Archive for the ‘Item of the Month – In Depth’ Category

Item Of The Month, In Depth – Louis XVI Candlesticks By Etienne Martincourt c.1780

A pair of French Louis XVI gilt bronze candlesticks of exceptional quality. They have been verified as one of a handful in existence after the model by Etienne Martincourt. There are traces to the base of each of a wax seal, suggesting they were part of an important collection. . . c.1780. . . Provenance: Private Collection. […]

Introducing A Fine Russian Gilt Bronze & Rock Crystal Chandelier c.1850’s

There are modern bespoke chandeliers everywhere comprising bits of wire hung with rock crystal at extraordinary prices. We have this fine chandelier in stock which has something quite magical about it. A fine Russian chandelier comprising a mercury gilded bronze Neo-Classical frame which has been hand burnished. It is hung throughout with hand cut rock […]

Item Of The Month – Large Pair Of English Regency Chandeliers

A large pair of English Regency, six light cut glass & gilt bronze chandeliers, with acanthus decoration, pineapple-cut glass dish and hand blown, etched storm shades. . . Have not yet been electrified. . . 19th Century & later. . . Measure: 115cm high x 55cm wide

Item Of The Month, April – Glassware

After two years, I have only just begun to get my act together and photograph the extensive collection of glassware that I have. Glass has been a personal passion for many years and a lot of it is in fact at home. Over the next couple of weeks I hope to have a lot of […]

Item Of The Month In Depth, June – Ico Parisi Sofa & Chairs c.1956

This month I would like to emphasise items already sold (within a day of purchase!) because of their current appeal and also because it may be possible to source them again. This classic Ico Parisi sofa with matching armchairs has become synonymous with 50’s Italian chic. Its clean curved futuristic appearance back in the 50’s […]

Item Of The Month In Depth, May – Chelsea Barrack’s Chandelier

This month I would like to highlight this unusual chandelier. It was rescued from the neo- Byzantine Victorian chapel in what was the Chelsea barracks here in London. The chapel is the only surviving original part of the old Barracks, along with some railings. The remaining 60’s barracks were recently demolished as part of the […]

New In – An English Gilt Bronze Model Of The Warwick Vase c.1840

New in is an English model of the Warwick vase in gilt bronze on an antico verdi marble base and a silver liner. It measures: 23cm high x 30cm wide and dates to around c.1840. The Warwick Vase The name of the Warwick Vase is something of a misnomer, in that, strictly speaking, it’s neither […]

Item Of The Month In Depth, November – A 19th C American Colza Chandelier

This month I would like to focus of this very unusual chandelier, which has an interesting story attached to it. It was removed from the old chapel in the Chelsea barracks, London, SW1. The chapel is the only building left standing from the original Victorian buildings and has been in the spotlight recently, as the […]

Item Of The Month In Depth, October – Merrow & Associates Table

This month, I would like to shine a spotlight on a Merrow & Associates table that we have in stock. It is unusual in that it is on a hydraulic riser in order to adjust the height and is an irregular shape. It has a chrome base and the table itself is rosewood veneered. It […]