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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Pair of Danish Armchairs c1962 by Hans Olsen
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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Portrait Miniature c1845

Portrait Miniature c1845

A sensitively drawn portriait miniature of a chap in a velvet coat holding a spotted handkerchief.  In  pencil, watercolour & heightened in ‘China white’. Mint unfaded condition. UK origin c 1840. Image size 160 x 125mm.

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Hatherley type Teak Campaign Table Easel c1910

Hatherley type Teak Campaign Table Easel c1910

A stylish folding teak campaign table,of a type patented by Hatherley, UK c1910. The rectangular top hinged & double folding, with a pop out ledge, so that it may also be used outdoors as an easel for open air sketching / painting / music. It all locks tight when open,,and a good lamp table.  56cmx46cmx69cmH.

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Berlin NeoClassical Bookcase

Berlin NeoClassical Bookcase

A handsome & useful small mahogany bookcase,  of architectural form. With a pair of glazed doors, polished top & typanum to the back, original baize lined shelves & marble paper lining. Good colour & patina. 162cm.H x 102cm W x 45cm D. Berlin c1830

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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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Anglo Indian Regency Elbow chair c1830

Anglo Indian Regency Elbow chair c1830

An elegant & comfortable Anglo Indian teak elbow chair c1830, with honeysuckle & acanthus leaf carving. Pegged construction & good patina. New French linen squab seat.

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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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An Ravenscroft Type Glass, c 1880

An Ravenscroft Type Glass, c 1880

A teaching model used by Rex Ebbott,c 1880 of an English tear drop stem bell bowl glass, of a type valued by collectors, originally made c1690 by George Ravenscroft. Ht 186mm

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Whiskey Firing Glass c1765

Whiskey Firing Glass c1765

 These glasses were used for toasting and held a dram of whisky (a quarter of a gill). All that extra metal in the foot supposedly allowed one to slam the glass on a hard surface at the end of the toast to make a sound like a rifle shot, a practice we in no way endorse. This presents a wonderful opportunity to while away an evening 1760, style.  Ht 93mm.

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Pair of Vase form Bottles c 1790

Pair of Vase form Bottles c 1790

An elegant pair of neo-classical cut glass bottles, with the original diamond form stoppers, on square bases. UK c1790

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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 $950/pair 

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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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Jarrin’s Patent Water Cooler Cistern c1827

Jarrin’s Patent Water Cooler Cistern c1827

A rare old Sheffield plate Jarrin’s Patent water cooler / wine / cordial cistern, mounted with an ivory dolphin & handle to the lid. The whole in the form of  woven top timber bucket, with acanthus leaf scrolled handles. Stamped with a hand to the base & the reverse inscribed  Jarrin’s Patent. In the cookbook by William Alexis Jarrin called The Italian Confectioner, pub 1820, Jarrin describes himself on the title page as an “ornamental confectioner,” attributes recent advances in the confectioner’s art in England to two factors: “the aid of modern chemistry and the French Revolution, which led many leading chefs and confectioners to seek refuge and employment in England.”  Born in Italy, he was to develop patent ice freezing machines, wine & cordial cisterns,of which this is a rare example. The impressed hand to the base registered in Sheffield by  Nathaniel Smith  from 1784. Height 37cm x 32cm

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Covered Baluster Cup & Cover c1745

Covered Baluster Cup & Cover c1745

Baluster Cup & Cover
A rare English glass tankard, with the original lid, with scrolled reeded handle and lobed body, with folded domed lobed  foot, in the manner of silver shapes. UK c1745. Ht 15cm

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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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Regency Greco Egyptian Clock c1815

Regency Greco Egyptian Clock c1815

A Regency “Egyptian” Clock
A superb English Regency period mahogany cased twin fusee bracket clock in Greco – Egyptian – Gothick revival case. The substantial 8 day repeating movement signed to the dial and back-plate by the maker, James French – an Irish born clock maker of London. The ormolu and brass mounted case by Royal Cabinet Makers, Banting and France. The mercury silvered mirror is original further conveying the exotic mystery of the object. UK c. 1820 Ht 51cm.
Price inc GST $11,500

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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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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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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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