18th Century Japanese Imari Trumpet vase

A fine 18th century Imari trumpet vase is richly hand painted with the traditional imari ho ho bird, and floral and foliate designs. These motifs are handpainted in the traditional Japanese imari cobalt blue, iron red and gold, and also a more unusual green. This vase is unmarked on the base. The vase is in good condition. Minor points to mention are that the gilding to the rim is worn, and there is a blob of blue under the glaze on the inside of the flare of the trumpet, occuring during the production of the vase. See photo.

£995.00

Large portrait of Viscount Cross

A large and impressive portrait of Viscount Cross. Oil on canvas in original frame. Richard Assheton, was first viscount Cross (1823-1914) He was responsible for the first urban renewal authorization in Great Britain, the Artizan's and Labourer's Dwellings Improvement Act 1875 (known as the first Cross Act) A lawyer and banker, Cross was a Conservative member of the House of Commons from 1857 to 1862 and from 1868 until 1886. The Cross Act of 1875 empowered municipalities to buy and demolish slums and to build housing for rental. Also in 1875 Cross carried through Parliament the 'Factory Act', regulating the employment of women and children in textile mills.

£1,250.00

Pair of 19th century portraits

An impressive pair of portraits of a husband and wife. These portraits date to circa 1830. Instant ancestors. They are sold as seen requiring some work to frames. This can be completed in our workshops at an extra charge if required.

£1,850.00

18th Century Dutch display cabinet

A characterful 18th century wall hanging Dutch display cabinet. This cabinet is constructed in oak, veneered in walnut and inlaid wit floral and foliate designs All the glass is original.

£595.00

Sterling silver table bell

A silver table/desk bell of traditional plain design. Lovely quality, hallmarked for Birmingham 1929-30. Maker L&S.


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Large gilt frame Adams style wall mirror

A very large gilt frame mirror in the Adams style. This mirror dates to around 1900. It boasts its original bevelled plate, which does have some foxing if caught from a certain angle. This impressive mirror has been re-gilded.It would need a large room to display it in.

£2,200.00

Cheval mirror

A large freestanding (cheval) mirror. It dates to around 1810 and has its original plate glass mirror, and original brassware. It is mahogany, and stands on claw feet. It is extremely decorative. The stand is also on castors so it can be moved easily.

£1,100.00

Superb 19th century Adams style overmantel

A wonderful example of an Adams style overmantel mirror dating from the mid 19th century. The frame finished in gold leaf of which most is original. The bevelled glass is original and in excellent condition for its age.

£3,400.00

Oil on canvas Hector Chalmers C1880

An oil on canvas in a gilt frame, by the well catalogued Scottish artist Hector Chalmers, 1849 - 1943. He was a prolific artist of attractive scenes, and exhibited 176 works at the Royal Scottish Academy.

£1,495.00

19th Century Mahogany Sideboard

A 19th century mahogany sideboard. The condition is generally good: the finish is original, with knocks and marks you would expect due to age. The curtain on the back rail is a replacement.

£975.00

16th Century Six Plank Chest

A wonderful rare mid 16th century six plank chest. This chest is completely original. The hinges, lock and keep are all original. The lock retains its internal workings but unfortunately there is no key - well you can't have everything!

£2,200.00

Oak buffet

An early 20th century golden oak buffet made by 'Maples & Co.' They were the largest producer and retailer of furniture in the world in the late Victorian era, and the company continued until the 1980s. This is a lovely quality item for use in a dining room.

£395.00

Portrait of Viscount Cross

An impressive portrait the 2nd Viscount Cross by A de Brie who painted a number of import politicians of the time. Set in its original frame which is equally impressive. The painting itself is oil on canvas and is protected by the original glass.

£2,250.00

19th Century Mahogany Cheval Mirror

This quality 19th century mahogany cheval mirror is in good original condition. The original plate glass has some foxing at the bottom. The top rail is carved with the Prince of Wales feathers.

£695.00

Solid silver teaset, Walter & John Barnard, 1891

A lovely Victorian sterling silver teaset comprising teapot, sugar and creamer in Queen Anne style. The three pieces stands on an oval colet foot, the lower portion of them is embellished with fluted decoration. The teapot is fitted with a flush hinged domed lid, which also features fluted decoration: the flush hinge indicates the fine quality of this piece. The lid sports its original carved painted wood and sterling silver urn style finial. The teapot has its original plain angular carved painted wood handle featuring a scrolling thumbpiece. It has a plain spout, ornamented with fluted decoration to the underside. The teaset was crafted by the renowned and collectable London silversmiths Walter & John Barnard, and is fully hallmarked for 1891. The teaset is a good gauge of silver. Condition Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the teaset have surface wear in keeping with age and due to location, but remain legible. The part hallmarks to the interior of the teapot lid are very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this lovely teaset.

£500.00

Victorian gilt metal easel mirror

A lovely Victorian gilt metal free standing easel mirror. It has a decorative shell and leaf border. This would make a lovely Christmas present, and we have another very similar one for sale if you wanted a matched pair. Ref 238

£95.00

Silver Pig Paper weight By Sampson Mordan & Co Ltd

A fine example of a silver pig paperweight by the well renowned silversmiths Sampson Mordan & Co Ltd. The cast silver pig is well detailed and bears a clear Chester hallmark for 1906 on its hind leg and the makers maker on its front leg. The loaded base on which it stands is in good condition but the hallmark is rubbed.

£495.00