A really architectural pair of George III period mahogany hall chairs with nice old patina.
A fine late 17th century Flemish ivory crucifix, beautifully carved to capture the sense of the ivory tusk. The whole now a superb colour and state.
Height o/a 62cm
A related example formerly in the collection of Thomas Hope, similar to the work of Francois Boissuit or Matthieu van Beveren.
An appealing Tasmanian Colonial period small cedar chest of drawers, lined and backed in Huon pine, of nice cabinet made quality, in untouched original condition and terrific colour.
Hobart c. 1845.
92cm wide x 60cm deep x 82cm high.
PRICE INC GST $1,750
A really elegant and nice quality English Regency period chest of drawers with reeded turret corners and feet, each drawer oak lined with original Bramah stamped locks and ‘dragons blood’ gilt handles.
117cm x 46cm x 108cm high.
Reasonably by Gillows of Lancaster & London.
UK c 1815.
A rare set of six pewter mounted coconut shell dishes, tea caddy and teapot, the surfaces finely carved with auspicious characters, and a similarly carved and mounted tea caddy.
A fine English oak cased single manual harpsichord, identical to the model found at Knole in Kent of 1662, the earliest known English example.
The compass is 57 notes, with boxwood and ebony marquetry inlaid keys, gilt and penwork gesso name board and gilt brass sound frets. The case of the highest quality, made from research and measurement of the Knole cabinet work.
In mint and perfect playing condition, by the esteemed harpsichord builder & conservator, Stephen Morris of London, 1987.
An elegant pair of English Regency period saddle seat, sabre leg chairs in best mahogany, the backs banded in ebony veneer. Terrific colour and patina.
An Italian Grand Tour bronze ‘askos’ wine vessel, after the Roman antique model excavated at Pompeii.
Beautiful rich patina.
Typically a lush, rich Roman bacchante would tie one to their toga, then trot off to a Bachannale. For drinking wine with lips and hands, stylish and not easily broken like a wine glass.
17cm x 8cm x 17cm high
Price inc GST $850
A beautiful quality, best mahogany library bookcase in mint condition. With fine ‘Gothick’ glazed doors with original glass, frieze drawer and cupboards below, one fitted with pigeon holes. Identical to published examples by Gillows of Lancaster and London. With well panelled pilasters to the edges and mitred corners to all doors.
A superb quality pair of Japanese Meiji period ivory figures of fishermen. The baskets and nets reticulated, the engraved decoration with family mons to the garments and lac filled c. 1880
A wonderful quality and elegant English Regency period mahogany dining table. Comprised of two D ends which when closed form a pair of sidetables or oval table to seat 6. With the gate leg centre section inserted between, the table seats 12. A further 7 large leaves can also be inserted. 6 are later, 1 original. Making a table that comfortably seats 24.
A wonderful Australian over oil painted original photographic movie still, framed in 1963, by Sidney Riley Studios. The subject Australian / Hollywood star, Jocelyn Haworth, in her most famous role as The Squatters Daughter.
A fine and rare English late Regency period gilded and painted beech three fold screen, reasonably by John Crace. The Chinese / Grecian fret to the top and flying Chinamen on branches typical of his work on cabinet fronts, Carlton House and the Brighton Pavillion. Ex Butchoff Antiques, Kensington Church St, London.