William IV Mahogany Bergere Chair c 1830

William IV Mahogany Bergere Chair c 1830

An elegant and rare English William IV period mahogany library chair, of curved caned bergere form. In terrific original  condition, with good patina & heavy quality brass trail casters. UK origin c 1830

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Grain Painted Cutlery Box c1860

Grain Painted Cutlery Box c1860

A rare grain painted tin & pine cutlery box in original purple brown paint

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Regency Clamshell Dish c 1820

Regency Clamshell Dish c 1820

An extraordinary English Regency glass clam shell deep bowl, of handy large size, entirely hand cut & polished. UK c 1820.
Ht 98mm x 270mm x 263mm

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Mt Wellington & Tranmuir House by Mabel Hookey c1895

Mt Wellington & Tranmuir House by Mabel Hookey c1895

A finely painted late 19th century view of Mt Wellington from Tranmuir House, Tranmere, Tasmania c 1895. Oil on canvas on original stretcher & broad Tasmanian oak frame.

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Regency Mahogany Sideboard c 1820

Regency Mahogany Sideboard c 1820

An elegant and very useful.small Regency mahogany sideboard, with terrific old colour & patina. Fitted to the left with a cupboard, a large central drawer and a wine cellarette drawer to the righr. Supported on well turned legs with graduated brass lion mask handles. 87cm H x 130cm.W x 53cm.D. UK origin c 1820

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Tasmanian Colonial Cedar Trafalgar Chair c 1840

Tasmanian Colonial Cedar Trafalgar Chair c 1840

A well made Tasmanian Colonial period cedar ‘Trafalgar’ type chair. The overscrolled back rail veneered with a fine cedar veneer, the midrail similar. With original drop in horse hair filled seat. The quality, detail of the front legs with circular eyelet & centurion skirt carving possibly from the workshop of William Hamilton of Elizabeth St, Hobart. Original finish & unrestored.  Ex Brettingham-Moore family. Hobart c 1840

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Regency Mahogany Sofa c1815

Regency Mahogany Sofa c1815

An elegant & comfortable English Regency period sofa, with finely reeded back & scrolled arms, on reeded legs to the front and swept legs to the rear. The form & quality suggests the maker as Gillows of Lancaster. Newly reupholstered with duck down fillings & linen / viscose fabric. 88cm high x 190cm W x 70cm deep.

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Tasmanian Aboriginal Shell Necklace

Tasmanian Aboriginal Shell Necklace

Tasmanian rice shell and marineer shell necklace by Lola Greeno (1946 – artist / maker). Lola  is the living link with Tasmanian first peoples’ making of shell necklaces, on Flinders Island. She is the leading & most highly skilled artist in the medium, actively teaching other Flinders women in the ancient preparation and threading art. Her work is in the Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Australian National Gallery, QAGOMA and Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. Length 2′.

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Pair of Archaeological Revival Bronze Candelabra c1870

Pair of Archaeological Revival Bronze Candelabra c1870

A beautifully cast pair of bronze  candelabra in ‘archaeological  revival’ taste, each for six candles, all  with original sconces, on three hoof feet. After a bronze original Roman lamp of the 1st century A.D,  found at Pompeii. Ht 67cm Dia. 30cm

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George III period Welsh Dresser c 1780

George III period Welsh Dresser c 1780

A rare 18th century Welsh dresser in fruitwood, with great colour. Original wrack, of small size, with pad feet to the front & three cockbeaded drawers. Replaced (antique)  handles.  The wrack with well shaped cornice & uprights, the base with finely moulded ogee edges. Wales  c 1780

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