A superb and rare early 18th century provincial Walnut Kneehole Desk of good colour and patina in outstanding original condition retaining the original handles and ogee bracket feet. The quarter veneered top is bordered with a fine boxwood stringing as are the drawer fronts, ends and central door.
Height = 81 cm (31.9″)
Width = 84 cm (33.1″)
Depth = 49 cm (19.3″)
A Superb quality 18th Century solid Mahogany Bureau Bookcase made from the finest cuban Mahogany and of exceptional colour in untouched original condition. The ornate handles, locks and ogee bracket feet are all original. The linings are in Oak, they are in wonderful clean original condition. The dental cornice is a quality feature, it sits nicely above the fretted freeze.
Height = 221 cm (87.0″)
Width = 107 cm (42.1″)
Depth = 61 cm (24.0″)
A fine quality late 19th Century Gilt Wood Chippendale Style Mirror.
Height = 142 cm (55.9″)
Width = 77 cm (30.3″)
Depth = 6 cm (2.4″)
A rare and charming exceptionally small Oak Bureau of good colour with good clean original Oak linings.
Price £ 2,200 SOLD
Height = 89 cm (35.0″)
Width = 61 cm (24.0″)
Depth = 43 cm (16.9″)
A superb quality 18th Century Mahogany Architect’s Table of very good colour and patina fitted with a wonderful original handle with built in lock. The brass hinges, catch and spring mechanism for the release of the reading rest are all original.
Height = 79 cm (31.1″)
Width = 91 cm (35.8″)
Depth = 57 cm (22.4″)
A 17th Century Oak Coffer in remarkably good original condition with original hinges and lock plate. The colour is very good and it stands well having lost no hight from the feet.
Height = 80 cm (31.5″)
Width = 134 cm (52.8″)
Depth = 59 cm (23.2″)
A 17th Century Oak Bible Box with carved thistles on the front, probably Scottish. The box has good colour and patina and is in good clean condition, it has a one piece top. The hinges are replaced through the same holes as the originals.
20cm high , 62cm wide, 43 cm deep
A wonderful quality George I red Walnut Lowboy with nicely shaped apron and well drawn cabriole legs. The handles and locks are completely original, the colour and patina is superb. The two piece top is made from matched timbers.
Height = 75 cm (29.5″) Width = 80 cm (31.5″) Depth = 53 cm (20.9″)
A very good 17th Century Oak Coffer in good clean condition with original hinges. The carved serpents and strap work decoration has been ebonized originally, the colour and surface of the piece is as it was when made when a thin layer of clear varnish was applied. This technique and type of furniture is discussed in the Victor Chinnery book : Oak Furniture , The British Tradition. Page 137.
Richly carved both front and sides by a master craftsman, this is indeed a fine example of an arcaded early 17th century Oak Coffer of very good colour in particularly good condition. The ring hinges have been replaced with strap hinges.
18th Century George I Walnut Lowboy of superb untouched colour and patina with original handles and Quarter veneered top. The Lowboy has a cherry wood half herring bone banding. The drawer linings interestingly are made from a combination of Oak, Walnut, Ash and Cherry. The Oak sides are original and have never been veneered.
A Fine Queen Anne Double Dome Walnut Bureau Bookcase with figured matched Walnut veneer and feather banding throughout. The fall opens to reveal a wonderful quality shaped and stepped interior with a sliding well to the centre. The central door is flanked by Columns with brass to the base and caps. The mirror plates are bevelled and are old replacements as are the handles. The linings are in Oak, they are in clean condition and original throughout as is the exterior. The Bookcase is the classic Queen Anne design with double domed top. It is a rich warm honey colour and the proportions work particularly well.
A fine and rare quality 18th Century Chippendale period Secrataire Chest on Chest of outstanding colour and patina in superbly figured Mahogany. The chest has its original ornate cast brass handles and original brass fittings to the hinged section of the secretaire drawer. The Chest has a nicely carved dental and freeze to the top with fluted columns to the corners and stands on original ogee bracket feet. The secretaire drawer opens to reveal a central door veneered in curl Mahogany flanked by pull out pilasters and small drawers, to the top there is a shaped freeze drawer. The piece is lined throughout in oak.
Height = 175 cm (68.9″)
Width = 110 cm (43.3″)
Depth = 54 cm (21.3″)
A very good 17th Century Yorkshire Mule Kist of great colour with original ring hinges one of which has been repaired. It is interesting to note the beaded faces carved in the spandrels that are very similar to the ones seen on Yorkshire chairs at this period.
Wonderfully Carved 17th Century Oak Mule Kist with original hinges having great colour and patina.
A rare and impressive 17th Century Oak Coffer of superb rich warm colour and patina with carved dragons or wyverns to the panels. Originally fitted with a drawer to the front that is now missing. The interior is covered with the most extraordinary 18th and 19th century cuttings.
A small 17th Century Oak plank Coffer with incised carving to the front of wonderful colour and condition. Hinges are replaced but the lock plate unusually is original.
A good Queen Anne Oak Mule Kist from the Trough of Bowland, in good original condition with rich warm colour. It is nicely carved in the style typical of the region and dated 1703.
A lovely George I Oak chest of drawers of small proportions with brushing slide. The Chest has good colour and patina with good clean original oak linings, it has the original handles and escutcheons.