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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Regency Portrait Miniature c1815

Regency Portrait Miniature c1815

A terrific quality, large, gold mounted English Regency period portrait miniature of a curly haired Lad, preserved in mint condition, in the original red ‘Morocco’ leather case.
The reverse, his curly locks mounted in pearls – spelling the initials J. H
English c 1815
Ht 13.5cm
Price inc GST $3,750

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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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Irish Regency Oval Serving Dish c1825

Irish Regency Oval Serving Dish c1825

A superb quality hobnail & fan cut deep oval serving dish, Waterford c1825. 62mm high x 280mm wide x 200 deep.

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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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Regency Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase c1810

Regency Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase c1810

A handsome English Regency library  secretaire bookcase, with a wonderful patina. It is a large & good quality example, perfectly in proportion.  The upper bookcase with finely reeded margin glazing bars, with original adjustable shelves. The base with turned reeded paterae to the corners of the doors & secretaire, all with reeded edges. The secretaire drawer with original fitted satinbirch interior & ivory knobs. UK c 1810.

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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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Tasmanian Colonial Period Cedar Double Washstand c 1840

Tasmanian Colonial Period Cedar Double Washstand c 1840

An appealing Tasmanian colonial period double washstand, with original ‘tray top’ gallery, shaped undertier & persic turned uprights. In richly figured NSW cedar, with good colour & patina. The ‘tray top’ never fixed, lifts off, typical of Irish work illustrated in the Belfast Cabinet- Makers’ Book of Prices, published 1822. It is therefore likely the product of an Irish cabinet maker working in Tasmania. 100cmH x 98cm W x 50cmD.

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George III period Needlework c 1810

George III period Needlework c 1810

A fine quality English George III period needlework on silk, in long & stump stitch of Rebekah & Abraham’s Servant, contained in the original frame & glass. Rare to find in excellent condition. UK origin c1810

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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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Anthony & Cleopatra c1790
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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William IV mahogany Library Bookcase c 1835

William IV mahogany Library Bookcase c 1835

A grand and beautifully made English William IV period library bookcase. The upper section with four fully adjustable original sheles, finely moulded pediment, lotus flower ends to the glazing bars and original glass. The base with two freize drawers, a pair of cupboards with adjustable shelves, the doors with well carved Louis Revival panels. All with Horne Patent metalware, supported on massive steel revolving Hobbs patent casters. Original polish & surface finish in mint condition.

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Regency Yew Tea Caddy c1805

Regency Yew Tea Caddy c1805

A rare English Regency burr yew wood veneered tea caddy, with original interior lids & key. Of diminutively small size, reflecting the age of the tea caddy (the smaller the caddy, the earlier, as tea was very expensive during the late 18th century until the end of the  Napoleonic wars in 1815). UK c.1805

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