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10 December 2019
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Georgian mahogany breakfront bookcase
Very handsome Georgian mahogany breakfront bookcase.
The top with four astragal glazed doors ( working locks and keys ) opening to adjustable sliding shelved interiors, the base with four panelled cupboards opening to interiors with further shelving, standing on plinth base.
wear and tear commensurate with a piece of this age and some natural light fading to the polish but overall this wonderful bookcase is in good sound original condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 93" 237 cm
width 78" 198 cm
depth 22" 56 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2812
Price: £5,450





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brass face 8 day oak grandfather clock
fine quality oak longcase grandfather clock by george lupton, altrincham circa 1780.
the case, with a lovely rich colour and patina has break arch hood with brass finials, reeded columns and long slim trunk door.
the arch dialed brass face with silvered chapter ring and cast corner spandrels, the 8 day movement striking the hour on a bell.
george lupton was a clockmaker of repute, he finished his movements to a very high standard as is clear to see with this particular clock, he was also an engraver so it is reasonable to assume he engraved his own dials too.
this really is a very handsome clock not done justice by the photographs. it has been fully serviced and is in good working order.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 90" 229 cm
width 19" 49 cm
depth 10" 26 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath/mhc
Price: £3,695





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inlaid mahogany 8 day grandfather clock
super quality inlaid mahogany longcase clock by dobbie, glasgow circa 1800.
the inlaid hood with swan neck pediment, dentil moulding, carved twist supports and brass classical female figurines.
the case with carved twist columns and beautifully decorative inlay detail.
the arched and engraved silvered dial with subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture with working date feature, the eight day movement striking the hour on a bell.
this fabulous clock needs to be seen to be fully appreciated, it is in very good clean condition and really is a most impressive, fine quality piece.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 91" 231 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1505
Price: £3,550





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fine quality set of 8 William IV mahogany dining chairs
Fine quality set of 8 William IV mahogany ' Trafalgar ' style dining chairs comprising of two carvers and six chairs, all with well carved top rails and backs , green leather upholstered drop in seats raised on wonderful turned and fluted outswept sabre legs.
with normal marks / scuffs commensurate with age and use, these chairs are very fine quality with a wonderful colour and patina and really need to be seen to be fully appreciated.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
carvers : height 34" 87 cm, width 21" 54 cm, depth 17" 44 cm
chairs : height 34" 87 cm, width 19" 49 cm, depth 16" 41 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2707
Price: £2,950





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Large Georgian mahogany partners desk
Large and impressive Georgian mahogany partners desk.
The top has green tooled leather writing surface with gold edge detail and nine drawers to each side, raised on plinth base .
general signs of wear and tear commensurate with age and use but overall this very handsome desk is extremely heavy and in very good, sound condition with a good rich colour and comes with good provenance.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 31.5" 80 cm
width 60" 152 cm
depth 47" 120 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2814
Price: £2,650





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Magnificent Biedermeier escritoire / abbatant
Magnificent Biedermeier escitoire abbatant.... circa 1820.
In fabulous figured mahogany, this wonderful escritoire has a drawer to the top with another below, the fall front opening to a most impressive fitted interior with a mirrored, galleried top section which pulls out to a ' secret ' compartment behind, an array of compartments and drawers with further hidden storage wells and a slide out tooled leather writing surface, three more graduating oak lined drawers below, all drawers and fall front have lovely mother of pearl escutcheons and all have working locks and keys.
normal marks / scuffs commensurate with age and use and some minor veneer ' nibbles ' but overall this is an outstanding quality piece of furniture in good condition with a very pleasing colour and patina which really needs to be seen to fully appreciate just how wonderful it is.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 66" 168 cm
width 44" 112 cm
depth 24" 61 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2303
Price: £2,295





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Mahogany serving table / console table
very handsome mahogany console / serving table raised on substantial carved cabriole legs with scroll feet.
this good quality table has normal signs of age but overall it is in very good clean condition with a wonderful colour and patina.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 34.5" 88 cm
width 69" 175 cm
depth 23" 59 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2461
Price: £1,995





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Regency mahogany linen press
fine quality Regency linen press.
the pagoda top above panelled doors opening to interior fitted with five sliding trays, the base with beaded frieze and a further pair of panelled doors, flanked by turned and reeded corner columns, enclosing shelved interior and raised on pad feet.
normal marks / scuffs etc commensurate with age and use but overall this impressive linen press is in good sound condition and is really not done justice by the photographs and comes with a very good provenance.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 91.5" 232 cm
width 57.5" 1416 cm
depth 24" 61 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2844
Price: £1,995





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unusual oak corner bookcase
unusual Greenman oak corner bookcase with separate two door bookcase.
The L shape corner section with 3 + 2 doors, beautifully glazed with stained glass leaded panels and fabulous carved Greenman masks to the panels below, adjustable shelved interiors, the separate two door bookcase mirroring the corner unit.
marks / scuffs / scratches etc commensurate with age and use and a small crack to one piece of glass but overall this is a good quality bookcase, soundly constructed and a real eye catching design and is not done justice by the photographs.
Please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
corner section : height 45" 115 cm, length 60" x 46" 153 cm x 117 cm, depth 14" 36 cm
two door bookcase : length 37" 94 cm, height and width as above.
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2816/7
Price: £1,975





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large mahogany wardrobe / armoire
large and very impressive mahogany wardrobe / armoire.
the top with pierced cornice and decorative carved details, fluted columns to the sides with brass mounts and applied carvings, the panelled doors opening to an interior currently fitted with ( later ) patented slide out hanging rails but these could easily be removed and a traditional rail fitted if preferred, the top two drawers are dummies which gives copious hanging space with a deep oak lined drawer to the bottom.
with marks / scuffs etc and some shrinkage splits as one expects with pieces of such age in every day use but nothing at all to detract either from the functionality or the appearance of the piece, overall this magnificent wardrobe is in good sound condition and really needs to be seen to be fully appreciated as the photographs do not do it justice.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 97.5" 248 cm
width 75" 191 cm
depth 26" 66 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2388
Price: £1,950





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fabulous carved Chinese dragon bench / settle
A most impressive Chinese bench / settle, profusely carved all over with dragons etc, the lidded seat opening to storage compartment below... please see our other listings for a matching pair of dragon chairs !.
Normal marks / scuffs commensurate with age and use but overall this wonderfully ornate and decorative bench is in good sound condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 50" 127 cm
width 55" 140 cm
depth 24" 61 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2796
Price: £1,895





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pair of oak stacking bookcases ( with locks )
lovely quality pair of oak stacking bookcases by Minty, library specialists of Oxford.
Each of the six tiers has lovely leaded glass doors and also all with the unusual feature of being complete with working locks and keys.
some marks / scuffs / scratches and general wear commensurate with age and use but overall these super bookcases are in good sound condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 75" 190 cm
width 35" 89 cm
depth of base unit 11.5" 29 cm / upper tiers 9 " 23 cm
internal sizes : height of base units 36 cm, upper units 23 cm... base unit depth 27.5 cm, upper units 21 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2808
Price: £1,850





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Large mahogany day bed
Fine quality large 19th century day bed with beautifully carved mahogany show frame, scroll ends and raised on fabulous hairy paw feet, upholstered in a wine coloured fabric ( re-upholstery service available, quotation on request ).
some marks / scuffs commensurate with age and use and historic repair to feet but nothing to detract from the day bed itself which really is a lovely quality piece, very heavy and in overall good condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 24.5" 62 cm
length 84" 214 cm
depth 34" 87 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2807
Price: £1,750





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set of 8 Regency mahogany brass inlaid dining chairs
good quality set of 8 Regency mahogany dining chairs with brass inlay detail.
These lovely " Trafalgar " style chairs ( comprising of 6 chairs + 2 carvers ) have brass inlaid top rails, carved rope twist centre rails and outswept sabre legs.
normal signs of wear commensurate with age and use and a couple of historic repairs but nothing at all which detracts from the appearance or use of the chairs which are in overall good condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
carvers : height 32" 81 cm, width 20.5" 52 cm , depth 19" 48 cm
chairs : height 31" 79 cm, width 19.5" 50 cm, depth 19" 48 cm
all sizes approximate.

Ref: ath2534
Price: £1,750





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large 10' scrubbed pine table
fabulous large scrubbed pine table which originated from a shooting lodge in Scotland.
the top is made from two large planks of timber, wonderfully worn and knotted with marks, scuffs and old (long dead ) worm holes, all giving it great character and testimony of its many years of service with lots more still to give.
raised on square tapering legs.
this fantastic table really is a unique piece, it could be sanded and waxed up but we prefer to leave it just as it is, a lovely rustic piece.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 33" 84cm
length 120" 305 cm
depth 30" 76 cm
all sizes approximate.
Price: £1,750





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Regency mahogany bracket clock - William Ballard, Cranbrook
Very fine quality mahogany English Regency bracket clock by William Ballard, Cranbrook.
The nicely figured case of Gothic style with brass inlay detail, very good quality double fusee movement, striking the hour on a bell.
Fully restored and in good working order, this really is a fine example of a Regency bracket clock.
Please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 18" 46 cm
width 13" 33 cm
depth 6.5" 17 cm
all sizes approximate.
Price: £1,695





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large oak bookcase
very handsome large oak bookcase.
The top with three glazed doors opening to adjustable shelved interiors over base with three panelled doors, each having decorative carved detail and interiors with further shelving, plinth base.
with normal marks, scuffs etc commensurate with age and use, but overall this lovely quality bookcase is in good sound condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 106" 270 cm
width 77" 196 cm
depth 20.5" 52 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2764
Price: £1,595





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large oak estate cupboard
large and impressive oak estate cupboard, the three panelled doors opening to an interior fitted with 22 pull out filing drawers with brass handles and label holders and an arrangement of 31 pigeon holes and various storage compartments.
with marks and scuffs commensurate with age and use, this fabulous cupboard is in very good clean condition, it is very well made and extremely heavy.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 70" 178 cm
width 66.5" 169 cm
depth 18" 40 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2865
Price: £1,550





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impressive pair of Chinese Dragon chairs
A most impressive pair of carved hardwood Chinese Dragon chairs.
These fabulous chairs are very ornately carved, the arms in the form of Dragons with their tails curving round the carved backs, the legs carved in the form of fish.
normal marks / scuffs commensurate with age and use but overall these super quality eye catching chairs are extremely heavy , beautifully decorative and in good clean condition... real statement pieces.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 34.5" 88 cm
width 29" 74 cm
depth 21" 53 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath2793
Price: £1,550





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Gillows extending mahogany library / writing table
fine quality mahogany writing / library table attributed to Gillows of Lancaster with the unusual feature of having two pull out leaves.
the frieze fitted with a large drawer to each end along with two dummy drawer fronts, raised on turned legs fitted with brass caps and castors.
the top has marks / scuffs commensurate with age and use but overall this is an extremely good quality table and although not stamped, it certainly has all the attributes one would expect from such an excellent maker with a very pleasing colour and patina.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 29" 73 cm
length closed 40.5" 103 cm...extended 76" 193 cm
width 40" 102 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1856
Price: £1,500



 

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