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06 July 2020
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inlaid walnut cabinet bookcase
fine quality walnut bookcase with decorative inlay detail to the frieze, boxwood stringing inlay to the front with ormalu mounts, the glazed doors opening to lined interior with boxwood stringing inlaid removable shelves, standing on bun feet.
normal marks / scuffs commensurate with age and use but overall this lovely cabinet is in very good, clean condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 42" 107 cm
width 42" 107 cm
depth 12.5" 32cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath859
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small oak grandfather clock
OAK GRANDFATHER / LONGCASE CLOCK.
THIS IS A VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF A 30 HOUR CLOCK BY JOHN BUNCE OF FARRINGDON.
THE HOOD HAS SWAN NECK PEDIMENT, THE PAINTED FACE IS MOST UNUSUAL, DECORATED WITH TIGERS. THE CASE IS A LOVELY MID OAK COLOUR.
THIS IS A LOVELY, NEATLY PROPORTIONED CLOCK IN FULL WORKING ORDER, READY TO GRACE ANY HOME.
PLEASE CONTACT US FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
REASONABLY PRICED DELIVERY AVAILABLE.
HEIGHT TO TOP OF BRASS FINIAL 79", WIDTH 18.5" DEPTH 9.5" (all sizes approx.)
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large silhouette by samuel metford
wonderful large silhoutte depicting a family group in their drawing room, the window with scenery beyond
and signed samuel metford fecit, overleigh, 1845.

samuel metford was a prominent silhouette artist born in glastonbury somerset in 1810, he moved to america in 1834 to continue his art until 1844 when he came back to england, metford was taught by augustin edouart, the best french exponent of silhouette profiles.

provenance:- bought from their decendants, the family depicted are thought to be the simpson family, relatives of the Gilletts, a wealthy family who owned overleigh house, street, somerset and the family tree has been drawn on the back of the silhouette.

please contact us for further details.
size 18" x 16" (all sizes approx.)
Ref: ath489
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inlaid mahogany bow front chest of drawers
superb georgian mahogany chest of drawers with inlaid and crossbanded top. the two short over three long drawers all with their original wooden knobs, shaped apron to the front and sides, splay feet.
with a wonderful rich colour and lovely patina, this is a quality chest of drawers, solid construction and in good original condition.
height 42" width 49" depth 25.5" (all sizes approx.)
please contact us for further details.
Ref: ath332
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large stuffed & mounted pike in bowfront glass case
impressive large stuffed and mounted pike with a fish in its mouth beautifully presented in a naturalistic setting of reeds etc within an ebonised and glazed bowfront case with label inside for j bolton preserver, 121 friendly street, deptford.
this really is a magnificent piece in super condition.
length 48" width 9" height 15" (all sizes approx.)
please contact us for further details.
Ref: ath449
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unusual oak wellington chest
unusual oak wellington chest.
this most attractive wellington chest, in a lovely warm honey coloured oak, is unusually fitted with seven leather bound fall front drawers with gilt pattern detail. working locking bar.
by french makers maherault, this really is a most attractive, decorative yet functional piece, not done justice by the photographs.
height 57" width 22" depth 15" (all sizes approx.)
please contact us for further details.
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georgian mahogany chest of drawers
most impressive georgian mahogany chest of drawers, believed to be by a scottish maker.
this handsome chest comprises of three small over three long drawers, each drawer front has wonderful herringbone inlay, as do the sides and apron which also has marquetry inlay motif. the brass handles have thistle detail.
this is a very substantial and most attractive chest of drawers in good clean condition.
height 39.5" width 46" depth 21" (all sizes approx)
please contact us for further details.
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large oak bookcase
large oak open bookcase with decorative carved details to the top and front, fully adjustable shelves raised on a plinth base.
with scuffs / marks commensurate with age and use ( at one point doors had been added but have since been removed ), overall this substantial bookcase is in good sound condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 56" 144 cm
length 113" 287 cm
depth 15.5" 39 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1902
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large mahogany pier mirror
good quality mahogany pier mirror.
this super bevel edged mirror with decorative carved and spindled pediment and Corinthian columns to the sides.
a few age marks to the glass and normal scuffs / marks to the frame but overall this fabulous mirror is in very good condition, a truly eye catching piece.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 94" 239 cm
width 39.5" 100 cm
depth 7.5" 19 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1766
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mahogany chippendale style urn stand
fine quality mahogany urn stand of chippendale design.
the square top with pierced fret work gallery and frieze, rasied on triple cluster legs joined by pierced scrolling x form stretcher with mounted finial and terminating in chamfered block feet fitted with brass castors.
with normal minimal marks / scuffs commensurate with age and use, this wonderfully elegant stand is in good condition and is a super quality piece.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 29" 74 cm
depth 12" 31 cm
width 12" 31 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1622
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pair of 19th century painted chairs
wonderful pair of 19th century fauteuils.
the upholstered backs with carved crest rails, scroll arms, stuff over seats and raised on carved cabriole legs.
these superb chairs are quite rare in still being in their original paintwork and and also in having their beautiful original floral needlework covers.
despite some marks and wear to the needlework and general scuffs and knocks to the paintwork commensuate with age and use, these elegant and stylish chairs are solidly constructed with no loose joints and can be re-upholstered if required (quote available on request).
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 36" 92 cm
width 24" 62 cm
depth 19" 49 cm
all sizes approximate.

Ref: ath1624
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Georgian mahogany bowfront chest of drawers
fine quality Georgian mahogany bowfront chest of drawers.
this handsome chest has four graduating drawers with bone escutcheons and (later) brass handles, shaped and inlaid apron and raised on splay feet.
with only normal marks and scuffs commensurate with age and use, this is a lovely chest of drawers with wonderful colour and patina, it is not done justice by the photographs.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 35" 89 cm
width 38" 96 cm
depth 21" 54 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1663
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mahogany bookcase
good quality mahogany bookcase with flared, crossbanded cornice over astragal glazed doors opening to interior with fully adjustable shelves, the base with crossbanded panelled doors revealing interior fitted with eight graduating drawers fitted with recessed brass handles and raised on shaped bracket feet.
other than some light scratches / scuffs commensurate with age and use, this lovely bookcase is in very good, clean condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 85.5" 217 cm
width 55" 140 cm
depth 15" 38 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1671
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small Georgian mahogany chest of drawers
good quality Georgian mahogany chest of drawers of neat proportions.
the four graduating oak lined drawers have brass handles with decorative pierced back plates and escutcheons, raised on shaped bracket feet.
slight shrinkage split to one side and normal marks etc commensurate with age and use but overall this lovely little chest is in good sound condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 30.5" 77 cm
width 32.5" 82 cm
depth 16.5" 42 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1642
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large & impressive carved oak hall stand
large and impressive carved oak 'green man' hall stand.
the profusely carved and arched top section with central large green man mask, carved female busts and six turned hanging pegs, the bevel edged mirror flanked by lidded storage compartments, the base with wonderful turned and carved column supports, central drawer with green man mask handle and fall front cupboard below, again with green man mask, flanked by fantastic carved female figures.
with normal signs of age and use, this wonderful hall stand really is an outstanding and handsome piece which is definitely not done justice by the photographs.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 91.5" 232 cm
width 57" 145 cm
depth 15" 38 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1383
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mahogany extending dining table
good quality mahogany wind out dining table with three extra leaves.
the top with moulded edge raised on handsome carved and turned reeded legs terminating in sunstantial brass caps and castors.
with normal marks etc commensurate with age and use, this super table will seat up to 12 people and is in good overall condition, very solidly constructed and is really not done justice in the photographs.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 29" 74 cm
length extended 94" 239 cm, without leaves 50" 127cm
width 48.5" 123 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1374
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brass bound camphor wood trunk
fabulous large camphor wood trunk with decorative brass bindings and rivet detail, substantial brass carrying handles to the sides, standing on shaped feet.
this super trunk is in good clean condition with only normal marks commensurate with age and use but overall it really is a very eye catching piece.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 24" 61 cm
width 41" 105 cm
depth 21" 54 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1332
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georgian mahogany bowfront sideboard
fine quality georgian mahogany bowfront sideboard of neat proportions, the central drawer flanked either side by deep drawers, all with brass handles and with working locks and key, raised on square tapering legs terminating in spade feet.
normal age marks but overall this super little sideboard is in good clean condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 36" 92 cm
width 42" 107 cm
depth 22" 56 cm
all sizes approximate.
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pair of mahogany cylinder bedside cabinets
a very near matching pair of mahogany cylinder bedside cabinets with veined marble tops and shelved interiors.
normal marks / wear and tear commensurate with age and use, one cupboard has a couple of old (long dead) worm holes which are not obvious and certainly do not detract from the piece in any way, overall, these lovely cupboards are in good solid condition.
please contact us for futher details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 29" 74 cm
diameter 15" 39 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1593
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scottish arts & crafts oak bookcase
charming arts & crafts oak bookcase on cabinet.
the top with flared cornice over decorative leaded glass doors opening to interior with three fully adjustable shelves and shelved cupboard below, later brass knobs and raised on plinth base.
some wear and tear commensurate with age and use but overall this wonderful bookcase is a super, eye catching piece in sound condition.
please contact us for further details.
reasonably priced delivery available.
height 84" 213 cm
width 55.5" 141 cm
depth 20.5" 52 cm
all sizes approximate.
Ref: ath1571
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