Fine Antique English Canterbury in Walnut, having four pierced partitions with “C” scroll carved decoration above a single drawer and raised on turned ball form feet with brass casters.
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Fine Victorian Cane Rack or Umbrella Stand in black painted cast iron; having a shaped pediment, decorated back with a relief of a dog's head and removable tray in the base.
The English registry number impressed in the back dates this to circa 1885.
Striking Art Noveau Terra-cotta Pottery Pedestal by Bretby Art Pottery, England, having a circular top with floral relief border above a stylized pillar with tendrils and flowers and a conical base with faux cabochon mounts. (Top and base extensively repaired).
Exceptional Regency Period Faux Rosewood Stand with gilt metal mounts having an inset tooled leather top with rosewood banding and gilt metal surround, supported by a faux painted stand with central turned and fluted pillar and cyma curved tripod legs above a tripartite plinth base raised on gilt metal paw form feet. Circa 1830-40.
Possibly Baltic or Russian.
Exceptional antique English lap desk in rosewood, having brass bound top opening to an interior fitted with writing slope, pen and ink wells, secret drawers and an unusual “pop-up” section with four small drawers. Circa 1790-1820, on later stand.
Provenance: the Glass-Glen Burnie Museum, Winchester, VA
One of the most popular form of chairs in both England and America, the form was believed to have originated around Windsor Castle around 1700 and continued being made until the late 19th C. English examples typically have a pierced splat flanked by turned spindles , splay legs and use various woods including elm, oak, ash, and yew.
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