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Title   Sheraton neoclassical column pedestal in mahogany with satinwood inlay marquetry on square plinth

Description

Sheraton neoclassical column pedestal in mahogany with satinwood inlay marquetry on square plinth

 

These types of column pedestals were usually used as torchere or candelabra stands and would also suit vases with floral displays or busts or statues.

The delicate inlay of satinwood on flame mahogany indicates a great appreciation for quality. Imagine the rest of the fabulous interior of this home!

 

Good original french polished patina finish.  The very top of the platform has a shrinkage mark across the grain but this is where the footprint of the object would rest covering this blemish.

 

English late 19th century in the Sheraton manner of 1780

 

Overall dimensions

Height 123 cm

Width 30 cm

Depth 30 cm

 

 
Price  AUD $865

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Title   Baronial 3 pike staff hallstand with turned coat hooks and umbrella and stick stand to triangular base

Description

Impressive Baronial 3 pike staff hallstand with turned coat hooks and umbrella and stick stand to triangular base.

 

Nice and sturdy with a weighted base this rare hallway furniture would suit any castle for an impressive foyer entrance .

 

   

English early 20th century in the manner of 1650 Cromwellian era.

 

Overall Dimensions :

height 231 cm

Width 63 cm

Depth 63 cm

 
Price AUD $2500


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Title   Scandianvian antique blonde birch window seat Art Deco stool 51cm high seat circa 1925

Description

Scandianvian antique blonde birch window seat Art Deco stool 51cm high seat circa 1920

 

The solid birch pilaster ends with stylised tops and plinths is joined by an upholstered seat.

Perfect for end of the bed, in a bay window or even in front of a piano, this stool has many usesand is very sturdy.

Good original polish.

The seat has is covered in a vintage hand made needlework floral upholstery fabric. 

The seat is a rare 51cm high ideal for modern writing desk or bureau.

 

Original finish and patina.

 

Sweden Art Deco 1925 in the Biedermeier revival manner

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 57cm

Width 78cm

Depth 29cm

Seat height 51 cm

  
Price AUD $895


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Title   Rare pair Swiss Chalet chairs with superb marquetry inlay and ornate carved walnut structure 1880's

Description

 Rare pair Swiss Alps Chalet chairs with superb marquetry inlay and ornate carved walnut structure.

The superb carved backs in one solid piece of walnut with heraldic shield centres of ebonized panel and fruitwood inlay with black forrest scenery.

Made for show rather than use these gorgeous hall chairs were never upholstered but depict the Chalet lifestyle with the Alps in spring and summer.

These chairs were no doubt intend to impress guests with their superb quality.

 

A matching tilt top table is also offered in our tables section.

   

Swiss 1880's

 

Overall dimensions

Height 92cm

Width 45cm

Depth 46cm

Seat height 43cm

 

 
Price AUD $ 3850 the pair


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Title   Rare Swiss alps Chaletwine table with superb marquetry inlay and ornate carved walnut structure 1880's

Description

 Rare Swiss Alps Chalet tilt top table with superb marquetry inlay and ornate carved walnut structure.

The superb carved top in solid blonde walnut with an heraldic shield centre of ebonized fruitwood and satinwood inlay with black forrest scenery.

Made for show rather than use this gorgeous lamp table with its delicate marquetry top depict the Chalet lifestyle with the Alps in spring and summer.

Thit table was no doubt intend to impress guests with their superb quality.

 

A matching pair of chairs is also offered in our chairs section.

   

Swiss 1880's

 

Overall dimensions

Height 75cm

Width 66cm

Depth 47cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $ 2750


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Title    very rare pair tall satinwood Sheraton torchere stands with original delicate hand painted floral details

Description

Antique Pair tall satinwood Sheraton torchere stands with original delicate hand painted floral details .

 

These stands or pedestals were usually used as torchere for holding aloft candelabra or lamps and would also suit vases with floral displays or statues.

Good original french polished patina finish retaining their original georgian style hand painted floral details.

 

 

 

English late 19th century in the georgian Sheraton manner of 1770

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height : 128 cm

Width : 25cm

Depth : 25cm

Footprint of stand top 21cm

 



Price  AUD $2950 the pair

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Title    Pair of neoclassical column pedestals in solid birch with ebonised fluted details on square plinth bases

Description

Antique pair of neoclassical column pedestals in solid birch with ebonised fluted details on square plinth bases.

These stands or pedestals were usually used as torchere or candelabra stands and would also suit vases with floral displays or statues.

Good original french polished patina finish. These are solid columns in solid timber not hollowed out.

 

 

European mid 19th century

 
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Title    Georgian oak flat top trunk chest bible box ornate carved panels circa 1760 with lift top on oak pedestal

Description

Antique Georgian 1720 oak flat top trunk bible box chest with ornate carved panels and lift top raised on separate lift of oak base.

 

A rarity of this antique oak chest is its small size which is ideal as a coffee table etc.

The lift top lid retains its original patina wax polish.

The trunk body with panel sides   and front all with traditional 18th century carved details..

Fitted with a working lock and key and on an old conversion oak stand. The box lifts off this pedestal.

The body made entirely of solid oak.

 A lovely warm patina with original waxed finish is a value point.

 

Georgian mid 18th century

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height : 54 cm

Width : 63cm

Depth : 41cm

 

Box only:

Height 19cm


Price  AUD $1250

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Title    Georgian oak flat top trunk cassone chest ornate carved panels  circa 1720 with lift top and door front

Description

Antique Georgian 1720 oak flat top trunk cassone chest with ornate carved panels and lift top with later adaped panel door front.

 

A rarity of this antique oak chest is its small size which is ideal as a coffee table etc.

The lift top lid retains its original patina wax polish.

The trunk body with panel sides   and front all with traditional 18th century pegged joints and carved edges.

Fitted with an old conversion of a front hinged panel as a door, an adaption that makes it very usefull and with wrought iron handle.

The body made entirely of solid oak.

 A lovely warm patina with original waxed finish is a value point.

 

European early 18th century

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height : 47 cm

Width : 67cm

Depth : 45cm

 



Price  AUD $2750

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

Description

Regency style Victorian era 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 floral carved l cartouche centre.

The solid mahogany top lifs to open  the box. It is lockable with working key supplied.

Well shaped shaped sides taper inwards to a carved plinth raised on carved and lions paw feet.

Solid bronze ring carry handles applied to the sides are original.

 

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

English 19th century

 

Overall Dimensions:

overall : 55 cm

Width : 65cm

Depth : 51cm



Price  AUD $3895

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Title    French Empire marble top console serving table with brass and mahogany construction Napoleon III

Description

French Empire marble top console or servery table with brass details and mahogany construction .

Napoleon III mid 1850's.

The pireced brass gallery surround to the old marble top with slight staining and wear. This top lifts off the base that is fitted with two drawers with brass moldings and handles. Raised on turned and fluted columns and with lower platform base to turned mahogany feet with brass details.

Good original french polished patina.

The marble top with some staining and wear has had the brass gallery glued on at some point ...possibly to prevent moisture escaping down the sides perhaps from the chilled champagne buckets and oyster trays?

French 19th century Napoleon III

 

Overall Dimensions:

Heightl : 95 cm

Width : 120cm

Depth : 60cm



Price  AUD $3650

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Title    Colonial Australian 1860 full cedar wotnot sideboard or bookshelves nice and sturdy and on brass castors

Description

Colonial Australian 1860 full cedar wotnot sideboard or bookshelves nice and sturdy and on brass cup castors.

Well figured grain to the coastal cedar and in very good condition. This storng and sturdy shelving or wotnot is a very versatile pice of Victorian furniture.

 

Colonial Australian circa 1860

 

Overall Dimensions:

Heightl : 119 cm

Width : 142cm

Depth : 40cm

 

Shelf height: 30cm/68cm/106cm

Shelf length: 136cm

Shelf depth: 37cm

Shelf support 6cm with.



Price  AUD $1650

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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  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   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    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  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 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


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

 


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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


Price SOLD

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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


Price SOLD

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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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