A stylish Victorian period verre eglomise (reverse glass painted), flashed & cut glass chess board, in original silver leafed frame. No evidence of being a table top, it was probably a glazier’s sample. UK c 1880
Price inc GST $350
A rare Tasmanian early Colonial period cedar chest of five drawers, of elegant vernacular form. The drawers cockbeaded & lined in Huon pine. The unusual turned tall feet, with triple reed tops & ball ends suggest the work of one a very small group of Irish cabinet makers, either free or convict
Original handles, locks, feet & surface finish.
108cm x 57cm x 117cm high
Hobart c 1825
An exceptional Fijiian flax bag, c1880
Ably demonstrating the infinite care of a skilled weaver of this difficult medium, first spliced into 2mm strips. The pattern representing a clan or moeity.
Collected at source by the Missionary, Rev W. Lassa of Launceston. Mint condition. Overall length 50cm
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A beautifully carved English Regency period mahogany footstool, in the Greek revival taste. The footrest with scrolled volute taken from the modillion of the Corinthian order, with central paterae & scrolling honeksuckle. With crisp egg & dart turned frieze to four sides, supported on anthemions to the corners. Untouched original state. UK c 1815.
A terrifically Gothick English William IV period pottery pastille burner, with working chimney, modelled as a rustic Temple of Vesta,for burning incense cones. UK c 1830.