Huon Pine Table c 1860

Huon Pine Table c 1860

A now scarce 19th century Tasmanian full Huon pine scullery table, with scrubbed finish, 1″ thick top & end drawers.
Hobart c 1860.
Ex Burrows Collection of Huon pine, Blacksnake, Tasmania
78cm H x 152cm W x 88cm D
Price inc GST $3,900

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George IV Argand Lamp c 1830

George IV Argand Lamp c 1830

A rare whale oil / colza oil burning Argand lamp in bronze UK c 1830.
The font decorated with fauns, the base with paw feet & river Gods. Original gilding, bronze patina, oil regulator, lustres & 19th century Argand shade. Newly rewired.
56cm H x 34cm w x 22cm d
Price inc GST $2,850

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Silver Mounted Tea Caddy c 1830

Silver Mounted Tea Caddy c 1830

A lovely silver & ivory mounted tea caddy in mint condition, of early smaller size, with original key (works well), inner lids & velvet lining. UK origin c 1830

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Ensuite Pair of Huon Pine Wine Tables c 1850

Ensuite Pair of Huon Pine Wine Tables c 1850

A rare ensuite pair of Tasmanian Colonial period Huon pine wine tables. Lovely colour & original.state.
Hobart c 1850
76cnH x 46cm dia ea.
Price inc GST $12,800/pair 

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George III Silver Caster  London 1783

George III Silver Caster London 1783

A fine quality London made George III period sterling silver caster for pepper. With finely raised domed foot & baluster shaped body, with reeded bands. The tight fitting lid of bell shape,  finely pierced, in engraved diagonal panels. Mint condition & good patina & marks.

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Danish Neo Classical Pier Mirror c 1815

Danish Neo Classical Pier Mirror c 1815

An elegant & very original Danish neo-classical pier mirror, c 1810 with mahogany marquetry lunette top and verre – eglomise (reverse painted & gilded glass) tablet of The Three Graces. Original divided mirror plates (allowing greater safety rather than a single long mirror plate).
151cm H x 58cm.W 8cm D
Price inc GST $2,200

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Viennese Neo Classical Secretaire Commode c1815

Viennese Neo Classical Secretaire Commode c1815

A neo-classical Viennese secretaire – commode c 1815.
In richly figured walnut, flanked by female Egyptian terms. Fantastic colour, originality & provenance.
100 x 126 x 62cm
Price inc GST $6,500

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Victorian Wirework Plant Stand c1880

Victorian Wirework Plant Stand c1880

A nice quality large three tier Victorian period woven wire plant stand, in original faux wicker paint. Australian or UK?  c1880.

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Tent Bands (baskur or iolam) Uzbek c1880

Tent Bands (baskur or iolam) Uzbek c1880

The girths that encircle the trellis wall of the nomad’s tent. Densely woven with warp faces,   in vegetable dyed wool on a home loom, in  geometric forms. Two lengths from the same piece, 250cm x 27cm, 107cm.x 27cm. Excellent unfaded old state.

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German Ebony & Deer Antler Box c 1750

German Ebony & Deer Antler Box c 1750

A beautifully made ebony & engraved deer antler box, probably originally for a pair of hunting pistols. The top and sides of geometric ebony marquetry, the front & back with inset panels  of finely engraved deer antler, of hunting scenes. Southern German c1750.  55mmH x 310mm W x 130mmD

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PNG Ceremonial Shield c1930

PNG Ceremonial Shield c1930

A good quality & large Papuan ceremonial shield. The carved head with ocre paints, cowrie shells inlaid in mud, with boars tusks,  cassowary feathers to top & woven basket edges c 1930. 89cmH x 39cmW x 17cmD

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Regency Bronze NeoClassical Inkwell c 1825

Regency Bronze NeoClassical Inkwell c 1825

A beautifully cast English Regency inkwell, with palmette lid containing the original ceramic well, four quill holders to the corners and a cast clam shell for nibs. Good original condition & patina. c 1820

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George IV Grecian chiffoniere c1830

George IV Grecian chiffoniere c1830

An elegant & useful English George IV period chiffoniere, with nicely fitted interior, the doors, front and pediment in best mahogany,in the Greek revival style. Good rich colour & original finish.  The Grecian taste was The fashionable egalitarian taste of the 1830s – the  ‘Greek sympathy’ of Lord Byron et al. 125cmH x 116cmW x 43cmD

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Views of Mt Wellington by HH Baily c1870
Australian Cedar Library Bookcase c 1880

Australian Cedar Library Bookcase c 1880

A large and good quality Australian cedar library bookcase, with adjustable shelves, and shelves in base. c 1880

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Pair of Matthew Boulton Athienne Candelabrum c 1790

Pair of Matthew Boulton Athienne Candelabrum c 1790

A rare pair of George III period old Sheffield plate candelabrum by the leading Birmingham industrialist /artist Matthew Boulton, in the form of neo classical athienne altars, with inset lion mask panels. In the early days of Boulton’s manufacturing he employed the leading artists of the day, including the architect Robert Adam, who is likely the author of this pattern. The borders lightly rose & excellent condition.
Ex WF Bradshaw Collection Sydney.
UK c 1785.
Height 61cm

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French Empire Mantel Clock c 1815

French Empire Mantel Clock c 1815

A terrific quality French Empire period gilt bronze & bronze mantel clock, emblematic of Athena, Goddess of the Arts.
Eight day silk suspension movement, striking the hours & half hours on a bell.  The case in untouched old state.
c 1815. Height 65cm

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William IV mahogany Library Bookcase c 1835

William IV mahogany Library Bookcase c 1835

A grand and beautifully made English William IV period library bookcase. The upper section with four fully adjustable original sheles, finely moulded pediment, lotus flower ends to the glazing bars and original glass. The base with two freize drawers, a pair of cupboards with adjustable shelves, the doors with well carved Louis Revival panels. All with Horne Patent metalware, supported on massive steel revolving Hobbs patent casters. Original polish & surface finish in mint condition.

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Tasmanian Colonial Stone Corinthian buttresses c 1840

Tasmanian Colonial Stone Corinthian buttresses c 1840

A pair of Tasmanian Colonial period carved stone Corinthian brackets, with old limewashed paint, for an entry doorcase or window lintel. Nice for a library or bookcase.
Hobart c 1840
43cm H x 13cm W x 22cm D
Price inc GST $650 / pair

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Lead Tobacco Box c 1810

Lead Tobacco Box c 1810

A Regency period lead tobacco box,for keeping it cool, of canted rectangular form. Original lid in the form of a hound & polychrome paint. Cast with merry making scenes to each side.
UK c 1820
13cm H x 13cm w x 10cm deep.
Price inc GST $450

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11th Century AD Coptic Christian robe

11th Century AD Coptic Christian robe

An Egyptian Christian (Coptic) yellow wool jacket, largely complete. Finely woven, including inserts of designs of birds on water. These finely woven bands and mons, were often removed when the garment wore out. The yellow identified the wearer as Christian. The purple woven inserts dyed with murex shells.
c 11th Century A.D
Full robes such as this are rare.
L. Approx 96cm
Price inc GST $2,200

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A rare late Renaissance Gilt Copper mounted Coconut Cup c1620

A rare late Renaissance Gilt Copper mounted Coconut Cup c1620

The cup is from Munich (Bavaria), made for the family of a local baker in 1626, possibly by Hans Ernst Gottbewahr (died in 1634), with engraved portraits & inscriptions to the rim.

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Felix Adrien BONFILS , Temple  of David, India c 1880

Felix Adrien BONFILS , Temple of David, India c 1880

Felix Adrien BONFILS (France 1831 – 1885).
Temple of David
Albumen paper photograph from an elephant plate by the leading 19th century photographer of the Middle East.
Signed in ink to the image.

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William IV period library chiffonier c1830

William IV period library chiffonier c1830

A handsome Scottish William IV period library chiffonier, in good quality plum pudding and flame mahogany.  Lovely old patina. The whole fitted with turned Tuscan columns, slim drawer to freize and original key.

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