A complete set of driveway country house gates from the early 20th century. Constructed from the finest quality wood in a sturdy design, they are still in superb condition. Both the main gate and the side gate retain their hinges, catches and iron post fixings.
A classic mid 18th century country Oak Dresser with shelves, drawers and cupboards. The plate rack is crowned with a cornice and a stunning frieze. Below the 3 drawers are 3 cupboard which open onto a single long cupboard. The doors and sides are panelled. With a wealth of detail, originality, a superb waxed finish and perfect antique oak colour, this small dresser is a fine country piece of furniture. Circa 1750
This mid 19th century lidded container is a handsome piece of table Treen. Turned from a country wood such as apple, it is formed to look like a barrel.The traditional hoops are defined by black paint. Age has made the opening slightly oval, so that the lid sits on the ridge but is no longer tight. A rich patina and fine condition makes this a great piece for a Treen collection. Circa 1850
This small country bureau is a little gem. Made of oak in the late 18th century, it is a simple but fine piece of cabinet-making. In original and excellent clean condition, with shaped bracket feet and exquisitely proportioned brassware, it has charm and would be a pleasure to live with. Circa 1780
18th century oak lowboy, or three-drawer side table. The 2 plank top and the drawers are crossbanded with fruitwood. Simple ogee-shaped sides, and more elaborate shaping to the kneehole front, flow into the square-section cabriole legs. In fine condition, with a good waxed surface and colour, this is an excellent early Georgian country house table. Circa 1730
Early 18th century panelled back Oak Wainscot Armchair of substantial proportions. The high back has a boldly shaped top rail. Pegged construction throughout keeps this heavy antique chair in firm sturdy condition. An interesting under seat strengthening, with a wooden lath and metal bracket, appears original. The feet have been built up to the lower rails, otherwise the condition is original, with an excellent waxed patina. Circa 1720
This is a wonderful watercolour painting by acclaimed Worcestershire artist Henry Key. A lovely countryside scene of Cattle being fed by a lady. Dates to c1890. Measures 21" inches x 16.5" inches including frame. Painting in very good condition, original gilt gesso frame has a couple of knocks to it. Overall a lovely subject by a well known local artist.
An ash and elm Windsor Chair from the Thames Valley. This high hooped back chair with crook arm support has a wheel back motif in the centre splat and a H-stretcher to the turned legs for support. circa 1820
Georgian Oak closed Dresser with Rack. This 18th century Oak dresser has three drawers above three cupboard doors. The space inside these doors has been divided into a double and single cupboard. The rack has three graduated shelves.
Circa 1780 - 1800
A good quality country made Chest of Drawers in Ashwood. These ashwood chests were often from the Herefordshire - Welsh Border Area, where ashwood is plentiful. It has two short drawers above three long graduated drawers. It also has its original wooden knobs and is sat on bracket feet. circa 1830/40.
A charming antique country stool. The oval top, with a cut out hand hold, is made from a grained piece of wood that has worn to an interesting decorative surface. A carved frieze and turned tapered legs gives it a timeless feel, along with the neat square peg construction. The wood is probably ash. A seat or a table, this pretty stool is in perfect and original condition.
A matched set of 6 country spindle back chairs from the 1st half of the 19th century. They are typical of the chairs produced in the Lancashire/Cheshire region of the UK, with turned front legs and a bold front stretcher. They are made of ash and alder wood, with rush seats. As a matched set, there are small variations in each chair. Circa 1820
A handsome late 18th century cellaret, raised on brass paw feet. Made of solid rosewood, the hexagonal sides are emphasized by inlaid brass banding. The interior is fully fitted to take 12 or more bottles. The original brass hinges are of exceptional quality. The cellaret is raised upon 3 lions paw feet, which are not original but are beautiful castings from about 1820. Quality, condition and size makes this a great furnishing piece for the smart country house style. Circa 1800
This 18th century open Corner Armchair celebrates the glow of walnut. With Hepplewhite shaped and pierced splats, and an upholstered drop in seat, it is a smart country chair. The 3-piece bowed back gives it the comfort of the well known Captain/Smokers bow chairs of the 18th/19th centuries. In lovely condition, the colour and surface of this antique walnut chair is most attractive. Circa 1780.
Mid 19th century country dining table, seating 6. Beautifully made and in exceptional condition, it has a single drawer at one end and a bread board withdraws at the other end, usefully extending the table. The French cherrywood has dark honey tones with a superb waxed surface. The turned legs are a fine example of the turners artistry and help to make this small dining table rather special. Circa 1850
Antique Copper and Iron Equestrian Weathervane. The 2-dimensional horse and rider is well modelled and cut, and painted on both sides. The figures are mounted on a simple iron arrow directional. With 1-2 dents and surface weathering, this small weathervane is a charming piece of country folk art, and best displayed indoors. Circa 1920.
A mid 19th century country blanket chest with 2 drawers. Made of elm, it has exceptional charm. Standing on shaped bracket feet, the top has a rounded edge and opens to reveal a blue papered interior. The drawers, with oval brass handles, are also paper lined. Lovely original blacksmith's iron carrying handles on the sides makes it easy to move. With a polished back, this chest could be a coffee table, but the excellent proportions, beautiful grain, colour, and waxed surface makes this chest a little country gem. Circa1840
This charming little stool was a staple of 19th century country life. With turned legs of ash wood, and round elm top, it would have been a useful and portable seat for children, visitors in the small space of a cottage, workers in the growing industries of the 19th century, etc. This stool has survived in lovely original condition, standing high on its feet. It has a good patina and colour, whilst showing the beauty of the wood grain. Circa 1860
A good set of country Lancashire spindle back chairs, 4 singles and 2 armchairs. Because they are late 19th century, they are in particularly good condition, with little wear to the feet, sturdy but with all the charm of the earlier 19th century chairs. Circa 1900
Pair of early 19th century hoop back Windsor side chairs. The best quality country chairs of this period were often made of yew wood with elm seats, such as this pair. They are finely made. The thin elegantly shaped seats are accented with a scribed edge line. Crinoline stretchers below (more often a feature in armchairs) are also of yew. The central shaped back splat has the Prince of Wales' feathers as a decorative motif. These chairs have cared for, being in lovely original condition with a clean surface and deep honey tones. Circa 1810
A very good matched set of early 19th century country spindle back chairs. Typical of those made in the Lancashire/Cheshire area, they are made of ash and alder, with rushed seats. The backs have 2 rows of finely turned spindles, united by turned back supports that end in nipple shaped tops. The front legs are carved, ending in pad feet on balls. Although matched , they are all from the same period, but there are slight variations to colour and height within the set. Measurements are therefore approximate. Circa 1820
An early form of the Windsor Armchair from the mid to late 18th century. It has cabriole front legs and a crinoline stretcher. The back legs are later replacements. An elaborately shaped and pierced central splat lends finesse to a fine country chair. Circa 1780
Late 18th/early 19th century hoop back high Windsor Chair. The back hoop is made from an ash sapling. The arms and back support is also a single piece of wood, lathed and bent. A broad elm seat, showing lovely wear, and shaped arms with deep curved arm supports, and a glowing colour and surface, welcomes you to sit on this fine country chair. Circa 1800.
Late 17th century William and Mary walnut veneered chest of drawers. Attractive figured walnut veneers to the drawer fronts, crossbanding and half round mouldings between the drawers are all typical features of this period, when the modern form of the chest of drawers was conceived. This very good example is a country made piece, the top and sides being made of solid walnut. The oak lined drawers have survived in excellent condition. Feet and handles are good later replacements. The panelled back is original. Circa 1690
Early 19th century hanging corner cupboard. With a panelled single door opening to reveal an original interior of painted back boards and 3 beautifully shaped shelves, this simple country corner cupboard is made of elm. Elm is a lovely wood, often exhibiting interesting grain and colour. This cupboard has both fine graining and a glowing surface. Circa 1800
From the early 18th century walnut period comes this attractive country bureau. The drawers and fall are inlaid with herringbone banding. The desk interior is fitted with drawers and pidgeon holes, and inset with a leather writing surface. The honeyed tones of the walnut is exceptional, and the original brasses are in great condition. Circa 1720.
A small antique 6-plank coffer dating from the late 17th century. Normally found in oak, this is made from elm. This gives it a lightness and warmth that makes it an attractive country wood to live with. The top and front has inscribed bands of decoration. Of nailed construction, the old nails at the front have aged to become a decorative feature. In good condition, the back has a coat of old brown paint, and the old strap hinges are not original. Circa 1700.
This is a fabulous Rare Antique Painted Pine Saddle Horse / Stand / Rack. Beautifully constructed in Pine showing signs of original paint. Totally original condition with some signs of old repairs and a small amount of old worn but long gone and treated. In use until recently at large country house stables. Measures 55" inches long x 44" inches high x 24" inches deepest across base of legs. Collection is welcome from WR8 Worcestershire or delivery is offered anywhere in the UK, just email for a quote.
This is a s stunning Rare Antique Carved Wooden Folk Art Whirligig Policeman, dressed in tunic, helmet and rotating arms all wonderfully carved. Im uncertain of age but looks approximately c1900. Came from a local country house sale where it had been all its life. Measures 17" inches tall. Good Condition with wear and tear commensurate with age and use.
A good set of early 19th century spindle back chairs. Made from ash, with rushed seats, they are the classic country dining chair, with 2 rows of spindles to the back, nipple tops to the main uprights, and turned front legs. They have an exceptional surface and golden colour. Circa 1800.
Small 18th Oak Lowboy, original brasses on the three drawers, delicately shaped freize and elegant cabriole legs combining to make this a fine example of country Queen Anne furniture. This Lowboy is in excellent original condition, the only damage being to the edge of the top on the left hand side (see photograph close up)
Breast feeding babies in the 18th and 19th centuries was greatly facilitated by the Nursing Chair. They were designed with a low seat, thus allowing a woman to form a safe lap for the baby, and to rest her legs. The low arms are at the correct height for comfortably holding a baby. A high back gave good support to the woman's back and head. This spindle back nursing chair dates from the early 19th century. It has turned and carved front legs, turned uprights and stretchers, and a rushed seat.
Good country style Georgian two over three chest of drawers with brass handles on bracket feet.Has age related minor split at side and a couple of age related stains on top but this only adds to its charm.
This mid 18th century Oak Dresser has all the glow and charm to brighten a country home. It has its original pot-board which is framed by softly shaped chamfered legs. The shaped frieze is exceptional, the fine carved edges still sharp and intact. The 3 drawers are decoratively banded and fitted with brass handles. The enclosed shelves have plate grooves, and finished with a classic moulded cornice and original iron hooks. A superb surface and warm colour makes this small Dresser rather special.
19th century twin compartment Tea Caddy. It is rustic, using country woods, but well made. The top is inlaid with diamond shaped specimen woods, using the contrasting shades of woods to good effect. The interior is fitted with 2 lidded tea compartments, lined with grey paper. Excellent original order and a good waxed surface makes this tea caddy an attractive example of its period.
A Mid 18 th Century Oak Coffer of good neat proportions.comes in good condition with the odd knock and mark consummate with age.original iron lock ( not workin) and ledge on right hand inside a character coffer.
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.