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).
Antique English Yew Wood Windsor side chair with hoop back, shaped and pierced central splat and arched stretchers between the ring and vasiform turned legs. Early 19th Century. Probably Yorkshire. (See the English Regional Chair, by Cotton, page 202 fig NE384 for a similar example.)
Small Pair of Antique English Pembroke Tables in mahogany with satinwood, ebony and kingwood stringing, each having a rectangular top with two drop leaves, a single drawer above and a shaped shelf
below and having tapered legs ending in Marlborough block feet.
A REGENCY MAHOGANY METAMORPHIC LIBRARY CHAIR
in the manner of Morgan and Sanders, with a reeded curved tablet
top-rail, reeded scroll-arms, channelled sabre legs and a caned seat hinged
at the front rail to form a set of library steps with tooled leather treads. Circa 1815
Fine 18th Century English Secretary Bookcase in mahogany, having a dental moulded cornice above two glazed doors, opening to adjustable shelves. Below is a tooled leather writing slide above three graduated drawers and raised on straight bracket felt.
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.
We often have a selection of both sidechairs and armchairs, usually singles and pair ...click for details
Good Group of 18th Century Chippendale Chairs in mahogany, having a shaped crest rail above a carved openwork splat, an upholstered slip seat and moulded straight legs joined by an "H" stretcher. English, circa 1780. (good color and patina, minor wear, losses or repairs consistent with age).