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Title  Antique French 2nd Empire rectangular mirror with walnut top console table original patina circa 1865

 Description

Impressive antique French Naploeon III second Empire mirror and console table . The rectangular mirror with original walnut and ebony inlaid top above a matching console table original patina finish circa 1865.

The tall walnut frame with carved ebony veneered scrollwork and gilt star cartouche centre over moulded wood mirror frame.

 

The mirror is hung above a walnut marquetry top console table raised on turned front legs and back panel to supporting platform base.

Original mirror glass is a value point .  The table top with only minor blemishes consistent with age and use and has a rich patina.

The walnut and ebony wood veneered finish with ebonised highlights in the Louis Philippe and Biedermeier manner.

 

Good original polished finish.

 

French circa 1865

 

Overall Dimensions :

Height : 213 cm

Width : 73 cm

Depth : 33 cm

Mirror only:

Height 150cm

Width 58cm

Depth 6 cm

 

Console table only:

height 63cm

Width 73 cm

Depth 33cm


Price AUD $ 2265

 


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Title    Scandinavian Art Deco pier cabinet column pedestal in mahogany with internal shelves lock and key 1910

Description

Scandinavian Art Deco pier cabinet column pedestal in mahogany with internal shelves lock and key circa 1910.

The pedestal top with elegant curved front with stepped pediment and tall curved front door below.

A key on the left side opens the spring loaded lock .

Internal dimensions are H 104 x W 33cm X D28 cm

Thsi Danish original circa 1910 is of the Biedermeier revival style which hints to the Art Deco period still to come a decade later.

Good original polished finish and working key.  A Danish makers label is attached to the back.

 

Danish 1900-1910

 

Overall Dimensions:

Heightl : 131 cm

Width : 41cm

Depth : 35cm



Price  AUD $ 1299

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Title    Victorian mahogany wine cellarette wine cooler carved traditional Regency sarcophagus box style

Description

Victorian mahogany wine cellarette wine cooler carved traditional Regency sarcophagus box style .

Beautifully finished right round so it can stand in the centre of a room. The top of pyramidic shape with radial cartouche carved centre. the solid mahogany top lifs to open and has replaced hinges to back and brass locking stay to maintain lid held open.

Well shaped waisted sides taper inwards to a carved plinth raised on carved and turned bun feet.

These cellarettes are rare and are usually intended for placing between double pedestal sideboard bases.

English 19th century

 

Overall Dimensions:

overall : 58 cm

Width : 79cm

Depth : 59cm



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Title  French oak blanket chest trunk on carved scroll legs and scallop edge mouldings pegged joints 1780

Description:
Antique French oak blanket chest or lift top trunk raised on carved scroll legs and scallop edge mouldings. beuatifully made with rounded corners and fielded panels all with traditional pegged joints  and hand adzed back.  With recently replaced french oak bottom boards this trunk would date from the end of the 18th century .

Retains a good polished patina finish.

ideal as a window seat at only 51cm high or as end of the bed chest. original pieces with these dimensions are perfect for modern lifestyles but absolutely rare in the original 18th century when they preferred their chests bigger.

 

France circa 1780.

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Title  Blonde oak chest trunk on stand carved Gothic Tudor legs wrought iron handles key lock 1930


Description:
Baroque style Blonde oak chest trunk on stand carved gothic tudor legs wrought iron handles key lock 1930.

 

Beautifully finished in satin polish this solid oak chest is raised on shaped Gothic style legs joined by a shaped stretcher and shaped aprons. The solid blonde oak top with moulded edging in oak wraps all round so the lamp table trunk can stand in the centre of a room.

Perfect in a mid century Scandinavian Danish modern interior.

 

 

Scandinavian craftsman made 1930

 

Overall dimensions:

Height 59cm

Length 78 cm

Depth 44 cm

Chest height only : 33cm + legs 

 

Price : AUD $385


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Title  Danish mid century blonde oak coffee table  bench or TV stand in solid heavy European oak circa 1960


Description:
Danish mid century blonde oak coffee table  bench or TV stand in solid heavy European oak circa 1960.

Beautifully finished in satin polish this solid oak stand is raised on shaped Gothic style legs joined by a shaped stretcher and shaped front apron. The blonde oak top surrounded by oak mouldings all round so the table can stand in the centre of a room.

Perfect as flat screen TV stand in a mid century Scandinavian Danish modern interior.

 

Scandinavian craftsman made 1960

  

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Title  French antique rosewood marquetry Lamp table or bedside chest  of two drawers with ormolu mounts



Description

An antique marquetry inlaid two drawer serpentine fronted and serpentine shaped side  table or chest.

This lamp table or bedside chest known as a petit commode is polished on three sides.  Each drawer  is pulled open with an ornate ormolu bronze handle . The shaped sides with rosewood marquetry panels and inlays in satinwood . Raised on elegant cabriole legs with brass sabot feet and canted corners. The serpentine shaped top with Brazillian rosewood cross banding is an elegant touch to such a versatile small chest of drawers.  Ideal for a lounge room lamp table console lamp table or even bedside cabinet.

 

Original patina and finish.

 

French early 20th century in the 18th century manner.


Dimensions

Height 74 cm

Width 65 cm

Depth 55 cm



Price AUD $1150

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Title Antique Empire dome top painted pine trunk or dowery chest  with gorgeous wreath paintings and drawer


Description:
Antique provincial Empire dome top painted pine trunk or dowery chest  with gorgeous wreath paintings and swags with a single fitted drawer.

The elegant paited top with sage green banding lifts open to a good clean pine interior complete with candle box original lock and striker plate inside but no key.

Two iron carry handles to the sides and an oval iron escutcheon to front. This is flanked by ornate exquisitly hand painted floral wreaths.

A drawer below the top opens with bronze knob  and is decorated with hand painted swags  of flowers .

Thsi is a rare smaller size of trunk and the hand painted details further enhance this gorgeous coffer.

 

Scandinavian circa 1830  Biedermeier

 

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Title   Studded leather clad dome top trunk complete with Georgian brass carry handles lock and working key


Description

A gorgeous antique studded leather clad dome top trunk complete with Georgian brass carry handles lock and working key. Ornate studded pattern to top and front with brass corners.

The interior with rouge coloured linen lining .

 

Georgian early 19th century in the 18th century manner.

 

Dimensions

Height 61 cm

Width  80 cm
Depth 40 cm

 

 


Price  AUD $1350

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Title   Solid oak turned column in the Georgian manner original patina circa 1900 Australian

Description

Solid oak turned column in the Georgian manner original patina circa 1910 Australian. The heavy solid turned Tasmanian Oak column with the correct architectural orders with turned  pedestal base and wide turned top.

 

 

Early Australian circa 1900

Overall Dimensions:   

Height 99cm

Diameter: 26cm

Footprint support at top : 23cm

 
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Title  Southern Swedish Gustavian late 18th century long case grandfather clock engraved gilt dial dated 1793


Description

Antique southern Swedish Gustavian grandfather clock with carved hand painted long case with origninal working 8 day movement. 

The tall case in typical Gustavian white hand painted finish and with gilt painted highlights and patina. A carved arch top crown moulding above the clock case with gilt fretwork panels in the provincial nordic manner that preceeded this neoclassical design.

This clock demonstrates the sharing and inspiration of styles between Scandinavian kingdoms or Norway, Denmark and Sweden in the 18th century.

 

The fine four post brass clock mechanism with  top mounted large bell and twin cast iron weights. The bell strikes the hour count. A long brass pendulum is housed within the case.

The clock face with hand engrvaved writhen design with silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals in black with the superb cut brass hands . The polished brass arch top with engraved Swedish and surround with ornate scroll cast corners.

 

Two train movement with winding key. The door to the pendulum case with steel lock and steel knob.

The Swedish gray hand painted case with top mounted glass door with unique spring lock. The clock surrounded and two glass side windows.

The main body with a solid panel door to front with intricate carved ornaments opens for pendulum and weight access with traditional steel turned knob spring lock. The Gustavian applied mouldings to the case in the provincial manner complete with pegged joints.

 
Swedish Gustavian 1793

 


Dimensions

Height 229 cm

Width 52cm

Depth 28cm

 


Price AUD $3950

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Title  Art Deco wrought iron console table French with late 18th century serpentine front marble top

Description:
Art Deco wrought iron console table French with late 18th century serpentine front marble top.

The well carved very solid rouge marble top of 32mm  thick  with beautiful hand carved ogee edged molding and hand carved serpentine edge rests antique Art Deco hand wrough iton lyre shaped base with cast bronze highlights.  Note the wrought iron tapering and solid iron balls supporting the top.

Deco meets rococo and it only took a couple of hundred years!

 

May be used indoors or outdoors.

 

French 1930 + early 18th century top

 

Dimensions:

Height 77cm
Width 110 cm
Maximium Depth 56 cm 

Price  AUD $3750


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Title    French walnut rococo pedestal stand  19th century ornate carved

Description

 Antique solid walnut rococo stand. Profusely carved with ornate scrollwork cabriole legs and "x" scroll stretcher. A good solid stand with a serpentine shaped top . Amazing details to the carvings and all executed in pale or blonde walnut.

 

 

French   circa 1870 in the 18th century manner

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height : 94cm

Width across top: 37 cm

Depth overall : 35cm


Price  AUD $ 1550

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Title  Antique Empire moustache top Biedermeier mirror with rare original mirror glass and ormolu circa 1825

 

Description

Empire mahogany mirror with tranditional carved moustache shaped top . Original patina to frame and with original silvered mirror glass- a value point as antique mirror glass was usually more expensive than the wooden frame that held them.

The shaped top with bronze urn finials flanking the shaped top.  A double framed mirror in mahogany  and with flanking by carved empire corbells with gilt ormolu ornate mounts below. A stepped curved frame to the base finishes this gorgeous mirror well.

 

Original silvered mirror glass.

Good original condition and patina.

 

Imagine the stories these mirrors could tell....having reflected almost 200 years of history!

Scandinavian or French circa 1825

 

Dimensions

Width 43 cm

Heigth 100 cm

Depth 8 cm

 




Price  AUD $ 1295

 


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Title   French satinwood marquetry open bookcase with ormolu bronze mounts of narrow proprtions



Description

An French Louis XV antique style early 20th century marquetry open bookcase .

Superb ornate French marquetry in satinwood rosewood and ebony with cross banded edges and elegant curved top makes this open bookcase with ormolu mounts elegant and practical.

A kingwood veneered front shelf are adjustable in height rests on brass lugs for support.

The canted corners terminate with cabriole legs and gilt bronze ormolu sabot feet. Blonde satinwood cross banding to apron with ornate bronze ormolu mount centre.

 Ideal for small office or hallway entrance piece as it is very narrow in depth. Superb quality craftsmanship and original french polished surface.


Scandinavian early 1900's in the French 18th century manner


Dimensions

Height 100 cm

Width 100 cm

depth 24 cm

 


Price AUD $1880

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Title  Antique flame mahogany and burl walnut French Empire console table with grey marble top


Description

Antique flame mahogany and burl walnut French Empire console table with grey marble top .

Burl walnut panels with ormolu mounts join the top frame that supports the well figured grey marble.

Sturdy construction in solid  mahogany with separate original mirror back and turned mahogany column. Each mounted with carved and gilded capitals and bases mounted on flame mahogany and ebonised pedestal.

American Boston 1830

Height 98cm

Width 120cm

Depth 60cm

 


Price AUD $5500

 

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Title  Antique French rococo carved walnut console table with polished cedar top


Description

Antique French rococo carved walnut console table with french polished solid red cedar top. Superb quality water gilded details and satin gilding.

 

The Australian Red Cedar shaped and french polished top accentuated the gold very nicely .  The cedar topp has a good overhand to the rear to accomodate deep skirting boards.

French 1870  and later top

Height 74cm

Width 104cm

Depth 51cm

 


Price SOLD

 

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Title Antique Drop side Writing table in mahogany fitted drawer centre table

Dimensions

heigth 79cm

width 93cm

depth 73 cm
wth 2 exnt of 36cm each
Description

Good quality antique Mahogany desk or writing table with fitted single drawer (original lock with working key) and raised on out swept regency legs. The unusually large drop leaf extensions 36 cm long each, allow for dining or supper uses. Beautiful mahogany top with satinwood string inlay. North German 1820's origin.
Circa 1825

Price AUD $3,750

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Title Unique Museum Replica of the Ancient Egyptian chest found in Tutankhamun's tomb

Dimensions

Height 97 cm

Width 55 cm

Depth 43 cm

Description

A Unique and unusual chest on stand, made of Australian red cedar and ebonised and parcel gilding.

The ebonised cedar frame hand painted with exact hierogliphics as found during the excavations of the Pharao's tomb.

A unique piece of history made by a master craftsman.

The top lift lid with gilded handles , These were originally intended to be tied and sealed with the Pharaohs seal for closure.

Note the fine cast ankh fretwork below the case.



Price  AUD $4450

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Title   Pair of well carved painted oak console tables with marble tops

Dimensions

Height 87 cm

Width  68 cm
Depth 33 cm

 


Description

Antique pair of well carved marble top hall or console tables in the Gustavian manner. Raised on elegant tall tapering fluted legs and with fossil marble tops, these frames are very heavy and sturdy and do not require fixing to a wall.

It is very unusual to find such well proportioned hall tables and even rarer that they are a pair.

The Swedish Gustavian style takes its design influence from the neoclassical French Louis XVI  period.

 

Swedish  19th century

 


Price  AUD $4800 pair

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Title French Empire Charles X Serving table sideboard 1820

Dimensions

Width 127cm  plus extension ends

Depth 53cm

Height 93 cm

Description

French Charles X servery etagere. wotnot, with marble top in the Empire Style.

Fitted full length single drawer to front flame mahogany on oak.

Two extension slides at each side just below the top make this a very practical piece of furniture.


France Circa 1820

Price

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Title Well carved 18th century Window Seat in the manner of William Kent 

 


Description

A Superbly carved and water gilt, using real gold leaf rococo window seat in the manner of William Kent.

The later upholstered top may have been convenient for another purpose. This beautifully carved and gilded base would originally have held aloft a laquered chinoiserie cabinet, but is emminently useable as a window seat, or end of bed bench. The upholstered seat  measures 34cm deep x 109 cm wide. Provenance: Werrington House

 

English 18th century
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Title   English Gerogian original oak bible box with original carved initials and dated 1749

Dimensions

Height 28 cm

Width  64 cm
Depth 39 cm

 


Description

Antique oak documents box usually termed as a bible box. the original carved initials and date to the front, and original WORKING lock with key. Ithe sloping top with oak ledge to hold books whilst reading lifts up to reveal a fitted interior with single shelf and fitted oak drawer inside.

 

 

English   18th century

 


Price

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Title Georgian period sideboard in mahogany with inlays

Dimensions

Width 122cm

Height 85cm

Depth 59cm

Description

Good sized English Georgian period sideboard in mahogany with fine Sheraton inlays. Satinwood and ebony stringing and brass handles and locks. complete with key.


Circa 1795-1810 English

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Title English Regency period tripod marble top geridon

Dimensions

Height 77 cm

Width 49 cm

Depth 49 cm
marble diameter 42cm
Description

A beautiful well carved side table , lamp table with circular marble top inlaid into cross banded frame with carved edge in the gothic revival manner.

The whole raised on an elegant turned central column supported by well carved tripod lions paw feet, reminescent of Ancient Roman bronze furniture excavated at Herculanium.

Mottled marble top in perfect condition, no chips, cracks or repairs .
English Circa 1820


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Title French rosewood and marble top Louis XV geridon lamp stand

Dimensions

height 77cm

Width 33 cm

Depth 33 cm

Description

Superb quality gilt bronze ormolu mounted marquetry stand with shaped rouge marble top and brass gallery. Raised on four shaped cabriole legs and with shaped lower shelf adorned with radiating veneer pattern and surrounded with pierced brass gallery.

French mid 19th century


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Title    Rare pair of antique Venetian pair torchere stands 19th century ornate carved rococo

Description

 Antique solid carved wood rococo stands. Rare pair of antique Italian Venetian pair torchere stands 19th century ornate carved rococo.

 

Profusely carved with ornate scrollwork cabriole legs and rocaille bases.

One stand with turban top blackamoor the other with Ancient Roman faun, complete with hooved foot base.

These are good solid stands or pedestals with a serpentine shaped ornate carved tops . Amazing details to the carvings and all executed in solid fruitwood with a walnut stain.

 

 

Italian circa 1870 in the 18th century manner

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height : 96cm

Width across top: 35 cm

Depth overall : 31cm


Price  SOLD

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