Large Classical Garden Urns.


Three large reconstituted stone garden urns. 18″ diameter urns of fluted Classical form decorated front and rear with flowers and pairs of male heads to each side. Presented on 17″ tall square plinths with moulded detail to each side. Good condition with some greening and lichen. Some chips to the plinths. Sold complete with fake topiary bushes to each. Available as a pair and one single.
Dimensions: diameter at lip 18″, height including plinth 42″.

Parian Bust of Princess Louise.

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A very fine Copeland Parian bust of Princess Louise, sixth child of Queen Victoria, by Mary Thornycroft c.1871. Shoulder length portrait bust of the Princess on a short moulded plinth. Identified as Louise on the front and with an impressed inscription on the rear. Very good condition with just a tiny chip to the plinth at the rear.

Dimensions: width 9″, depth 7″, height 16″.
The British sculptress Mary Thornycroft (1809 – 1895) was a favourite of Victoria who commissioned her to make portrait busts of each of her nine children for special niches at Osbourne House. Princess Louise herself became a very talented artist and sculptress. She studied with Thornycroft, who moved house so Louise could come for tuition. Louise produced the seated marble sculpture of Victoria which stands in Kensington Gardens.

Pair of Yew Wood Windsor Armchairs.


Delightful well-matched pair of mid 19th.c. broad arm Windsor armchairs c.1850. Both with shaped and pierced yew wood backsplats, yew wood top rails, arms and spindles. Over generously proportioned saddle seats one being slightly higher than the other. Raised on turned yew legs and stretchers. Excellent colour and condition cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 26″, depth 24″, height 45″.

French Porcelain Dessert Service by Foecy.


Edwardian era dessert service by the French porcelain makers Foecy c.1910. Comprising five raised comport dishes on stems (2 pairs at 2½” and 5½” height plus one larger dish at 6½” height) plus 19 8½” diameter dessert plates and a lidded sauce boat. Remarkably each piece is hand painted with an individual view of a chateau and church buildings with distinctive spire roofs beside a river. It’s quite possible this was a real place and the service was specially commissioned from Foecy by the owners of the estate. Surrounding the painted centre is a broad band of Sevres blue and a gilt edge. With the Foecy mark to the underside of one of the comports. Excellent condition with just a small chip to the edge of one of the plates.

Large Flemish Tapestry Wall Hanging.


Large Flemish tapestry wall hanging c.1950. Measuring 80″ x 67″ with a romantic scene of a watermill and classical fountain overgrown with rees and plants. With a broad applied acanthus leaf pattern border. Very good condition, the colours attractively muted with age, presented hung on an 88″ long brass pole with finial ends.

Pair of Marble Tazzas.


Fine pair of early 20th.c. marble tazza garnitures c.1900. 5½” diameter dish with an ormolu flower head at the centre. On a flared stem and heavy shaped plinth with an ormolu frieze across the base and continued on the sides, raised on small brass bun feet. One replacement foot to the rear of both. Otherwise very good condition.
Dimensions: width 5½”, depth 4″, height 7½”.

Tapestry Covered Bedroom Chair.


Unusual little mid 19th.c. bedroom or side chair c.1860. Extraordinary palm shaped backrest and low sprung seat retaining the original tapestry or wool work covers with a needle point design of botanical specimens. Raised on short carved walnut legs with original ceramic castors. Small tear to the upholstery at the front below the seat.
Dimensions: width 24″, depth 31″, height 36″.

Small Walnut Pier Cabinet.


Attractive little mid 19th.c. pier cabinet, or bookcase display c.1860. Just 33″ wide. Beautifully figured honey coloured burr walnut veneers arranged in a symmetrical pattern across the top, front and sides. Unusual shaped glass door panel. Fitted inside with two shelves with the original blue velvet lining fabric. Carved acanthus leaf corbels and shaped detail to the plinth. Some minor damage to the veneers, otherwise excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Key supplied.
Dimensions width 33″, depth 12½”, height 43½”.

Georgian Dresser Base.


George III Welsh dresser base c.1800. Solid oak top with a mahogany crossbanded border with ebony and boxwood stringing and a molded edge. Over three large drawers, also crossbanded, with period brass handles. With an attractively shaped apron continued on the sides and further inlaid detail to the stile tops. Slim tapering legs ending in a neat block foot. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: width 72″, depth 21″, height 31″.

Large Rug.


Very large traditional Persian style rug by the Compton Furnishing Company Liverpool c.1930. Superb room centre carpet measuring 12′ by 9’4″. Intricate hand woven design in rich reds and blues. Good condition with only minor wear.

Dimensions: length 12′ (144″), width 9’4″ (112″)