Tasmanian Colonial  painted mantelpiece c.1840

Tasmanian Colonial painted mantelpiece c.1840

An elegant Tasmanian Colonial period gum mantelpiece, still sporting the original kingfisher blue flat oil paint  c 1850.
Width of shelf 158cm
Height of shelf 128cm.
Price inc GST $450

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Pair of Regency saddle seat sabre leg chairs c 1810.

Pair of Regency saddle seat sabre leg chairs c 1810.

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.

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Study of Cattle & Sheep in a landscape c.1750

Study of Cattle & Sheep in a landscape c.1750

A beautifully painted mid 18th century study of cattle, sheep and a goat in a landscape after Paulus Potter.
Flemish c 1750.

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Bronze Grand Tour ‘askos’ wine vessel c 1830.

Bronze Grand Tour ‘askos’ wine vessel c 1830.

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.
c.1830
17cm x 8cm x 17cm high
Price inc GST $850

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Pair of George III neo-classical chairs c 1790

Pair of George III neo-classical chairs c 1790

A very fine quality pair of George III period best mahogany ‘square back’ chairs,  from Attingham Park, Shropshire and probably designed by the architect, James Wyatt.

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Wild Animals from a Greek vase 1766

Wild Animals from a Greek vase 1766

an engraving from ‘Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of Sir William Hamilton’. Published in two volumes 1766 and 1767.
Published at an enormous cost of £6,000, in an edition of 500 copies, the work was the first true record of Greek art & terrifically influential on subsequent design & taste.

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Pair of gilt bronze chenets c 1850

Pair of gilt bronze chenets c 1850

A beautifully cast pair of mercury gilt bronze cheneys, with original forged iron stands.

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Nelson’s column banquet lamp c 1870

Nelson’s column banquet lamp c 1870

A magnificent English Victorian period banquet lamp, with cut glass font, original duplex mechanism in working order, supported by an electroplate column with laurel wreaths to each face modelled on Nelson’s column in Trafalgar Square.

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Regency print cabinet c 1820

Regency print cabinet c 1820

A good quality English George IV period folio cabinet, in best mahogany c.1825. The French form, high quality timber & English construction similar to the work of S Jamar
Original handles and patina.

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Regency period sterling silver coffee pot & stand

Regency period sterling silver coffee pot & stand

A magnificent English Regency period sterling silver London made coffee pot on original stand, made William Edwards of London  in 1815.

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