Marble Bust of Major General Sir John Eardley Wilmot Inglis by  G G Adams. 1862

Marble Bust of Major General Sir John Eardley Wilmot Inglis by G G Adams. 1862

A large & finely carved Victorian marble portrait bust of Major General Sir John Eardley Wilmot Inglis (1814-1862) by
George Gammon Adams. Signed & dated 1862.
Ht 80cm x 60cm W x 30cm D
Price inc GST $9,500

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Campaign Secretaire Chest c1845

Campaign Secretaire Chest c1845

A good & useful example of a  campaign chest, with secretaire. Rare in this condition. Straits Chinese c 1845.

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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 Huon Pine & Blackwood Double Bed c1870

Tasmanian Huon Pine & Blackwood Double Bed c1870

A rare & wonderful quality Tasmanian blackwood & Huon pine double bed. The frame generously turned in blackwood, with inset panels of superbly figured & patinated birds – eye Huon pine, with a slobbered finish. Both head & foot boards of  equal detailing. 125cm H x Width (an English double)  138cm (54″) x Length 210cm. New rails &slats.

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Pair of Irish Regency Glass Candelabra c1815

Pair of Irish Regency Glass Candelabra c1815

A good quality pair of Irish Regency period glass candelabra. With rectangular, lead glass,  hobnail cut bases,  shaped for a mantelpiece, with urn shaped shafts and pinecone finials. The junction to the sconces with  gilt bronze anthemion cast branches and cut glass candle vases & lustres. Cork c1815. 39cm H x 32cm W x 11cm D

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Anglo Indian Cabinet c 1840

Anglo Indian Cabinet c 1840

An elegant & useful teak Anglo Indian cabinet. The upper cabinet with a shaped gallery to the top,for books, incised with flowers & Greek key, over a pair of glazed doors with finely moulded stepped  edges. The lower cabinet with a pair of oval fielded panels, with remains of polychrome painted garlands to the doors. With the original neo-classic stamped brass  escutcheons to doors & later handles. Of wonderfully compact  size, with evidence of much use & enjoyment, this is a really appealing example of English Regency furniture,  transferred to India. 135 h x 106 w x 48cm 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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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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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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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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