12 Seater Extending Dining Table.

Freshly restored and repolished and on out on the shop floor this afternoon is this stunning late 19th.c. mahogany dining table c.1890. With three removable leaves, it extends on a corkscrew mechanism from 6′ to 10′ to accomodate 12 people. Good colour, French polished in the traditional manner in our workshops. On a good turned leg with original castors.
Dimensions: length 120″, width 48″, height 29.5″.

antique mahogany dining table

New Stock – Side Tables.

Images of a few useful little nests and side tables which have arrived this week. All freshly cleaned and polished.

Low pale oak nest of tables. Dimensions: width 20″, depth 12″, height 18″. £195.

Edwardian inlaid mahogany quartetto nest of tables. Dimensions: height 18″, depth 13″, height 25″. £725.

Late 19th.c. oriental carved hardwood marble top urn stand. Diameter 18″, height 22″. £395

Chinoiserie Bureau Cabinet.

Stylish and decorative early 20th.c. chinoiserie lacquered cabinet c.1920. A versatile piece of furniture featuring a writing bureau with fitted interior, a single drawer and cupboard flanked on either side by bookcase/display space. Good quality and attractive lacquered oriental scenes, painted detail, shaped back and raised on ball and claw feet. Also retaining the beautiful original patterned silk lining to the sides. Already a great looking piece, with a clean and a polish it will really sing.
Dimensions: width 54″, depth 13″, height 52″.

chinoiserie cabinet

Double Vision.

Open up this gorgeous little burr walnut box and inside you find the ‘Swan’s Stereoscopic Treasury’. Over fifty original stereo cards each featuring two almost identical 19th.c photographs of British beauty spots. Exploiting the phenomena of binocula vision, when looked at through the adjustable viewer provided, the two images merge to form a three dimensional image with a remarkable illusion of depth. A beautiful period item in wonderful condition from an era of extraordinary innovation.

Pale Oak Desk Chair.

I have a real soft spot for the quality wooden office furniture produced in the late 19th. and early 20th. centuries. A fine example here of a desk chair by the Canadian manufacturers Krug c.1925. Wonderful ergonomic design in pale oak with particularly nicely shaped arms. The chair swivels and tilts, rolls on its original castors and the height is adjustble. Excellent condition, ready for another century of loyal service.
Dimensions: width 24″, depth 18″, height 33″.
£395.

antique office chair

Rosewood Side Table.

An unusual new arrival in the shape of this excellent Edwardian rosewood wine table c.1905. With a revolving gallery for books or decanters below. Of particularly good quality with a well turned column and crisply carved legs.
Dimensions: diameter (at gallery) 22″, height 28″.
£625.

Leather Armchair.

New for today this handsome large green leather wingback armchair. Excellent quality with a fixed button seat. Makes a good not quite pair with the simialr armchair featured here a couple of weeks ago.

leather armchair

Edwardian Revolving Bookcase.

It’s been a little while since have had one of these in. A good sized Edwardian red walnut revolving bookcase c.1910. With a suprisingly large capacity; there is over seven feet of shelving, but will fit neatly into a spare corner. Good condition on original castors.
Dimensions: width 18″, depth 18″, height 33″.
£495.

antique revolving bookcase

Welsh Side Table.

New for the blog today this delightful little early 19th.c. Welsh vernacular side table c.1810. Oak top on fruitwood legs with an unusual ‘cupid’s bow’ shaped oak shelf/stretcher.
Dimensions: width 36″, depth 26″, height 27″.
£595.

antique welsh oak side table