Regency cast iron bootscraper c 1820

Regency cast iron bootscraper c 1820

An exciting example of a English Regency period cast iron bootscraper, double cast.
Formed as a pair of winged Griffins, their tail feathers forming a lotus flower, with anthemion underneath.
Apparently unmarked, though with lots of old paint possibly hiding a makers name.
c1820
37cm x 30cm x 35cm high.
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George III oak chest on chest c 1790

George III oak chest on chest c 1790

A wonderfully untouched George III period oak tallboy of lovely golden coloured oak. With original handles, iron locks & nice colour.
Brushing slide & fine ‘Chinese fret’ corners and feet.
UK c 1780.
105cm wide x 52cm deep x 182cm high
PRICE inc GST $3,750

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Tasmanian Colonial period chaise c 1845

Tasmanian Colonial period chaise c 1845

A  Tasmanian Colonial period monkey tail scrolled arm cedar chaise. With curved banded end, supported on bulbous tapered and facetted legs the hallmark of Gillingtons of Dublin. An 1840s  interpretation of Greek revival, via an Irish Colonial cabinet maker . Dry original finish, strong & unrestored though missing its casters.

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Regency mahogany Bracket clock c 1820

Regency mahogany Bracket clock c 1820

A lovely London made, Regency mahogany cased bracket clock, c 1820.
Original patina, mounts & condition.
Eight day twin fusee bell striking movement of good heavy quality, with regulation to pendulum.
By Anderson of Eaton Sq, London.
52cm high x 27cm x 19cm.
PRICE inc GST $4,600

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Colonial internal half gate c 1845

Colonial internal half gate c 1845

A rare & nicely made Tasmanian Colonial period red pine internal half gate, typically at the top of a staircase or in a hall, to stop children or small dogs disrupting the house. (Perfect for pug proofing a best room). With round balusters & chamfered rails, original hinges & lock.
90cm high x 100 cm wide
c 1845

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Victorian cedar entry doorcase c 1860

Victorian cedar entry doorcase c 1860

A good Victorian period cedar front door & semi-circular fanlight with original flashed ruby glass, mid hall curved & panelled cedar arch, semi circular cedar & door architraves Built under a verandah & stored since demolition in the 1970s and in excellent condition with hardware.Hobart c 1880
Door 205cm x 88cm, arch 140cm dia outside 105cm internal, 65cm deep, architraves 20cm wide.

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Pair of Thomas Hope wall lights c 1802

Pair of Thomas Hope wall lights c 1802

REGENCY! Day 21 of 21.
HOPE! A newly discovered pair of carved & bronzed limewood griffin wall lights, c 1802. Designed by the English Regency designer, Thomas Hope, as part of the furnishings of his grand Robert Adam-designed residence in Duchess Street, London.
Design illustrated plate l.LIII Household Furniture (1807)
Another, THOMAS HOPE Regency Designer. Edited by D Watkin & P Hewat – Jaboor. Catalogue to exhibition, V&A London 2008 pp 430-1.
Another identical pair, retaining original back plates & nozzles, collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (image 6). UK origin c 1802.
31cm x 18cm x 27cm high.
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Regency mahogany dumb waiter c 1815

Regency mahogany dumb waiter c 1815

REGENCY! Day 19 of 21
What could be more pleasant than this Regency revolving dumb waiter, between your pair of armchairs, loaded with a nice bottle of wine, glasses, snacks, cheese, the fire going & a juicy book each? Made of lovely heavy Cuban mahogany, nicely turned, on sabre legs, with a terrific patina & nice original condition.
65cm x 88cm high
UK origin c 1815
PRICE inc GS $1,500

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Regency sterling silver coffee pot on original stand c 1815

Regency sterling silver coffee pot on original stand c 1815

REGENCY! Day 16 of 21
A magnificent English Regency period sterling silver London made coffee pot on original stand, by William Edwards of London, 1815.
The stand with cast lion paw feet and richly gadrooned borders with clam shells and acanthus. The coffee pot with ribbed body and similarly cast rim. Mint original condition.
Made in 1815, the year of England’s Victory over Napoleon at Waterloo, for drinking the French preferred drink, coffee.
Other members of the family were to migrate to Australia in 1857, producing some of the finest examples of gold & silversmithing Australiana of the 19th century.
Height 24cm
UK origin c 1815

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Regency library mantel clock c 1810