Non-Cedar and Curiosities
This section includes all Antiques that are not Cedar.
You will find Blackwood,Rosewood, Mahogany, Oak, Burr Walnut and a variety of English and Australian timbers.
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ANTIQUE AUSTRALIAN HANDCARVED FRAME C 1906
Of the Arts and Crafts Period C 1906.
This piece is signed and dated on the back—M. E. Coulthard. 1906.
Research shows that this is possibly the daughter of the legendary George Coulthard. Her name was Mary Ellen and would have been in her twenties in 1906.
George was a famous footballer and cricketer the late 1800’s. He led the Carlton Football club to a premiership in 1877.He was an inaugural inductee into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.
This hand carved frame is an interesting and beautiful piece of Australiana made by the daughter of a Famous Nineteenth Century Victorian Footballer and Cricketer—George Coulthard.
Dimensions: 33cm x 42cm
Colonial Blackwood Chest of Drawers C1880.
This is a handsome mid size, five drawer chest.
Timber exhibits excellent grain and colour.
Drawers are faux cock beaded.
H 110 cm
W 104.5 cm
D 54 cm
Magnificent Antique Rosewood Davenport C1840’s
Burr Maple interior office set up, including two drawers.
Exterior desk top rests on carved scroll supports.
Down either side of Davenport are a bank of four drawers—one set being faux drawers to complement the symmetry of the piece.
Also there is a hidden drawer which is hinged to swing out, providing spaces for writing materials ink wells, nibs, stamps etc.
At the back of the leathered writing surface is a flat area which would support a computer monitor if required.
The interior, under the leathered writing surface,has plenty of room for a laptop, iPad ,Iphone etc .
or the more traditional writing materials .
At the base are two full width carved legs exhibiting Egyptian influence.
SUPERB ANTIQUE SATINWOOD SCREEN C 1850.
It exhibits fine fretwork,delicate carving and showcases the beauty of Satinwood.
It has an adjustable small platform table or ledge and a floral tapestry screen.
An elegant piece made by a master craftsman .
Reminiscent of Gillows of England.
Reverse side of Antique Satinwood Firescreen
COLONIAL HUON PINE AND BLACKWOOD OCCASIONAL TABLE C 1880
The top is a round of Tasmanian Huon Pine featuring
“Spattrie" work of native fern fronds.
Spattrie or Spatterwork required a high degree of artistic skill.
The collecting of ferns during the late nineteenth century was a popular pastime both in England and in the colonies.
The legs are Tasmanian Blackwood.
Nineteenth Century patina.
Antique Pine Hallstand C1890
With decorative Cedar trim, carved panels and spindle decoration.
It has a central mirror and drawer and six hat and coat hooks.
There are also two umbrella trays.
Nineteenth century patina.
Mid range height that may suit smaller dwellings or units.
Width : 113cm
Depth : 32cm
Antique Campaign Day Lounge / Bed C1880
Full Mahogany with an adjustable frame and attractive cane inserts.
Brass and ceramic castors on the legs which unscrew.
Campaign furniture was specifically made for ease of travel in military campaigns.In this case the legs screw off for easy carrying.
Campaign furniture has been used since the time of Julius Caesar, but was especially used by British Military Officers from 1714 to 1901.
A very unique collectable piece.
Width : 60cm
Height : variable
Length : 192cm
Antique Mahogany Whatnot C1850.
Ex Australian National Trust.
Four Tier and one lower drawer.
Hard to find in this configuration.
Delicately turned supports .
Lovely aged colour and patina.
A fine piece, useful for displaying those special items.
Height : 139.5cm
Width : 46cm
Depth : 46cm
Superb Antique Flame Mahogany Secretaire Chest. C1840's
All drawer fronts are book matched flame mahogany. This chest is a petite size comprising four drawers, one of which houses the Secretaire.
The Secretaire interior has seven drawers, Gothic style embellished pigeon holes and a leather writing surface.
Height : 105cm
Length : 104.5cm
Depth : 49 cm
Superior Antique Walnut Armchair C1850
Exquisitively and extensively carved by a master craftsman.
Walnut is well figured and shows a rich colour.
Upholsterd in a rich ,red ,embossed velvet, which is in very good condition.
Original early brass castors.
Height : 90cm
Width : 72cm
A Pair of Antique Dexter Rockers C1910
Good examples of Dexter Rockers with multiple ring turnings.
Newly upholstered in a classic fabric.
May have been made at the H.C. Dexter Chair Co., Black River, N.Y., founded in 1838 and closed in the 1920s.
Antique Georgian Occasional Table-C1820
A tilt top table of Mahogany with multiple ring turned column.
A handy size with multiple uses- card table, breakfast table,lamp table -a table for many occasions .
Can then be tilted and moved against a wall for space saving.
Height : 73cm
Width : 63cm
Length : 64cm
Antique Mahogany Dropside Table C 1840
Constructed of early, dense, beautifully grained Mahogany with superb colour.
19th Century patina.
This is a very versatile table that can seat up to 6 when both sides are raised.
When both sides are lowered it still provides seating for one or two.
It can be pushed against a wall when seating is not needed.
It also makes a great side table.
A long cutlery drawer is present on one end of the table.
One side lowered you can seat up to four.
Depth Varies Dependent On Configuration.
62cm closed up.94cm with one flap raised.128cm with both sides
Height : 71.5cm
Length : 121cm
6 Antique Ballon Back Dining Chairs
6 Antique Ballon Back Dining Chairs C1870 Walnut. Elegantly shaped and carved back rail. Upholstery in excellent condition.
EARLY COLONIAL BLACKWOOD WHATNOT
Beautifully grained Blackwood shelves
and turned columns resting on early brass castors.
An unusual feature of this piece is that it is constructed in the style of Campaign furniture . That is,it screws apart to a flat pack.
Flat packs in the 1800's--unbelievable !!
H 116.5cm x W 56cm x D 38cm
ANTIQUE COUNTRY KITCHEN DRESSER / BOOKCASE.
Beautiful original condition.
Light coloured, full oak construction.
Top features original glass and interestingly designed pigeon holes.
Lots of storage areas to accommodate display items,plates,recipe books,cutlery etc.
A unique, utilitarian piece for the kitchen or dining room or family room.
H 219cm x W 125cm x D 59cm bottom and 38cm top.
ANTIQUE OAK GOTHIC REVIVAL
DUMB WAITER/ SIDE BOARD/HALLSTAND/BOOKCASE
A VERSATILE, MULTIPURPOSE
beautifully grained oak.
Prolifically carved with Mythical creatures and Flora.
Top shelf has a classically carved backboard and a full width wonderfully carved drawer.
Close up photo showing detail and interest in the amazing carving.
DIMENSIONS: Height 1250mm
Early George 1V Mahogany occasional /wine /tilt top table.
Fine early construction with striking fiery grain. Dense early timber. Beautiful dark plum colour. Bears the trade label of Thomas Mills. 61 Market St. Bradford, England.
W 48cm x L 64.5cm x H 76.5cm
Trade label of Thomas Mills found under the tilt top.
Striking fiery grain.
A very versatile little table.
Quality antique piece.
Antique Oak Twin Pedestal Ladies Desk
Bears the makers label .
R. Crosby and Sons
50-60 Rathborne St . Liverpool.
Cabinet Makers established 1827.
L 105cm x H 73.5cm x D 59cm.