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Fine Furniture, Paintings & Effects


    A Bijou 19th Century Inlaid Mahogany Étagère. The four rectangular tiers inlaid with a grid of stringing and edged in pierced gilt metal gallery rails. The upper tier on turned stop-fluted supports above square corner posts leading down to the tapering feet with gilt mounts, 30 ins (76 cms) high, 14 ins x 9 ins (36 cm x 23 cms).

    Sold For: £1400


    A Fine 19th Century Table Ambulante in the Louis XVI style of Gouthière after a recorded example made by Henri Dasson. The round brocatelle marble top with gilt metal trim raised on three pairs of gilded simulated bamboo legs leading down to a triform platform clad in amboyna veneers and raised on out-swept feet, 29 ins (74 cms) high, 14½ ins (37 cms) in diameter.

    Sold For: £1000


    A Similar Pair of 19th Century Vitrine/Pedestals. Each cabinet having a square marble topped cavetto moulded pediment above a decorative gilded frieze band of guilloché flowers & foliage. The glazed tapering sides displaying glass shelves to crimson velvet lined interiors, standing on out-swept legs with claw sabots, 43¼ ins (110 cms) high, approximately 14 ins (36 cms) square (one marble replaced).

    Sold For: £1700


    A 19th Century Marquetry Table à Canapé with gilt metal mounts in the Louis XV Style . The square top inlaid with a swirl of flowers and foliage on a diagonally grained quarter-veneered ground with banded border. The shaped leaves to each side supported on fly brackets and edged in gilt metal trim. Standing on cabriole legs inlaid with stringing, 29 ins (74 cms) high, the top 21 ins (53.5 cms) square flaps down, 39 ins (99 cms) flaps up.

    Sold For: £350


    A Small 19th Century Russian Table of Fine Quality. The oval top mounted with a porcelain plaque depicting a domestic scene, and edged in a pierced silver-metal gallery rail. The frieze festooned in silver garlands and housing a drawer. Standing on square tapering legs united by an X-form stretcher swept up in the centre and surmounted by an urn finial. 31 ins (79 cms) high, 16½ ins x 15 ins (42 cm x 38 cms).

    Sold For: £3800


    A Fine 19th Century Betjemann's Coromandle Sliding Book Holder having decorative gilt bronze mounts inset with oval malachite panels to the hinged ends, and a small inset brass retailer's label to the centre inscribed D.A. Cooper & Co. Manchester. Also a string of malachite beads.

    Sold For: £280


    An Unusual & Fine Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock probably by Gobelin. The square mother-of-pearl veneered face decorated with a 16th century lady in landscape depicted in various painted veneers enriched with engraved silver and gold inlay, and mounted with gilt bronze Roman numerals around the border counting the hours with pierced and engraved gilt pointers. The thin square slab case with fretted appliqués ornamenting the blackened border panels, raised on two short turned uprights leading down to a stepped rectangular base. 10½ ins (27 cms) high, 8½ ins (22 cms) wide.

    Sold For: £0


    A Fabulous Quality Coromandel Tea Caddy by Frederick Jenner and Fabian James Knewstub of 33 St James's Street, London, (Circa 1856-1862). The dome topped box adorned with intricate gilt bronze straps, hinges and mounts incorporating swing carrying handles to the sides, enriched with foliate engraving. The inset lock plate inscribed BRAHAM LONDON. The interior fitted with two domed tea canisters labelled 'Black' and 'Green' flanking a mixing bowl aperture, lined in ultra-marine velvet with royal blue moiré silk lining to the lid, and an engraved maker's plaque. 8½ ins (21.5 cms) high 13 ins x 7 ins (33 cm x 18 cms).

    Sold For: £0


    A 19th Century Tortoiseshell Clad Necessaire. The small rectangular box with hinged slope lid opening to reveal a fitted interior housing mother-of-pearl handled implements, a silver topped scent bottle, thimble, tape-measure etc. with a mirrored panel to the lid. Standing on a silvered stand with ball feet, 4½ ins (11.5 cms) high, 2¾ ins (7 cms) wide, 2 ins (5 cms) deep.

    Sold For: £460


    A Small 19th Century Tortoiseshell veneered Teacaddy. The serpentine fronted box with a sloped lid centred by a silvered handle opening to reveal a lidded zinc-lined interior, 4 ins (10 cms) high, 3½ ins (9 cms) wide, 3½ ins (9 cms) deep.

    Sold For: £600

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