Double Sided Georgian Kneehole Desk.

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Handsome double sided George III mahogany kneehole desk c.1800. 46″ x 30″ top with blue/black leather skiver within a crossbanded border and thumb moulded edge. The front of the desk features a large centre drawer, two banks of four drawers of graduated depth and a useful centre cupboard inside the kneehole. The rear of the desk copies the design but has only the two banks of four drawers (the centre drawer being a dummy front, and with a fixed panel in the kneehole). Raised on a moulded plinth with castors below. Cockbeaded drawer fronts in solid mahogany with original brass swan neck handles. Solid mahogany sides and oak drawer linings. Excellent condition and particularly good original colour. Key supplied.

Dimensions: width 46″, depth 30″, height 31″.

Gilded Three Branch Hanging Light.

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Very smart early 20th.c. gilded light fitting c.1910. Centre bulb hangs inside a 12″ diameter frosted glass bowl shade with elegant cut detail. Within a pierced and patterned gilded brass crown with three additional bulbs on scolling branches with original frosted glass shades. On a centre column with ceiling cup, to hang from a hook. Excellent condition. Cleaned and rewired.

Dimensions: diameter 25″, total drop 32″.

Two Bergere Top Coffee Tables.

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Two good looking carved beechwood and bergere top coffee tables c.1930. 27″ & 34″ diameter, both with woven bergere or canework tops with a carved medallion at the centre, under glass and set within a moulded edge. Over crisply carved and pierced arprons with acanthus leaf detail, raised on slim cabriole legs with carved ball and claw feet. With a very small chip to the edge of the glass on the larger table, otherwise excellent colour and condition. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

Dimensions: diameter 27″/34″, height 22″/24″.

Silver Plate Desk Lamp.

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Fine late 19th.c. silver plate desk or table lamp c.1890. Single bulb on a short turned column mounted with elaborate pierced brackets. On a broad pierced tripod base with acanthus leaf details and classical masks. Excellent condition, cleaned rewired and PAT tested.

Dimensions: height to bulb 16½”, diameter 8″.

Exceptional French Oak Dresser Base.

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Fabulous late 18th.c. French oak cupboard dresser base c.1780. Two piece top with plate groove, moulded edge and sides which taper towards the rear edge. Over three drawers and a three door cupboard fitted with one long single piece shelf with a shaped cutaway to the right hand end. Exceptional decorative front with carved and moulded drawer fronts and doors all retaining the original steel handles, pierced escutcheon plates and hinges. Further carved detail to the front mullions plus a delightful inlaid detail in contrasting fruitwood timbers repeated on the centre door panel. Carved fruitwood front stiles, shaped and moulded apron with a inlaid heart motif at the centre. Oak panelled sides and two large pine backboards. Earlier repairs to the top and feet, otherwise excellent condition and particularly good colour. Old handwritten paper label to the rear suggesting the piece originates from the Bayeux area of Brittany. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops, keys supplied.

Dimensions: width 75″, depth 19″, height 36″.

Art Nouveau Standard Lamp.

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Fabulous and rare silver plated Art Nouveau style standard lamp c.1900. Three bulbs and the original shade holder raised on a column with shaped brackets and turned fittings. On a beautiful tripod base with long organic plant form supports and whiplash shaped brackets over a domed centre embossed with a pattern of pomegranate fruit. Raised on swept segmented legs with scrolling detail and pad feet. Superb quality and a good weight, plated on solid brass and stamped with a registered design number on the feet. The silver has been rubbed through in places, otherwise excellent condition. Cleaned, rewired and PAT tested.

Dimensions: height 71″, width 20″, depth 19″.

Alabaster Bust of a Girl Writing.

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Delightful and unusual early 20th.c. Italian alabaster bust of a girl writing c.1920. Beautifully carved in a naturalistic pose, pausing for thought with pen and paper as she composes a letter to her father. Lovely detail to the hair, face and the lace sleeves of her dress. Very good condition with some old repairs to the front corners and raised on a later plinth.

Dimensions: width 8″, depth 9″, height 12″.

King Size Half Tester Double Bed

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Spectacular mid 19th.c. mahogany king size half tester double bed c.1850. Moulded mahogany serpentine canopy top over a seven feet tall upholstered headboard. Shaped foot board with moulded top rail and raised panels flanked with a fine pair of segmented and carved mahogany columns with turned finials. With a crisply cast ormolu plaque to the apron and raised on turned bun feet. Sturdy 2½” x 5″ pine side rails, coloured to match and double bolted at both ends. To take an 66″ x 78″ extra-wide king size bed base and mattress. Excellent condition, canopy and headboard have been freshly upholstered in a soft grey chenille.
Dimensions: width at cornice 74″, length 88″, height 91″.

Madonna & Child.

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Tall 20th.c plaster statue of the Madonna & Child c.1960. Full length figure standing over six feet tall with child in her arms. Modelled in plaster on a wooden frame with a flat back to stand in a niche. Good condition with some obvious wear and discolouration away from the face.
Dimensions: width 23″, depth 8″, height 74″.

Wrought Iron & Marble Top Console Table.

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Small mid 20th.c. marble top and painted wrought iron console or hall table c.1950. Just 34″ wide with a well figured grey marble top (depth 13″) with serpentine sides. On a wrought iron base with trellis apron and tapering supports which curve back to the wall. Vintage green and gold paintwork. Secured to the wall with two screws below the marble. Very good condition.
Dimensions: width 34″, depth 16″, height 32″.