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Title    Pair antique English Regency solid brass column table lamps with later electrics and black pyramid shades

Description

  Pair antique English solid brass column table lamps with later electrics and black pyramid shades.

The columnar lamp bases of heavy cast brass of 4kg each. Burnished patina finish these are most likely oil lamp or argand lamp bases that have been electrified recently with Australian plugs and inline switches.

 

Good original burnished brass polish finish.

 

English Regency mid 19th century and later

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height : 67cm

Width : 21cm

Depth : 21cm

Weight 8 kg the pair

Brass section diemsnions :

Height 49cm

Width 12cm

Depth 12cm



Price  AUD $1750 the pair

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Title    Antique ornate French brass jardinier bowl with repousse work and engraved details on lions paw feet

Description

 Antique ornate French brass jardinier planter bowl with repousse work and engraved details on lions paw feet.

Usually used as a planter in the centre of a table for silk flowers or as a champagne cooler this highly ornate planter dates to 1880's from Paris and is in the baroque manner and is entirely made by hand.

 

Good original burnished brass polish finish.

 

French 1880

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height : 17cm

Width : 36cm

Depth : 25cm

Weight 1000 grams



Price  AUD $995

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Title    Pair provincial Victorian style solid brass candlesticks with integrated wax drip tray on octagonal bases

Description

 Antique pair provincial Victorian style solid brass candlesticks with integrated wax drip tray on octagonal bases.

 

Good original burnished brass polish finish.

 

Edwardian 1900's in the Victorian manner of 1870

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height : 24 cm

Width : 10cm

Depth : 10cm

Weight 1200 grams the pair



Price  AUD $195 the pair

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Title    Vintage ruler bronze and nickel measuring device with cm and Inches by Michelsen of Norway 1920's


Description

 Antique heavy bronze and nickel measuring ruler made by Michelsen of Norway for Danish company Moeller & Lanschutz.

This rare and unique vintage ruler bronze and nickel measuring device with cm and Inches. It is stamped underneath by Michelsen of Norway circa 1930 is the ultimate desktop accessory and is very heavy at 360 grams, ideal as a paperweight.

The bronze spine is cast in one section and bronze is rivetts through the solid Nickel base.

Unusual to this is that the ruler has a slight machined curved base for greater accuracy to the edge whilst retaining the exact dimensions due to its mass and thickness.

Moeller and Landschutz is a Danish company that specialises in stationery.

 

Norway early 20th century


Overall Dimensions

Height 1.5 cm

Length 33 cm

Width 3.5 cm

Weight 360 grams

 


Price   AUD $330

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Title   Pair of Victorian antique brass candlesticks 1870's


Description

Pair of antique Victorian brass candlesticks English 1870.

 

The antique 19th century candelsticks in cast brass fitted with a single tall candle nozzle.

The turned and burnished brass stick of ornate design dates to mid Victorian times and is cast hollow.

English 1870

Overall Dimensions

Height 23 cm

Diameter 12cm

Candles not included but available everywhere....

 


Price  AUD $265 the pair

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Title  Tall pair antique brass candlestick table lamp electified with modern pale yellow shade and electric wiring

Description

Tall pair antique brass candlestick in the Gothic manner converted into table lamp electified with modern black inline switches , Australian plugs and with modern pale yellow shades included.

 

Wired for Australian electricity with 3 prong plug.

 

French 1870  in the Gothic revival church manner.

 

overall dimensions:

Height 84 cm

Diameter 36 cm

original Brass candlestick only:

height 65 cm

Diameter 22 cm



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Title   Pair ornate Ewer shaped brass vases cast brass baroque handles raised on turned bulbous bases


Description

Pair French Louis XIV style antique ornate Ewer shaped brass vases cast brass baroque handles raised on turned bulbous bases

 


French  early 1900's

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 26cm

Width 21cm
Depth 14 cm

weight 1700 grams the pair

 


Price  AUD $485 the pair

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Title Gilt brass Napoleonic French Empire urn or tazza centrepiece on pedestal


Description

French antique Empire Style two handled urn or tazza with gilt bronze handles. The engine turned dish sits on a finely turned moulded base and raised on a square plith adorned with a wreath.

Mounted on an ornate stepped base and with a stamped impressed mark that reads as 1779.

The wreath is mounted front on whilst the other three sides are plain.

 


French Circa 1885

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 21cm

Width 16cm
Depth 10 cm

weight 900 grams

 

 


Price  AUD $785

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Title Art Deco neoclassical Empire style polished brass tazza with central column and caryatid supports circa 1930


Description

Large neoclassical or Art Deco Empire style polished brass tazza urn with central column and caryatid supports circa 1930.

 

The large urn shaped top with engine turned details and minor repairs to the inside rim is mounted on a reeded column surrounded by goddesses with intertwined arms in the ancient Greek manner as if making a dance around the pedestal.

These lady statues are mounted to an hexagonal pedestal with ornate mouldings.

 

Northern Europe early 1930's in the Empire manner of 1810

 

Dimensions

Height 21cm

Diameter 19cm

weight 2.7 kg



Price AUD $975

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Title  Large antique Baroque candle chandelier with 8 arms and 8 reflectors original North European 1780's


Description

Antique 18th century original heavy solid polished brass chandelier with 8 cast solid brass arms. Each with cast solid scroll supports and heavy turned brass candle holders. Above these are a further eight cast brass arms with burnished refectors. Each arm is individually numbered and matched to a precise dovetail mount  in the solid frame. The chandelier has not been electrified and works on candle power for a more romantic mood.

A three link original suspension chain in brass is included.

Originally this would have been attached to a cord and pulley to allow replacement of candles by lowering the chandelier.

 

The main body of solid brass turned bulbous shape. Baroque examples of this type were usually used in large banquetting halls and are very hard to obtain.


Scandinavian baroque late 18th century


Dimensions

Height 72cm includes 3 link chain

Without chain Height 61cm

width 55 cm
Depth 55 cm

 

 


Price    AUD $2695

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Title  Antique  brass and walnut posnet or warming pan with tripod lions paw feet


Description

Rare antique solid brass warming pan on tripod lions paw feet. the flared dish with engraved lines to bowl and with rivetted brass handle shaft and turned wlnut handle.

The three lions paw feet are rivited to the bowl and one has an old solder repair. . these add stability to the pan. usually used to heat things from underneath, a posnet is a traditional English Georgian dish , like a skittet pan and was designed to hold hot embers under a dish. the turned walnut handle takes this utilitarian object to another level as walnut was very expensive.

English late georgian circa 1820

 

Overall Dimensions
Height 11 cm

Width 9 cm

Length 23 cm

Weight 250 grams

 


Price  AUD $450

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Title Large pair of neoclassical Empire style repousse work brass wall plaques in polished brass circa 1900


Description

Large pair of neoclassical Empire style repousse work brass wall plaques in polished brass circa 1900

 

Of grande propotions these 63 cm diameter classic wall plates are hand shaped from beaten brass.

The large charger shape with classic raised border around the centre with heads of the Minerva and Mars.

 

Sweden early 1900's in the French Empire manner of 1805

 

Dimensions

Height 63cm

Diameter 63cm



Price AUD $1250 the pair

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Title    Antique French Louis XIV cast bronze inkwell with baroque heraldic lion rampant and monopodia supports


Description

  Antique French Louis XIV cast bronze inkwell with baroque heraldic lion rampant and monopodia supports and incised details with a wonderful patina.

The heraldic lion holds a shield atop the inkwell lid. When lifted this heavy lid opens to the vast interior.

Usually these inkwells have a replacable glass or ceramic insert.

There is no insert to this but they are easily acquired online.

The round baroque fountain shape of the well is surrounded in the by three angels complete with spread wings in the Italian manner and terminate with monopodia feet giving great sturdiness to this practical desk top object.

 

 

 

French mid 19th century in the Louis XIV baroque manner of 1730


Overall Dimensions

Height 16 cm

Width 9 ccm

 

Weight  850 grams

 


Price   AUD $675

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Title    Heavy antique cast and turned brass umbrella stand in the shape of a flared vase on 50 cm height


Description

Large heavy antique cast and turned brass umbrella stand in the shape of a flared vase on 50 cm height .

The turned brass vase with heavy raised lip to curved drain plate. the wasted inware curving sides with engine turned engraving lines with a bulbous or knobbed stem.

Raised on a turned plinth and brazed into one complete vase.

Lovely warm patina ideal to welcome any traveller with a convenient stand for your umbrella on a rainy day.

 

 

 

English mid 19th century in the


Overall Dimensions

Height 50 cm

Diameter 30 ccm

 

 


Price   AUD $675

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Title  Pair antique brass candlesticks made for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee with bulls eye decoration 1887


Description

Pair antique brass candlesticks made for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee with bulls eye decoration  circa 1887.

Superbly made, these unusually tall and heavy candlesticks with precicion turned work and bullseye centres. The heavy bases with embosed "GOOD LUCK " with an horseshoe .

Complete with push up candle ejectors to remove spent candle stubs.

Well polished finish and patina.

 

English late 19th century

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 29cm

Width 11 cm

Depth 11cm

 

Weight 1600 grams the pair

 

 


Price  AUD $695 the pair

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Title  Pair vintage Regency table lamp bases in heavy gilt brass wired with Australian electric fittings and shades

Description

 

Pair of tall Regency style table lamp bases in heavy gilt brass wired with Australian electricity fittings.

These tall vintage lamp bases are cast in the Georgian candelabra manner in solid brass and weigh 3 kg each.

The elegant fluted columns with turned bulbous knob to heavy solid soccle base.

Brass fittings are standard large bayonet lamp holders and are earthed and fitted with Australian woven cloth flex cord with approved plugs.

Black shades included

Lamp bases are offered as a pair and there are 2 pairs available .

 

Georgian style from the mid 20th century  with 20th century electrified brass fittings and Australian plug.


Australian Circa 1960


Overall Dimensions:

Height 65 cm

Diameter 29 cm

Bases only Dimensions

Height 52cm

Width 16cm

Depth 16cm

Weight  3kg each lamp base

 


Price  AUD $650 the pair


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Title    Victorian antique brass candlestick lamp recently converted electrified light fitting for Australian electricity


Description

 

A Victorian antique tall brass candlestick recent electrified light fitting for Australian electricity.

The antique 19th century candelstick in cast brass fitted with a single tall candle sleave and standard brass large bayonette fitting.

Wired cable with inline on off switch .

Wired for Australian elecricity with standard large bayonet globe fittings.  This allows for a candle globe shade if required.

Grey shade included

Overall Dimensions

Height 68cm

Diameter 29 cm

Brass base only

Heights: 33cm plus candle fitting

Diamater at base; 12cm

 

 


English 19th century

 


Price  AUD $280

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Title    A Victorian antique brass candlestick recent electrified light fitting for Australian electricity circa 1870


Description

 

A Victorian antique tall brass candlestick recent electrified light fitting for Australian electricity.

The antique 19th century candelstick in cast brass fitted with a single tall candle sleave and standard brass large bayonette fitting.

Wired cable with inline on off switch .

Wired for Australian elecricity with standard large bayonet globe fittings.  This allows for a candle globe shade if required.

Curved shade included

Overall Dimensions

Height 69cm

Diameter 25 cm

Brass base only

Heights: 31cm plus candle fitting

Diamater at base; 13cm

 

 



English 19th century

 


Price  AUD $295

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Title  Large French Baroque 18th century style heavy brass lamp with ornate design electrified Dutch circa 1920


Description

Large heavy solid brass Baroque style lamp with electrified fitting .

Wired with vintage Australian Electric plug.

 

Due to the scarcity and much sought after design of these 17th century lamps rare lamps this is an early 20th century replica and is wired for electricity.

 

Dutch made 1920's

 

Dimensions

Overall dimensions

Width 20cm

Height 70cm

 

 


Dutch origin very early 20th century

Price  AUD $495 

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Title  Unusually large tall brass or bronze French Empire neoclassical urn on square pedestal base

Description

Superb quality antique French Empire period brass or bronze urn in the Napoleonic manner. This tall Empire vase or tazza in the shape of a large urn with finely cast and chiseled details and mounted with separately cast acanthus rings. Raised on  circular column pedestal and square stepped plinth and mounted four ball feet.

 

Height 28cm

Width 18 cm

Depth 18 cm

Weight 1.7 kg


French 1820  most probably Paris

 


Price  AUD $ 2475

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Title  Large heavy solid brass mortar and pestle

 

Description

Antique well polished brass mortar and pestle. the Mortar with cast handles or lugs for heavy duty crushing . The pestle with turned rings and lots of patina.

Total weight is 1.1 kg


19th century or earlier

 

  

Dimensions

Pestle:

Length 19cm Width 3cm

Mortar:

Height 10 cm

Diameter 11 cm

 

 



Price  AUD $ 220


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Title collection of 5 various heavy 18th century pestle and mortars  

Description

A collection of five antique brass or bronze mortars and four pestles. Each is unique and cast for quality production and has all the patina of an bygone era.

three have lobbed cast handles and the other two of earlier design may well date from pre 18th century.


European 18th century and earlier

 

Dimensions

Height 7-11.5 cm

Width 8-11.5cm

weight 950 grams pair

over 7 kg combined


Price  AUD $1200 the lot

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Title  Pair of French Empire brass engine turned and snake handled urns

Description

French antique Empire period brass urns of baluster shape with incised engine turned details to upper rim lip , waiste and base. Mounted by twin snake handles , perhaps aluding to an apothecary  ownership?


French 1810

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Title Very large original hand beated large bowl of cauldron shape

Dimensions

overall Height 21 cm

Bowl Depth 14 cm

Width across bowl 33 cm
Weight 1.3 kg


Description

Original hand beaten solid brass caudron with applied design and with shaped lip. the solid brass handles applied with hot rivetts .

Perfect for a focus piece for the centre of a kitchen ladden with fruits and flowers.

Nickle plated for longevity.


Possibly Spanish Morroco

Price

SOLD

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Title  Bronze cast Imperial Austrian double headed eagle plaque  with latin inscription

Dimensions

Height 13cm

width 13 cm

Description

A large heraldic bronze of a double headed eagle on a shiled with crown and maltese cross above. The shield is resting on a stylised ribbon banner that proclaims in Latin " TEMPUS ET MEUM JUS" the moto used by King Milan 1st of Serbia 1882-1889.

 

Weight 150 grams


Austro-Hungarian Empire /

Serbia , circa 1885

Price

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Title  Large polished brass baroque wall scone with well shaped reflector backlight

  

Dimensions

Height 46cm

Width 22 cm

Overall depth 15 cm

 

Description

A large and polished brass baroque manner wall light with polished reflector back panel and lift out single candle sconce.

These types of wall lights were used in Nordic homes up to the end of the 19th century. The candle flame luminescence is multiplied by the shaped and polished back plate reflector.


Scandinavian 19th century or earlier

Price SOLD


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Title  Antique pair gilt French 2nd Empire candlesticks with twin sconces joined by sea serpents Napoleon III


Description

Antique pair gilt Second Empire candlesticks with twin sconces joined by intertwining sea serpents mounted on Renaissance style square bases


French circa 1860

Napoleon III

 

Overall Dimensions
Height 15 cm

Width 17 cm

Depth 10 cm

Weight 1.2kg pair

 


Price  SOLD

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Title Large brass chandelier in the Dutch manner

Dimensions

Height 62cm

Diameter 81cm

Description

Large polished brass chandelier in the Dutch manner with double headed Austrian eagle top.

Wired for electricity with 8 shaped arms.

ideal for the french Provincial interior. Large size at 81 cm acress . height without chain or ceiling rose ( not supplied) is 62 cm!



Price SOLD

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