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20 July 2017
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PARKINS AND GOTTO BOOK SLIDE
A quality Victorian Book Slide in figured Walnut with highly decorative pierced and engraved brass mounts to the end panels.
The end of the base bears a plaque for PARKINS and GOTTO, Oxford St., London.
33 cms by 13 cms by 3 cms closed.
Opens to a maximum of 54 cms.

Advertised price includes packing and postage within mainland U.K.
Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
Monies will be refunded on safe return of the item to us in the same condition as purchased, and within 14 days.
You will only have to pay the initial cost of delivery (deducted from any refund) and the cost of returning it to us.
Ref: R/0717/RC
Price: £165





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GEORGIAN SAMPLER
An early 19th. Century needlework SAMPLER.
Crafted by Charlotte Ramsay and dated 1823 it depicts the normal "Alphabet" symbols, along with various other pictorial representations.
A little faded in places and has a been remounted and reframed probably in the early 1900's.
Photographs in listing show some marks which are reflections on the glass only.
Panel measures approximately 21 inches / 54 cms by 17 inches / 43 cms.
Frame 25 inches / 63 cms by 21 inches by 54 cms.
Ref: R/0717/GT
Price: £455





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Oak dresser
Wonderful, Early 19th century oak dresser . Dating to around 1800

Predominantly made of oak with some elm and pine carcass, great colour and patina ..

It is a very characterful piece and has had some repairs over the years ( but haven't we all ) but this only adds to the history and style of the piece ...

This piece was purchased direct from a house in north Wales

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It has had signs of old woodworm but our restoration team and given it a treatment just to be on the safe side
Ref: Mha0071/70/7120
Price: £2,895





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WING BACK ARMCHAIR C1880
Handsome and large, late 19th century walnut armchair. Attractively upholstered by former owners in premium material, this delightful chair is a one off.

The frame is good and solid....no wobbles. The chair stuffing is fine, having been completely refurbished a year prior.
The material is also in good condition and looks almost as new.

This chair is very comfortable with a good seat height of 19". It is also particularly easy to get out of !!

Delivery to most areas....... please call for a competitive quote.

height 48" depth 30" width 30"
Ref: WIL
Price: £880





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Mid 19th century Camphor wood chest c1850
Superb Mid 19th Century Camphor wood Chest of 5 Drawers in excellent condition. This delightful Antique chest has brass carrying handles, original drawer handles and corner plates. The Aroma of camphor is moderately strong,
the entire chest being made of such timber. The beautiful drawer fronts are further embellished with fine ebony inlay.

This chest has been thoroughly checked over, lightly refurbished and then wax polished to further enhance its superb antique patination. An increasingly rare item much prized for the exotic Camphor wood.

height 50.5" depth 21.5" width 47"

Please call for a competitive delivery quote

Ref: WIL
Price: £2,850





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Georgian Mahogany sideboard c1800
This is an absolutely delightful Antique Georgian sideboard. English C 1800.
The colour and patination is a pleasure to behold. It is a most useful item having plenty of storage and as a Server.

There are 2 drawers on the top left, a single drinks drawer for bottles on the right hand side and a door opening on the left bottom side. The Satinwood cross- banding and marquetry shells and inlays are beautifully done. The drawer handles are an ancient replacement, most likely replaced Mid 19th century.
Overall, an attractive and most useful piece of antique furniture, which is becoming increasingly scarce these days.

Delivery available to most areas.....please call for a competitive quote
Ref: WIL
Price: £2,850





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Mahogany pedestal desk
Good quality 19th century mahogany and ormolu mounted pedestal desk

French circa 1870's from the Napoleon III period , constructed from solid mahogany over an oak frame , with original leather inserts to the top and side slides

This is a very stylish and practical desk and having the added benefit of slides either side for a bit of extra space , can free stand as polished on all sides

This piece has been through our workshops been cleaned and polished all the drawers run smoothly working locks to all drawers supplied with 7 keys

Original leather has a number of marks and blemishes but this only adds to the charm of the desk

We can offer viewing via facetime if you cant come to view in person

Height 30.5 inches
Width 57 inches
Depth 31.5 inches

Kneehole 23 wide 24.5 inches high
Ref: mha0571/40/70/7120
Price: £3,495





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LARGE MAHOGANY BOOKCASE c1910
Fine quality large open bookcase in figured mahogany. c 1910.

Large and useful bookcase for all those bookworms out there who never have enough book storage space,
this delightful bookcase has plenty! There are four good and deep adjustable shelves, plus the bottom shelf.
Perfect for those looking to store ledgers and oversize books , with a shelf depth of 12.5"

Constructed in solid oak and mahogany, we have lightly refurbished and wax polished this bookcase. The mahogany areas are beautifully grained and have a rich antique patina. the ends are most attractively grained...see picture 3.

Dimensions...height 62.5" depth 17" width 67.5"
Ref: WIL
Price: £1,250





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OAK BOOKCASE . C 1910
Good quality medium oak antique bookcase. English c1900

This delightful breakfront bookcase has adjustable shelves and is completely sturdy and of solid wood.
Thers's plenty of book storage space with shelf depth in the middle section of 11" and of 9.5" in the outer sections.
The bookcase is in very good condition and has been checked over and wax polished.

HEIGHT..48" DEPTH 13" LENGTH 60"

Deliver available at a competitive price .....please call.

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Ref: wil
Price: £895





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OPEN BOOKCASE WALNUT C1910
Very nice quality antique Walnut Library open bookcase. English C 1910.

This delightful bookcase is in fine condition and retains a rich and mellow patina.
The are 4 substantial and adjustable shelves, an attractive cornice, and a really solid back. This bookcase has been lightly refurbished and wax polished to show off the superb grain of the Walnut.

Dimensions. .HEIGHT 69". DEPTH..14" WIDTH 50"

A very useful antique bookcase, shown here in best showroom condition
and ready to be placed in the home.

PLEASE CALL FOR A COMPETITIVE DELIVERY QUOTE
Ref: WIL
Price: £985





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"L'EXCELSIOR" CORKSCREW
An example of Armand Guichard's patent of 1880, L'Excelsior corkscrew.
In original condition as per photos.
Bone handle complete.
Bladed worm with some surface rust but otherwise good.
Nickel plated / brass frame.
"Button" in frame marked with name and details.
Overall length 6 3/4 inches.

Advertised price includes packing and postage within mainland U.K.
Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
Monies will be refunded on safe return of the item to us in the same condition as purchased, and within 14 days.
You will only have to pay the initial cost of delivery (deducted from any refund) and the cost of returning it to us.
Ref: R/0617/AT
Price: £230




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19th century Mahogany Secretaire chest of drawers
Shown here is an absolutely delightful Antique Mahogany Secretaire Chest of Drawers in excellent condition. French, and dated to about C 1860, it was sourced to the West of Paris, and has been beautifully maintained by former owners. Attractive greyish marble top in original condition

The internal drawers are faced in Satinwood and the original tan leather writing surface, while well worn,ecretaire chest of Drawers has been retained. A very useful Secretaire which can adorn the library, bedroom or office!

All the drawers, including the secretaire and the drawer hidden in the plinth run smoothly. There are 2 working keys supplied. We have very lightly refurbished this item and wax polished to show the beauty of the Mahogany and its rich Patina.
length 51" height. 36.5" depth 22.5"
Ref: WIL
Price: £2,250





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MAHOGANY BOOKCASE C 1830
Very attractive figured Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase in excellent condition. English. C 1830.

This delightful item of Antique English Library furniture came from a large West country home, having been well looked after by former owners. The figured veneers are superb and the entire bookcase has a mellow antique patina.

The bookcase stands on a plinth base, with 2 doors above, then a pull out secretaire with 6 drawers, pigeon holes and a Burgundy leather writing surface. The top section has 6 beautiful original glass panes and 4 mahogany fronted substantial adjustable book shelves which are 10" deep.

The cornice compliments the bookcase as an elegant "top Hat." into which the top 2 doors locate and secure.

A really fabulous antique English Bookcase with loads of useful storage and adjustable book space. Its one of those rare pieces which has hardly been touched since being made 150 years ago.

height 96.5" depth 23" width 47"
Ref: WIL
Price: £3,250





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Early 20th CENTURY AMBOYNA CONSOLE TABLE
Superb Late 19th century Amboyna Console table with period Marble top in excellent condition. This delightful table is French . c 1900. Shows Paris attributable to E Schamiot ser no 1475

Shown here in best showroom condition, having been kept in beautiful condition by former London owners, and simply checked over and wax polished by us.

The original antique mirror/glass in the base has some small areas of wear consistent with age, but is generally clear and bright.The Marble top is completely original with no repairs whatsoever. A lovely mellow console with a terrific antique patination throughout.

Shipping to most areas.....please call
Ref: WIL
Price: £3,400





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Mahogany bookcase C 1880
Good quality one piece mahogany open Bookcase with 5 substantial and adjustable shelves.

It is in excellent condition with figured mahogany veneers, a good colour and patina.
Seen here in good used condition and wax polished to show the beauty of the Mahogany.

Height..73" width 43.5" depth 12.5"

Delivery available to most areas so please call us.
Ref: WIL
Price: £835





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ART DECO TABLE OR DESK LAMP
A chrome Art Deco table lamp with original stepped glass shade.
English c.1930
Base diameter 25 cms.
Height 50 cms.
Rewired and PAT tested to current regulations.
Ref: R/0617/GAT
Price: £295





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Mahogany 2 door bookcase
Paris quality Napoleon III mahogany 2 door bookcase with solid brass detailing ..

French dating to around the 1870's , this is a very capacious bookcase with 3 fully adjustable shelves which have a good depth for larger books / ledgers or files

2 small drawers to the top each with a working lock and a single key , working lock and key to the doors

The beauty of this bookcase is that it can flat pack / bolt together for ease of transportation / delivery , can fit in the back of an estate car


Height 63 inches
Depth 18.5 inches
Width 55 inches

These antique pieces represent very good value for money as you wouldn't be able to produce a piece of this quality for this price today

We offer viewing items in real time via FaceTime please call for details
Ref: Mha/cs/hen
Price: £2,500





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Chest of drawers / French commode
Very good quality late 19th century marble topped rosewood chest of drawers

French circa 1870's the whole piece veneered with quartered figured rosewood over a solid oak frame
Lovely rouge marble top , supplied with working locks and a key for each drawer

This piece is in showroom condition having been through our workshops , been cleaned / polished

49 inches wide
40 inches high
21 inches deep

These antique pieces represent very good value for money as you wouldn't be able to produce a piece of this quality for this price today

We offer viewing items in real time via FaceTime please call for details
Ref: Mha005/91/04/6120
Price: £995





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Antique card table
Very stylish William IV rosewood card table , even though its a card table they make very good side / lamp tables

English dating to around the 1830's veneered with figured rosewood , the column is solid rosewood , original brass castors

Having been through our workshops been cleaned / polished , baize replaced , wonderful colour & patina this piece is ready to be placed straight in your home

Height 30 inches
Width 35.5 inches
Depth 17 3/4 inches

These antique pieces represent very good value for money as you wouldn't be able to produce a piece of this quality for this price today

We offer viewing items in real time via FaceTime please call for details
Ref: Mha0075/52/06/7120
Price: £1,495





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ART DECO DESK LAMP
An adjustable Art Deco desk lamp with an original 1930's "shell" shade.
Originally made to be mounted on a work surface, it had now been attached to an oak base for stability.
Rewired and PAT tested to current regulations.

Base diameter 23 cms.
Height approximately 40 cms maximum.
Ref: R/0617/GRS
Price: £285



 
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