler’s Fly Case.


Charming little early 20th.c. angler’s fly case c.1925. Thick leather case containing three metal wallets for flies. Initialled CHB on the lid. Contains over 30 flies. Also sold with a rod sleeve for the celebrated British makers Hardys of Alnwick. Some minor damage.
Dimnsions: width 8½”, depth 3″, height 5″.

George III Oak Press Cupboard.


Useful early 19th.c. oak press cupboard c.1810. Two door cupboard top fitted with shelves, over a base with two short drawers over one long. With attractively shaped door panels, reeded quarter columns, and bracket feet.  Moulded cornice, turned handles and bone escutcheons. Shelves with moulded front edge, an ingenious wooden latch to the left hand door. Ideal for kitchen or bedroom storage. Excellent condition, original through. Cleaned and waxed.
Dimensions: width 56″, depth 20″, height 73″.


Yew Wood & Elm Child’s Windsor Chair.


Exceptional little mid 19th.c. child’s Windsor armchair c.1840. Superb example with yew wood arms, cresting rail, spindles and back splat over a shaped seat in solid elm. Turned yew legs joined with a bow shaped ‘crinoline’ stretcher. Fabulous colour and patina, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Dimensions: width 17″, depth 13″, height 27″ (seat height 12″).

Small Queen Anne Writing Bureau.


Delightful little early 20th.c. Queen Anne style walnut writing bureau c.1930. Just 22″ wide, open the fall to reveal a leather writing surface and fitted interior of pigeon holes and a single small stationery drawer. Over two drawers and raised on shaped cabriole legs with carved detail to the knees front and rear. Beautifully figured burr walnut veneers arranged in a symmetrical across the fall and drawer fronts. Shaped apron to the front and sides, mahogany drawer linings and original brass throughout. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and polihed in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions: width 22″, depth 19″, height 40″.