Suite of Argand lamps c 1835

Suite of Argand lamps c 1835

A rare suite of three patent gilt bronze Argand lamps, the bases with heavy lion paw feet and masks of Bacchus, for burning whale oil, by the leading maker of the day, Thomas Messenger.
UK origin c1835
The gilding still with smoke stains of use.
Cast signature to bases ‘Published as The Act Directs, Messenger & Sons, London & Birmingham’.

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Regency campaign shell box c 1815

Regency campaign shell box c 1815

A rare English Regency period campaign shell collector’s box, made of rosewood inlaid with brass with flush folding handles & bound corners
The yellow interior original, with a shell list to the inside of the lid.
Original key
40cm wide x 32cm deep x 9cm high
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set of Gothic plaster panels c.1880

set of Gothic plaster panels c.1880

A marvellous set of Gothic 15th century religious panels,
cast in plaster from original oak carvings c 1880, the finish oak grained so perfectly they are impossible to discern from the original until very close up!
UK origin
each 70cm x 40cm, with iron hangers.
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Regency Grecian tea caddy

Regency Grecian tea caddy

A magnificent English late Regency large tea caddy, in highly figured mahogany, with double bands of Greek key and flower inlay.

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Regency mahogany Doctor’s table c 1825

Regency mahogany Doctor’s table c 1825

A fine English Regency period small table, well fitted with a pair of slim drawers to one end & a deep drawer to the other, the fronts with dummy drawers. Well crossbanded & inlaid, the fine reeded legs & idiosyncratic form relate closely to examples designed by Gillows of Lancaster.

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George III period satinwood tea caddy c 1800

George III period satinwood tea caddy c 1800

An elegant English George III period tea caddy, of beautifully coloured West Indian satinwood, with sunflower and shell inlays, with two inner lids & zinc lined interior.

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Moss agate snuff box c 1830

Moss agate snuff box c 1830

A snuff box, the lid and base of two beautiful pieces of moss coloured agate, translucent with pale mauve flashes. Gilt copper box.

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Regency mahogany open library bookcase c 1815

Regency mahogany open library bookcase c 1815

An elegant English Regency period small library bookcase, with reeded pilasters and pediment, adjustable shelves and cupboards below. Excellent colour and original polish.

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George III mahogany batchelor’ chest c 1750

George III mahogany batchelor’ chest c 1750

A wonderful quality, petite George III period small chest of drawers, of a type commonly called a ‘batchelor’s chest’. With brushing slide to top, original shaped bracket feet, handles and locks. Lined in English oak and of the densest heavy Cuban mahogany.

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Pair of George III vase knifeboxes c 1810

Pair of George III vase knifeboxes c 1810

A rare and large pair of English George III period mahogany knife boxes, with telescopic lids of silver flatware, the edges inlaid with ebony lines.

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