Hester Wilkins NYC 1830

Hester Wilkins NYC 1830

A fine example of an 1830s New York coming of age portrait, by Samuel Waldo (1783 – 1861) & William Jewitt (1792 – 1874), of Hester Ann Wilkins, later Mrs Allen Bowie Davis, (USA, 1809 -1888), in the original watergilt frame. Signed, titled & dated 1830 verso.
105cm x 86cm overall.

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Channel Islands Secretaire Press c1830

Channel Islands Secretaire Press c1830

A magnificent Channel Islands secretaire press c 1825.
mahogany onto elm, with egg & dart borders,original carved handles, on well carved skirt & massive paw feet.
233cm H x 150cm W x 56cm D
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Chinoiserie Low Bookcase c 1880

Chinoiserie Low Bookcase c 1880

A rare and  very decorative English Regency revival green lacquered, red lacquer, silvered & gilt Chinoiserie lowbookcase,in excellent condition. The doors with astragal glazing, reeded columns and glazed lattice  panels to the corners. Original reeded shelves and deep enough for modern art books.  UK origin c1880. 112cm H x 144cm W x 44cm.D.

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Pair of Chamois Horn Whip Hooks c1880

Pair of Chamois Horn Whip Hooks c1880

A rare pair of chamois horn whip hooks,beautifully taxidermied with ivory and walnut mounts. Minor losses to mount edges, the horns mint. Bavaria c1880. 13cm x 12cm x 3cm

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Florentine lacca povera Nautical Mirror c 1870

Florentine lacca povera Nautical Mirror c 1870

A magnificent Florentine lacca povera octagonal mirror, in carved poplar, with dolphins, bullrushes, and shells. The panels lacquered with nautical themes.
Italy c1880. Mint original condition
120cm H x 80cm W x 17cm D

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Charles II Oak Joynt Stool c 1680

Charles II Oak Joynt Stool c 1680

A late 17th century oak ‘joynt’ stool, joined in splayed form for strength with mortise & tenons by an arkwright / joynter – a timber worker able to make timber joins & the precursor to a cabinet-maker.  Well turned baluster legs & well formed seat rails. The top replaced as is usual with stools of this age.  Excellent patina. UK c1680.

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George IV Rosewood Console Table c1825

George IV Rosewood Console Table c1825

A muscular George IV period rosewood console / serving table, beautifully carved, on lion paw feet, with the original carved & gilt marble top. 74cm x 112cm W x 53cm.D
UK c 1825.

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Pair of Neo Classical Candelabra c1825

Pair of Neo Classical Candelabra c1825

A terrific quality & large pair of ‘Roman’ cast bronze candelabra, for three candles. In the form of ancient cruzie oil lamps, supported by torcheres. Nice heavy weight & patina, the individual components numbered with Roman numerals for assembly
UK or France c1825. Ht 66cm.
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Regency Horn SnuffBox c1810

Regency Horn SnuffBox c1810

An elegant English Regency period snuff box of crisp navette shape, with finely moulded sides, in mint original condition. UK c1810. 17mm H x 80mm W x 53mm D.

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Tole Ware Tea Caddy UK c1790

Tole Ware Tea Caddy UK c1790

A very rare English George III   tole ware (painted tin) dome top tea caddy, in excellent original condition. Midlands or Monmouthshire, UK c1790. Painted & gilded with wheatsheafs, Greek key borders and flowers, in imitation of Japanese e-nashiji lacquer. A  wheatsheaf decorated tole ware tea caddy by the same maker is illustrated fig 15.15   in Stevens, Rickenburg & Walkling The Story of British Tea Chests & Caddies. 125mm H x 145mm w x 85mm D.

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