George III Glass Candlestick c1780

George III Glass Candlestick c1780

A rare, tall facetted glass candlestick, with wonderfully refractive  stem, domed foot & original sconce. The lead glass  with nice inclusions & bubbles, the design following silver shapes of the day.  The base with pontil from the glass gaffer, minor frits to inner under edges. Ht 26cm. UK origin c1780

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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
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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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English joynt stool c1680

English joynt stool c1680

A rare & classic English oak ‘joynt’ stool, with pegged construction, lovely faded colour and well turned legs. The top, as usual, probably replaced from wear c1800.

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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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Shagreen Box c1930

Shagreen Box c1930

A finely made example of preserved shark skin, mounted with ivory & lined in cedar. Probably originally for cards or panatella cigars. 70mm H x 190mm W x 104mm w. French or English c 1930

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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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Marble top Medical Cabinet by George R McLean of Launceston c 1930

Marble top Medical Cabinet by George R McLean of Launceston c 1930

A Tasmanian made tin & marble medical cabinet, with the maker’s plaque of Geo. R McLean of Launceston. Terrific size, well made,  with drawer, thumb spring catch door & original white Italian marble top. Perfect as a chic bedside or lamp table.

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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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Ceylonese Grecian Sofa c1878

Ceylonese Grecian Sofa c1878

A well carved Anglo Ceylonese teak, double scroll end sofa, with central palmette carving, the arms in the form of lotus heads, on reeded melon turned legs, with palmwood pegs to the joints. The form & carving an idiosyncratic Ceylonese  interpretation of English Regency & Indian forms of fifty years earlier, demonstrating the success of the design.  Newly hand caned to back, arms & seat,  with cotton covered palliasse & bolster slipcovers. In excellent original condition. Interestingly, it is signed & dated to the back of the frame, 1879. 95cm H x 232 W x 70D.

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