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A superb Queen Anne period veneered walnut bureau bookcase, circa 1710 A superb Queen Anne period veneered walnut bureau bookcase in 3 parts, all original including the handles; of wonderful colour and patina. English, circa 1710.
A George II period mahogany bureau A very good example of a George IInd period mahogany bureau, high quality and wonderful colour, retaining the original handles. The magnificent interior includes 'secret drawers'.
A pair of George IIIrd period satinwood shieldback armchairs A pair of George IIIrd period satinwood shieldback armchairs with the original painted decoration; attributable to Seddon Sons & Shackleton.
An exceptional George Ist period burr walnut clothes press An exceptional George Ist period burr walnut clothes press or wardrobe with herringbone inlays, and the rare feature of a shaped moulded cornice. Superb elegance and patination, and veneered doors internally.
A GEORGE I WALNUT SECRETAIRE CABINET BY WILLIAM OLD AND JOHN ODY A George I walnut secretaire cabinet the top with a broken arched pediment above a pair of arched beveled and engraved mirror plates, enclosing an arrangement of drawers including a secret drawer, above a pull out slide. The lower section with a secretaire drawer opening to reveal various small drawers and pigeon holes above three graduated long drawers all with engraved brass handles and escutcheons.
English, circa 1725
Width: 42 ½ “ 108 cm Depth: 20 ½ 52 cm Height 87 “ 221 cm
Note: The original makers label remains attached to the second long drawer.
The makers William Old and John Ody are recorded from circa 1723 until William Old's death in 1738, at which time his widow conducted a sale of his stock from the St. Paul's Churchyard address denoted in the label
Literature: C. Gilbert, A Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, Leeds, 1986, fig. 600
A GEORGE I WALNUT SIDE CHAIR A fine & rare George I walnut chair in solid and veneered walnut with a interlaced splat surmounted by a shell, and with a carved shell to the seat rail, standing on well carved cabriole legs, the drop in seat covered in 18th Century flame stitch needlework.
Width: 25" 65 cm Depth: 24" 61 cm Height: 41" 104 cm
English, circa 1720
Provenance Chicago Art Institute
Literature ‘History of English Furniture’ Percy Macquoid. 1906 Fig 51 pg. 62
A PAIR OF WILLIAM AND MARY WALNUT STOOLS A rare pair of William & Mary walnut square shaped stools, standing on turned legs united by a shaped stretcher, covered in colorful late 17th Century flamed stitched needlework.
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE A charming George II mahogany side table, the top opening to reveal an interior lined with green baize, above a shaped apron with one long drawer retaining the original handles; standing on elegant cabriole legs carved with acanthus and terminating in elegant pad feet.
English, circa 1735
Width: 29 ½ “ 75cm Depth: 15” 38 cm Height: 29” 75 cm
A GEORGE I WALNUT CARD TABLE A George I card table in figured walnut, inlaid throughout with feather bandings, the rectangular top with rounded projecting corners and standing on cabriole legs with pad feet. The top opening on a concertina frame with a green baize lined interior with money pockets and candle stands.
English, circa 1710
Width: 33” 84 cm Depth: 14.5" 37 cm Height: 28.5" 72 cm