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Pair of late C19th French rosewood 'petite commodes' or 'tables en chiffoniere' with "Chinoiserie" marquetry inlay.
Pair of late C19th French rosewood 'petite commodes' or 'tables en chiffoniere' with "Chinoiserie" marquetry inlay .

Elegant pair of Louis XV style marquetry inlaid tables , each fitted with 3 oak-lined drawers with gilded rococo-style escutcheons , fitted with sabots to the feet and brass-mounted edges both to the tops and the platform below.

Each raised on cabriole supports with cross-banded edges , and of serpentine outline . The tops , lower tiers , sides and drawer fronts all inlaid with fantastical 'Chinese' scenes of landscapes with pagodas , figures, bridges, boats and exotic birds. The marquetry-work comprising of various fruit-woods , satinwood and exotic wood inlays .

Of free-standing form , with polished backs .

Minor differences to design of marquetry and mixes of timber within the designs indicating the individually hand-made nature of the tables.

Minor colour differences to patina of metalware through exposure to sunlight. One table has a dark mark beneath the original polished surface to the reverse side (shown).

In overall excellent condition .
Cleaned and waxed , ready to use . Minor marks commensurate with age and use.
Could be used equally well as bedside or lamp tables , or in a reception / drawing-room scheme .

Highly decorative and smart pair of practical tables conceived in the C18th taste.
Each table with an original elaborately-cast key to operate the locks fitted on each drawer.

W 17"
D 12"
H 28"
France c. 1890
Ref: ML 168
Price: £2,400





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Late C18th Italian marble-topped carved gilt-wood and decorated rococo-style console table.
Late C18th Italian marble-topped carved gilt-wood and decorated rococo-style console table . Well-carved shapely Northern Italian console table of serpentine outline and neat scale , probably lime-wood frame .

Presented in 'as found' country-house condition with evidence of some over-painting or paint 'refreshment' scheme to the frame with traces of the original gilding showing beneath .

Stylish rococo shell-like central decoration , raised on a twin-legged central support with scrolled feet , designed to be wall-fixed .

Some minor old damage , but complete with no losses .

The loose, shaped ,apparently original figured and variegated marble top, with moulded detail to the leading edge.

H 32"
W 27"
D 17"
Italy , probably Venice or Veneto region c.1780
Ref: ML 168
Price: £2,300





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Late C18th George III period mahogany twin-pillar dining table.
Late C18th George III period mahogany twin-pillar dining table. Cuban mahogany d-ended two pillar table with an extra matched period mahogany leaf .Elegant simple 'gun-barrel' ring-turned columns with shaped and moulded 3-splay tripod bases with original 'spider' metal-work beneath. Good flat, thick top with rich original colour and patina , with some marks and stains commensurate with age and use. The period timber extra leaf supported on turnable 'fly' supports and held by integral flattened 'dowels', whilst secured by brass fork clips and sockets.
A nicely-scaled two-pillar table of outstanding quality timber and understated design, together with the flexibility of an extension leaf. Has never been fitted with castors , and an early example of a table of this type and configuration.
Comfortably a 6-8 person dining table ,which can be reduced to compact proportions of breakfast table size, alternatively the twin sections could be used as side or pier tables when not in use for dining.

Cleaned and waxed.
L 50 " closed.(each pedestal top 25")
L (with 20" leaf)70"
W 48"
H 29".
England c.1800
Ref: MLBW 1311
Price: £2,250





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Early C19th Regency period mahogany console or hall table.
Early C19th Regency period mahogany console or hall table.

Useful scale console table of practical proportions, raised on leaf-carved scroll-end supports with well-figured mahogany top . The design inspired by Greek classical antiquity , in the fashionable Grecian revival manner of this period from the drawings of the neo-classicists such as Thomas Hope and Charles Heathcote-Tatham.

The bold scrolled supports with 'stiff-leaf' carving to the front roll and classical leaf carving to the rear of the volute. Plain frieze with no drawer, the mahogany top raised above a mould , alluding to a marble top from antiquity .

Standing on moulded plinth bases, with plain uprights to the rear.

Excellent colour and condition , with no splits or damage.

Has been cleaned and waxed in our workshops , ready to use .

W 51"
D 23"
H 38"
England c.1820
Ref: ML163
Price: £2,200





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C19th Anglo-Indian or Colonial-made, solid satinwood centre-table.
C19th Anglo-Indian or Colonial-made, solid satinwood centre-table.

Superbly made satinwood circular centre table , constructed from solid timber . Raised on a shaped concave-sided tri-part platform base with turned feet below . The centre column support with moulded ring base below carved bands of 'stiff-leaf' detail . The single-piece top with a shallow frieze edge with moulded detail .

The whole of wonderful rich golden colour and patina , in excellent original condition . Complete with original cast brass bolts enabling the table to be tipped . The underframe of the table fitted with wooden sliding release . The column removable from the base with a peg beneath the platform .

Stunning decorative centre or breakfast table with an exotic colonial attraction .

H 28.5"
W 44"
D 44"
D(of frieze)3"
British India , probably Ceylon
Ref: ML 1701
Price: £1,850





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Early C19th Regency period inlaid rosewood fold-over card/games table raised on sabre legs.
Early C19th Regency period inlaid rosewood fold-over card/games table raised on sabre legs.

Stylish 'D'-shaped rosewood card table with box-wood and ebony line inlay . Double rear gate-leg action and with the apparently original 'blind-tooled'-edge green baize inset playing surface.

Raised on shapely ,well-drawn exaggerated 'sabre' form legs ,and fitted with original brass box castors. The corners of the top inlaid with box-wood scrolling lines and motifs. The tops of the leg stiles with diamond-shaped motif inlay, the legs with box-wood line inlay. The friezes with ebony and box-wood line inlay.

Well-figured rosewood veneers throughout. The whole table has achieved a consistent mellow patina .

Elegant 'high' Regency design , probably Scottish .

Excellent original colour and condition with no breaks or repairs. Perfectly flat top with no warping .

The polished top with minor indentations commensurate with age , use and purpose.


H 29"
W 35"
D 17"
Scotland c.1815

Ref: ML169
Price: £1,800





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Late C18th George III period mahogany wine table or kettle-stand , probably Irish.
Late C18th George III period mahogany wine table or kettle-stand , probably Irish.

Interesting late C18th table of diminutive proportions , unusual design and form .The circular single-piece dished top with raised ring-moulded rim , supported upon a tripod base by shaped uprights , the lower part of the base terminating in scroll legs with 'zoomorphic' lion's paw feet. The triple upright supports with a moulded profile to the leading edge which follows down through the leg and onto the foot ,contributing to the overall elegance and sophistication of the table .

The lower part of the base united by a central carved and dished circular patera or disc , whilst each of the 'knees' of the legs have applied turned paterae to their sides. Well-carved paw feet with carved claw detail to the front edge .

The unusual design and form of the table, together with the powerful carved animal feet , strongly point to the table being of Irish origin .

Good rich original colour and patina . The top with some stains and marks commensurate with age, use and purpose .

Cleaned and waxed.


H 18"
W 10"
D 10"
Ireland c.1780
Ref: ML 1610
Price: £1,800





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Late C18th George III period mahogany 3-tier circular revolving ' dumb-waiter'.
Late C18th George III period mahogany 3-tier circular revolving 'dumb-waiter '. Graduated dished tops with nicely-turned vase columns on shaped tripod supports .No splits or breaks and a good clean example , rich consistent colour .
Dia. (largest tier )24"
H 47".
England c. 1800.

Ref: ML131
Price: £1,600





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Early C19th George IV period mahogany 2-tier revolving 'dumb-waiter ' attributed to Gillows of Lancaster.
Early C19th George IV period mahogany 2-tier revolving 'dumb-waiter' attributed to Gillows of Lancaster.

Superb quality mahogany double-tiered circular 'dumb-waiter' , following a pattern and design by Gillows of Lancaster and London . The tiers with a moulded edge and of dished form , separated by a turned base stem . Raised upon a tripod base with carved leaf detail to the 'knees' , reeded detail to the down-swept legs terminating in a claw-footed patinated brass castor.

An excellent grade of timber with its original surface and polish which has achieved a rich patina.

This dining-room 'dumb-waiter' with its reed enrichments, vase-turned pillar, and voluted Grecian-reeded leg and claw castor , corresponds to a design dated 1830 in the "Estimate Sketch Book" (no. 3962) of Gillow of London and Lancaster executed for a Mr.Bastard.

*NB. An almost identical model sold by Christies , London , Lot 137, Sept.20th 2001 3760.
H 36"
W 26"
D 26"
England c.1830
Ref: ML 1703
Price: £1,450





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Early C19th French Charles X period Empire-design mahogany 'gueridon'.
Early C19th French Charles X period Empire-design mahogany 'gueridon'. Boldly-designed circular mahogany gueridon/centre table. The well-patinated circular top supported on 4 strong Empire-design columns onto a concave-sided platform beneath. The whole raised on compressed and stylised lion's paw feet. Excellent colour and condition. Useful scale lamp or centre-table.
Dia. 30 "
H 29 " .
France c. 1830
Ref: MLTH 148
Price: £1,400





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C18th style Venetian gilt-wood centre table.
C18th style Venetian gilt-wood centre table .Very decorative late C19th gilt and 'sea-green' paint decorated centre or lamp table . Flamboyant baroque-styled carved ends with vase splat and carved leaf decoration joined by an interlaced stretcher , symmetrical free-standing design . The well-worn elegantly distressed top now showing the red gesso base finish .Smart piece of glamorous period-style interior decoration.
H 32"
W 27"
D 18" .
Italy, Venice c.1880
Ref: MLDW 147
Price: £1,350





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Rare C19th olive-wood pedestal table from the Holy Land with Hebrew ink inscriptions.
Rare C19th olive-wood pedestal table from the Holy Land with Hebrew ink inscriptions. Finely figured olive-wood segmented veneered cross-banded top with central Hebrew black ink inscription translating as "Jerusalem". The octagonal 'end grain' moulded-edge top with black ink inscriptions in four opposing corners probably denoting the points of geographical interest, thought to include Chevron, Yarden , and Har Hazaytim .
Raised upon a finely-made turned and "Solomonic" twist column , onto a tri-form concave-sided platform base with turned bun feet under.
The whole constructed from finely selected olive-wood timber from the Holy Land.

Excellent original condition , no damage or losses. Cleaned and waxed.

A rare example of historical, religious and Judaic interest.
(For an almost identical example see Christie's , London ,26/02/2013 , Sale No.8337 Lot.10 1500)
W 18"
H 29"
Jerusalem or Palestine c. 1870
Ref: ML 1510
Price: £1,350





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Late C19th Edwardian period satinwood demi-lune console/pier table
Late C19th Edwardian period satinwood demi-lune pier or console table in the Sheraton-revival style. Cross-banded top with ebony string inlay ,ebony stringing to friezes and legs. Tapering legs standing on spade feet. Good original colour and surface, top with minor wear commensurate with age. Useful height and good proportions.
H 38"
W 36"
D 17".
England c. 1890
Ref: ML 92
Price: £1,350





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C18th George III period mahogany tripod base tip- top tea or supper table.
C18th George III period mahogany tripod base tip- top tea or supper table .

Wonderfully original example on well-formed shaped tripod supports onto pad-feet fitted with original brass castors with 'lignum vitae' wooden wheels. The well-figured single-piece mahogany top having a 'gun-barrel'-turned 4-pillar "bird-cage" revolving action with original removable peg allowing the table top to be both revolved and also disassembled. The tilting top fitted with its original 'banjo' brass catch and brass 'keeper' to the block . 'Swollen' vase baluster column support with fine ring-turned detail .

Excellent condition , cleaned and waxed ready to use. Rich original patina and finish. No breaks or damage , top with minor stains commensurate with age and use.
H 29.5"
Dia.34"
England c.1750
Ref: ML 156
Price: £1,250





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Late C18th George III period mahogany tripod-base table of unusual format.
Late C18th George III period mahogany tripod-base table of unusual format.

Square-topped tripod table fitted with a cedar-lined single drawer , probably conceived as a work-table . The single-piece top has achieved a wonderful faded, mellow colour , whilst the baluster turned column stem and tripod legs retain a richer patina.

'Scratch' cock-beading to the drawer-front , fitted with a lock and a later round knob-pull. Well-shaped supports onto pad feet.

Original condition and patination.
H 27"
Top 12" sq.
Drawer 5" deep.
England c.1770
Ref: MLS 146
Price: £1,250





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Early C19th French Charles X period mahogany sofa table .
Early C19th French Charles X period mahogany sofa table. Elegant Empire-design twin drop-leaf sofa table fitted with single oak-lined frieze drawer with key, on cross-over X-frame end-support base with turned stretcher. Flame-veneered friezes and of free-standing design , solid mahogany top . Fitted original brass socket castors, the leaves supported on pull-out slides.
Excellent original condition , good rich colour and patina.

Compact proportioned sofa table , which would work equally as well as a writing or dressing table.
H 29"
W 30"
D 22" .
France c.1825
Ref: MLMC 1411
Price: £1,250





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Late C18th George III period mahogany d-ended dining table of highly adaptable format.
Late C18th George III period mahogany demi-line ended dining table of highly adaptable format .

Smart pair of half-round tables together with an original removable and detachable extra leaf which allows the table to be utilised in several practical formats.
The pair of Demi-lune tables can be used separately as side tables , joined together to form a perfectly round dining or centre table , or used with the extra leaf insert to form a larger table which will comfortably accommodate 6 diners.

In totally original condition with all original brass forks and clips to secure it . The leaf fitted with original steel bayonet-type hinged fittings with corresponding clips beneath one demi-lune end. One table fitted with an additional leg on gate leg action to further support the leaf when in use. The leaf can either be removed completely or left folded down to rear of demi-lune section.

Boxwood-strung figured veneer friezes with shaped flame-veneered reserves to the top of leg stiles. Each raised on 4 elegant ring-turned tapering round-section legs terminating in an unusually-designed slim bulbous foot. The solid mahogany tops of the pair of tables and the leaf all with a conforming simple moulded edge.

Excellent original condition having been cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Good rich patina with some minor marks and wear commensurate with age and use. Minor colour difference between leaf and pair of d-ends through difference of use and light exposure.

H 29"
W 46"
L(with leaf) 69"
D (each table) 23"
D (leaf) 23"
Forms a circular table of 46" diameter without the leaf insert.

England c.1800

Ref: ML 169
Price: £1,250





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Late C19th New Zealand indigenous specimen-wood veneered table top.
Late C19th New Zealand indigenous specimen-wood veneered table top . Octagonal table top with parquetry segmented veneers with central concentric star design . Constructed using all New Zealand native timber specimens ,and fully inscribed with titles to the reverse corresponding to the veneered areas. Finely-made with quartered reserves and chevron and line inlay detail .
'Thumb' moulded edge.

(The reverse also has the inscription 3-10-0 which we assume to be the pre-decimal price in sterling ie. 3 pounds 10 shillings.)

Specimens listed include: Kohekohe, Totara Burr, Kauri, Pohutukawa, "Stinking wood" etc .

Made in the style and manner of the Bohemian emigre Anton Sueffert (1815-1887) ,the leading and most celebrated exponent of this type of cabinet-making.

Shows signs to underside of frame-work of a previous base .

Many of these tables were manufactured as tops only and were exported to England where they were later-mounted on tripod bases.

Good rich colour , no losses.

W 19"
D 1"
New Zealand c. 1870
Ref: ML 166
Price: £1,250





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Late C19th/early C20th Edwardian inlaid mahogany centre table of unusual form.
Late C19th/early C20th Edwardian inlaid mahogany centre table of unusual form . High quality octagonal centre table of Moorish influence and unusual form and format . Eight-sided 2-tier table with floral/arabesque and urn-inlaid marquetry panels to all sides, satinwood cross-banded and marquetry-inlaid central motif to top. Raised on box-wood inlaid tapering and faceted legs with box-wood inlaid Moorish-style arcading above . Fitted with one full-width oak-lined drawer with lock and key and fitted two opposing hinged cupboards to the frieze. The lower platform base with satinwood cross-banded inlay and box-wood strung edge. The octagonal top with moulded edges.

This rare form table takes it's design influence from the highly-fashionable Moorish and Eastern taste of the period , but clearly English-made in a top quality cabinet-makers' workshop.
Possibly by the likes of 'Collinson & Lock' , 'Edwards & Roberts' or 'James Shoolbred & Co.' of London ,though unmarked or stamped.

In excellent original condition , with no losses , damage or repairs.
Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

H 28"
W 20"
D 20"
England c.1900

Ref: ML166
Price: £1,200





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Early C20th brass-framed glass-topped console table of Empire design.
Early C20th brass-framed glass-topped console table of Empire design .

Stylish reeded brass-frame console table with crossed-arrow Empire-style decoration joined with a cast circular floral-design boss. Good lightly verdigris and aged bronze patina with polished highlights.

The top with recessed glass plate.

In excellent condition, with no damage or losses.

H 30"
W 40"
D 13"
England c. 1920
Ref: ML 1703
Price: £1,200



 
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