Glass chessboard c 1880

Glass chessboard c 1880

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
44cm square
Price inc GST $350

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Gothic revival Vestry or Hall table c1880

Gothic revival Vestry or Hall table c1880

A delicious oak Gothic revival vestry table,of very handy slim size for a hall or lobby. With fine chamfered legs, pilasters to the rear & trefoil freize.
Original finish & good patina.
107cm x 32cm x 74cm high
UK c 1880
Price inc GST $950

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Tasmanian Colonial period cedar Chest of Drawers c1825

Tasmanian Colonial period cedar Chest of Drawers c1825

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

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Fijiian Flax Bag c1880

Fijiian Flax Bag c1880

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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Canton Export table c 1840

Canton Export table c 1840

A usefull small black ”Japanned ‘  & gilt table, originally one of a set of four. With gilded Chinese theatrical scene to top.

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Cantonese porcelain Punch Mug c1800

Cantonese porcelain Punch Mug c1800

A finely enamelled Cantonese export ware mug, for serving punch from a  punch bowl. No restoration or structural damage, small rim chip. The sides in polychrome enamels of Chinese revellers. China, c 1790 – 1830.

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Regency mahogany Grecian footstool c 1815

Regency mahogany Grecian footstool c 1815

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.

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Cats in Art a Sunderland lustre dish c1840

Cats in Art a Sunderland lustre dish c1840

A charming English William IV period puce Sunderland lustre dish, with a bat printed picture of a young woman’s  with a Kitten in her arms, whilst the mother cat catches the woman’s skirt. Mint . Diameter 14.5cm height 4.5cm

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Set of polished steel Fire Tools c1835

Set of polished steel Fire Tools c1835

  1. A heavy quality & useful set of three cast & polished steel fire tools – poker, shovel & tongs. Length of shovel 72cm, length of tongs & poker 67cm

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Staffordshire pottery Gothick pastille burner c 1830

Staffordshire pottery Gothick pastille burner c 1830

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.

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