Archive for November, 2009

New In – A Large Pair Of Russian ‘Dacha’ Windows As Mirrors c.1840

An impressive pair of Russian ‘Dacha’ window frames. Dacha’s were the secondary homes of the upper and middle classes in Russia and during the 18th and 19th century’s were often incredibly ornate. This pair of frames are untouched and have the original verde gris coloured paint. Seen here without the mirror plates, the intention is […]

New In – Italian Travertine & Marble Low Centre Table c.1955

An Italian low centre table consisting a polished travertine pedestal with an unusual eau de nil variegated marble top with concave sides resting on an oak support. . . c.1955. . . Measures: 80cm wide x 46cm deep x 49cm high

New In – A Fine Pair Of French Bronze Chenet c.1840

A pair of French chenet (fire dogs) of fine quality good patination. Depicting a green man, dolphins and flambe, the supports at the back in iron. . . c.1840. . . Measures: 68cm high x 32cm wide x 401cm deep

New In – A Marco Zanuso Sofa c.1957

An Italian two seat sofa by the Milanese architect and designer Marco Zanuso (c1916-2001). On brass splayed legs and newly upholstered in burnt orange velvet with mouse velvet trim and button back. . . c.1957. . . Measures: 147cm wide x 76cm high (back) x 43cm high (seat) x 65cm deep

New In – Fontana Arte Style Wall Lights c.1948

A pair of Italian wall lights in brass and painted tin in the form of flowers. They are possibly by Fontana Arte. . . c.1948. . . Measure: 38cm high x 17cm wide x 11cm deep

New In – A Large & Impressive Pair Of Cut Glass Chandeliers c.1920

A large and impressive pair of English cut glass chandeliers. Of six downward and six up swept arms with swags and drops. The central stem and dishes are of ribbed glass and the metal work is silver plated and stamped Elkington & Co. In the 18th Century manner. . . c.1920. . . Measure: 131cm […]

New In – A 70’s Steel Sculpture After Anish Kapoor

An unusual asymmetrical polished steel sculpture after Anish Kapoor. . . c.1970-80. . . Measures: 34cm wide x 13cm deep x 17cm high

New In – Lithograph Of Mother Seacole c.1897

A glazed lithograph of Mary Seacole or ‘Mother Seacole’ (c.1805 – 1881). Signed Paris 1897. . . This is a rare lithograph of an oil portrait of one of the most extraordinary figures of the 19th Century which captures the beauty of her kind and enigmatic face. . . c.1897 Measures: 50cm high x 40cm […]

New In – An Italian Blue Glass Bevelled Mirror c.1955

An Italian oval mirror comprising a thumbprint bevelled mirror plate with a blue glass background. Of good quality, held in place with two chrome square fittings. . . c.1955. . . Measures: 71cm high x 54cm wide

New In – A Large French Walnut Directoire Style Commode

A large French commode in walnut with brass banding and fittings. Comprising three upper drawers and two long drawers beneath. In the Directoire style of the late 18th Century and finely made. . . c.1950. . . Measures: 121cm wide x 92cm high x 59cm deep

New In – An Impressive Pair Of English Bronze Urns In The Manner Of Edwin Lutyens

A large pair of English, twin handled, classically inspired bronze urns in the manner of Edwin Lutyens. They have a wonderful patina, suggesting they have always been indoors. . . c.1900-1930. . . Measure: 35cm high  x 45 wide x 31cm deep

New In – African Punu Mask, Gabon c.1920

A Ceremonial carved and painted African mask from the Punu tribe in the Gabon region. Would have had horse hair woven around the sides. . . c.1920. . . Measures: 30cm high x 26cm wide x 16cm deep

New In – A Pair Of Solid Silver Salts c.1902

A pair of hallmarked solid silver salts with an unusual design and on ball feet. Marked Birmingham and etched with the weight. . . c.1902. . . Measure: 3.5cm tall

New In – Four 17th Century Carved Wooden Gothic Turrets

A collection of four English 17th Century carved wooden Gothic finials in the form of turrets, mounted into bases. They were originally the corner finials from a four poster bed. Measure 32cm high

New In – An Italian Gilt Brass ‘Sunburst’ Letter Rack c.1950

New in today is an Italian gilt brass letter or book rack in the form of a sunburst, in the manner of Fornasetti. . . c.1950. . . Measures: 20cm wide x 20cm high x 13cm deep