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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