Fine Early George I Slant-front
Bureau Bookcase, in nicely figured mahogany, having a moulded cornice above two glazed doors flanked by fluted pilasters, opening to a fitted interior with adjustable shelves and small drawers. The lower case with a slant lid and fitted interior, tooled leather writing surface and column
fronted document drawers, moulded base and straight bracket feet.
English, circa 1730.
Exceptional William IV Tea Poy in nicely figured rosewood having a rectangular cut corner top with moulded edge opening to a fitted interior with two caddies and two later sugar bowls; the whole supported by a turned and fluted shaft. Circa 1825-30. (Loss to one rear foot.)
Pair of Antique English "Gothik" Windsor Side Chairs in elm, beech, and ash with hoop back enclosing a "Gothik" tracery design, having ring-turned legs joined by H-form stretchers. Circa 1850, Thames Valley Region. (Repairs to hoop.)
Anglo Indian ebony box carved with overall floral motifs; having a central oval miniature on ivory of the Taj Mahal. From the town of Nagina in the Bijnor District. See: Furniture from British India by Jaffir, pp. 264-66. Circa 1870.
Ornate Antique French Bronze Dore Jewelry Casket, with inset painted porcelain plaques; having a hinged lid opening to a velvet lined well, above two doors opening to shelves and raised on dragon form feet. Circa 1870. (n.b. doors close but do not lock)
Victorian English Papier Mâché Tea Caddy, with an undulating shape that demonstrates the malleability of the material; decorated with gilt vines and swags, painted flowers and inlaid with mother-of-pearl; having two lidded compartments for tea and an opening for a sugar bowl (missing).
Fine Antique Japanese Kinrande Imari Porcelain Vase having a flared, scolloped rim, ribbed body and typical decoration with birds and blossoms. Circa 1870-1900. Now wired as a lamp with ribbed gilt wood base.
Height to rim: 14"
What we call Imari was made
in the Japanese town of Arita
and exported thru the port cit ...click for details