An intresting coin which originated from Monnaie de Paris, France and dates back to 1784 during the reign of King Louis XVI. The front of the coin depicts a crowned oval escutcheon, also known as 'three fleurs-de-lis'. On the reverse, an image of the 45th King of France, Louis XVI - the 'restorer'.
Early 20th Century Royal Doulton Vase. This piece is beautifully painted, decorated and glazed for an attractive finish. With the original Royal Doulton markings on the base of the vase, this piece dates back to 1922-1956.
Often found in Chemists and Doctors travelling medicine chests, these wooden bottle shaped containers were excellent at protecting their contents. Turned from boxwood, they were crafted with amazingly accurate screw on lids, that even today are sharp, effortlessly opening and closing. This one has an attractive turned top, and is stamped "4 oz" to the base. It is in very good condition.
Amusing late Victorian hand coloured etching by Frank Palon. The central main picture shows a game of golf at "ROYAL AND ANCIENT (ST ANDREWS 1798)". Surrounding it are a series of delicately coloured funny sketches. The original frame, black and gold, has suffered the knocks of age, and the print paper also has a gentle peppering of age spots and area of shadowing. Well executed etching and good colour, this little print is a nice mixture of sport and humour!
Often found in Chemists and Doctors travelling medicine chests, these wooden bottle shaped containers were excellent at protecting their contents. Turned from boxwood, they were crafted with amazingly accurate screw on lids, that even today are sharp, effortlessly opening and closing. This small example has an incised stamp on the lid: SAVORY & MOORE LONDON, for the well known chemists that operated throughout the 19th century. The condition is very good, with only a small surface disturbance at a point in the wood grain. Circa 1860
A 19th century Treen Bottle Holder. Made of boxwood, the top is stamped JONES PARIS 23 BLV DES CAPUCINES (end of the last word is indistinct, but this is the address of a well known English perfumer, T Jones, who opened a shop in Paris) In good condition, it has just a small scar on the top. Circa 1880
Finely turned Victorian Treen medicine/Chemist bottle holder. Made of boxwood, with an excellent screw thread, the top is finished with a small nipple. Snugly fitted inside is a glass stoppered bottle, probably the original bottle. One fine crack can be seen on the main body, but it has not opened or extended through to the inside. Circa 1850
A piece of history with these binoculars from World War I. Zoomable eye pieces to focus the viewing, with a metal hinge to suit anyone. These military binoculars are marked with 'Spindler & Hotyer Gottingen'.
20th Century pair of beautifully decorated, inlaid brass, fluted vases. These matching pieces are carefully detailed with hints of orange and teal to brighten these decorative vases. With possible Indian origins. Good condition.
A 19th century treen Bottle Holder. Finely turned from boxwood, it has a good undisturbed deep patina and colour. There is a natural crack from the base. These containers generally held doctors glass medicine bottles. Circa 1880
Circular Victorian board game of Solitaire, turned from mahogany. It is marked out for the partner game of Fox and Geese, and stands on 3 small wooden feet. Included is a set of modern glass marbles. Circa 1880
Vintage 1950s wall mounted Hat and Coat rack. Made of metal with original cream painted surface, silvered balls with black rubber detail makes a bold statement. In good original condition, there are some very minor chips to the paint work.
Mid 19th century treen Bottle Holder. Turned from choice boxwood, the top screws into the main container to hold the glass bottle securely. The top, raised to take the stoppered bottles of that time, has a flat top with an overhanging moulded rim. In excellent condition, with no splits, and having a lovely colour and surface. Circa 1850.
A striking mid 19th century box, the front and lid banded in contrasting woods. The darker wood is rosewood, which is used to veneer the remainder of the box, whilst the brighter figured maplewood provides the contrast. The rectangular box, possibly originally made to hold gloves, has been re-lined with paper, has original brass stop hinges, and is in very good condition. Circa 1840.
A good quality mahogany and inlaid mahogany and inlaid etagere with detachable mahogany and glass circular tray with brass handles.This item comes in good solid condition very stable with just a couple of minor marks on the lower tier.
A very good example of a Cornishware rolling pin with original handles and excellent paint work. Pin in very good shape with no chips, cracks or crazing. Some minor firing marks as it usual with this pottery. Green Made in England, T. G. Green & Co. Ltd stamp to one end.
A good example of a large T. G. Green Cornishware jar from the late 1920's. Very good condition with just the usual firing imperfections found on these early pieces. It has the green church mark to the base which was used before the shield mark was introduced to identify the range specifically.
A handsome Mid Victorian Wellington Chest with a lovely burr walnut finish.It comes with seven drawers and original ebony handles.In restored condition a nice piece of furniture to enhance any propert.
A Regency Mahogany and string inlay Tea Table.This table had been re polished iin good condition for age with a couple of minor blemishes and lovely pagination.The rear leg is slightly off centre when closed but when open is not noticeable .Ready for tea and scones.
A Regency Mahogany Cellarete on rope twist legs..This item is in good used condition and has been restored at some point however still an item that can come in handy to hide your drinks .(original key supplied)
This Mule chest is in good condition for its age and size.Standing on bracket feet it features two banks of three drawers with the top two false drawers.The handles have been replaced in the past but this does not distract from the chest.The drawers are cross banded and the front edge of the chest is reeded column .Under the lid reveals a useful storage space with two small drawers.
Here we have a Victorian Mahogany, Inlaid ,Rosewood And Glazed Cabinet.The cabinet having a single drawer ,base glazed door and top mirrored shelf.It comes in good condition and is on original castors for easy movement.
An unusual Victorian Mahogany and Inlaid Writing Desk with leather desk top two top drawers and cupboard over a single two handle drawer.Under the drawer is a metal lined celleret.On turned legs this neat desk is both practiicle and space saving.(you can hide your bottle under the drawer while pretending to work)
These are stunning and Rare Pair of Loetz Green Papillion Dimpled Iridescent Glass Vases with Foliate Silver Overlay c1905. They each measure 6.25" inches tall and are a superb bulbous shape. They are 100% genuine and guaranteed! You will not see a better pair. Condition is superb with no damage or restoration, you will see in the second last photo two patches on the silver rim, this is from manufacture and due to the silver being applied by hand. Please email if you have any questions.
This is a stunning Rare Rene Lalique Inkwell Quatre Sirene opalescent glass with a design of four female type Siren figures from Greek mythology moulded to the underside. Fully signed R Lalique and in perfect original condition. Measures 6cm tall x 16cm diameter.
The well figured mahogany case stands at 6ft. 4ins on bracket feet . The trunk has canted front corners and a rectangular glazed door revealing the temperature compensated pendulum with mercury filled jar, and to the right hand side, a well made six spoke pulley supporting the brass weight. The flat topped hood with circular glazed aperture and reflector ring,is framed with quadrant mouldings. The 12 inch silvered circular dial is engraved "Howlett, Cheltenham" and has a sweep minute hand and subsidiary dials for hours and seconds in the conventional regulator dial layout. The substantial six pillar movement with high shouldered plates, has six spoked wheels throughout the train and end float adjusters for the centre wheel through to escape wheel arbors. The escapement is dead-beat and there is also "Harrisons" maintaining power. There is a beat adjusting facility on the top of the crutch.
A Late Victorian Mahogany Twin Pedastal Writing Desk with leather top.This desk is in good condition consummate with age the leather top has had wear but with no rips ,tears or rings..Arranged as a bank of four drawers with larger central drawer it also has a good size knee hole.The desk comes in one complete piece but I easily secured it in the back of my Volkswagen Passat Estate car for shipment.
A Regency Rosewood Chiffonier with raw silk curtains.This item is in good condition having a full width drawer and a pair of glazed base drawers.the curtains have been recently replaced with quality silk which only enhances this item.this item comes in two sections ,base plus top glazed with shelf section,making transportation easier.
A lovely mid Victorian walnut Library Table or Desk.comes in good condition with two drawers and two false drawers.On two turned balustrade legs flanked by two ornate legs with castors.A very useful and practiccle piece of furniture.
A Quality Victorian Pier Cabinet in walnut veneers with string inlays and gilt fitments.This Cabinet comes in original good condition with three shelves a most useful cabinet for displaying both ornaments, trinkets or books.This item has a key (keep out the kids).
A great looking French Bonheur Du Jour comes in a rich patina of Kingwoods complemented by gilt metal fittings.The base drawer extends to form additional writing area or can be pushed in to access the drawer..Sat on elegant cabriole legs this Bonheur Du Jour would sit beautifully in any rooms within a property.
An eye catching Kingwood and Gilt Metal Occasional Table with under stage.The table comes in good clean conditionand free from repairs .made around the turn of the 20 th Century a useful table for hallway or lounge.
Edwardian mahogany and inlaid bow front single drawer side table on brass castors.The table is in good condition with minor age related marks ,the handles being replaced at some point in the past .A very good looking table that would enhance any property.
A Royal Worcester twin handled lidded Vase beautifully hand painted with Highland Cattle in a Scottish Highland landscape signed by the artist John Stinton. Measures 11.75" inches tall and dates to c1903. Condition is very good, no damage or restoration just some slight rubbing to some of the gilding.