Archive for July, 2009

New In – A Danish Rosewood Cabinet c.1950

A Danish cabinet in rosewood with birch lined interior comprising adjustable shelves and drawers. Of fine quality, the insides of the two doors in dark rosewood and the whole supported on tapering brass legs. The cabinet is lockable and it is stamped at the back. . . c.1950. . . Measures: 91cm high x 108cm […]

New In – A Barbedienne Bronze Of ‘Victory’ By Laurent Marqueste

New in today is A fine French, gilt bronze statue of Victory (Nike) by Laurent Honoré Marqueste (c1848-1920) cast by the Bardedienne foundry in Paris. . . Signed ‘Bardedienne Fondeur Paris’ & ‘Marqueste’. . . c.1880. . . Measures: 47cm tall. . . Laurent-Honoré Marqueste. . . Was an important French sculptor in the neo-Baroque […]

New In – A Pair Of Italian Armchairs By Ico Parisi c.1957

New in today are an elegant pair of large Italian armchairs by the designer Domenico (Ico) Parisi (1916-1996). Of sculptural rounded form with a circular raised seat, rounded, waved backs and on patinated brass legs. They have been newly upholstered in fine velvet with suede facings and piping, which is identical in colour to their […]

New In – Chandelier By La Maison Bagues Of Paris c.1910

New in today is an exquisite French, eight light chandelier by La maison Bagues of Paris. The delicate foliate frame of silver plated brass with each individual arm numbered and pinned in place. The whole frame is hung with jewel like hand blown glass pendants and beads with flower like glass sconces to each arm. […]

New In – A 19th C Gilt Bronze Angel & A Silver Thurible

New in today are A French silver plated brass thurible (incense burner for a Church). Of fine quality and good weight in the Gothic revival manner. . . c.1840. . . Measures: 28cm high (without chain). . . And A French gilt bronze figure of an angel. Of fine quality. . . c.1840. . . […]

Friend Of The Month, July – Philip Blake Jones & The London Festival Opera

This month, I would like to introduce Philip Blake Jones. Philip’s two companies: The London Festival Opera and it’s sister company Opera Interludes provide a wide range of operatic performances from the intimate to the large scale – from a dinner party for ten to a concert for thousands.  Engaging singers from the major British […]

New In – A Pair Of Tables By Ico Parisi c.1955

New in today are A pair of Italian occasional tables in brass with rosewood and pale marble tops which resemble parchment. Designed by Ico Parisi. . . c.1955. . . Measure: 57cm wide x 40cm deep x 39cm high

New In – Ico Parisi Sofa c.1955

New In, an Italian sofa by the designer Domenico (Ico) Parisi (1916-1996). Of rounded form and on patinated brass legs. In it’s original fabric. . . c.1955. . . Measure: 137cm wide x 76 high (back) x 34cm high (seat) x 74cm deep. . . En suite with a matching pair of armchairs.

New In – A Large Venetian Cut Glass Chandelier c.1880

A large Venetian, twelve light, cut glass chandelier, with a hand blown central stem and hung throughout with large cut glass swags and plaques. . . Fully electrified. . . c.1880. . . 130cm high x 72cm wide

New In – A Pair Of Ico Parisi Chairs c.1955

A Pair Of Italian armchairs by by the designer Domenico (Ico) Parisi (1916-1996). Of rounded form and on patinated brass legs. In their original fabric. . . c.1955. . . Measure: 77cm wide x 76 high (back) x 34cm high (seat) x 74cm deep. . . En suite with a matching sofa

New In – An Italian Sofa By Paolo Buffa c.1948

An Italian wing back two seat sofa on brass legs by the Milanese architect and designer Paolo Buffa. Pictured here in it’s original fabric, without its two seat cushions and it is yet to be upholstered. . . c.1948. . . Measures: 150cm wide x 97cm high (back) x 46cm high (seat) x 77cm deep

New In – Fine English Cut Glass Wall Lights c.1830

New in today are a pair of fine English, twin branch cut glass wall lights with spires, swags, pendants and scrolls. Of good quality. . . c.1830. . Newly electrified. . Measure: 56cm high x 40cm wide