Arts & Crafts Oak Bookcase/Display Cabinet SS-001-F-L

Circa 1920 - Early 20th Century - Scotland. 
£400.00 

This Solid Oak Bookcase/Display Cabinet has beautiful carved frieze details, a blank door flanked by two lockable glass doors on either side, three adjustable wooden shelves and ends on turned bulbous feet connected by stretchers.  

 

Excellent condition - Original finish and glass, wear consistent with age and use. 

 

Dimensions: 49" (124.5 cm) H 48.5" (123 cm) W 12" (30.5 cm) D 

Victorian Conversation Settee SS-004-F-L

1837-1901 Victorian - Walnut
£750.00

Top quality Victorian Walnut cameo backed sofa with central carved detailing, deep serpentine seat, standing on carved cabriole legs. C.1860

 

Transfigure your home into elegance and beauty with a unique Antique Sofa. Just one vintage sofa can convert an entire room without compromising your comfort. A beautiful looking settee that would compliment any hall, bedroom or sitting room.

 

Good Condition: Pale duck egg blue trellis pattern brocade upholstery with some staining and signs of wear. Springs and wadding all sound. Wood in original finish.

 

Dimensions: 57" (145 cm)W x 22" (56 cm) D x 32.5" (82.5 cm) H

Did you know... We can organise reupholstery of this item and offer trade prices on the works and the fabrics. I would estimate to upholster this item depending on fabric choice approx £500

Vintage Ralph Lauren Lamps SS-003-D-L

c.2000 Vintage - Ralph Lauren - Wicker & Wood
£450.00 (Pair) Please Note: The Chest of drawers is NOT for sale. These lamps are large and make a statement singularly as well as in a pair. Happy to sell independently at £250 each. 

The Ralph Lauren brand has always been synonymous with high-quality.  These large wicker and wood table lamps were amongst the designs featured on their launch of their lighting collection in the year 2000. 

 

Originating in the USA the lampshade needed is a 'spider' type or you can purchase a 'spider' converter. The harp and decorative finials stand high allowing the shade to sit above the beautiful rich coloured woven wicker and wood base. As you will see the finials are different (you can purchase to suit your style or passions) One of these lamps sat in the music room!

The Lauren name in brass can be seen on the base. 

 

Excellent Condition: Wear consistent with age and use. In perfect working order with no notable damage. 

 

Dimensions:  48 cm (18") H, socket to base 30 cm (12") diameter 

Did you know... Ralph Lauren launched Ralph Lauren Home in 1983 and despite the breadth of Ralph Lauren’s initial homeware offering, it wasn’t until the the year 2000 that the designer decided to launch a lighting collection. It was worth the wait, with pieces showcasing the luxury brand’s attention to craftsmanship and detail. 

To purchase a Ralph Lauren lamp of this size and quality today you would be spending over £1000 each. 

Victorian Brass Wall Mirror SS-004-D-M

1880 Victorian - William Tonks & Son - Brass
£100.00

Handsome antique Victorian pierced brass wall mirror or Girandole made by William Tonks & Son with a design registration for 1880.

Good Quality with its original bevelled mirror plate surrounded by decorative, intricately pierced frame. 

 

Excellent Condition: It would have originally had 2 removable candle sconces (missing) but this does not detract from the piece and you wouldn't know if I hadn't mentioned!!

 

Dimensions:  51 cm (20") H, 30 cm (10") wide, 7 cm (xx") D

Rare Govancroft Amphora SS-006-D-S

Circa 1950. Govancroft, Glasgow, Scotland. 
£70.00

This fantastic and rare double handled Amphora in a green glaze with horizontal swirled impressions in deep blue is a wonderful example. 

 

The Govancroft Pottery was founded by James Buchanan in 1911 in Glasgow Scotland and its pieces are highly collectable today.

 

Good condition, no cracks or chips only some natural imperfections visible as expected with studio pottery. Makers mark on base (see pics). 

 

Dimensions: 19cm H with a base width of 9 cm. 

Art Deco Mirror Edge Server Tray
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c.1930 Art Deco - Wood, Chrome & Mirror - Belgium
£100.00

Original 1930s Art Deco Mirror edged chrome and wood Server Tray believed to originate from Belgium, known for producing quality stylish designs in Art Deco furniture and accessories during this period.

 

This is not just a functional tray but a real statement piece. Use it as a table surface on an ottoman in the sitting room or perhaps displayed on a sideboard with drink decanters - wherever it sits, it will add a touch of glamour and style and be a talking point amongst your friends. Suitable for both period and contemporary home interiors.

 

Good Condition: Some age spots and patina to mirror (see images) and minor previous repair to underside of wood handle. Back of mirror has been painted black with some paint seeping onto underside of handles.

 

Dimensions:  62 cm (57cm tray) L, 37 cm (33cm tray) W, 5 cm D

Did you know... The Art Deco style made popular in the 1920s and 1930s originated in Paris, but has influenced architecture, visual arts and product design across the globe. Bold geometric forms, sleek and simple designs, classical influences, modern materials and high quality craftmanship are all hallmarks of the Art Deco style. It is these characteristics that are why Art Deco items are as popular and relevant today as they have ever been. 

Arts & Crafts Oak Hall Chairs SS-005-F-L

Circa 1890 - Art Nouveau 
£200.00 Now £100.00 (Set of 4)

Rare 19th century Art Nouveau carved panel back hall chairs (x4). 

 

Carved stylised foliate lozenge to back panel and raised chip carving to square supports united by stretcher. Beautiful colour and solid with glides/pads on feet.

 

Introduced in Britain in the late 17th Century., hall chairs were designed to be placed in the entrance hall or passageway where they would be used mainly by tradesmen or tenants, waiting to be called into one of the main rooms. Consequently, they were not upholstered and lacked arms.  

 

Good Condition: Normal signs of wear as expected of an item of this age. 

 

Dimensions: 91.5H x 47 W (Front) 39.5 (Back) x 38.5 D

Fat Lava Krug Vase SS-005-D-S

1960s Midcentury U-Keramik (Ubelacker)
£45.00

A mid-century original, great colours, shape and geometric design. Here in a ''concrete'' grey with an oval pattern and off-white border. Great handle shape. The interior glaze is a sunny yellow, a successful colour combination in my opinion. Model number 1528/15 (press mark)  

 

Excellent Condition: Wonderfully vintage. No Chips or cracks. Some yellow glaze irregularities as you would expect with studio pottery - no damage 

 

Dimensions: Height xx cm (xx"). 

Arts & Crafts Long Footstool SS-004-F-M

Circa 1900 - Mahogany
£100.00

Interesting long Mahogany Footstool raised on shaped legs.  With beautiful drop in upholstered needlepoint  top (dated 1968 by a local lady in Kent). 

 

Could be used in the Bedroom, Living room, hallway, a versatile piece.

 

Good Condition: Stool is sturdy with original polish finish. Some repair work  has been done to leg previously as shown in pics

 

Dimensions: 31.5" (80 cm) W x 15.5" (38 cm) D x 13" (33 cm) H

Art Deco Ivorine Figure SS-007-D-M

19th Century Art Deco c.1920's
£75.00

An Art Deco style figure in the manner of Demetre Chiparus depicting a woman dancing in green sinuous dress with ivorine details raised on onyx like resin base. Extremely heavy item. 

 

Fair Condition: Evidence of poor repair to paint which could be improved at minimal cost, missing little finger on left hand and age related wear - reflected in price.

 

Dimensions: 19" (48 cm) high 

Late Victorian Salon Settee SS-007-F-L

1880 Late Victorian - Mahogany
£450.00 

A  mahogany with hepplewaite influences 2 seater settee with beautiful carved legs and uprights on brass castors, perfect for the end of the bed or as an elegant addition to any seating area of the home.

 

It becomes a focal point that showcases the intricate details of the Victorian era while providing comfortable seating. An antique Victorian sofa serves as a statement piece that elevates the aesthetic of any space. 

 

Good Condition: Could be reupholstered to match interiors (front of seat cushions have sign of use) but both the fabric and structure of the seat are sound.

 

Dimensions: xxxxxx

Did you know... George Hepplewhite (1727- 1786) was a cabinetmaker. He is regarded as having been one of the "big three" English furniture makers of the 18th century, along with Thomas Sheraton and Thomas Chippendale. There are no pieces of furniture made by Hepplewhite or his firm known to exist but he gave his name to a distinctive style of light, elegant furniture that was fashionable between about 1775 and 1800.

Rare Ravenscourt Jug SS-008-D-S

Circa 1920 by Dora Lunn - Studio Pottery
£70.00

This rare 1920s Art Pottery Jug with vivid blue glaze vertical stripes and waves on a cream background would make a lovely addition to a collection or a useful decorative item and future investment.

 

Dora Lunn founded the all-female Ravenscourt Pottery in London in 1916 and can probably be considered the first commercially viable independent studio potter. Seen by many to represent the very earliest origins of the studio ceramics movement as we know it today, she is considered to be one of the Pioneer Potters. 

 

Excellent condition: No cracks or chips. Makers mark on base. 

 

Dimensions: xx" (17cm) H x xx" (8.5 cm) W 

Rare Alexsander Danel Sculpture 
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Austin Sculpture - 'La Traine' AP4383 Alexsander Danel
£200.00 Now 100.00

Rare and highly sought after piece, would be a perfect addition for any Austin collector or fashion couturier!  This piece 'La Traine' AP4383 is a Limited Edition retired Austin Sculpture by Alexsander Danel from 1990.

 

This contemporary and striking Art Deco style sculpture  is in fantastic condition. Perfect with many decor styles in your home, office or retail - she will definitely draw attention. Amazing craftmanship, made out of Durastone, the item is very heavy.

 

Austin Sculptures Inc was founded in 1952 in Brooklyn New York and in business until 2009. The company reproduced thousands of pieces over the years, and retired pieces have high collectible values.

 

Excellent Condition:  A small surface scratch on her head ( see images), no fading or chips and solid undamaged base. 

 

Dimensions:  36 cm (14") H, 25 cm (10") W,  13 cm (5") D 

Did you know... Alexsander Danel (1940-2001) was born in Estonia and graduated from both the Moscow Industrial Arts School and the Moscow Fine Arts Academy. He earned many awards and distinctions and in 1976 he emigrated to the US after spending a year in Rome sculpturing set designs for Fellini's 'Cassanova' and the Napoli Theatre production of 'Aida'. After settling in New York he completed commissions for Rockefellar Plaza and Radio City Music Hall. He was a principal sculptor for Austin Productions Inc from 1981 until his death in 2001.

Aldermaston Style Two Handled Pot SS-009-D-S

1955-1995 Aldermaston Style - Studio Pottery
£35.00 

A  striking hand painted glazed Earthenware two handled pot, decorated in the style of Aldermaston with makers mark on the base.  

 

Attractive swirled design of blue and brown glaze with good proportions perfect for all manner of decorative or practical applications within the home. The base inside has been highlighted with further glazing. (see images)

 

Good Condition: Clean and bright with no cracks or crazing, minor repaired chip on rim (see images) not visible unless inspected closely.

 

Dimensions:  14cm H x  16cm W

Did you know...Over 40 years, about 60 artists worked at the Aldermaston pottery, producing beautiful hand-decorated earthenware, highly collectable today. Although the makers mark would point to Aldermaston, I am unable to assign a potter to the piece. 

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