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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ART NOUVEAU WASHSTAND C1890
Striking Art Nouveau washstand of a lovely honey, blonde colour.
Original Art Nouveau tiles and marble top to the base.
Top has an ornate carved foliate pediment with a single shelf.
Lower section has two drawers and one door with Gothic style exterior hinges.
There is an open lower section. Each side has a towel rail.
H : 150cm
W : 115 cm
D : 46cm
ANTIQUE METAMORPHIC DUMBWAITER C1850
This is a rare and unusual item with a multitude of uses.
It is beautifully constructed of early ribbon grain Mahogany.
Classically carved “paw” type,scrolled and reeded feet.
It seamlessly converts from a side table to a three tier display unit.
In excellent condition.
Converts to an Elegant side table or Sofa table
H: 74cm,when extended130cm
D : 53cm
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
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 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
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
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.
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.