An early 19th century Butlers Tray on Folding Stand. Made of dense Georgian mahogany, it is of exceptional quality. The large front loading tray has curved front corners and shaped sides, softening the angular nature of the whole piece. Unusually, the tray sits on the stand with the ends of the stand protruding(ensuring that, visually, the tray is always securely in the correct position on the bearers?) The stand has carved chamfered legs, and a brass tightening wing bolt for extra strength. A piece of furniture that carried precious items, now an antique with a rich colour and fine original surface. Circa 1830
A late 18th century Chest of Drawers in superb condition. Made of fine quality mahogany with figured graining, and with a single piece top, it consists of 2 short and 3 long drawers with handsome brass handles. It stands on neat original bracket feet. Small proportions makes this antique chest a piece of furniture for any room.
A late 18th century writing companion box of exceptional quality. Crafted in solid rosewood, with mahogany linings to drawers, it takes the form of a miniature tambour fronted desk. The fine tambour front rolls back to reveal an interior fitted with 2 small drawers and spaces for pens, etc, and ink bottles.
Fine reeding finishes the curved and front edges of the box.
Brass carrying handles and small knobs are all original. In addition to the excellent craftsmanship, this box has been treasured and for over 2 centuries and is in superb condition. Circa 1800
Showcasing the excellence of Georgian furniture making, this late 18th century mahogany bureau will become a family heirloom! It is made of solid and veneered mahogany, with lovely flame mahogany chosen for the front of the bureau. The writing interior is a beautifully designed stage, fitted with drawers, pidgeon holes, various hidden drawers, and a central cupboard. The writing surface is old baize, gently faded green. The front corners are canted, with carved and reeded decoration. Fine cast brass handles are replacements. The bureau sits on original craved ogee feet. Minimal restoration and superb colour and surface, and elegant proportions, makes this antique bureau a treasure.
A fine quality mid Georgian Dumb Waiter. 18th century mahogany, dense and richly coloured, was the perfect wood for this classic piece of furniture. Three circular tiers, united by turned columns, and supported by a tripod base, made tea and informal supper an elegant part of wealthy Georgian life. The 2 lower tiers revolve, the axis being a steel rod which firmly holds the table together. It is easily dismantled, therefore possibly made to be portable. Originally with casters, these are now missing. The condition is excellent, with a fine waxed surface and a rich mahogany colour. Circa 1770.
A beautiful Georgian longcase 8 day clock that also has a rare clock face, which represents the four seasons. In great condition, this case can be opened and locked with ease using the key included, the clock face can also be opened up. The details in the woodwork makes for a very regal, authentic clock that is representative of its era. Fully working.
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 19th century Oak Mule Chest with drawers. Constructed in the classic oak tradition, with panelled sides, it is made to look like a dresser with drawers and central cupboard, but instead it is a chest with 3 drawers below. The upper drawers and shaped central panels are decorative. The plank top has been altered, split and hinged to allow easy access to the chest interior without having to remove all items from the top surface. Mahogany crossbanding to the top and drawer fronts, reeded corners, and a good warm oak colour makes this Mule Chest an attractive piece of antique oak furniture to live with. Circa 1800.
Georgian, Irish-hallmarked silver, fiddle pattern basting spoon, made in Dublin in 1805 by John Power. Weight 130g; Length 325mm. Initialled with a 'W' on the handle. Very good condition for its age; little wear to the bowl considering its age. See photographs for detail.
A good quality Georgian walnut bureau with feather banding on bracket feet.Having three drawers with original brass handles and replacement key.Of good commercial proportions would enhance any property.
This small late Georgian Oak Chest of Drawers has two short drawers above two long. The drawers have bone escutcheons and original wooden knobs. There is reeded moulding around the top edge and it stands on swept feet with a shaped apron.
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 treasure from the mid 18th century kitchen, this brass flour dredger is small and exquisitely formed. It is cast from fine sheet brass with scribed banded decoration that is soft and worn by use and age. The domed top fits onto the pot perfectly. The strap handle is attached with copper rivets. All the wear and small dents contribute to the beauty of this fine Georgian antique dredger. Circa 1740
18th century single compartment mahogany Cheese Coaster. This boat shaped piece of table treen was designed to hold a round of cheese and pushed up and down the dining table. A small degree of cracking to the bent wood of the interior is not unusual, but the general condition of this piece is excellent, with original brass casters. Circa 1780
An early 19th century Mahogany Chest of Drawers. Solid fine quality mahogany is used in a restrained manner that allows the wood to speak for itself. The top, with a moulded edge, sits above 4 graduated drawers, which are finished with cockbeading. The drawer linings are oak. The handles have been changed, probably later in the 19th century, to the present turned mahogany knobs. This small and well proportioned chest is completed by high stylish shaped feet. Clean, solid, with an excellent waxed surface, this late Georgian chest of drawers is a classic piece of antique furniture. Circa 1820
The teapoy was a piece of small furniture, developed in the 18th century to house and lock away a popular and expensive commodity: tea. In form, they were like an over-sized tea caddy on a base. This mahogany teapoy dates from the early 19th century. With 8 sides, it sits neatly on 4 finely turned legs that end in small brass castors. The top, veneered and cross grained, opens onto the fitted interior with 2 removable caddies and 2 tin lined compartments. Brass lions head handles are replacements. The condition is very good throughout please note slight cracking to the veneer on the top, a small section of the reeded bottom edge, front left side, restored, and a knock to the wood on the back. This teapoy is of superb quality with a rich colour and patina. Circa 1820
A fine early Georgian Chest on Stand. Combining the strength of oak with a delicacy of design, it is a piece that calls for light. Elegant houses built in this period were exploiting the themes of light and space, with large windows and rooms. This Chest, in 2 pieces, has pine lined drawers that sit within a moulded framework. The base has square cut cabriole legs to the front, that are mirrored in the shaped back legs. A change of handles took place about 1790-1800, when the classic swan neck handles were fashionable. In lovely condition, this is a piece of oak furniture with timeless elegance. Circa 1730
A late 18th century wing armchair that combines style, comfort and a most attractive shade of green leather upholstery. The mahogany frame, with carved front legs, has brass castors. The leather upholstery is finished with tight domed brass buttoning. It is not original but has seen long wear, with crazing to the arms and seat, however the leather is actually intact and very comfortable to use. Wonderful Georgian proportions and a perfect antique look makes this armchair rather special. Circa 1780
Late 18th century table box. Made of oak and veneered with fine mahogany, it has a sturdy quality to it. The base moulding ends in small shaped feet. Original brass fittings gives a warm twinkle to the severity of the simple rectangular box. It was originally compartmented but is now lined with paper. The mahogany has a particularly attractive depth of colour that makes this simple box a little treasure. Circa 1780
Antique Georgian Cheese Coaster. Designed to hold 2 rounds of cheese for a fine dining table, it is made of mahogany. The deep boat shape is finished with a wavy edge and turned handles. A great piece of table "Treen" in lovely condition. Circa 1800
A superb essential piece of late 18th century furniture, this Dresser has 3 drawers and a cupboard. The colour and excellent waxed surface is similar to elmwood, and is due to the quality of pine that that has never been painted and stripped. Throughout, the Dresser is in original condition, with panelled sides and bracket feet. Circa 1800
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
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
Late 18th century Mahogany Toilet Mirror with a box base. The 3 drawer base is serpentine-shaped, veneered with fine flame mahogany and edged with contrast stringing. It sits on small ogee feet. The swing mirror is shield shaped. The back has a paper dust cover. A good Georgian period mirror, in lovely condition. Circa 1800
A most attractive18th century bureau, unusually made with cherrywood. The interior is fitted with drawers and pidgeon holes, and has a green leathered writing surface. The brassware, fine quality, may not be the originals but has been on the bureau for a long time. Standing on original bracket feet, this bureau is a perfect size to use. Being mostly solid wood (rather than veneers on pine) it has survived well, but please note that the fall front has twisted slightly, however this does not affect the functioning or appearance of the bureau. Circa 1780
Late 18th century Oak Candle Stand. The fixed dished top, turned column and high arched tripod base have elegant balanced proportions. The legs are unusually fine and has survived well, with only one foot having been beautifully repaired. Circa 1780
Early 19th century Bureau Bookcase, in 2 sections. Smaller than most, and exquisitely proportioned, it is made of fine quality Georgian mahogany, with crossbanding and inlays to the cornice, fall front and base. The 13 pane glazed doors open onto an interior with adjustable shelves. This is a bookcase that works to decorate a room, with a lightness of design. It is in superb original condition, including unusual brass lions head handles, with a fine surface and colour. Circa 1800.
This early 19th century mahogany Tripod Table celebrates the change in furniture/decor styles, from the Georgian period of the previous century to the lightness of the Regency period. The single piece rectangular top is inlaid with a delicate black fine line decoration which is continued down to the base. The sharpness of the turned stem, and the outward sweep and shaping to the legs, which stand on small balls, gives the table an elegant balanced look. The fixed top gives it complete stability. A table of quality, in superb condition. Circa 1820.
A handsome early 19th century oval drop side mahogany Butlers Tray. The panelled tray is in fine condition, with original brass hinges. The quality extends to the folding stand, which, unusually, is superbly turned. A decorative table of fine mahogany, with an excellent waxed surface and great colour. Circa 1810.
Attractive early 19th century Oak Dresser/Sideboard. It has a good flat 2-plank top with a moulded edge below. The 3 oak lined drawers and the flat panelled sides are crossbanded with mahogany. A delicately shaped frieze to the front and sides are in keeping with the lighter style of furniture at the turn of the 19th century. Oval brass handles are original to the dresser. The square tapered legs have been carefully and well built up, giving the dresser a good height. Circa 1800
A fine late 18th century small roll top writing desk in mahogany. The stunning satinwood interior is fitted with pidgeon holes (the small drawers seen at the back are dummy drawers). The full writing surface slides out, and the leather inset writing pad (possibly the original leather) can be raised on a ratchet. Below are 2 useful drawers with brass knob handles. The 4 tapered legs are raised on fine brass casters. Restrained Georgian design, warm but light colour, and excellent cared for surface, and wonderful originality, makes elegant desk a perennial delight. Circa 1780
A fine quality Georgian mahogany Commode. The shaped tray top gallery with integral handles, and lovely single piece top, sit above a 2 door cupboard and a single drawer. Faux drawers below face the commode section, which has been converted, sliding forward to become a low table. This well proportioned small piece of 18th century furniture is finished with restrained fine black stringing to the doors and drawers. The brass handles are replacements. An elegant bedside table or smart occasional table. Circa 1780.
An early 19th century single candlestick. This simple form is often called a "hogscraper", named after the implement used to scrape the bristles from a hog's back. Normally made of iron, a few were made of brass. This example is brass, with an iron interior bar and push up handle. Basically in good original condition, it has a soldered join at the base of the stem, a few scratches to the surface of the brass near the top, and the circular base is not perfectly flat. Circa 1800
A small beautifully proportioned Georgian Oak Dresser. The 2-plank top is flat with a fine waxed surface. 3 oak -lined drawers with swan neck handles are framed by typical 18th century mouldings. Giving extra charm to this dresser, each side is made from a single cushion moulded panel. The dresser stands on tapered turned legs, with pad feet at the front. A classical mid Georgian Dresser, it has a superb colour and surface, and is in fine original condition. Circa 1780.
An 18th century chest of drawers on bracket feet. The Georgian oak is enlivened with walnut crossbanding to the top and front surrounding the drawers. With original shaped bracket feet and brassware, this is a useful chest of drawers in lovely original condition. Circa 1750.
A fine quality 18th century snap top tripod table in mahogany. The single piece top sits on a bird-cage box that allows it to pivot on the central baluster. Carving to the baluster and curved leg of the tripod base is classical and retrained. Circa 1780.
This 18th century mahogany Cheese Coaster is an elegant piece of table treen. The fine curved bentwood body is finished with an attractive wavy edge to the sides. The square base is dovetailed. Considering the delicate nature of bent mahogany, the condition is very good, with an original surface and warm colour. Circa 1880
A stunning pair of vintage red leather wing armchairs. With deep buttoned backs and sweeping shaped arms, they are trimmed with smart lines of brass studs. The high back Georgian style is continued in the pad feet and shaped stretchers of the base. Circa 1950.
The Georgian Tripod Table is an iconic form, elegant yet functional. This late 18th century table is made of mahogany, with a tilt-top and a box birdcage section that allows the top to revolve. A beautifully turned central vase shaped column is raised on fine legs, the carving on the knee worn soft by years of polishing and dusting. Delicately shaped feet are intact and have not suffered from wear. This small table has survived in lovely condition. Circa 1780.
An elegant Georgian mahogany hall chair. It was designed at the height of the fascination with Egyptian art and culture in the early 19th century. It is a beautifully balanced chair, the subtle carvings and shapes of the back sitting regally above the delicate sweep of the sabre legs. Circa 1810.
An attractive and rare mid 18th century hooded wall clock with a penny moon dial. The case, with a glazed opening door, has cross grained walnut veneers to the front. Plain classical columns and a moulded stepped cornice are typical of the period and are enhanced by a rich patination. It sits on a later shaped bracket.The 30 hour movement by Lough of Penrith has been cleaned and checked to insure that it is in fine working order. The 12inch brass dial has the sought after feature of the penny moon to the centre of the dial, a moving disc with an engraved moon face and painted stars that show the moon phases. Circa 1740
From the fine living of the Georgian upper class comes this mahogany wine cooler. Beautifully crafted, it is of a tapered octagonal form set on a base with 4 legs. Smartly brass banded, with original carrying handles, the lid opens to a fitted lead lined interior. Underneath is the original tap for draining the melted water it is now seized up. A good undisturbed surface makes this a desirable piece of fine 18th century furniture. Circa 1780
Fine satinwood furniture from the Georgian period continued to be made by the best furniture makers of the Victorian era. This beautiful upholstered seat is such a piece. The double lyre carved back is painted in a classical manner, with a greek/Roman helmet, grapes and foliage. Floral wreaths continue the decoration on the back, arms and legs. The painted surface is in superb condition, as is the structure of the chair. It is re-upholstered and ready to add a touch of elegance to any room. Circa 1860
Fine quality Georgian Mahogany 2-Pillar Mahogany Dining Table. The 2 turned pillars, supported on out swept legs that are inlaid with ebony, hold the large D-ends that form the table. Together they form a smaller table, becoming a larger table with one original centre leaf, seating 8/10. In good original condition, including the brass castors, this is a sturdy yet elegant table, the top with a superb colour and surface. Circa 1810
Fine 18th century mahogany Georgian toilet box mirror. Beautifully proportioned, the box base is serpentine shaped and has 3 drawers. It is decorated with crossbanding and fine light wood edging. The oval swing mirror with its bevelled glass is held on slender carved supports. It has a vibrant clear surface, showing well the excellent 18th century flame mahogany. For this reason, slight spotting to the top (high-lighted by the camera but not obvious to the naked eye) has been left undisturbed. Circa 1780
A late 18th century drop leaf table in solid yew wood. Unusually, it has only one leaf, so opened out it is almost square, and incredibly versatile: a side table, serving table, dining table, centre party table...In all modes, the wonderful nature of yew is exemplified, having a hard smooth surface and rich colour. Circa 1800
An interesting late 18th century small mahogany chest on bracket feet. Well made, of dovetailed construction, the lid to the main chest is secured with 3 locks. The box may have contained valuables or deeds, requiring 3 different key holders to access the contents. With a single drawer and original brass carrying handles, a very useful piece of Georgian furniture. Circa 1780
Georgian 18th century mahogany commodes that were designed to look like small chests of drawers are often so attractive that many are converted for modern use. This beautifully proportioned commode has been cleverly turned into a cupboard, with minimum interference with the integrity of the piece. The top has been fixed and the front cut down the middle. That left 4 front panels that, hinged, become doors. Standing on its original bracket feet, and with brass carrying handles, this cupboard has the excellent surface of Georgian mahogany. Circa 1780
A small antique early 19th century Pine Dresser. The single piece top has a typical Georgian stepped moulding, and below are 3 dovetailed drawers with replaced brass handles. With slender square legs, and rare narrow depth, this small dresser base is perfectly proportioned. It shows no signs of having ever been painted, and has a good waxed surface. Circa 1820
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.
A mid 19th century diminutive child's plank stool. Made of mahogany, the top is a single piece of grained wood with a rounded edge. The plank ends and the friezes are boldly shaped, suggestive of an earlier Georgian style. Circa 1860.
A matched set of 6 early Lancashire/Cheshire wavy ladder back chairs. They are made from ash, with turned uprights and under-stretchers. The seats are rushed and finished with edging strips. They are well matched, all of the same period, but with slight variations in height and turnings. Some of the back legs (prone to wear and damage) have been repaired, also the top section of turning on one chair. Circa 1800.
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)
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.
This is a good quality Regency Flame Mahogany Bow Front Chest of Drawers arranged with two over four drawers.With beaded edging at top moulding at front edges bun feet and original handles a very handsome piece of furniture.Has had minor repairs to side and top over time and has been re polished giving it a lovely appearance that would enhance any property.
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.
An original Georgian mahogany Butlers Tray on folding stand.The tray retains a wealth of rich patina with a couple of minor splits and slight chip at base of flap this only adds to the character.The stand folds and is held by four replaced webbing straps.A fantastic item which could prove a hit at a drinks party or afternoon tea.
a Georgian Bow Front mahogany two over two chest of drawers with replacement oval Victorian brass handles.This chest is in general good condition for its age with general wear consummate with the period very useful deep drawers and a good commercial size this chest could fit it most rooms of any house.
A good looking early 19th century mahogany card table which comes in good condition with lovely patina to the open top table.Standing on four reeded splayed legs with original brass paw feet castors.Ready for Afternoon Tea.