William IV rosewood chiffoniere c 1835

William IV rosewood chiffoniere c 1835

A William IV period rosewood chiffoniere in Greek revival taste, with original marble top & condition. Two concealed drawers to frieze. A stylish & useful piece of furniture
UK c 1835.
123cm x 37cm x 133cm high
Price inc GST $1650

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Suite of Argand lamps c 1835

Suite of Argand lamps c 1835

A rare suite of three patent gilt bronze Argand lamps, the bases with heavy lion paw feet and masks of Bacchus, for burning whale oil, by the leading maker of the day, Thomas Messenger.
UK origin c1835
The gilding still with smoke stains of use.
Cast signature to bases ‘Published as The Act Directs, Messenger & Sons, London & Birmingham’.

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set of Gothic plaster panels c.1880

set of Gothic plaster panels c.1880

A marvellous set of Gothic 15th century religious panels,
cast in plaster from original oak carvings c 1880, the finish oak grained so perfectly they are impossible to discern from the original until very close up!
UK origin
each 70cm x 40cm, with iron hangers.
Price inc GST $2,200/ set

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Regency Grecian tea caddy

Regency Grecian tea caddy

A magnificent English late Regency large tea caddy, in highly figured mahogany, with double bands of Greek key and flower inlay.

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Collectors Cabinet or Wunderkammer in red tortoiseshell c 1680

Collectors Cabinet or Wunderkammer in red tortoiseshell c 1680

A rare late 17th century Wunderkammer – a magnificent cabinet, for collections of exotic and rare objects. Itself,  conceived as a magnificent and rare object, veneered in exotic Pacific  red tortoiseshell, ebony, walnut and gilt copper repousse.

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Diorama Wunderkammer of Berlin 2019

Diorama Wunderkammer of Berlin 2019

Diorama / Wunderkammer of Berlin
Artist: Astrid Rave
Manufacturer: Mertin’s Idea Workshop Size: 260 x 170 x 54 mm
In a miniature factory in Neukölln, Berlin street scenes are reproduced as diorama in three-dimensional work according to the ideas of the sculptor and occupational therapist Astrid Rave. Astrid Rave works in the area of ​​Berlin psychiatry.
The design of the sculpture is the compensation to the job. On many walks, she is inspired by the city’s vibrancy and thus strives to translate her own madness into extraordinary ideas, such as the construction of small boxes with lids containing colorful details from Berlin. The dioramas are made by hand, & all are unique.
Price inc GST $120

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Pair of Roman marble neo classical console tables c 1810

Pair of Roman marble neo classical console tables c 1810

An exceptional pair of Roman console tables, of Sicilian jasper, alabastro fiorito & pentallic marble, supported by leopard monopodia. The form taken from designs of Percier & Fontaine in Paris c 1802, and the detail from Roman fragments of leopard head consoles (monopodiae).

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Regency lacewood tea caddy c1810

Regency lacewood tea caddy c1810

A rare English Regency period  lacewood tea caddy, of diminutive size,

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PAIR OF ENGLISH GEORGE III PERIOD LIBRARY GLOBES,  By J & W. Cary, London 1800

PAIR OF ENGLISH GEORGE III PERIOD LIBRARY GLOBES, By J & W. Cary, London 1800

A RARE AND FINE PAIR OF ENGLISH GEORGE III PERIOD LIBRARY GLOBES,

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Irish Georgian wake table c 1750

Irish Georgian wake table c 1750

A RARE IRISH GEORGIAN MAHOGANY HUNT OR WAKE TABLE c. 1750
Mahogany, brass, steel, elm
202cm long x 170cm wide (extended), x 72cm high
Of rounded rectangular form, with moulded edge, the two drop sides forming a large oval when extended on two pairs of hinged bracketed legs, with eight square chamfered legs, the whole made from beautifully patinated Cuban mahogany.

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