Wedgwood basaltes Cameo of Antiocuth c 1790

Wedgwood basaltes Cameo of Antiocuth c 1790

A gem quality  and well undercut Wedgwood cameo of Antiochus, King of the Hellenic Syrians in dry body black basaltes pottery. Mint condition & made during Josiah Wedgwood’s life. Lower case script mark,22/  2806 in the catalogue of designs. UK c 1790. 53mm x 45mm.x 5mm

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Watercolour Portrait c 1840

Watercolour Portrait c 1840

A well painted & coloured portrait of a young man in a velvet after dinner jacket in pencil heightened with watercolour & China white  UK c.1840. 160mm x 125mm image size.

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Pair of George IV period bronzed Oak  Vase Stands

Pair of George IV period bronzed Oak Vase Stands

A magnificent pair of English George IV period vase or fishbowl stands. With original bronzed & gilt to the acanthus leaf scrolled legs. Taken from a design for a Roman stand in CH Tatham’s Etchings Representing the Best Examples of Ancuent Architecture drawn in Rome & Greece.Pub 1799.

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Tasmanian Colonial period Cedar Chest of Drawers c1835

Tasmanian Colonial period Cedar Chest of Drawers c1835

A wonderful quality Tasmanian Colonial period Australian cedar chest of drawers. In A1 mint condition, of the most righly figured butt cedar to the drawer fronts & edge bandings, ribbon cedar to the top. With original finish, turned cedar knobs &  blackwood feet, original iron locks and Huon pine drawer dust liners. The drawers lined in cedar & nice scale. Hobart c1835. 106cm.x 106cm x 53cm

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Queen Anne Walnut Low Boy c1730

Queen Anne Walnut Low Boy c1730

A richly patinated & handsome English late Queen,most likely George I period walnut low boy. With veneered and herrinbone banded top & drawer fronts, original handles and trifid toe legs. The freize with a lovely curve and the whole with a good stance. UK c1730. 74cm H x 95cm W x 57cm.D

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Pair of Regency Grecian Hallchairs c1815

Pair of Regency Grecian Hallchairs c1815

A handsome pair of English Regency period best mahogany hallchairs, with Thomas Hope type scrolled backs & central honeksuckle motif, on reeded legs.  Good patina. UK c 1815.

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French Provincial Commode c1780

French Provincial Commode c1780

1. A nice small French very provincial commode (chest of drawers) c 1780 in fruitwood & pine. Excellent colour.. 76H x 194cm W x 48cm D.
perfect for a bedside. Price inc GST $850
2. A cage for a galah or parrot in galvanized wire Tasmanian c 1930. 85cm H x 59cm dia.
Probably by the as yet unknown Tasmanian wire & tin rat trap maker,  of similar mirth. Price inc GST $450
3/. A strangely surreal paper mache conch shell. (Doesnt scratch the furniture)
19H x 62wx 30wD Price inc GST $225

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Victorian Oak Library Chair c 1870

Victorian Oak Library Chair c 1870

A  terrific anchor for a room, this  English oak library chair is a rare model,  with the original oak lion masks to the arms & casters. Newly reupholstered.
UK c 1870
95cm H x 90cm e x 80cm D
Price inc GST $3,250

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Scottish Regency Triple Pillar and Claw Table c1815

Scottish Regency Triple Pillar and Claw Table c1815

A now very rare Scottish Regency triple pedestal dining table, in original condition, with a terrific patina. Rare with original top, never reduced, edge, bases, mechanisms, bolts, clips, leaves (unfaded) and casters. The top of fine fustic mahogany. The centre able to be used as a square breakfast table, and a pair of serving tables, or joined together, with or without leaves to comfortably seat 14, 16 with two at the ends, or a 4 seater breakfast table. c 1810

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Victorian Lily Form Jardinere

Victorian Lily Form Jardinere

A rare Victorian bamboo & whicker ‘lily’ form jardinere /  vase stand in mint condition c 1880. The form repeating the fashion for opaline glass & bronze lily form curtain tiebacks/rod ends, lily form vases and jewellery. Probably Australian.
110cm. H x 50cm x 50cm

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Huon Pine Table c 1860

Huon Pine Table c 1860

A now scarce 19th century Tasmanian full Huon pine scullery table, with scrubbed finish, 1″ thick top & end drawers.
Hobart c 1860.
Ex Burrows Collection of Huon pine, Blacksnake, Tasmania
78cm H x 152cm W x 88cm D
Price inc GST $3,900

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George IV Argand Lamp c 1830

George IV Argand Lamp c 1830

A rare whale oil / colza oil burning Argand lamp in bronze UK c 1830.
The font decorated with fauns, the base with paw feet & river Gods. Original gilding, bronze patina, oil regulator, lustres & 19th century Argand shade. Newly rewired.
56cm H x 34cm w x 22cm d
Price inc GST $2,850

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Silver Mounted Tea Caddy c 1830

Silver Mounted Tea Caddy c 1830

A lovely silver & ivory mounted tea caddy in mint condition, of early smaller size, with original key (works well), inner lids & velvet lining. UK origin c 1830

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Ensuite Pair of Huon Pine Wine Tables c 1850

Ensuite Pair of Huon Pine Wine Tables c 1850

A rare ensuite pair of Tasmanian Colonial period Huon pine wine tables. Lovely colour & original.state.
Hobart c 1850
76cnH x 46cm dia ea.
Price inc GST $12,800/pair 

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George III Silver Caster  London 1783

George III Silver Caster London 1783

A fine quality London made George III period sterling silver caster for pepper. With finely raised domed foot & baluster shaped body, with reeded bands. The tight fitting lid of bell shape,  finely pierced, in engraved diagonal panels. Mint condition & good patina & marks.

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Danish Neo Classical Pier Mirror c 1815

Danish Neo Classical Pier Mirror c 1815

An elegant & very original Danish neo-classical pier mirror, c 1810 with mahogany marquetry lunette top and verre – eglomise (reverse painted & gilded glass) tablet of The Three Graces. Original divided mirror plates (allowing greater safety rather than a single long mirror plate).
151cm H x 58cm.W 8cm D
Price inc GST $2,200

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Viennese Neo Classical Secretaire Commode c1815

Viennese Neo Classical Secretaire Commode c1815

A neo-classical Viennese secretaire – commode c 1815.
In richly figured walnut, flanked by female Egyptian terms. Fantastic colour, originality & provenance.
100 x 126 x 62cm
Price inc GST $6,500

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Victorian Wirework Plant Stand c1880

Victorian Wirework Plant Stand c1880

A nice quality large three tier Victorian period woven wire plant stand, in original faux wicker paint. Australian or UK?  c1880.

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The Audience with The Emperor c 1690

The Audience with The Emperor c 1690

THE AUDIENCE WITH THE EMPEROR from the series  The Story of the Emperor of China. c1687 – 1700.

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Tent Bands (baskur or iolam) Uzbek c1880

Tent Bands (baskur or iolam) Uzbek c1880

The girths that encircle the trellis wall of the nomad’s tent. Densely woven with warp faces,   in vegetable dyed wool on a home loom, in  geometric forms. Two lengths from the same piece, 250cm x 27cm, 107cm.x 27cm. Excellent unfaded old state.

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German Ebony & Deer Antler Box c 1750

German Ebony & Deer Antler Box c 1750

A beautifully made ebony & engraved deer antler box, probably originally for a pair of hunting pistols. The top and sides of geometric ebony marquetry, the front & back with inset panels  of finely engraved deer antler, of hunting scenes. Southern German c1750.  55mmH x 310mm W x 130mmD

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PNG Ceremonial Shield c1930

PNG Ceremonial Shield c1930

A good quality & large Papuan ceremonial shield. The carved head with ocre paints, cowrie shells inlaid in mud, with boars tusks,  cassowary feathers to top & woven basket edges c 1930. 89cmH x 39cmW x 17cmD

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Scottish Sideboard c1830

Scottish Sideboard c1830

A nice quality Scottish George IV period sideboard in well patinated mahogany. With raised ends for knife boxes or candelabra, fitted with three freize drawers, two large  lined cellarettes & two cupboards. On well turned reeded feet..c 1830.

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Regency Bronze NeoClassical Inkwell c 1825

Regency Bronze NeoClassical Inkwell c 1825

A beautifully cast English Regency inkwell, with palmette lid containing the original ceramic well, four quill holders to the corners and a cast clam shell for nibs. Good original condition & patina. c 1820

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George IV Grecian chiffoniere c1830

George IV Grecian chiffoniere c1830

An elegant & useful English George IV period chiffoniere, with nicely fitted interior, the doors, front and pediment in best mahogany,in the Greek revival style. Good rich colour & original finish.  The Grecian taste was The fashionable egalitarian taste of the 1830s – the  ‘Greek sympathy’ of Lord Byron et al. 125cmH x 116cmW x 43cmD

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Views of Mt Wellington by HH Baily c1870
Australian Cedar Library Bookcase c 1880

Australian Cedar Library Bookcase c 1880

A large and good quality Australian cedar library bookcase, with adjustable shelves, and shelves in base. c 1880

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Pair of Matthew Boulton Athienne Candelabrum c 1790

Pair of Matthew Boulton Athienne Candelabrum c 1790

A rare pair of George III period old Sheffield plate candelabrum by the leading Birmingham industrialist /artist Matthew Boulton, in the form of neo classical athienne altars, with inset lion mask panels. In the early days of Boulton’s manufacturing he employed the leading artists of the day, including the architect Robert Adam, who is likely the author of this pattern. The borders lightly rose & excellent condition.
Ex WF Bradshaw Collection Sydney.
UK c 1785.
Height 61cm

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French Empire Mantel Clock c 1815

French Empire Mantel Clock c 1815

A terrific quality French Empire period gilt bronze & bronze mantel clock, emblematic of Athena, Goddess of the Arts.
Eight day silk suspension movement, striking the hours & half hours on a bell.  The case in untouched old state.
c 1815. Height 65cm

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French Empire toleware Arcadian Tea and Coffee set c1810

French Empire toleware Arcadian Tea and Coffee set c1810

A rare complete French Empire period morning tea & coffee set, in tin (tole). Well painted with ‘Arcadian” views in the manner of Gaspard Dughet or Nicholas Poussin, French artists working in Italy, of a century before, then back in collecting vogue.
c 1810.
Tray width 42cm. Coffee pot 19.5cm high
Price inc GST $2,750

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