Regency Library Chair c1810

Regency Library Chair c1810

A very comfy, & elegant Regency period wing library chair with fine barrel back on ring turned mahogany legs, in red morocco leather. UK c 1810.
112cm H x 80cmW x 70cm D
Price inc GST $3,750

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Mrs Frances Gunnel c1835 Attributed to Sir George  Hayter

Mrs Frances Gunnel c1835 Attributed to Sir George  Hayter

Mrs Frances Gunnell (1789-1866). Attributed to Sir George Hayter (1792 – 1871 Lived / worked London & Florence)

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Irish Georgian Serving or Lobby Table c1780

Irish Georgian Serving or Lobby Table c1780

A rare Irish Georgian serving / lobby table    c 1780, of terrific scale & quality, great for a grand entry or drinks station behind a sofa. Mahogany onto white pine, with rough dressed framing under, later marble.
82cm H x 71cm D x 158cm W
Price inc GST $3,500

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Pencil Drawing of an Gothic Tomb UK 1825

Pencil Drawing of an Gothic Tomb UK 1825

A fine quality measured drawing in pencil of an early Gothic tomb, with details of crests & dedications. Signed lower right “Geo. Edwards 1825”, thence lower right “17 hours work”.
Framed size 31cm x 44cm
UK c 1825
Price inc GST $450

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George III Elm Chest of Drawers c 1810

George III Elm Chest of Drawers c 1810

A fine elm country chest of drawers, in excellent untouched condition,  with a wonderful waxed patina, of a warm honey colour & useful small size. Original handles, locks escutcheons & ‘French feet’. Solid elm furniture in elegant forms & this condition is genuinely rare.

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Charles II Oak Gateleg Table c1680

Charles II Oak Gateleg Table c1680

An excellent example of a late 17th century English oak gateleg table, with an end drawer, well turned baluster legs & good old patina.
c 1680 – 1700.
75cm H x 124cm x 105cm
Price inc GST $3,300

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Pine Serving Table c1810

Pine Serving Table c1810

An elegant & useful serpentine front George III period painted pine serving table, in nice original condition. The surface with remains of the original tan paint, original reeded handle & a great form.  72cm H x 110cm W x 60cm D
c UK. 1810.

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Regency Rosewood Dwarf Bookcase c1815

Regency Rosewood Dwarf Bookcase c1815

A fine & useful English Regency period dwarf bookcase,  Indian rosewood inlaid with sycamore of stars, geometric lines  & paterea. With the original gilt brass grilles to door, shelves & parcel gilt persic columns to ends. The form favoured by Regency cabinet maker George Bullock. Ex John Dunn Antiques Melbourne. Illustrated Australian Antique Collector 1973. 83cm H x 97m W x 39cm D

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Regency Drum Library Table c1810

Regency Drum Library Table c1810

A rare & stylish English Regency period revolving drum library table, of handy small size. Brazillian rosewood, inlaid with satinwood, oak lined drawers, original key. Faded green leather top. UK c1810.
Ex Stair Gallery, Mayfair London. Ht 79cm x 92cm diameter.

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Grecian Bronze Inkwell UK c 1825

Grecian Bronze Inkwell UK c 1825

A beautifully cast & patinated English George IV period bronze inkwell, with original cut glass liner. The lid in the form of a pine cone, egg and dart vase shaped well,  supported on tripartite  winged fauns  with lion paw feet. After designs by C.H. Tatham, taken from ancient oiginals. Ht 115mm. UK c1825.

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Regency Harp Chair c 1820

Regency Harp Chair c 1820

A rare English Regency period, brass inlaid mahogany harpist’s chair. The seat raises on a timber thread, the back supports a musician whilst tilting the harp backwards. Original horsehair stitched uoholstery form & nice untouched old patina. UK c1820. 84cm H x 44cm W x 37cm D.

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Scottish Regency Cylinder Bureau Bookcase c1810
Regency Greek Revival Tea Urn c1815

Regency Greek Revival Tea Urn c1815

A magnificent old Sheffield plate tea urn, complete with original interior insulator, lids and ivory mounted tap. Of lobed urn form, the body with a band of raised Grecian fret motif, with cornucopia handles. In almost mint condition, the borders lightly ‘bled’. Ht 42cm x 31cm x 31cm

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Tasmanian Early Colonial Chest of Drawers c1835

Tasmanian Early Colonial Chest of Drawers c1835

A Tasmanian early Colonial period cedar chest of drawers. Hobart c1835.

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Raingo of Paris Mantel Clock c1830

Raingo of Paris Mantel Clock c1830

A superb quality French thuyawood, ebony & bronze mounted mantel clock by the esteemed Raingo of Paris, makers of patent planet pendulum & orrery clocks to King George IV of England & Louis Phillippe of France.
Paris c1830
Thuya wood, an astonishingly rare wood, is found only in Morocco, here veneered onto oak & bronze mounted.
8 day, half hour bell striking with key wind & regulation.
Ht 334mm x 210mm 110mm
Newly serviced.
Price inc GST $4,250

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South German Walnut Travelling Cabinet c1740

South German Walnut Travelling Cabinet c1740

A South German marquetry cabinet c 1740. In finely figured walnut, onto oak & poplar with a good old patina.  The doors with contrasting panels and quadrants of dark walnut, the top with geometric marquetry. Mounted with blued steel carrying handles, and fine original lock, hinges & key. The brass escutcheons with engraved faces  & remains of gilding. The interior with original decoration painted in cobalt of clouds.
On new lucite stand.For a collection of wonders, or a snazzy drinks cabinet?

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George III period Oval Wine Cooler c1800

George III period Oval Wine Cooler c1800

A very elegant & virtually untouched George III period wine cooler, for storing cool whites on ice, with a bung hole to the base. Of tight oval form, the flat top with a good patina, handy as a wine table in itself. In wonderful heavy Cuban mahogany, with brass brass bindings & original ogee lug handles to the ends, on original tapering leg stand & trail casters.

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French Art Deco Amboyna Writing Table c1920

French Art Deco Amboyna Writing Table c1920

A fine quality French Art Deco period writing table, mounted with bronze. The inset leathered  top with gilt Greek key stamped border, the edges crossbanded in palisander, the large drawer to the front, sides & back veneered in amboyna & ebony allowing it to stand centred in a room.  On solid amboyna bronze mounted legs. Good patina & mint condition. A stylish addition to any room. French c1920. 750mm H x 980mm W x 600mm D.

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Decoupage Screen c1847

Decoupage Screen c1847

A stylish & very decorative French 1840s two fold decoupage screen, of cut out, overgilded and painted prints on the original timber & canvas frame. Signed and dated, by Mrs Hipp Lallemonde 1847 (nee Adele Secobellier). As good as a vase of fresh flowers to a room!  1100m H x 800mm wide x 30mm D.

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Pair of Argand  Reading Lamps c1820

Pair of Argand Reading Lamps c1820

A rare pair of Argand lamps c 1815 in cast bronze of extraordinary form, in the Roman Revival taste as promoted by Thomas Hope.  For burning whale or colza oil, they are in the form of Roman cruzie oil lamps, suported on triform bases, with lion paw feet & winged harpies, the sides of the burners with winged grotesque theatrical masks, the handles  serpents. Good colour & condition. Reasonably attributed to the specialist bronze caster & lamp maker James DeVille of London (1777-1846). Ht 42cm x 39cm W x 19cm D.

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Huon Pine Farmhouse Bed c1850

Huon Pine Farmhouse Bed c1850

A wonderfully plump Tasmanian Huon pine farmhouse bed, with exuberantly scrolled Thomas Hope back & generously turned Huon pine posts. Rich original finish & good colour. With new steel frame base making a modern English double 135 x 190cm x 122 High. This is the nicest example so far seen of this model. Tasmanian c 1840-1850.

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Tasmanian Huon Pine Corner Cabinet c1850

Tasmanian Huon Pine Corner Cabinet c1850

A rare and really useful Tasmanian Colonial period Huon pine corner cabinet, in two parts. With finely moulded removeable pediment, the carcass in two sections. The huon door panels screwed on to prevent warping. The backboards single slabs of Kauri pine. Untouched original condition & metalware.
Hobart c 1850
207 x 115 x 55cm D.
No other examples are known in Huon pine.
(Great drinks cupboard!)

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William IV Hall Table c1830

William IV Hall Table c1830

An elegant 1830s hall table, or dining room serving table,  in excellent original condition, original Grecian back, handy concealed deep drawer & nice patina.
UK origin. 95cmH x 122W x 49cm D

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Pair of George IV Bronze Argand Lamps c1825

Pair of George IV Bronze Argand Lamps c1825

A rare pair of  patent  Argand lamps, the bases with heavy lion paw feet and masks of Bacchus, for burning whale or colza oil, by the leading maker of the day, Thomas Messenger. Cast signature to bases ‘Published as The Act Directs, Messenger & Sons, London & Birmingham’. New English National Trust issue ground & polished glass Argand flask shades.  Height each 53cm x width 35cm x  23cm deep.

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Tasmanian Early Colonial Chest of Drawers c 1830

Tasmanian Early Colonial Chest of Drawers c 1830

Cedar, huon pine, blackwood
handles, original finish.

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TasmanianShipmodel of the Trading Schooner Thelma D c1920

TasmanianShipmodel of the Trading Schooner Thelma D c1920

A fine & large fully rigged model of the Tasmanian four masted, iron hulled trading schooner, the Thelma D, named after the wife of the Hobart boat builder. These were the largest & fastest of the age of sail , square rigged trading vessels, used until the mid 20th century. Contained in the original.bluegum case. Hobart c 1920. 69cm.h x 127cm W X 31cm D

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Set of Ten Regency Gillows Dining Chairs c1805

Set of Ten Regency Gillows Dining Chairs c1805

A rare set of ten English Regency ‘Grecian’ dining chairs in best mahogany with saddle seats, sabre legs & original leather upholstery, with new slip covers. With broad seats & splayed backs, they are very strong & comfortable. Stamped by the Bristol journeyman chairmaker T Driver, to a pattern designed & supplied for Gillows of Lancaster. UK c1802-1810.

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Portrait bust of Joseph Hawley

Portrait bust of Joseph Hawley

Edward Davis, sculptor, London 1870. Statuary marble. Signed, titled & dated. 65cm H x 40cm w x 28cm D

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Irish Regency Sideboard c1815

Irish Regency Sideboard c1815

A magificent Cork Regency mahogany tray top sideboard from Lee Mount, Coolymurraghue, Cork c1815. The tray back with grooved recess for displaying silver, with a central carved laurel wreath. The top above four acanthus leaf  topped buttresses, central drawer, with concealed drawer under, the right hand a cellarette, the left a cupboard. The whole with reel carved edges

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A small Giant Clam c1930

A small Giant Clam c1930

A small Giant Clam (Tridacna gigas), in nice sea bed condition. collected c1950 & probably at  least 30 years old at time of collection. A wonderfully decorative item 270mm H x 400mm W x 230cmD

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