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Large English Writing Desk

Large English Writing Desk

Large English Writing Desk

A very large and impressive English writing desk/game table from the late 19th century. Gadrooned edging, leather inserted top with blind tooling, three drawers on two sides, well-carved apron, turned legs with a bulbous style mid-section fretwork exposing four fleurs-de-lis, an X-stretcher (we fixed supports under to add strength) and resting on large bun feet. Circa 1880.

DIMENSIONS

H 31.75 in. x W 60 in. x D 53 in.

 

 

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English Two-Tier Dessert Table

English Two-Tier Dessert Table

English Two-Tier Dessert Table

A Chippendale mahogany two-tier dessert side table. Shaped edges to the shelves, well-carved tops, and round plate holders. Resting on a tripod base and ending with a claw and ball foot. Acanthus leaf carvings to each knee of the legs. Finely turned column supports to show the quality of the table. C.1890-1900.

DIMENSIONS

H 29.5 in.

H 74.93 cm

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English Mahogany Floor Lamp

English Mahogany Floor Lamp

English Mahogany Floor Lamp

We found this handsome and quality mahogany lamp base in England. Made from solid wood and expertly carved details (trim and molding). A combination of a fluted and tapered column, divided with urn shaped and turned support. Ending with a surly and supportive base with different cuts of molding and trim. Resting on four buns feet. We have removed the English wiring and made it compatible with US standards. Its ready for use in your home.

DIMENSIONS

68.5 in.Hx13.5 in.Wx12.5 in.D

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19th Century English Mahogany Commode signed “Gillows”

19th Century English Mahogany Commode signed “Gillows”

19th Century English Mahogany Commode signed “Gillows”

An elaborate solid mahogany commode with bombé shape and shaped front. This piece is signed “Gillows” and made with precision. The commode has a center set of three drawers and two doors and two drawers flanking the center set of drawers. Fine rococo hardware gives a look of elegance. The corners of this commode are as striking in person, as they are in the photograph. Fine carved details from sunflower to leaf patterns, carved from a block of mahogany. When looking at the corner your eye will lead down to the strong looking hairy paw feet. Well carved indeed. The top is shaped to compliment the base and made of a solid board of mahogany. This top has a beautiful wood grain, ribbon cut. There is a trim which surrounds the top. Shaped sides with moldings on figured mahogany. Notice how the back legs and post are carved with precision another sign of the quality applied in making this piece. The finish is a fine French polish perfect to add depth to the beauty of the wood. The drawer is stamped “Gillows” a notable English cabinetmaker.

DIMENSIONS

36 in.Hx60 in.Wx24 in.D

91 cmHx152 cmWx61 cmD

 

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19th Century English Inlaid Sideboard

19th Century English Inlaid Sideboard

19th Century English Inlaid Sideboard

19th century English inlaid sideboard with a step up back. This sideboard has wood inlay to the front and sides. Very intricate inlay. The sides have a large fan inlays. The front has figural characters, Floral, leaf and vine, quarter fan and an oval urn inlay to the front doors and drawers. There are two cabinets (one with a wine rack), long center drawer and a lower warming drawer. There are six reeded and turned legs and rounded corners on the top to match the shape, these are inlaid on the top with a fan design. A beautiful grain mahogany top and string inlays leading to a step up back which is inlaid on the front of the step up. This sideboard has a delightful color and patina. Exquisite piece. Mortise and tenon on the back, brass handles and oak interiors. Circa 1820-1830.

38 in.Hx80 in.Wx26.75 in.D

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19th Century English Large Mantle Clock with Fusée Movement

19th Century English Large Mantle Clock with Fusée Movement

19th Century English Large Mantle Clock with Fusée Movement

A large English inlaid and carved case mantle clock with a fusée movement. Signed ” Pearce & Sons, Leeds”. Fine detailed satinwood inlays and carvings to the case. Exceptional moldings. Three brass finials, brass feet and dome top. The case is made from walnut wood. This clock is going to be service by a certified clocksmith.

 

DIMENSIONS

30.5 in.Hx23.5 in.Wx9.5 in.D

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English Eucalyptus Trunk

English Eucalyptus Trunk

English Eucalyptus Trunk

This is an amazing 19th century English trunk with heavy iron straps. There is some sun fading with the age but in very nice functional condition. Notice the side pulls the plates are heart shaped and heavy iron loop pulls. The shaped apron gives a nice design. The interior has a hidden compartment and chain connection to hold the top. This is one of the nicest trunks I have purchased. Circa 1870-1880

28 in.Hx46.5 in.Wx25.75 in.D

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English Walnut Side Chairs

English Walnut Side Chairs

English Walnut Side Chairs

A very nice set of four Georgian style walnut side chairs. Fine scroll on the crest with swags and tassels. Shaped splat back with scrolls. Tapestry seats in very good condition and each one a different scene. Balloon seat. Cabriole leg, carved knee and ending with a triffid foot. These have been in a private collection since 1970s. Circa 1870-1880

39 in.Hx24 in.Wx20 in.D

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English Mahogany File Cabinet

English Mahogany File Cabinet

English Mahogany File Cabinet

English mahogany file cabinet with two vertical rows of embossed leather fronted boxes. Each front drops to reveal nice size storage. Great for shoes or other items. The body is made of fine mahogany wood, very solid. This piece has had fading occur but natural sunlight, this gives a unique coloring to the wood. One feature to note are the locking over lapping wooden strips and each one is functional and we have the keys too. This mechanism you see a lot on Wellington chest. Nice sides with no real problems. Solid moldings top and base. Very useful piece with a great look. C. 1920-1940.

41.5″ wide x 14.5″ deep x 66″ tall

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19th Century English Converted Mule Chest

19th Century English Converted Mule Chest

19th Century English Converted Mule Chest

19th century English oak and inlaid mule chest which has been converted to a fixed top and two doors opening to reveal cabinet space. This was done to support a TV. There are two functional drawers below the two-door. Great color English oak cabinet with raised arched panels to the front and thick panelled sides. Three board top with a worn patina. Notice the starburst inlay. Ebony and satinwood woods hand cut to form the starburst. There are initials inlaid but not as noticeable in person as in the photograph, circa 1820s.

37.25 in.Hx57 in.Wx22.75 in.D

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English Mahogany Sideboard

English Mahogany Sideboard

19th C. English Mahogany Sideboard

19th C. English banded top mahogany sideboard with two deep well drawers, single drawer in the center and resting on tapered legs ending with a spade foot. C.1890-1900.

DIMENSIONS

36 in.Hx57 in.Wx21.75 in.D

91 cmHx145 cmWx55 cmD

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English Painted Marble-Top Side Table

English Painted Marble-Top Side Table

English Painted Marble-Top Side Table

19th century English marble top painted washstand or side table with an oriental look. Wonderful old paint worn well. Marble no cracks. Nice decorative splash back having six painted porcelain plaques. Two drawers and resting on castors.

DIMENSIONS

40 in.Hx44.5 in.Wx22 in.D

102 cmHx113 cmWx56 cmD

 

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English Walnut Serving Sideboard

English Walnut Serving Sideboard

English Walnut Serving Sideboard

A very high quality 19th century Queen Anne walnut serving sideboard. This server is made of figured bleached walnut and interior quality oak. The server has a breakfront which the centre is set back. Giving the ends a pedestal look. There are two drawers, top one fitted for serving pieces. Two doors which one side a cabinet and sliding shelf, the other has a zinc lined bottle holder. The sides also shaped on the sides beautifully. The aprons all shaped and carved on the front. The brass hardware (well patinated) are distinctive. There are six cabriole legs with pad feet. Exceptional French polish finish. From England, circa 1880.

DIMENSIONS

36.5 in.Hx72 in.Wx25.75 in.D

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19th Century English Cordite Case with Coat of Arms

19th Century English Cordite Case with Coat of Arms

19th Century English Cordite Case with Coat of Arms

A handsome 19th century English cordite case with leather carries strap, lid, and a coat of arms on the front. Nice heavy strap for carrying and top leather strap. No locking strap has been broken off. Made of painted canvas. Very nice quality. Cordite was developed for military use at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich and at the Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills, from 1889 onwards. Cordite is a product of smokeless propellants made by combining two high explosives: nitrocellulose and nitro-glycerine, it is a double-base propellant. Cordite is classified as an explosive, but it is normally used as a propellant for guns and rockets. This surviving ‘bucket’ is in good condition and makes a fine decorative item. 1900s-1920s

DIMENSIONS

21.5 in.H

55 cmH

DIAMETER

12.5 in. (32 cm)

 

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English Walnut Breakfront

English Walnut Breakfront

English Walnut Breakfront

A fine English walnut breakfront with broken arch pediment. The walnut has a bleach (light appearance) look, but highlighted with the elaborate cut of the wood flaming the grain of the wood. The centre section is set forward from the sides giving it the breakfront. The breakfront has glass shelves to the centre and wooden shelves in the sides and base. There are three drawers which visually separate the top from the base. This breaks down into two pieces and is smaller in size. The breakfront rest upon ogee bracket feet. Circa 1900-1920′s.

DIMENSIONS

85.5 in.Hx68 in.Wx16 in.D

217 cmHx173 cmWx41 cmD

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Early 20th Century English Sideboard

Early 20th Century English Sideboard

Early 20th Century English Sideboard

This is a spectacular looking and quality early 20th century English sideboard. Beautiful plum pudding cut mahogany top and front. Even the edging is decorated with matching mahogany. There are three drawers across the front and two tambour doors revealing open storage. The board is resting upon six tapered and inlaid legs ending with brass castors. Sides are solid mahogany and the top is shaped. Multiple woods were used giving this piece extra character. Brass decorated handles show the quality considered in making this unique piece. The size is more of a server size but versatile, circa 1910-1930.

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English Pedestal Writing Desk

English Pedestal Writing Desk

English Pedestal Writing Desk

A handsome English pedestal writing desk with brown leather top. Fluted apron designed with rosettas and a center swag highlighted with gold leafing. Functional on one side. The seating side has drawers and a flamed mahogany front and copied on the front side without drawers. Resting on a bracket feet. The top is a dream color and worn to a fantastic patina. This desk is english made and vintage.

47.5″ wide x 29.5″ deep x 30.25″ tall

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Superb 19th Century Fire Fender Brass and Tufted Leather

Superb 19th Century Fire Fender Brass and Tufted Leather

Superb 19th Century Fire Fender Brass and Tufted Leather

A Superb 19th Century Fire Fender Brass and Tufted Leather

The fire fender has classical designs with the oval urn plaques. Subtle detail to the corners. This has been professionally re-polished in England and seat reupholstered. Some wear to to the fact is was used! Think of the stories by this fire! Circa 1869-1870

HEIGHT: 16 in. (41 cm)

WIDTH: 4 ft. 6 in. (137 cm)

DEPTH: 17.5 in. (44 cm)

 

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George III Mahogany Armchair

George III Mahogany Armchair

George III Mahogany Armchair

George III mahogany armchair. This is typically called a Gainsborough Armchair.  There is a fine fabric covering with tufting to the back and a accent pillow. The arm supports are carved with leaf design. The front two legs have a nice cabriole and acanthus leaf carved knee’s, which end with the claw and ball feet. One was to tell the quality of this chair is the fact the rear legs are in cabriole design with scroll and leaf carvings. Then ends with a pad foot. The weight of this chair will also give you a definite felling of the quality too. C. 1840-1860.

30″ wide

 

32″ deep

 

40″ tall

 

18″ seat height

 

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19th Century English Victorian Pedestal Sideboard

19th Century English Victorian Pedestal Sideboard

19th Century English Victorian Pedestal Sideboard

A very nice English Victorian mahogany pedestal sideboard with shaped splash back. There are three drawers and the center one is a blind drawer. Below are two pedestals with doors that have a highly figured raised mahogany shield shape, outstanding in person. These doors open to reveal storage, and one is fitted with two drawers. The locks for the doors are on the outside of the side of the pedestals. A very nice quality piece. C.1860-1880

84″ wide

25″ deep

55.75″ tall

serving height – 37.5″

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English Rosewood Canterbury from the Mid 19th Century

English Rosewood Canterbury from the Mid 19th Century

English Rosewood Canterbury from the Mid 19th Century

A beautiful carved Victorian Rosewood Canterbury with a single drawer. There are four shaped fretwork dividers with the front one having gadrooned leaf carvings. A Canterbury was originally used to hold sheet music sheets and now they are used as magazine racks. This Canterbury retains its warm original color and patina and has a fresh French polish. Circa 1850.

20.5″ wide

14.75″ deep

17.5″ tall

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An English Painted Satinwood Bench with Lift Seat

An English Painted Satinwood Bench with Lift Seat

An English Painted Satinwood Bench with Lift Seat

A fine and elegant satinwood bench with a lift seat. This bench has been hand painted with a trophy design to the front apron, legs with bell flowers, supports with acanthus leaf, and all over paintings. A striking work of art. There are two rolled arms with stretchers between. Storage for sheet music. Purchased in England. C.1880-1900

21.25″ wide

14.25″ deep

22.5″ tall

seat height – 19.75″

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19th Century William and Mary Cabinet on Stand

19th Century William and Mary Cabinet on Stand

19th Century William and Mary Cabinet on Stand

A handsome William and Mary style cabinet on stand with oyster burl yew wood inlay. This has a rich oily or darker appearance. There are two doors opening to a shelf.  The doors are banded with the oyster burl and below are two drawers. The top rest upon an interesting spiral turned legs which are bold and connected by a thinner shaped stretcher. This rest upon bun feet. C.1880-1890.

48″ wide

16″ deep

61″ tall

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19th Century Oval Sheraton Style Center Table

19th Century Oval Sheraton Style Center Table

19th Century Oval Sheraton Style Center Table

An outstanding late 19th century Sheraton style oval center table from mahogany wood. Gorgeous Patina and carvings. The edge has detailed carvings all around the table top. The frieze is decorated with the shell motif and bell flowers. The frieze is divided by panels with urn and scroll design. There are four legs tapered and carved with a swag design, bell flowers, rosettas and ending in a block foot. There is a delightful x-stretcher and centered with a complimentary oval support. C.1890-1900.

41.5″ wide

29.5″ deep

30″ tall

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19th Century Inlaid Box with Fitted Interior

19th Century Inlaid Box with Fitted Interior

19th Century Inlaid Box with Fitted Interior

A fine inlaid and walnut English box with fitted interior. The inlaid patterns are in a geometric design and multiple woods. The primary wood is walnut. The interior has a lift out tray fitted and storage under. The original key is present. Circa 1880.

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Vintage Bench-Made English Linen Press

Vintage Bench-Made English Linen Press

Vintage Bench-Made English Linen Press

Here is a fine vintage bench-made English linen press. There are two doors which swing all the way to the side on a jack-knife hinge. Each door has two raised panels with burl walnut featured. These doors open to reveal three adjustable shelves. The top of the press has a detailed broken arch pediment, and arched on each side too. Below the cabinet there is a writing slide and a 2 over 2 drawer configuration with burl walnut front and banding. The lower drawer has a concave starburst inlay. The press rest upon four ogee bracket feet. This piece was made in England and sold here in USA, then purchased back from the client. Very high quality piece!

HEIGHT: 7 ft. 9 in. (236 cm)

WIDTH: 4 ft. 2 in. (127 cm)

DEPTH: 27 in. (69 cm)

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Talbot Barrel

Talbot Barrel

Talbot Barrel

An antiqued wooden barrel, the circular top above planked sides bound by hand-forged iron riveted straps and hand painted

W 18 x D 18 x H 28

 

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Mahogany and Satinwood Sideboard

Mahogany and Satinwood Sideboard

Mahogany and Satinwood Sideboard

A late 19thc fine quality mahogany & satinwood breakfront sideboard. The top consists of plum pudding mahogany with boxwood stringing around the edge. There are three mahogany lined drawers, with a central satinwood panel, banded with mahogany & boxwood stringing. They each have two brass lion mask handles. The left side has a mahogany cupboard with a central circular satinwood panel with a brass lion mask handle. The right side is replicated but has a cellarette drawer. The central section has a mahogany bottle holder drawer with an oval satinwood panel with a brass lion mask handle. The arch above this is mahogany & tulip wood banded. The sideboard stands on six tapered legs with spade feet. C.1870-1880

Height: 36.5”

Width: 61”

Depth: 26.5”

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