Tasmanian Colonial period grindstone c.1830

Tasmanian Colonial period grindstone c.1830

A  Colonial period grindstone, worn over time & use from a circle to a beautiful oval.

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Metamorphic library chair c.1820

Metamorphic library chair c.1820

An English  Regency period  metamorphic library chair c.1815 with ‘sabre legs and scroll elbows’. Mahogany with lovely old patina, caned seat and back.

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Regency mahogany  doors c.1800

Regency mahogany doors c.1800

Just found after years in the back of my shed, this elegant pair of mahogany doors from a library bookcase. Sorry to say never saw the rest of it.  Excellent condition with original hinges and square bolts. Great if you were designing a library or smart kitchen. Size each 57cm x 125cm.

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Pair of fine Japanese ivory figures of fishermen c.1880

Pair of fine Japanese ivory figures of fishermen c.1880

A superb quality pair of Japanese Meiji period ivory figures of fishermen.  The baskets and nets reticulated, the engraved decoration with family mons to the garments and lac filled c. 1880

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Regency brass inlaid jewellery case c 1810

Regency brass inlaid jewellery case c 1810

A fine, large, English Regency period jewellery box in excellent original condition, of Brazilian rosewood inlaid with brass.

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Pair of Anglo Cantonese portraits of flower boat courtesans c. 1840

Pair of Anglo Cantonese portraits of flower boat courtesans c. 1840

An extraordinarily rare pair of Anglo Cantonese 3/4 life size portraits of ‘European ladies’ – flower boat courtesans.

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Weslyn Chapel at Ross, Tasmania c1924 by Hardy Wilson

Weslyn Chapel at Ross, Tasmania c1924 by Hardy Wilson

The tipped in collotype  frontispiece from William Hardy Wilson’s “Old Colonial Architecture in New South Wales and Tasmania”, published 1924.

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Panshanger by William Hardy Wilson

Panshanger by William Hardy Wilson

An original collotype print of Panshanger near Longford,  Tasmania.

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Gillows type cross back chair c 1800

Gillows type cross back chair c 1800

A well patinated dining chair of a form designed by Gillows of Lancaster, the ‘cross back’ with central Lancashire rose.

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3 Regency green wine glasses c. 1820

3 Regency green wine glasses c. 1820

A fine quality set of 3 blown & cut wine glasses in excellent condition.

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