Library Bust of Robert Burns c1845

Library Bust of Robert Burns c1845

A nice quality large plaster library bust of poet Robert Burns, by Agostini, of the marvellously named Liquorpond St London. With incised title & makers details verso.
Sadly the street, once a hive for artists, no longer exists.
Ht 75cm
UK c 1840
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Moroccan Powder Flask c 1760

Moroccan Powder Flask c 1760

A particularly fine example of an 18th century Moroccan gilt brass & silver mounted gun powder flask. Of moon shaped form, with raised, inset and engraved panels of flowers & leafage. With remains of gilding. Ht 19cm x 13cm x 5cm

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Pair of Regency Revival Roman chairs c 1940

Pair of Regency Revival Roman chairs c 1940

A marvellous quality & exciting pair of Regency Revival or Hollywood Regency ‘Roman’ chairs, in solid best Brazillian rosewood with ormolu anthemion & Griffin mounts,  sabre leg chairs, caned seats & horsehair filled squabs in yellow striped silk. The form illustrated by artist Adam Buck c1810.Similar examples made for Paxton by William Trotter of Edinburgh. The mounts possibly antique. UK or NY c1940. 92cm.H x 57cm.W x 65cm.D

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Tasmanian Colonial Cedar Table c1840

Tasmanian Colonial Cedar Table c1840

Originally the stand for a child’s chair, now missing, but perfect for a
coffee / wine  table.
42cm H x 47cm x 47cm

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George III Mahogany Gateleg Table  c 1770

George III Mahogany Gateleg Table c 1770

A beautifully patinated, worn & useful George III period best Cuban mahogany drop side table with rounded rectangular top, reeded chamfered legs & shaped apron to ends. Perfect behind a sofa closed, for use as a pop up dining / writing table.

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Greek Revival Rosewood console Table c 1830

Greek Revival Rosewood console Table c 1830

A handsome & beautifully carved console table, supported on a pair of acanthus leaf carved Grecian scrolls, with fine veneered frieze, in best black rosewood. Original yellow Sienna marble slab top.  Excellent original condition & patina. UK c1830

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Four Rustic Hardwood Tasmanian Chairs c1985

Four Rustic Hardwood Tasmanian Chairs c1985

A wonderful set of four rustic Tasmanian  blackwood, tea tree & white gum dining chairs, traditionally & beautifully made, peg jointed, strong & surprisingly comfortable. Possibly by Matthew Simms or David Ralph. c 1985. 100cm H x 45cm W x 52cm D

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Cedar Apprentice Chest of Drawers c 1870

Cedar Apprentice Chest of Drawers c 1870

Of stylish & unusual form, with original patina, made from recycled La
Flor de Columbus Cuban cedar (Cedrela
odorata) cigar boxes (with their stamp visible to underside of drawers). The bow front form, swept ‘French’ feet, to the front, sides & back plus  galleried top suggest a Welsh trained maker. The use of recycled Cuban cedar raises the broader question of Australian cedar identity, here diagnosed by the remains of the box brands. 25cm H x  18cm Wx  10cm D

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French rosewood & bronze Crucifix c 1880

French rosewood & bronze Crucifix c 1880

A sensitively  cast & fire gilt bronze French crucifix, the rosewood cross carved in imitation of the sharpness of a crown of thorns. With nice fine patina to the timber, gilt & bronze. 44cm H x 23cm W x 6cm D

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View of The Endeavour, by Hogg 1785

View of The Endeavour, by Hogg 1785

“View of Endeavour River, on the Coast of New Holland, where Captain Cook had the Ship laid on Shore.” Rare first edition tinted print cropped from: George
William Anderson, A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection of Voyages round
the World, Undertaken and Performed by Royal Authority London : Published by Alexr. Hogg, 1784-1786 . The only known image of the Endeavour. Image 180mm x 270mm.Framed size 330mm x 450mm

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