COLONIAL CEDAR - "COLONIAL RARITIES and OTHER CURIOSITIES"

Non-Cedar and Curiosities
Antique French Oak Mirror. Turned and Reeded Columns 
 
 
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 CAMPAIGN CHEST OF DRAWERS. recessed brass handles.Brass bound corners.
ANTIQUE BRASS BOUND CAMPAIGN MILITARY CHEST C1830’S
1.outstanding grain
2.extensive brass binding to corners and sides 
3.Nineteenth century patina
4.aged ,warm honey colour
5.Original, uniquely shaped, recessed brass handles
6.Comes apart into two sections with brass carry handles
7. Faux stringing and cock beading 
H :100cm
W :91cm
D :46cm

$2950





ANTIQUE CAMPAIGN TRUNK.
magnificently grained.Brass bound corners.LARGE ANTIQUE BRASS BOUND CAMPAIGN TRUNK 1850.

Outstanding graining in the magnificent Camphor wood  exterior timber.
Protective brass strapping to corners and sides.
Brass plate cartouche to centre top.
Original iron carry handles  to each side.





ANTIQUE CAMPAIGN TRUNK.
magnificently grained.Original lining paper.
Original lining paper.
Magical patina showing its use over 150 years.

An outstanding trunk that would make a real statement.
Multiple uses as a coffee table,
lamp table ,side table, bedroom blanket box.

L  105cm
H  52cm
D  56cm

$1750


ANTIQUE CAMPAIGN TRUNK.
photo taken inside.
This photo is taken inside to demonstrate the difference in colouring from the exterior photo.















William IV Rail Back Dining Chairs 1835 (6 of) (3)WILLIAM 1V  MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS-SET OF SIX-C 1835

Beautifully carved mid rail, reeded legs.

British antique dealers seal of authenticity.

Upholstery is in excellent condition.



$2300






FINE DETAIL OF BACK OF ANTIQUE MAHOGANY ENGLISH DINING CHAIR













ART NOUVEAU WASHSTAND ,ORIGINAL TILES
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

$975






Antique Metamorphic Dumbwaiter
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.









Antique Metamorphic DumbwaiterConverts to an Elegant side table or Sofa table

Dimensions:
H: 74cm,when extended130cm
W: 114cm
D : 53cm

$2950



ANTIQUE AUSTRALIAN HANDCARVED FRAME C 1906

ANTIQUE AUSTRALIAN Chip Carved frame -interesting piece of AUSTRALIANA














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

$350






COLONIAL BLACKWOOD CHEST OF DRAWERS
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


$850





ANTIQUE FIRESCREEN in Satinwood . Intricate carvingSUPERB 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.

Original condition.

Dimensions: 
Height :100cm
Depth :43cm
Width :42cm

$950







ANTIQUE SATINWOOD TAPESTRY FIRESCREEN
Reverse side of Antique  Satinwood Firescreen

























COLONIAL HUON PINE AND BACKWOOD  OCCASIONAL TABLE-ANTIQUE, RARITY
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.
Tasmanian origin.
$1550



ANTIQUE PINE AND CEDAR TRIM HALLSTAND
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.

Dimensions:
Height :193cm
Width : 113cm
Depth : 32cm

$990









antique mahogany whatnot. delicately carved supports.Lovely patina
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.

Dimensions:
Height :  139.5cm
Width :   46cm
Depth :   46cm


$1150










Mahogany secrétaire chest c1840
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. 







Antique Mahogany secrétaire chest c1840The Secretaire interior has seven drawers, Gothic style embellished pigeon holes and a leather writing surface.

Height : 105cm
Length : 104.5cm
Depth  :  49 cm

$1870




Antique Georgian mahogany occasional tilt table
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.


Antique Georgian tilt table
Dimensions:

Height :  73cm
Width :   63cm
Length :  64cm




$575













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.

MAHOGANY DROP SIDE TABLE
















MAHOGANY DROPSIDE TABLE WITH SIDES DOWNWhen 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.











MAHOGANY DROPSIDE TABLE WITH ONE SIDE ELEVATED
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

$900








Colonial Blackwood WhatnotEARLY COLONIAL BLACKWOOD WHATNOT
C1850-60

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

$550



ANTIQUE OAK KITCHEN DRESSER/ BOOKCASE
ANTIQUE  COUNTRY KITCHEN DRESSER / BOOKCASE.
C1880'S
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.
$950






Antique Mahogany Tilt top Table
Early George 1V Mahogany occasional /wine /tilt top table.
C 1830. 
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



Antique Mahogany Tilt top Table underside showing makers label

Trade label of Thomas Mills found under the tilt top.








Antique Mahogany Tilt top Table  folded up showing vibrant grain


Striking fiery grain.
A very versatile little table.
Quality  antique piece.


$950
















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