This is a magnificent middle part of the 19th Century Gilded Mirror made during the reign of Napoleon III boasting a breathtaking pierced-carved cartouche centering a shell surrounded by acanthus pattern standing upon the intricately embellished frame enclosing the original mirror. Note minor scratches and dents can be seen on the frame and the mirror being original is foggy. Circa date 1860. Dimensions 49”high/ 31”wide.
This is an exquisite late 19th Century Parisian Buffet topped by its thick Rouge Royal marble sitting upon a stunning facade boasting a beautiful burl mahogany veneer highlighted with bronze accents and supported by tapered turned legs on bronze sabots. Beside the visual impact, this lovely piece is also convenient with 2 drawers upon a large storage compartment with single shelves. Key and Locks are in working order. Minor scratches and dents can be seen due to the age. Circa date 1880...
This is an elegantly simple Commode from the beginning of the 20th century, topped by its original white carrara marble sitting upon a beautifully patinaed facade boasting a lovely mahogany veneer highlighted by brass moldings. This charming piece is offering a total of 3 large drawers mounted with their original handles, all standing on 4 turned tapered legs with bronze sabots. Note minor scratches and dents can be seen due to the age. Circa date 1900...
This is a beautiful Onyx Cross centering a brass portrait of Jesus made at the beginning of the 20th century during the Art Nouveau period. Circa date 1900. Dimensions 5”high/ 5”wide.
This is an exquisite late 19th Century Kidney Shaped Petite Commode boasting a combination of rosewood and mahogany veneer, all highlighted by the original Yellow Lamartine marble (South of France) trimmed by brass pierced gallery upon the lovely facade featuring a total of 2 slightly bombee drawers supported by graceful cabriole legs. Note the marble has been repaired. Circa date 1890. Dimensions 31”high/ 23”wide/ 16”deep.
This is a rare and interesting Armoire made from solid pine during the second half of the 19th century, originally coming from Aix-en-Provence in the South of France. While this elegantly simple Armoire is country with straight lines, the interest comes from its uncommon dimensions and interior set up. This short but massive Armoire is very deep offering four large interior drawers with a large upper compartment above them, great combination for entertainment center...
This is a very pretty middle part of the 19th century Cast Iron Window Balcony, commonly called Garde Fou by the French, originally coming from Paris during the Haussmannization. Circa date 1860. Dimensions 10”high/ 32”wide.
25" d x 29" high, game table.
A fine Late Nineteenth Century Georgian style mahogany vitrine with floral inlay on the lid. The piece is kidney shaped with stretchers joining the legs. Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Height 30", Width 27", Depth 17".
The rectangular top above a stem base with brass figural mounts, one of an eagle and the other of an oriental woman playing a musical instrument.
Standing on three brass claw and ball feet
Height: 73cm x Width 34cm
Gorgeous is the first word that comes to mind when you first set eyes on this lovely chair.
It has a satinwood the shield back flanked by barley twist supports either side, upholstered in petit point.
A truly lovely piece.
Height: 85cm Width: 33cm Depth: 31.5cm
I really love these, depicting all types of Victorian life, travels, fashion, music, dance etc. One would purchase an album of these scenes, cut them out and stick them to a screen finishing with a clear glaze.
Each panel has a mahogany frame with a giltwood slip...
Boot Cleaner by Bartley & Sons Oxford Street London:
Not only attractive, quirky and decorative but extremely useful for polishing and cleaning boots and shoes.
Bone makers plaque to the top. The brushes are all in very good condition as is the whole piece. Very minor age related wear.
Inscribed The Hon’ble Arthur Thellusson (1801-1858):
He was the youngest son of Baron Rendlesham of Rendlesham which is a title in the Peerage of Ireland.
It was created in 1806 for Peter Thellusson, who also represented Midhurst, Malmesbury and Bossiney in parliament...
This chest is in two parts with brass corners comprising of two short and three long ash lined drawers. The top right drawer is fitted with a brass Brahma lock (other side missing).
All with good quality original sunken brass handles standing on turned screw off feet.
A lovely rich honey colour, very well made, a few minor losses which is always the case with these well-travelled pieces...
A wonderful Smaller 4 feet by 2 feet Hooked Rug,
For the Cat Lover AND an Antique Collector
The Scene : A mother Cat with her 2 little kittens
One of the kittens is playing with a Red Ball of Yarn.
The Rug is in excellent condition.
A preciously rare and previously undocumented southeastern Virginia Neo-classical Federal mahogany candle-stand, circa 1795-1810. The present southern candle-stand is constructed of very dense figured mahogany and is quite heavy. The turnings on its mid-shaft are very refined and indicate an urban area of manufacture, most likely Norfolk, but are also reminiscent of some Baltimore examples...