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

Pair of 19th Century Library Chairs

This pair of William lV mahogany Library chairs are in manner of Gillows, (They are certainly of Gillows quality but not signed). The condition of both chairs is excellent. The only thing we have had to do is re-cover the original horse hair pads with aged leather. Measurements Height 87cm Width 51cm Depth 66cm Depth of seat 51cm Height of seat 49cm (with cushion) Height of seat 41cm (without cushion)

£1,295.00

Cuban Mahogany 19th Century Dining Table

A superb quality table with excellent colour and patina. This well proportioned dining dating from circa 1830 benefits from retaining all its original leaves and its original surface. The mahogany used in construction is of high quality and although not signed it is similar to Gillows quality and design. The maximum amount of diners would be twelve people . It also has its original winder and leaf carrier. Dimensions Extended length 303cm, Width 122cm, Height 73.5cm

£3,995.00

Silver Cavalry Sword Letter opener by Sampson Mordan

A rather lovely silver letter opener by Sampson Mordan & Co. In the form of cavalry sword this letter opener has been made in exquisite detail and complete with its silver scabbard. This bears a London hallmark for 1870. The hallmark on the scabbard is slightly rub but perfectly readable and hallmark on the main blade shows no sign of wear at all.

£545.00

Victorian Burr Walnut Credenza

A beautifully made and finely inlaid burr walnut credenza in excellent original condition. The lining material is somewhat faded, but an even colour in the show areas (this can be changed at a cost, to a material of your choice if you wish). The gilt brass mounts are all complete and well cast.

£2,450.00

Elsmore and Forster Circus Jug

A huge Elsmore and Forster jug, decorated with circus performers and animals. A rare and unusual piece of mid 19th century English pottery which was made in Tunstall, Staffordshire. A smaller version of this type of jug is exhibited at The Victoria and Albert museum. The jug has a small glazed over firing crack on the spout, and also a small amount of crazing to the glaze, but otherwise in excellent condition.

£995.00

Papier mache & mother of pearl vanity box

A Papier mache and inlaid mother of pearl chips box.Probably for use on a dressing table originally. It dates to around 1880. It is in good condition for the age, with all over surface crazing as you would expect. There are a couple of small chips around the bottom rim. Lovely little item

£32.00

Bottle corker, treen

This is an antique bottle corker for inserting corks in wine bottles, possibly French. Very tactile, a lightweight pale wood, probably dating to the late 19th Century.

£45.00

19th Century Mahogany Console Table

A fine quality early 19th century French Empire flame mahogany console table. This elegant and well proportioned console table has gilt metal mounts with drawer and mirror back, and also a fossil marble top. Presented in excellent condition.

£1,795.00

Edwardian rolled gold necklace, amethyst paste

A lovely dainty rolled gold and amethyst paste necklace. The two square amethyst pastes are set between three pierced bows. Rolled Gold is a fusion process where a sheet of base metal (in this case brass) is covered with thin layers of gold and then heat fused together. Jewellery is then made from this. Most of the chain link of this necklace is now revealing its brass colour, but this is still a delightful necklace.The bows retain their gold appearance.

£26.00

Gothic revival Fireside Chair

A lovely quality red walnut fireside chair, in the gothic revival style with green man carving on the back rail. Dating from circa 1880. It has been newly upholstered from the frame up using traditional methods and the highest quality materials. See our other chair in the same fabric.

£745.00

aurora borealis brooch, 1970s

An attractive 1970s 'Aurora Borealis' brooch. The process of making Aurora Borealis coating on crystal was in experimental phases in the early 1950's by the Swarovski Company. The process progressed to some success in 1953, but not until 1955 did Manfred Swarovski perfect it. This is a really attractive example of cut crystal with the rainbow coating.(its not Swarovski). The brooch features a central circle surrounded by 6 flowers creating one larger flower, really pretty when the light catches it.

£18.00
very minor 'nibbles' to the reverse of a couple of the pastes

1950s costume necklace

An attractive costume jewellery neckalce dating to the 1950s. This necklace is a base metal set with aquamarine colour pastes, and a single dropper. In good condition. Nice for the party season.

£10.00

Italian micro mosaic brooch

A pretty little Italian micro mosaic brooch, dating to the mid 20th century. Micro mosaic is when tiny glass tiles are crafted together and placed into cement to produce ‘micro mosaic’ pictures, which are then set into jewellery. Micro mosaic work dates back over 2000 years, although it was probably most popular in the 18th & 19th Centuries during the time of the Grand Tour. Italy is the most famous producer of micro mosaic jewellery. This brooch is in good order and was probably a holiday souvenir brought home in the 1950s, brass backed.

£15.00

Large Copper 19th century Pot

A lovely unusual large 19th century copper cooking pot with heavy iron hooped handle. Presented in good overall for its age but with the obvious numerous small dents you would expect . Measurements: Height 12,5/8" (320mm) Diameter 14,3/8 (360mm)

£195.00

Brass fire irons and dogs

A set of three brass fire irons with firedogs. These irons are in the Victorian style but are probably early to mid 20th century. They still look the part beside any period fireplace. One of the dogs has a dent to the top of the sphere shape. They both have a few minor dents around the bases, and the shovel corners are slightly bent from use.

£65.00

Oak coal box and shovel

An early 20th century oak coal fireside box. This box has a carved panel door with brass knob, brass carry handle, original metal liner - with some holes, the shovel (has small split) fits in a (dented) bracket on the back of the box.

£120.00