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1967/19: DENT: a small and very fine quality English "Four-Glass" MANTEL CLOCK in immaculate condition. The pretty case is of satinwood, with bevelled glass panels to the sides and top, is supported on adjustable cast brass bun feet. The 8-day chain-driven fusee movement is complete with its fine precision pendulum, whilst the silvered and engraved dial sits within an inner gilded 'slip' frame. The blued steel "poker" hands are original as is the brass winding key. 9ins high (maximum) *Edward John Dent (1790-1853) a very famous clockmaker, earned the Royal Warrant in 1841 and was awarded the contract to make the clock in Big Ben in 1852. c.1850

clock, Dent, FourGlass, satinwood

£2450

1966/19: A mid/late 19th century solid BRONZE SCULPTURE of a Merino Ram with magnificent curled horns. Almost certainly Russian, with its 'stippled' and gilded patination, this bronze (very heavy for its size) measures 4.75ins long and 3ins high. (12 x 7.5cms). c.1870

animalier, bronze, object, Russian

£385

1965/19: A superb quality mid-18th century solid mahogany Irish DROP-LEAF TABLE in excellent original condition. Ideal as a comfortable six-seat dining table the solid Cuban mahogany top is beautifully figured and is supported on particularly fine cabriole legs with well-carved “knees” and typically Irish carved “hairy” paw feet. An impressive, versatile and highly practical inexpensive table. With both leaves open, it measures 53ins x 45ins (135 x 114cms). c.1760

dining, furniture, Irish, Table

£1450

1964/19: GILLOWS: A superb quality and particularly fine REGENCY solid rosewood CANTERBURY (or magazine rack) in very good condition. Of iconic X-frame shape (reputably designed by Loudon) it features four divisions with carved “laurel” motifs and a mahogany-lined frieze drawer with unusual carved handles. It is supported on pretty carved & fluted legs with high quality cast brass castors. A very fine example indeed. *Although unsigned, this can be firmly accredited to Gillows with its wonderful quality; screwed mahogany drawer lining and screw-thread carved solid rosewood handles. c.1830

canterbury, furniture, Gillows, magazine

£1580

1963/19: An interesting and unusual Italian carved white Carrera MARBLE PLAQUE which depicts the Angel Gabriel appearing to Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Indistinctly signed ("Guidi...?"); dated 1912 and within its original deeply moulded solid oak frame. 27.5 x 23 ins (70 x 58.5cms) c.1912

carving, Italian, marble, object

£395

1962/19: A pretty mid-Victorian well-figured walnut PEDESTAL DESK in good condition. The top, which is fitted with a gilt-tooled beige coloured leather writing surface, features three mahogany-lined drawers to the frieze, all of which retain their original solid walnut bun handles. Below are two cupboards, one with three mahogany drawers inside; the other fitted as a cupboard with an adjustable shelf. It is supported on a plinth base, and overall it is veneered in finely figured walnut of good "warm" colour, including the well-panelled back. 48ins wide; 27ins deep; 29.5ins high. (122x68.5x75cms) *Stamped: "Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St., LONDON." c.1870

desk, furniture, walnut, writing

£1650

1961/19: A most attractive late 18th century mahogany tilt-top OCCASIONAL TABLE in good original condition. The solid circular one-piece top is beautifully figured and features a pretty "baluster" gallery which is inlaid with brass stringing all around whilst incorporating carved handles. It is supported on its tripod base with a birdcage action and a spirally-carved central column, whilst the carved cabriole legs terminate in pretty pointed pad feet. 21ins diameter; 30ins tall. (54 x 77cms). c.1770

18thcentury, Chippendale, furniture, Table

£1850

1960/19: HENRI JACOT: an excellent quality French CARRIAGE CLOCK by this famous maker dating from the beginning of the 3rd quarter of the 19th century. The fine case retains its original 'mercury' gilding with a perfect enamel dial and pretty engraved and gilded mask. The 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong and repeats hours at will, whilst retaining its fine original platform lever escapement. Numbered both on the original leather travelling case and on the clock itself. Perfect working order. 7.5ins (19cms) high, handle up. Lovely! *With a relatively early number (2813) this clock is not signed with the iconic "HJ" (with parrot between) trademark, but it IS fully signed inside. See image above of the stamp on the back of the dialplate. c.1865

Carriage, clock, Jacot, Repeater

£1450

1959/19: A good quality early/mid 18th century WALNUT BUREAU of quite small size in excellent original "Country House" condition. Of good colour, this traditional bureau is veneered with beautifully figured walnut with 'herringbone' inlay. The fall opens to reveal the well-fitted interior with eight small oak-lined drawers and six pigeonholes arranged around a small cup-board, with a fine "book-matched" veneered writing surface. Below are 4 long oak-lined graduated drawers, all with original brass plate handles, and it is supported on original walnut bracket feet. 36ins wide; 18ins deep; 40ins high. (91 x 46 x 101cms) c.1730

18thcentury, bureau, furniture, walnut

£1650

1958/19: JAMES HADLEY: a fine set of SIX Royal Worcester PORCELAIN FIGURES from the famous "Countries of the World" series. First introduced in 1881/1882, these were modelled by James Hadley, now considered to be one of the finest modellers of the 19th century and are dated from the first five years of their production and depict nationals from the following countries: "Scotland"; "Ireland"; "John Bull" (England); "Hindoo" (India) ; "Negro" and "The Chinaman". All are in fine condition and are priced as the set of six (or available individually). c.1885

Hadley, object, Porcelain, Worcester

£1350

1957/19: A fine quality and most decorative mid-late 19th century FRENCH MANTLE CLOCK of “mystery” type, with a bi-metallic grid pendulum fitted with a circle of paste diamonds that swings back-and-forth around the dial. The case is of “lyre” shape in royal blue porcelain surmounted by an ormolu sunburst and embellished with ornate ormolu mounts, with an oval porcelain base similarly mounted and raised on matching feet. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half hours on a bell; the fine convex enamel dial is perfect as are the ornate ormolu hands. 14ins (35.5cms) high. 6ins (15cms) wide; just 3ins (7.5cms) deep. c.1880

clock, French, mantle, mystery

£2450

1955/19: A most impressive mid/late 19th century French ormolu MANTLE CLOCK in fine condition and in perfect working order. The superb case is of finest quality ormolu (gilt bronze) retaining its original gilding, and is surmounted with a "Sevres" style porcelain urn and mounted with various matching porcelain panels. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell whilst the dial is also of matching handpainted porcelain, retaining its original gilded 'spade' hands. All the panels are perfect and the gilding bright and original. 16ins (40.5cms) high; 11ins (28cms) wide and 6ins (15cms) deep front-to-back. c.1860

clock, French, Ormolu, Sevres

£1650

1954/19: A very pretty pair of Art Deco period PHOTOGRAPH FRAMES supported on rear-mounted polished mahogany hinged easels, each of faux tortoiseshell, inlaid with silver “pique” laurels and framed with hallmarked silver. Both are hallmarked for Birmingham 1929 and measure: 8.5 x 6ins (21.5 x 15.25cms). ** Priced for the pair... c.1929

frame, object, photograph, Silver

£525

1953/19: An elegant and charming mid-19th century FRENCH MANTLE CLOCK in full working order. The case is of urn shape fashioned from Italian Carrera marble, with four ormolu finials and surmounted by an ormolu planetarium. To the sides are ormolu ram’s head handles and it is raised upon a similarly mounted black marble base with gilt feet. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell, via the outside countwheel, and it is complete with its original decorative pendulum. The fine enamel dial is perfect as are the cast and engraved ormolu hands which are particularly fine. 17ins (43cms) high overall. c.1860

clock, French, mantle, marble

£1950

1950/19: HENRI JACOT: a fine quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in lovely original condition and in full working order. The case is of "Gorge" design (the finest quality and most expensive 'standard' case) with its ribbed handle and large bevelled glass top, whilst the eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, repeating hours at will. Original lever platform escapement; signed with the "HJ" trademark and complete with its original numbered leather travelling case. *The clock and case are both numbered 8688, indicating this was made by the highly regarded Jacot manufactory in the 1870's. c.1870

Carriage, clock, gorge, Jacot

£1250

1948/19: A good set of EIGHT Chippendale style late 19th century solid mahogany DINING CHAIRS in excellent original condition. Each chair features a well carved and pierced back, with 'drop-in' seats supported on carved cabriole front legs which terminate in claw-and-ball feet, whilst the carver chairs have shaped and carved solid mahogany arms. The seats are covered in attractive gross point and petite point tapestry which are all in very good condition indeed. Priced for the set of EIGHT. c.1890

chairs, Chippendale, EIGHT, furniture

£2650

1946/19: A lovely quality and most useful late Regency or early Victorian rosewood "WATERFALL" BOOKCASE in fine original condition. Of a beautiful colour and patina, this fine bookcase features five graduated shelves, which are supported on solid turned rosewood columns, with the upper shelf surmounted by a shaped rosewood gallery. It is supported on four solid rosewood feet and measures 48ins wide; 45ins high and 13 ins deep maximum; (122 x 114 x 33 cms). *Called a "Waterfall" bookcase because each of the shelves vary in height and depth to accommodate books of varying sizes. c.1830

bookcase, furniture, Regency, rosewood

£1975

1944/19: An excellent quality Regency rosewood CANTERBURY (or magazine rack) in fine original condition. Originally from a design by Loudon, the three “X”framed divisions feature carved laurels to the centre, whilst to the frieze is a useful mahogany-lined drawer. It is supported on four turned solid rosewood legs headed by ‘acorn’ finials and terminating in original cast brass castors. A fine example. 20ins wide; 21ins high; 1ins deep. (51 x 53 x 38cms) c.1830

canterbury, furniture, magazine, rosewood

£1450

1943/19: A superb quality and very fine PAIR of ROYAL WORCESTER porcelain figures which depict Queen Elizabeth I and Sir Walter Raleigh, modelled by the famous James Hadley. First introduced in 1880, these figures are dated 1881 and display extraordinary detail and beautiful decoration. 6.5ins (16.5cms) tall. *James Hadley (1837-1903) was a talented porcelain modeller who started with Kerr & Binns in 1850s. By 1870 he had become the principal modeller at Royal Worcester and in 1975 he set up his own studio in the City, later starting his own factory, which on his death was sold back to the company. He is today regarded as one of the most important modellers of the 19th century. c.1881

Hadley, object, Porcelain, Worcester

£475

1942/19: A pretty and fine quality ROYAL WORCESTER porcelain figure, modelled by James Hadley which depicts a young girl, carrying a basket as she happily walks through the woods. She wears a flowered 'pinafore' dress and matching bonnet tied with a polkadot scarf, and is modelled with with all the charm and sensitivity that made Hadley so famous. 9ins (23cms) high. Date coded for 1891. c.1891

Hadley, object, Porcelain, Worcester

£240

1941/19: A very rare ROYAL WORCESTER porcelain figure modelled by the famous Freda Doughty called "Happy Days". It depicts a young boy, smiling broadly as he rides his skewbald Shetland pony down a grassy bank. First introduced in 1948 and withdrawn in 1955, this figure is dated 1949. 7.75 ins (20cms) high. c.1949

Doughty, object, Porcelain, Worcester

£285

1940/19: A charming ROYAL WORCESTER porcelain figure by the famous Freda Doughty, called "The Rose Maiden" (also sometimes known as "The Bridesmaid"). The young girl in a long blue dress holds a large bunch of roses in her arms, as she walks down some stone steps, with petals strewn before her. First introduced in 1938, this is dated 1941. 8.25ins (21cms) high. c.1941

Doughty, object, Porcelain, Worcester

£220

1939/19: A fine and large Giant "Grande Sonnerie" French CARRIAGE CLOCK in full working order. Contained in its quality gilded cast brass case, this good clock is totally original and retains its original lever platform escapement. The 8-day movement strikes hours and quarters on two gongs, with a lever to the base for "Grande Sonnerie"; "Quarters" and "Silent". The gilt- masked enamel dial is perfect as is the smaller subsidiary dial for the alarm function. Full working order; guaranteed for at least two years and complete with its original outer leather travelling case. c.1880

Carriage, clock, FourGlass, Sonnerie

£2350

1936/19: JOSEPH DESCOMPS: a fine Art Deco period silvered BRONZE SCULPTURE entitled "Enchanted". This beautiful bronze depicts a young woman, her long hair kept in place by a simple "tiara" with a matching necklace, whilst dressed "decolletage" in a long stylised gown of the 1920's period. Fully signed within the integral bronze base. Supported on its original shaped variegated onyx plinth, this measures 15.5ins (39.5cms) overall. c.1925

ArtDeco, bronze, object, sculpture

£2250

1934/19: A most unusual, interesting and rare George III WRITING COMPENDIUM in fine original condition. The lower drawer with its brass :Swan-neck" handle, pulls out to open the "tambour" top which reveals the full set of original writing fittings including: pair of ink bottles; sander; two engraved glass seals and pair of candle-holders etc. The top opens to show the baize-lined writing surface, whilst there are two small drawers to the fitted interior and twin brass "Swan-Neck" carrying handles to both sides. An intriguing and useful Writing Compendium (or small desk) of a model we have not seen before. 20ins wide; 12ins deep; 9ins high max. (51 x 30.5 x 23cms) c.1770

box, Georgian, object, writing

£895

1933/19: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: An excellent quality mid-19th century rosewood DAVENPORT (or Writing Desk) in lovely original condition. The top with its gilt brass baluster gallery and beaded edge decoration, retains its original blind-tooled leather writing surface which opens to reveal the fitted interior with two small drawers and gilt brass lid support. To the right side is the "secret" hinged pen-and-ink drawer whilst both sides have large slides. Below are four long graduated drawers ('dummy' drawers opposite) and it is supported on typical Gillows 'Apple' feet with original brass castors. The whole top slides forward when in use. A fabulous davenport! c.1835

davenport, desk, furniture, Gillows

£3950

1932/19: A most impressive and large mid-19th century circular DINING TABLE in fine original condition. This spectacular table is veneered in finest figured rosewood and will seat EIGHT with comfort and ten at a pinch. It is supported on an impressive rosewood central column, with a carved 'collar' leading to the wide triform base with beautifully carved "Lion's Paw" feet and original concealed castors. The quality of the figuring to the top (which measures 5ft diameter) is truly superb. *Highly Recommended. c.1840

dining, furniture, rosewood, Table

£5850

1931/19: An excellent quality mid-19th century fitted WRITING BOX by the famous firm of boxmakers, EDWARDS, of London. This finely figured rosewood box is bound in brass with twin recessed carrying to the sides. It opens to reveal the finely fitted interior, with original blind-tooled leather writing surface; brass-inlaid pen tray and pair of original ink bottles with engraved gilded tops. The interior retains its original braid note/letter holders and most of its original paper label. Excellent quality. *Edwards was a highly regarded and renowned company of boxmakers, with Royal Warrants for George IV; William IV and Queen Victoria. The company was bought out by Aspreys in 1859. c.1840

box, Edwards, object, writing

£750

1928/19: A superb quality and most elegant late 19th century Sheraton Revival mahogany standing CORNER CABINET in fine original condition. Below the pretty cornice with its marquetry inlaid anthiemon and swan-necks are twin doors with Gothic glazing bars flanked by turreted columns inlaid with trailing vines. Below the central drawer are two bow-fronted doors, also profusely marquetry inlaid, which open to reveal shelves within. It stands on solid 'toupee' feet and measures 6ft 8ins high and 35ins wide. A most elegant and high quality cabinet. * Signed to the edge of the drawer by the cabinetmakers: Edwards & Roberts. c.1880

corner, display, furniture, marquetry

£2850

1926/19: Two Royal Worcester porcelain CANDLE-SNUFFERS, both of which depict "Monsieur Reynard" ~ one in blush ivory with gilt highlights; the other in natural colours with black cloak and hat, also with gilded highlights. Dated 1911 and 1901 and priced c.1910

candlesnuffer, object, Porcelain, Worcester

£500

1923/18: A particularly fine quality early 19th century George IV period GENTLEMAN'S DRESSING CASE. The case itself is of finest kingwood, bound in brass and opening to reveal the fully fitted interior with 17 bottles and jars with silver-gilt tops including shaving brush; snuff box; vinaigrette etc, many with fine piercing and with hand engraved Coats-of-Arms. In the drawer to the base is a fitted pad with tools and implements, whilst in the lid is the original mahogany easel mirror. Complete with two original working keys. *This very fine box is "temptingly" priced, as one bottle is cracked. The full price includes a replacement (3 months!) c.1828

box, Dressing, jewellery, object

£2950

1921/18: An impressive and useful late 18th or early 19th century Sheraton period mahogany BOW-FRONTED SIDEBOARD of good "warm" colour. Below the one-piece well-figured top are two pairs of oak-lined drawers which flank the larger central drawer. All of these drawers feature attractive marquetry inlay to the corners. It is supported on six tapering legs, with boxwood stringing and terminating in spade feet. Excellent condition. 72ins wide; 32ins high; 30ins deep (centre) and 24ins deep (at the ends). (183 x 81 x 76 x 61cms) c.1800

furniture, mahogany, Sheraton, sideboard

£2950

1920/18: William WILLIAMSON: a good and large MARINE OIL PAINTING on wooden panel, entitled: "A View near Ostend". Full of movement and atmosphere, it depicts three 'working' boats being tossed about on choppy seas, with a harbour wall to the right and the town of Ostend in the distance on the left. Fine condition and measuring 41 x 25ins (104 x 63.5cms) including the later (but fine quality) ornate gilded frame. *William Williamson (1820-1883) was a gifted London painter of coastal scenes. He exhibited at Suffolk Street; The British Institute and the Royal Academy from 1853-1875. c.1865

marine, object, Oil, painting

£1450

1915/18: John LEIGH-PEMBERTON: a fine OIL PAINTING on artists board entitled: "The Regency Period". Well painted, with faithful attention to detail, this is one of a series of paintings commissioned by Whitbreads Brewery to hang in their original boardroom. It portrays a typical scene outside a Public House showing the fashions and pastimes of the Regency period (1820-1836). Signed and dated 1950. *John Leigh-Pemberton, born in 1911, was brother of the Governor of the Bank of England and both a fine artist and illustrator. Educated at Eton and a Flying Instructor in the Second World War, he designed the interiors of a number of ocean-going liners and illustrated the famous "Shell Guide" series. c.1950

object, Oil, painting, Regency

£1150

1914/18: A good quality early 19th century Regency period WALL CLOCK in perfect working order. Of typical Regency octagonal shape, the rosewood veneered case is inlaid with panels of brass scrollwork, whilst the fusee movement is of eight-day duration and retains its original brass pendulum. The convex dial is original as is the convex glass which is set within its cast brass bezel. Signbed: John Parks of Prescott. 15ins wide; 6ins deep. (38 x 15cms) *Jonathan Parks of Prescott (Lancs) is recorded as working their from 1819-1824. c.1820

brass, clock, Regency, Wall

£1150

1911/18: A fine PAIR of Old Sheffield Plated ENTREE SERVING DISHES in particularly good original condition. With shaped and 'gadrooned' decorated borders, both have ornate handles which can be removed to make four 'open' dishes if required. Both also feature inset solid silver panels, on which Coats-of-Arms are hand engraved (so that the copper underneath does not show through). 12 x 9.5 x 3.5ins high (excluding the handles). 30.5 x 24 x 9cms c.1820

dish, object, Plated, Silver

£380

1895/18: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a very fine quality early 19th century mahogany SOFA TABLE of superb colour and patina and in excellent condition. The beautifully figured 'cleated' top has two hinged side flaps supported on twin lopers, whilst the frieze features two oak-lined drawers flanked by typical Gillows 'panelled' reserves to either end. It is supported on standard reeded ends joined by a (hidden) "flying" stretcher, terminating in original sabot cast brass castors. A fine table with "clean" dry oak linings to the drawers and beautiful figuring to the top. Lovely! 62ins (157cms) open; 38ins (96cms) wide closed; 23.5 ins (595.5cms) deep front-to-back. c.1820

furniture, Gillows, sofa, Table

£2750

1889/18: An impressive and most unusual late 19th century DOMESTIC POSTBOX ideal perhaps for a hotel foyer. Constructed of solid mahogany with an aperture to the sloping top for letters, it features an interesting marquetry panelled front door depicting a scene of a farmhouse within a rural setting of trees etc., very much in the Art Nouveau style of Galle. This door opens to reveal a shelved interior and it is set on a double plinth base. 42ins (107cms) high. c.1900

ArtNouveau, box, furniture, post

£985

1888/18: Thomas Noble, BATH: a handsome early /mid 19th century drop dial WALL CLOCK in full working order. The mahogany case has a narrow dial surround, with a well-figured "cushion-based" trunk veneered in finely figured "flame" mahogany flanked by carved 'ears'. The eight-day fusee movement has shaped plates and the original long pendulum, whilst the 13-inch diameter convex dial is original as are the blued steel hands, with the convex front door glass contained within its cast brass bezel. Guaranteed (as are all our clocks) for at least two years. 25ins deep; 15.5ins wide;6.5ins deep. (63.5x39x16.5cms) c.1830

Bath, clock, Regency, Wall

£1250

1886/18: A very fine late Victorian three-train chiming BRACKET CLOCK by Lund & Blockley of London. The case is (unusually) of finely-figured coromandel wood with an arched top and canted corners; the superb 8-day movement strikes hours on a gong; quarters on a nest of 8 bells and repeats both hours and quarters via a pull cord. The engraved & silvered dial has twin subsidiary dials: for "Strike/Silent" control and through-the-dial timekeeping adjustment. 19.5ins (49.5cms) tall. *Lund & Blockley was a partnership of two London clockmakers who worked in Pall Mall from 1875-1905. They made clocks for Queen Victoria. c.1875

bracket, clock, coromandel, Lund

£3950

1884/18: A good late 18th/early 19th century NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER signed by Susan Mary Williams of the Lozells Establishment. Finely sewn with peacocks; lions; trees and shrubs together with religious text within an ornate border. It retains its good bright colours. 23 x 21ins (58.5 x 53.5cms) including its narrow ebonised frame. *Lozells is a loosely-defined area of West Birmingham, that currently is home to Aston Villa Football Club. In the late 18th/early 19th century various religious schools were established in the area, and it is likely that the "Lozells Establishment" was one of these. c.1880

needlework, object, sampler

£475

1881/18: A rare and early Charles II period NEEDLEWORK PANEL of the late 17th century. As with most needlework of the period, it depicts a religious scene. Here we see Abraham casting out Hagar (his second wife) and Ishmael (his son by Hagar). Various animals are also depicted including: a rabbit; hound; stag and birds etc., whilst various other figures can be found. In a later Victorian bird's eye maple frame. 17.5 x 13.5ins (44x33cms) including the frame. c.1660

17thcentury, needlework, object, stumpwork

£1350

1880/18: A good Royal Worcester porcelain JAR & COVER, handpainted with flowers on a blushed ivory ground, with twin handles and moulded cover. Perfect. 6.5ins (16.5cms) high overall. Dated code for 1896 c.1896

object, Porcelain, Worcester

£195

1876/18: HENRY JUTSUM: a good and large English LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING which is entitled: "By The Wayside". It depicts a typical English rural scene with travellers on a country road with mountains in the distance and a Mother and daughter resting beside the track in the foreground. Signed and within a good gilded composite frame. 33 x 25ins including the frame (84 x 63.5cms)*Henry Jutsum (1816-1869) was a London-born landscape painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1836-1869. Although he painted in watercolours, after 1848 he restricted himself to working solely in oil. His work was much admired at the time... c.1850

landscape, object, Oil, painting

£1100

1875/18: A good late Victorian or Edwardian REVOLVING BOOKCASE of excellent colour. Unusually, it is veneered in rosewood, with a circular 'batswing' patera to the centre of the top. Below, there are three mahogany-lined small drawers, with seven other 'compartments' for books, arranged on two tiers. Good condition and both a useful and practical bookcase. 36ins high; the top: 20.5 x 20.5ins. (91 x 52 x 52cms) c.1900

bookcase, furniture, revolving, rosewood

£975

1873/18: "The Wharfe, Bolton Abbey in the Distance": a good original OIL PAINTING on canvas by Copley Fielding RWS. This attractive painting, still within its original frame, depicts a fisherman on the River Wharfe (which marks most of the boundary between West and North Yorkshire), with Bolton Abbey behind and mountains in the distance. Various old labels on the back refer to it being part of the Leeds Exhibition of 1868 and with the Fine Art Society in 1942. 22 x 17.5 inches include the frame. *Copley Fielding (1787-1855) was a marine and landscape painting who exhibited 17 paintings, all oils, at the Royal Academy from 1811 - 1842. He was one of the most fashionable painters of his day, and won a medal at the Paris Salon, although he never travelled abroad himself. c.1840

Fielding, object, Oil, painting

£1100

1868/18: A lovely quality 'hammered' solid silver spoon by OMAR RAMSDEN, with its slightly pointed rat-tail backed bowl and tapering stem. Fully hallmarked for London 1919. 7ins long. * Omar Ramsden (1873-1939) was a Sheffield-born silversmith of great note. He was a leading and highly influential designer and maker of high quality silver, much collected today. c.1919

ArtsCrafts, object, Ramsden, Silver

£385

1867/18: A particularly fine and thoroughly original 18th century Chippendale period mahogany HANGING CORNER CABINET in excellent original condition. Below the pierced "Swan-Neck" pediment with its carved and gilded rosettes, is the well-figured and banded door, which opens to reveal three shaped shelves (making four in all). This door is flanked by reeded sides, and the painting of the interior, whilst not original, is certainly very old and in beautiful order. Dimensions to the corner: 22.5ins (57cms) c.1775

ArtsCrafts, cabinet, Chippendale, furniture, Georgian, object, Ramsden, Silver

£985

1866/18: A most attractive and eminently useful Late Victorian or Edwardian OCCASIONAL TABLE, of good colour and in excellent condition. The well-figured top features a beautifully carved and pierced border, and is supported via its tilt-top mechanism, on a carved and turned central column. This leads to carved cabriole tripod legs and claw-and-ball feet. The top: 29ins square overall; the central flat surface: 23ins square. (73.5cms square or 58cms square) c.1900

carved, furniture, piecrust, Table

£785

1862/18: A good-size solid mahogany early 19th century OVAL BREAKFAST/DINING TABLE capable of seating six (even more at a pinch) in great comfort. The solid well-figured top with its "thumb-nail' moulded edge, tilts upwards and is supported on a well-turned vase-shaped central pillar leading to four splayed legs and original brass castors. The top measures 57 x 45.5ins and it is 28.5ins high. * Unusually, this table comes with a larger, modern two-section top that can be positioned at will, allowing the table to seat TEN! c.1820

dining, furniture, mahogany, Table

£1450

1859/18: HENRI FUGERE: an unusual and quite large cast BRONZE DISH by this famous French sculptor. Of the Art Nouveau period, it depicts a naked young woman reclining in a field whilst holding flowers in her left hand. The two handles show distinct influences of the Art Nouveau movement, and it is signed by the artist, lower right. 16.5ins (42cms) wide. *Henri Fugere (French 1872-1944) was a statuary artist, born in St. Mande, a city to the North of Paris. He studied in Paris with Barrias and Cavalier amongst others, and was influential in the Art Deco movement for 'chryselephantine' figures (usually a bronze body with ivory face, hands and feet) made famous by Chiparus, Preiss and others. c.1895

bronze, French, object, sculpture

£485

1852/18: A charming late Regency or early Victorian rosewood SEWING TABLE in fine original condition. The well figured top features a frieze drawer, with a pretty shaped and pleated silk-lined embroidery box below, whilst it is supported on a well carved solid rosewood central column leading to a carved collared quadrapartite base and scrolled feet with original brass castors. 20.5ins wide; 29ins high. *Whilst sewing may not be the pastime it once was, this makes an ideal ~ and inexpensive ~ lamp or side table for the Drawing Room. c.1835

furniture, lamp, sewing, Table

£875

1849/18: A good quality Regency period rosewood CANTERBURY (or magazine rack) in good original condition. The four "dish-shaped" solid rosewood divisions are centred by one with a pierced carrying handle, with well-turned uprights to each corner. Within the frieze is a useful mahogany-lined drawer and it is supported on turned legs with original brass castors. 18.5ins (47cms) wide. c.1835

canterbury, furniture, magazine, rosewood

£1150

1845/18: An impressive and fine-looking late 19th century TERRACOTTA FIGURE by the famous Goldscheider factory of Austria. This large figure depicts a young peasant girl holding a flagon in her left hand, her right hand on her hip. She wears a headscarf and country clothes and stands 26ins (67cms) high. Impressed Goldscheider mark and model number 4578. *The factory was founded by Frederick Goldscheider in 1885 and soon became the leading terracotta, faience and bronze manufactory in Austria. Famous for creating masterpieces of historical revivalism, the family emigrated to America and Britain in 1938. c.1890

Goldscheider, object, sculpture, terracotta

£750

1841/18: A wonderful quality and highly impressive George III period solid mahogany DINING TABLE in splendid condition. Possibly by Gillows, this fine table (capable of seating 12 in comfort) is complete with three original leaves which are supported by the patented action, whilst the table itself is raised on four beautifully turned and reeded legs which terminate in remarkable large solid brass "barrel" castors. Dimensions: 44ins wide; 29ins high; 10ft 4ins long, with all leaves in place. (111.75 x 73.5 x 315cms). c.1790

dining, furniture, Gillows, Table

£8750

1836/18: A good quality hallmarked SILVER CARD CASE in particularly good condition, probably because it retains its original leather covered and velvet-lined protection case. Beautifully engraved front and back, and with a vacant shield-shaped cartouche to the front, it is hallmarked for Birmingham 1902. c.1902

box, object, Silver

£295

1834/18: AUGUSTE MOREAU: an attractive late 19th century French BRONZE FIGURE of a young girl walking barefoot through the countryside carrying a sprig of flowers in her left hand and a basket of fruit over her arm. Signed 'Aug Moreau' within the integral bronze base and also labelled with an applied plaque for the foundry: "Duval, Bronzier, PARIS". 16ins high. *August Francoise MOREAU (1834-1917) was a famous French sculptor, one of a family dynasty who were all sculptors. The Father, Jean-Baptiste, had three sons: August, Maturin and Hippolyte-Francois. c.1870

bronze, Girl, Moreau, object

£1100

1821/18: An elegant and fine quality SILVER SUGAR BASKET in excellent condition. Of 'boat' shape with a pretty swing handle, it is supported on an oval pedestal base and is beautifully decorated with 'bright-cut' engraving throughout. The handle and edge of the base are cast with beading, and it is fully hallmarked for London: 1873. c.1873

object, Silver, Sterling, sugar

£265

1818/18: Gillows of Lancaster: a beautiful quality mahogany pedestal BREAKFAST or small DINING TABLE in excellent condition. The very finely figured top (of particularly good colour) features a reeded edge and a shallow frieze. This is supported via the tilting mechanism, on a typical Gillows turned and reeded central column leading to four reeded sabre legs and finely cast brass castors. A pretty and compact table. 45 x 35ins (114 x 89 cms). *The top of the block found underneath is stamped: "GILLOWS LANCASTER". c.1830

breakfast, dining, furniture, Gillows, Table

£2450

1817/18: Gillows of Lancaster: a good set of SIX solid mahogany DINING CHAIRS by this eminent and highly-regarded firm of cabinetmakers. The quality and design is typical of Gillows with reeded backs embellished with carved corner decorations, whilst the overstuffed upholstered seats are supported on good reeded and turned legs. These are strong, heavy and very practical chairs. *The price includes re-covering in buyers material. c.1845

chairs, dining, furniture, Gillows

£2250

1812/18: A pretty early Victorian solid silver SNUFF BOX in fine original crisp condition. Decorated with engine turning and reeding with a cast flower border, it opens to reveal its good fire-gilded gold interior and with hallmarks to both lid and base. The lid itself is beautifully engraved with a presentation inscription dated 1841, whilst the silver itself is dated 1840, maker Edward Smith of Birmingham. Pristine condition. 2.75ins wide. c.1840

box, object, Silver, snuff

£395

1807/18: Something a little different: a small collection of five early 19th century MINIATURE PORTRAITS arranged together in one contemporary oval gilded frame. To the centre is a fine portrait of Admiral Nelson, with Lady Hamilton and perhaps Samuel Johnson as two of the other well-known figures that surround him...the remaining two are currently a mystery. All appear in fine condition, and the frame seems original. 24ins high; 21.5ins wide. *To the back is a handwritten inscription (illustrated) which has not yet been deciphered! c.1820

Miniature, Nelson, object, painting

£675

1800/18: A particularly fine quality mid-Victorian burr walnut LADY'S WRITING BOX in very good original condition. Of glorious 'warm' honey colour it is bound with ornate Gothic mounts, all of which retain their original gilding and it opens to reveal a beautifully fitted interior, with a fine pair of gilt brass topped ink bottles and various compartments for stationery. The original 'royal' purple silk velvet is in exceptional condition. *This is almost certainly a box by the firm of Betjeman, renown for their very high quality boxes. The late poet laureate, John Betjeman was a descendant. Measurements:15.5 x 10.75 x 5 inches (39.5 x 27 x 12.75cms) c.1865

box, Gothic, object, writing

£895

1797/18: A very large, attractive and colourful CHINESE PORCELAIN VASE and cover, with some repairs. This impressive vase, decorated in the "famille verte" style, with birds perched amongst foliage and chrysanthemums, has two small chips to the edge of the lid and two areas of repair to the neck. The main body is in fine condition.* Interestingly, there is a label inside the lid, which states: "This article is guaranteed to be part of the prize, ex "Tantallon" captured by the British Fleet and sold by order of H.M. Admiralty Marshal. Alexandria in the year 1916". Kangxi, mid 19th century or earlier? 22ins high; 15ins diameter. c.1800

Chinese, coromandel, decanters, object, Porcelain, tantalus, vase

£1850

1788/18: A fine and unusually large early 19th century SILKWORK PICTURE in very fine original condition. Complete with its original ornate gilded frame (which shows no signs of having been disturbed) it has retained all of its bright sparkling colours and depicts a biblical scene ~ perhaps Rebecca at the well ~ with further figures and a town in the distance. The needlework is exquisite, with longstitich; cross-stich and stumpwork techinques being used. 25 x 22ins (63.5 x 56cms) including the frame; the image: 18ins x 14.5ins (45.5 x 37cms). *NB: apologies for the reflections caused by the original glass. c.1830

needlework, object, picture, stumpwork

£895

1777/18: W. NOEL JOHNSON: a beautifully worked and impressive OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS entitled: "At Sala on Lake Como". It depicts the village on the shores of the lake with snow-capped mountains of the Italian Alps in the background. It is fully signed (lower right) and inscribed on the reverse, including reference to it being shown at an exhibition in Manchester. 37 x 26 ins (94 x 66cms) including the original frame which is in good condition. * W. Noel Johnson is known to have worked towards the end of the 19th century. He lived in Bowden (Cheshire) and exhibited at Suffolk Street circa 1892. c.1890

Italy, object, Oil, painting

£1150

1771/18: A charming George III period solid SILVER BON-BON (or "sweetmeat") DISH, with a beaded swing handle and delightful pierced and engraved decoration. It is raised on a pierced oval base and is fully hallmarked for London 1805. 6.5ins (16.5cms) long. c.1805

dish, Georgian, object, Silver

£295

1770/18: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: an impressive and fine quality early 19th century mahogany CARD TABLE by this famous English cabinetmaker. The well figured top, with its iconic beaded decoration around the leading edges, opens to reveal a gorgeous (slightly faded) original baize interior. Below, the frieze, with its 'panelled' decoration (also typically Gillows) is supported on an octagonal central column, leading to a gadrooned 'collar' and shaped reeded legs terminating in particularly fine cast brass castors. Gillows at his best! 36ins wide; 18ins deep; 29.5ins high. (91.5 x 45.5 x 75cms) c.1825

furniture, Games, Gillows, Table

£2450

1768/18: A fine late 18th century George III period oval SILVER TEAPOT STAND in lovely original condition. It features typical "bright" cut engraved decoration and is supported on four pretty reeded shaped feet. Fully hallmarked for London 1797, maker Walter Brind. 6.5ins ( 16.5cms) wide. c.1797

object, Silver, teapot, tray

£295

1764/18: A useful and pretty early/mid 19th century rosewood LIBRARY or WRITING TABLE in excellent original condition. Below the beautifully-figured top, with its rounded corners, is a mahogany-lined frieze drawer, whilst it is raised on shaped rosewood supports, conjoined by a turned stretcher and leading to original compressed bun feet with original hidden castors. The back is finished as a false drawer, with handles, so that this table can be fully free-standing if required. 28.5ins wide; 19ins deep; 29ins high (72 x 48 x 73.5 cms) c.1835

furniture, Library, Table, writing

£985

1758/18: Possibly the rarest caddy of all: a particularly fine and rare TEA CADDY in the form of a teapot! This wonderful very early 19th century caddy is from the family of "fruit" caddies and is turned from a single piece of fruitwood with applied handle; spout and finial to the lid. Designed to simulate a terracotta teapot of the period, it is decorated with gilding to the edge of the spout; the lid; the handle and with a pretty oval 'patera' below the steel escutcheon. Excellent original condition with original lining. 9ins wide overall; 8ins high including the finial and 5ins deep. (22.75 x 20 x 12.75 cms) c.1810

Caddy, object, tea

£2250

1756/18: A good Royal Worcester porcelain CANDLE-SNUFFER: "Confidence" depicting the famous Jenny Lind. Date coded for 1905. 4.25ins (10.8cms) high. *Jenny Lind (born Stockholm 1820 ~ died Malvern 1887) was a most famous 19th century soprano opera singer, often known as the "Swedish Nightingale". In 1852 she undertook a long tour of the United States; tickets for her performances were in such demand that they were sold by auction. She made a great deal of money and donated most of her profits to her favourite charities, principally the endowment of Free Schools in her native Sweden. c.1905

candlesnuffer, object, Porcelain, Worcester

£295

1736/18: A pair of large and impressive Continental, perhaps German, PORCELAIN VASES. Each has two beautifully hand-painted 'riverscape' scenes, within ornate gilt borders, which depict vessels either moored; being cleaned or provisioned, on the banks of a large river, with a background of quite a significant town and a bridge. There are four large scenes in total, whilst the necks are of puce-coloured scalework with gilt highlights. The quality of the painting in these scenes is particularly fine. 19ins (48.25cms) high. Priced for the PAIR. *The crossed sword marks underneath, similar to Meissen (though not so) indicate perhaps a minor German factory. c.1870

German, marine, object, Porcelain

£1950

1734/18: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a lovely quality early/mid 19th century mahogany WORK or OCCASIONAL TABLE in fine and original condition. The well figured top with its "Vitruvian" carved solid gallery, features beaded decoration to the frieze, with two oak-lined drawers: one to either end. To the front is a slide, whilst the whole piece is raised on beautifully turned and carved supports, joined by a turned stretcher and leading to carved cabriole legs and feet with castors below. The quality of this carving is wonderful: crisp and proud. * The slide was designed to accommodate the 'work bag' ~ an optional extra. Original drawings (copy available) show this slide as being vacant. c.1830

furniture, Gillows, Table, work

£2850

1724/18: DUCOMMUN GIROD: a good mid- 19th century SWISS MUSIC BOX in perfect working order. The walnut box is inlaid to the lid with marquetry and boxwood stringing, and opens to reveal the movement inside which plays EIGHT pretty tunes beautifully. Both the comb and cylinder are in excellent condition, and it is complete with its original hand-written tune sheet. Signed to the end of the brass crank lever. 19ins wide; 7.5ins deep; 6ins high. (48 x 19 x 15cms) c.1865

box, Music, object, Swiss

£1350

1714/18: A good late Regency or William IV mahogany DUET MUSIC STAND in fine original condition and complete with pair of candle-holders. The twin 'easels' have supports that allow them to be adjusted, whilst the height can also be varied and secured. To either side are the original cast brass candle-holders which are hinged, and it is supported on a well-turned central column leading to a quadrapartite base and compressed bun feet. 56ins (142cms) maximum height. c.1830

Duet, furniture, Music, stand

£1650

1713/18: An attractive and good quality Regency period rosewood CHIFFONIER of good colour and well figured. Ideal for use as a sideboard or Drawing Room cabinet, this example features an upper shelf with a pretty shaped gallery supported on two carved and parcel-gilt columns. Below the well-figured primary surface are two panelled doors which open to reveal twin shelves inside making three in total. It is supported on solid rosewood "toupee" feet and measures 36ins wide and 47ins high overall. (91.5 x 119cms) c.1830

cabinet, chiffonier, furniture, sideboard

£1450

1711/18: EUGENE MARIOTON: a large and most impressive gilt BRONZE SCULPTURE of "Victory". Measuring 24ins (63cms) high overall she is depicted as a winged young woman, dancing with arms outstretched. She wears a stylised helmet and flowing dress and is mounted on an integral gilt bronze base. Good original gilding and fine patina. Signed: "Eug Marioton" and with stamp for the foundry: E. Colins et Cie, Paris. 24ins (63cms) high * Eugene MARIOTON (1854-1933) enjoyed a long and very successful career as a sculptor specialising in large impressive heroic figures. c.1890

bronze, French, Marioton, object

£2350

1704/18: A fine quality early 19th century SIDEBOARD/CHIFFONIER in splendid condition almost certainly by Gillows. Ideal as a sideboard in a smaller dining room, it features a single shelf supported on carved scrolls, to the "flame" mahogany back. Below the top, also veneered in spectacular "flame" veneers, are two cedar-lined drawers, whilst further below are two panelled doors which open to reveal shelves within. It is supported on typical Gillows turned feet. Full set of original keys. 42ins wide; 51ins high (max); 18.5ins deep. *The price includes pleated silk panels behind the grills, the colour of buyers choice. c.1825

chiffonier, furniture, Gillows, sideboard

£1850

1703/18: An attractive mid-19th century cube TEA CADDY probably of French origin and in fine condition. The lid and all four sides are profusely inalid with scrollwork set within chequered multi-string inlaid borders, with ebony corner mouldings and a pretty cast brass 'axehead' handle to the lid. 5 x 4.75 x 4.75ins (12.8 x 12 x 12cms) c.1860

Caddy, French, object, tea

£485

1696/18: A lovely set of SIX French solid silver TEASPOONS in excellent condition and in their original presentation case. The design is typically Continental, with their pointed bowls and all are in fine, almost unused condition. Each spoon is marked for the "Premier" quality (950); town mark not yet researched. *This pointed bowl design makes these ideal for use as grapefruit spoons! c.1870

French, object, Silver, spoon

£195

1687/18: A very pretty mid/late 19th century Japanese BRONZE VASE of the Meiji period. Of slender and elegant shape, it features a splendid cockerel perched on a prunus branch with copper, silver and gold inlay of the finest quality. Engraved signature to the body. 7.25ins (18.5cms) high. c.1865

bronze, Japanese, object, vase

£495

1675/18: A fine, rare and impressive early 19th century Gentleman's WRITING & DRESSING BOX in excellent condition. Made using finely figured solid mahogany and beautifully bound in brass, it features an engraved cartouche to the lid and recessed brass handles either side. It opens to reveal a conventional interior with original writing surface and pair of ink bottles. However, when the upper inside lid is opened, there is revealed a fully fitted Dressing Case interior with Old Sheffield Plate lidded bottles and jars and other items, plus additional boxes with sliding lids etc. Below the long removable pen-and-ink section at the back is the reading bar, which allows the box to be used as a reading slope. 20 x 11 x 7ins (51 x 28 x 18cms) c.1825

box, Dressing, object, writing

£985

1668/18: A good quality early Victorian silver mounted CLARET JUG (or wine jug) in perfect condition by George Angell & Co. The silver collar and spout, with the integral handle, is cast with oval "cameos" to either side, whilst the spout features a character mask to its lower edge. Fully hallmarked to collar and to the hinged lid for London 1845. 10ins high. c.1845

claret, object, Silver, wine

£795

1663/18: N. SOTHEBY PITCHER: a good and interesting OIL PAINTING on canvas, which depicts the Isle of Arran, off the West coast of Scotland. Typical of this renown artist's style, his famous broad brushstrokes capture well the chilly conditions of a small working Scottish port. A tramp cargo ship with tender alongside, is anchored against a background of whitewashed Highland cottages and the harbour wall, whilst clouds scud across the sky. Signed and dated lower left. 29 x 25ins (73.5 x 63.5cms) including the frame. *Neville Sotheby PITCHER (1889-1959) a coastal landscape and marine painter, served for a while in the Merchant Navy. Between 1912/1942 he exhibited 13 pictures at the Royal Academy and many other elsewhere. c.1950

marine, object, Oil, painting

£1450

1657/18: An interesting and good quality cased SHIPS MODEL of the "Kathleen & May" ~ the last of the famous three-masted schooners. The "Kathleen & May" was built by Ferguson and Baird at Connah's Quay in Flintshire, and she became a familiar sight as she plied her trade along the North Coast of Devon. This fine model was made by Commander Masters Norman DSC., who was official modeller to the Admiralty. Overall dimensions of the case: 35ins long; 18ins high 12ins deep. (89 x 46 x 30.5cms) c.0

model, object, ship

£985

1649/18: THOMAS SIMSON of HERTFORD: a good quality late 18th century mahogany LONGCASE CLOCK in fine condition and in perfect working order. Typical of good London "provincial clocks of the period, the splendid case has brass-inlaid columns to the hood and trunk; long trunk door and panelled base with double plinth. The 8-day movement strikes hours on a bell with "Strike/Silent" control in the arch and date wheel. 84ins (213cms) high. *Thomas Simson was apprenticed in 1766 and worked in Hertford from 1775-1795. c.1780

18thcentury, clock, longase, mahogany

£3650

1648/18: ROYAL WORCESTER: a good set of FOUR porcelain figures from the "CRIES OF LONDON" Series, modelled by James Hadley. These are quite rare, and comprise: "Ye Water Carrier"; "Ye Night Watchman"; "Ye Marking Stones Man" and "Ye Brush Man". First introduced in 1883, these are date-coded for 1884. All are perfect; fully marked and measure about 7ins (17.75cms) high.( *Priced for the set of Four) c.1883

figures, object, Porcelain, Worcester

£1100

1633/18: A large and practical mid-19th century rosewood circular DINING TABLE which seats six in comfort and eight at a pinch. The well-figured top of 54ins diameter is supported via the tilting mechanism with removable bolts, on a turned central column leading to solid rosewood cabriole legs and carved lion's paw feet with concealed castors below. 54ins diameter; 29ins high. (137 x 73.5cms) c.1860

dining, furniture, rosewood, tables

£1950

1623/18: EDWARDS & ROBERTS: a splendid quality late Victorian mahogany WRITING DESK in wonderful condition. The boxwood inlaid and crossbanded top is fitted with a gilt-tooled morocco leather writing surface, whilst below, the two pedestals each have three graduated drawers arranged either side of the kneehole, with a further concave drawer to the centre. All these drawers are lined in mahogany and are beautifully inlaid with marquetry scrollwork to the fronts. One is fitted for writing (ink bottles; pens etc) and the centre drawer is stamped with the makers name. A practical and very attractive desk. 48ins wide; 25ins deep; 28.5ins high. (122 x 63.5 x 72cms) c.1890

desk, furniture, marquetry, writing

£3850

1616/18: A good quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK of pretty oval form. The case is of high quality, with its four bowed and bevelled glass panels and with an oval glass panel to the top below the shaped cast brass handle. The 8-day movement, which retains its original platform lever escapement, strikes hours and half-hours on a gong. The enamel dial is perfect, and original as are the blued steel 'spade' hands. Full working order and guaranteed at least two years. 7.5ins high (handle up); 4.5ins wide; 3.75ins deep. (19 x 11.5 x 9.5cms) c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, oval

£1150

1608/17: A good quality late 18th century OVAL TEA CADDY, veneered in sycamore wood and inlaid with marquetry flowers and leaves to the front, tied with a marquetry ribbon. The lid, which features an inlaid oval panel of flowers, on a satinwood background, opens to reveal the interior with much of the original lead lining intact. 6ins wide. c.1790

Caddy, object, oval, tea

£850

1606/17: A good late 18th century OVAL TEA CADDY veneered in figured sycamore wood, with boxwood edges. The lid is inlaid with an oval marquetry panel of a conch shell, with a similar oval panel to the front, flanked by inlaid trailing leaves and harebells. The inside contains much of the original lead lining. 5.5ins wide. c.1785

Caddy, object, oval, tea

£875

1599/17: Van Der Straeten: a charming Art Nouveau period BRONZE BUST of compact size, depicting a young lady who smiles broadly, her hair tied up with a scarf. She wears her dress in a 'decolletage' style ~ the popular fashion of the day. Mounted on a shaped onyx base and signed both by the artist and the foundry. 8ins high; 4.5ins wide; 3.5ins deep. (20 x 11.5 x 9cms) *Georges Van Der Straeten was born in Ghent in 1856 and died in 1941. He moved to Paris in 1885 and represents the Belle Epoque period (1871-1914), becoming famous for his busts of young women. This one he called "Felicia". c.1890

ArtNouveau, bronze, object, woman

£295

1576/17: An amusing (and rare) late 19th century Austrian cold-painted BRONZE ELEPHANT in good original condition. He is portrayed with his trunk raised playfully and is complete with his original polished ivory tusks and original paintwork. Apparently unmarked but clearly a genuine Vienna cold-painted bronze. 6.5ins long; 4.25ins high; 2.5ins deep (16.5 x 10.8 x 6.5cms) c.1880

Austrian, bronze, elephant, object

£785

1571/17: A good quality late 19th century SEWING BOX with a particularly fine and complete collection of beautiful sewing equipment. The box is of coromandel wood, bound with steel strapwork, and the lid opens to reveal a fine display of tools and implements all made of Mother-of-pearl. These include: set of 4 cotton-reels; tape measure; needle cleaner; pair of engraved MOP needle cases and pin cushions; set of 4 MOP winders; MOP thimble; scissors; penknife; wonderful ruler and a number of other items. Slight spotting to the 'royal' purple silk lining, but perfect in every other aspect. 11ins x 8 x 4.5ins. (28 x 20 x 11.5cms) c.1865

box, MotherofPearl, object, sewing

£895

1543/17: A charming PAIR of watercolours by Karl FEIERTAG: "Two on a Swing" and "Pushing the Swing" in their original mounts and frames. These cheerful paintings depicts children laughing as they play on a swing in the garden of their home. They retain their original bright colours and both are signed l.r. corners. 22ins x 18ins (56 x 45.5cms) including their frames. * Karl FEIERTAG (1874-1944) was Austrian by birth, who became famous for his historical and genre paintings, particularly of children. Priced for the pair... c.1920

object, painting, Pair, watercolour

£475

1539/17: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a good quality early/mid 19th century FOUR-TIER WHATNOT (or "etagere") by this famous firm of cabinetmakers. Constructed of solid and veneered Gonzales Alvez timber and finely made, it features the traditional Gillows baluster gallery with "S" scroll terminals, whilst the four figured veneered shelves are supported on solid uprights leading to turned "toupee" feet and fine quality brass castors. An unusual model from Gillows and very fine quality. 46ins high; 18.5ins wide; 15ins deep (117 x 47 x 38cms) c.1835

etagere, furniture, Gillows, gonzalezAlvez, whatnot

£1850

1525/17: An impressive and large set of FOUR early 20th century Art Deco period BRONZE SCULPTURES, representing the four Seasons. Apparently unsigned, but probably Italian and perhaps in the style of Palozzi, these striking bronzes have a charm and presence of their own. Each measures 24ins (61cms) high and can presumably be displayed either outside or indoors. Priced for the set of four. c.1920

bronze, Italian, object, sculpture

£4950

1457/17: An handsome and impressive mid/late Victorian oak STICK BAROMETER in full working order. By James Gargory of Birmingham, this good barometer is typical of the "high" Victorian period with its large mercury column; heavily carved finial and similarly carved cistern cover. It is signed to the glazed register plates and features a long thermometer to the trunk and original bone keys. 40ins (102cms) high overall. *James GARGORY worked at Nos 4/5 Bull Street, Birmingham 1835-1860. See Goodison page 324 c.1860

barometer, clock, oak, stick

£975

1450/17: A pretty and very useful mid 19th century rosewood WINE TABLE. The unusual top, with its 'scalloped' edges, is veneered in finely-figured Brazilian rosewood and is supported on a solid rosewood column, itself carved with lappets, leading to well-carved cabriole legs and scrolled feet. A pretty table, measuring 20ins diameter and 28.5ins high. (51 x 72cms) c.1845

18thcentury, bracket, clock, furniture, side, Table, verge, wine

£785

1434/17: An excellent quality early 19th century rosewood 4-TIER WHATNOT (or ETAGERE) of good warm patina and in fine condition. Each tier of beautifully figured rosewood is supported on well-turned solid rosewood columns, with interesting finials to the upper corners. The lower tier features slender balusters, similar to a canterbury and it is supported on original cast brass castors. A good example. 48ins high;18ins wide; 16ins deep (122x46x40.5cms) c.1825

etagere, furniture, rosewood, whatnot

£2450

1419/17: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a fine quality early 19th century Regency period rosewood LIBRARY WRITING TABLE in lovely condition. The figured top, with its gadrooned edging, is fitted with a well-tooled leather writing surface, whilst the frieze below contains two mahogany-lined drawers fitted with brass handles (not original). It is supported on particularly fine turned and carved standard ends, leading to carved lion's paw feet, original castors beneath, with stylish carved corbels above and below. Gorgeous! 52ins wide; 28ins deep; 29ins high. (132 x 71 x 73.5cms) c.1825

furniture, Gillows, Library, Table, writing

£3950

1416/17: ANONYMOUS: an interesting and somewhat speculative Continental OIL PAINTING on panel possibly after the 17th century Dutch painter Johannes Lingelbach. This well-composed view depicts various figures and livestock on the grassy banks of a rural harbour, with sailing vessels moored behind, some flying the Dutch flag. A church tower can be seen on the left with hills behind. Good condition. 22 x 18ins including the frame. (56 x 45.5cms) c.1800

Dutch, marine, object, Oil, painting

£580

1355/17: A pretty Regency mahogany Lady's SEWING/READING & GAMES TABLE in fine condition. After a model by Morgan & Sanders, it features a leather-covered sliding top with adjustable easel; backgammon well; sliding inlaid chessboard; twin side drawers; hinged flaps and a silk-pleated sewing drawer below. It is supported on a "U" shaped under tier, and a short column with four sabre legs and original castors. *Two early 19th century drawings for a Lady's Work Table upon which this example is based, are shown in Ackerman's "Regency Furniture & Interiors". Morgan & Sanders are credited in the text as the "inventors and manufacturers of this excellent article". c.1825

furniture, Games, sewing, Table

£2850

1330/16: ANONYMOUS: a handsome mid-19th century rosewood (Railway) MANTLE TIMEPIECE of "Four-Glass" type in perfect working order. The well-figured rosewood case is fitted with Gothic brass fretwork panels to the sides and is supported on compressed bun feet below the 'cushion' shaped base. The 8-day fusee movement, complete with original pendulum retains its good engraved and silvered dial together with "Breguet" moon hands. Unsigned but with a plaque underneath: "GWR 97" which refers to it once having been the property of the Great Western Railway. 14ins ( 35.5cms) high. c.1840

18thcentury, bracket, clock, mantle, railway, rosewood, verge

£1950

1138/16: An elegant and attractive mid-19th century English Hepplewhite style DRAWING ROOM ARMCHAIR of pretty proportions. Typical of chairs of the period, it features carved and well-moulded solid mahogany part-upholstered arms, whilst the shaped upholstered seat is supported on carved solid mahogany cabriole legs which terminate in scrolled feet and original castors. Available re-upholstered in buyers own material (* c.1830

Chair, furniture, Hepplewhite, upholstered

£985

1077/15: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: A particularly fine and most impressive early 19th century mahogany WINE COOLER of cistern type. The fold-over "cushion" edge is finely and deeply carved with egg-and-dart mouldings, whilst the gently tapering sides are beautifully veneered in finest "flame" mahogany to the countersunk panels. Good beaded mouldings can be found around the base, with its rounded corners, and it is supported on solid mahogany turned feet and original castors within. The lead lining has been carefully replaced so that it is now fully waterproof. A very good and actually quite rare piece by this fabulous cabinetmaker. c.1825

cooler, furniture, Gillows, mahogany, wine

£3850

876/15: A fine quality and very decorative early 19th century gilded CONVEX MIRROR in good condition. Surmounted by a carved and gilded eagle perched upon a central shell motif and flanked by carved gilded acanthus leaves, the convex mirror is set within the deeply moulded concave frame, with Vitruvian scroll decoration to the outside edge and an inner ebonised slip frame. Below are the original gilt hinged candle-holders, set to a central tablet with 'grill' decoration and with the original cut glass candle sconces. Overall height 43ins (109cms) c.1810

convex, furniture, giltwood, mirror, object, Regency

£2450

736/14: A very good quality and thoroughly original mid-18th century George II period Red Walnut KNEEHOLE DRESSING CHEST. Below the solid top, with its moulded edges and rounded corners, is a long oak-lined drawer, with six further smaller drawers flanking the central kneehole. To this is another frieze drawer whilst at the back is the locking central cupboard with an inner shelf. It is raised on original bracket feet and all the locks, hinges, escutcheons and pierced brass handles are original. Measurements: 38ins wide; 18.5ins deep (86 x 47cms) c.1740

Chest, Dressing, furniture, GeorgeII, Kneehole, walnut

£2650