George III mahogany Serving or Hall Table c 1810

George III mahogany Serving or Hall Table c 1810

An elegant bow front hall or serving table in mahogany. With fine boxwood line inlay to top, original stamped brass handles embossed with a hen & chicks, single drawer & fine tapering undamaged legs,  good colour. 79cmH x 108cm W x 60cm deep. UK c1810

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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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Regency Mahogany Chest of Drawers c1810

Regency Mahogany Chest of Drawers c1810

An elegant & good quality English Regency period chest of drawers. The drawer fronts in fustic mahogany, & good colour,  the top edge crossbanded in rosewood, with oak drawer linings & original locks & oval brass handles..Supported on the original ‘French’ feet. UK origin c 1810. 103cm.H x 112cm.W x 53cm 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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Regency Sadelli mosaic Sewing Box c1825

Regency Sadelli mosaic Sewing Box c1825

A finely made Anglo Indian sewing box, complete with original sewing implements, handle and feet. Made of fine micromosaic from the Sadelli area of India, in an English Regency form, for an Anglo Indian. Of silver, silvered metal, silver, ivory, steel, sandlewood and original blue velvet linings. Minor losses to edges, as is usual. C 1825. 12cm H x 24cm W x 18cm D

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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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Huon pine Farmhouse Table c1860

Huon pine Farmhouse Table c1860

A scarce Tasmanian country table, entirely of Huon pine,c 1860, comfortably seating twelve, with no one contending with a stretcher or leg.
The base nicely patinated, the top replaced, lifts off on blocks.
Ht 77cm x 295cm x 88cm
Price inc GST $5,800

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Statuary Marble Figure of  Dionysus c1840

Statuary Marble Figure of Dionysus c1840

A finely carved statuary marble figure
of Dionysus, ancient Greek God of the grape-harvest, winemaking, orchards and fruit, vegetation, fertility, insanity, ritual madness, religious ecstasy, festivity, and theatre.
Rome c 1840
Ht 103cm

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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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Regency Grecian Inkstand c1810

Regency Grecian Inkstand c1810

A fine & rare English Regency period cast bronze inkstand in the of a Grecian  sarcophagus, with winged masks to the frieze,oak & pine nut band, paw feet black Derbyshire slate base. With two acanthus leaf cast  inkwells, the box for sealing wax with snake  handle. From Weeks’ Museum, Tichborne St London.  Signed to underside of lid. Ht 11cm x Wd 20cm.x 9cm.D.  UK origin c1810.

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Regency Grecian Chair c 1810

Regency Grecian Chair c 1810

A richly carved English Regency period armchair, mounted with brass rosettes and rope, with acanthus leaf midrail & reeded frame. Made of ebonized beech, now rubbed back over time revealing some of the timber & a patina of use. UK c 1810

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Regency Mahogany Butlers Tray c1820

Regency Mahogany Butlers Tray c1820

A good quality & beautifully patinated English Regency period mahogany butler’s tray, with fold down hinged sides, allowing an oval serving table on folding stand, or carrying tray. The original stand can be raised or lowered by adjusting the webbing. The stand with old forged iron repair. UK c 1820. Ht 60cm x w 93cm x 70cm on stand. Tray 50cm x 76cm with sides raised.

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Regency Bergere Chair with Reading Arm c1815

Regency Bergere Chair with Reading Arm c1815

A fine quality English Regency period bergere library  reading chair, of large size, in best mahogany. The frame with reeding to the arms,  sides, rear,  inner edges & back & good patina.  The caneing to the back, seat and sides in excellent condition, with tufted green velvet cushion. Rare with the original forged iron and mahogany adjustable reading arm scriptor, which can be moved to either arm. The design was illustrated in Akermann’s Repository of the Arts, published 1810. 98cm H x 60cm D x 60cm D. UK origin c 1815.

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Victorian Wire Plant Stand c1880

Victorian Wire Plant Stand c1880

A good quality semi-circular Victorian period wire & steel plant stand, with three tiers, in good original condition. Probably Australian made. Perfect for a verandah or sunroom. c1880. 127cmH x 110Wx 60cm d.

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James Shoolbred Aesthetic Movement Hallchair c 1870

James Shoolbred Aesthetic Movement Hallchair c 1870

A rare aesthetic movement stool, designed by James Shoolbred, japanned walnut, mounted in brass. Excellent original condition, with nicely worn edges to the finish. The ends brass disk bosses. Conceived in a functional, sabre legged form, mounted in brass, the design both revived earlier Regency designs & incorporated the rectangular, ebonized forms of the ‘Japonisme’ of EW Godwin. A closely related stool in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. 65cmH x 54cm W x 33cm D

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Tasmanian Colonial Period Double Lum Chest of Drawers c1840

Tasmanian Colonial Period Double Lum Chest of Drawers c1840

A beautifully patinated Tasmanian Colonial period, best ribbon cedar chest of drawers. The top two upper  large  lum drawers, mock banded & double knobbed to give the impression of four small drawers, over three graduated drawers. Made for a pair of Scots or Welsh lum hats, and therefore commissioned or made by a Scots or Welsh cabinet maker. Untouched original surface, with original cedar blackwood turned feet & knobs & brass double pin locks, pine backings. Tasmanian  c1840. 122cm H x 106cm W x 55cm D

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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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Adam Revival Plaster Bracket and Pedestal c1890

Adam Revival Plaster Bracket and Pedestal c1890

Two nicely distressed examples of Victorian neo-classicism: An Adam revival square tapered pine pedestal. 280 x 280 x 910mmH. A cast plaster bracket or cobel of a Grecian muse,old paint layers. 150D x 270 x 280mm Both c1890.

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Carved Stone Niche, Ceylon c1469-1815

Carved Stone Niche, Ceylon c1469-1815

A CARVED SANDSTONE NICHE FOR A RELIGIOUS IMAGE

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Regency Mahogany Card or Tea Table c1810

Regency Mahogany Card or Tea Table c1810

A handy small folding top table, made for a table of four open, for a meal or cards. Great for a hall or as a side table closed. With a beautiful original patina, the opening top polished, with  baize lined compartment under. On  ‘pillar & claw’ turned base, with sabre leg base & original brass trail casters. Excellent original condition.Scottish c 1810. Ht 740 x 910w.x 450mm. wide closed. top.910 x 910 mm open.

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Silhouette by Edgar Adolphe c1840

Silhouette by Edgar Adolphe c1840

A fine, large example of an early Victorian period silhouette, of a child with ostritch feathers in her hair,  pulling her hobby horse. Signed l.r by Edgar Adolphe (1808-1890 France / Dublin). Adolphe was one of the leading 19th century silhouette artists,  working from the Brighton pier. In the original Brazillian rosewood veneered frame & glass. Heightened in bronze, gilt & blue ink. Image size 215mm x 170mm H. Frame size 315 x 260mm.

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Grecian Vase Cabinet c1805

Grecian Vase Cabinet c1805

An elegant English George III / Regency period vase cabinet in Greek Revival taste. Of best mahogany, inlaid with ebony in the manner of Greek vases or bronze mounts. With a shelf top for a bust or vase.  Of shallow depth, with original mirror plate back, grilles & black Ashford marble shelf.

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Regency Decanter, Toddy Lifter c1815

Regency Decanter, Toddy Lifter c1815

A three ring engraved Irish decanter, with finely cut body and original stoper,  circa 1800. Guaranteed to improve the taste of otherwise inferior spirits to the highest possible levels, but please hold it by its bottom. More than a few tragedies have occurred when pouring from a full decanter held only by its neck!   Height 250mm Price inc GST $550

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Georgian Wine Glasses c 1780

Georgian Wine Glasses c 1780

Two fine & mint pairs of English George III period glasses. Left, a rare pair of finely engraved wine glasses engraved with hunting scenes & hunting lodges.Price inc GST SOLD

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Glass Tazza c 1760 -1780

Glass Tazza c 1760 -1780

A magnificent mid 18th century large glass tazza, with a double folded gallery, on a moulded pedestal stem, with domed & folded foot, UK c 1760 -1780. A stonking piece of 18th century glass for that discerning table. 140mm H x 270 mm dia.

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Italian Walnut Rococo Armchair c1710

Italian Walnut Rococo Armchair c1710

Roman Armchair
A beautifully drawn and well patinated walnut armchair for a Palazzo, of Rococo form.

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Scottish Regency Sofa Table c1820

Scottish Regency Sofa Table c1820

An elegant & rare Scottish Regency ormolu mounted, lyre end sofa table in Brazillian rosewood, in excellent original condition wuth a finely figured top, patina & no repairs to the sabre legs.

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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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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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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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