"COLONIAL RARITIES and OTHER CURIOSITIES"
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.
TEAK SECRETAIRE CAMPAIGN CHEST.
Antique Secretaire Campaign chest of drawers. Nicely fitted Secretaire with a secret compartment. Sturdy and solid teak timber. Extensive use of brass fittings, wonderful graining and good colour. Comes apart into two sections for ease of transport with handles on either end.
Sides are beautifully grained, cut from one continuous piece of timber
Width 101 cm
Depth 47 cm
Height 103.5 cm
WILLIAM 1V Antique occasional table C1835
A petite size, quadraform base with collar sitting on bun feet with original concealed casters. Octagonal column. C19th century patina exhibiting a rich dark plum colour.
Interesting Revolving Bookcase with Burr Walnut top inlaid with floral design.
stringing, champhered decorative edge to top.
Revolving mechanism works beautifully. Petite, perfect size to sit next to an easy/Library chair.
Unusual, interesting and scarce.
CAMPAIGN DESK OF FINE QUALITY C 1840
Comes apart for ease of transport which is indicative of Campaign furniture.
Very interesting gadrooned feet which sets it apart from the average desk.
Nine brass handled drawers with faux cock beading.
Leather writing surface.
British Antique dealers seal of authenticity and description contained within top drawer.
Decorative gallery which also stops items falling from desk.
A charming desk constructed of solid Spanish Mahogany in excellent condition.
Antique Rosewood Dining Chairs c 1835.
British Antique Dealer’s sticker of authenticity.
This fine set of Rosewood Dining chairs are elegant in design.
They have crisp and intricate carving on the centre rail which (unusually) extends to the side uprights.
The front legs also display beautifully carved Centurion skirt adornment and triple ring turnings—typically of the Georgian Period.
The drop in seats make for easier recovering in your chosen fabric.
The fabric is however in very good condition- a pastel green.
All joints are tight on this early fine set of chairs.
ANTIQUE WINE TABLE-CAMPAIGN STYLE- C1850
Attractively turned column leading to a triform foot base.
Each foot has applied bullseye paterae decoration.
Unscrews apart into three pieces making transport easier.
Campaign furniture was collapsible, much used by Army officers in the C18th and C19th on their exploits.
Dark honey colour, 19th century patina.
Many uses including, wine, reading, lamp, bedside, hall, entrance table.
W 42cm diameter
Superb Antique Centre / Library Table C 1830
Mahogany construction featuring a vibrantly grained, single slab top.
Tapered ,four-sided centre column with wonderful double knulling
sitting on a quadraform base.
The base is a feature in itself with classically carved feet, bull’s eye paterae and exceptional scroll /fan carving.
Concealed original casters.
H 75cm W 114cm D 69cm
ANTIQUE PINE TRUNK C1890
Dovetailed old rustic trunk, with great character.
Light honey colour.
Largish size trunk which is perfect for a coffee table and storage.
Padlock not included.
L 97cm W 55 cm D 47cm
ANTIQUE MINIATURE HABERDASHERY /SPECIMEN CABINET C1870’S
EXTERIOR EXHIBITS AN UNUSUAL TAMBOUR DOOR THAT ROLLS UP TO REVEAL
24 IDENTICAL PIGEON HOLES, MARKED WITH LETTERS OF THE ALPHABET.
AN UNUSUAL , QUIRKY DECORATOR PIECE OR EXCELLENT FOR SMALL ITEMS IN A COLLECTION.
H : 60 CM
D : 30.5CM
EXTERIOR EXHIBITS AN UNUSUAL TAMBOUR DOOR THAT ROLLS UP
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
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
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
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.
Some old repairs to top surface.
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
EARLY COLONIAL BLACKWOOD WHATNOT
Beautifully grained Blackwood shelves
and turned columns resting on early brass castors.
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.
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.
Antique Dealer in Newcastle