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C19th Regency period gilt-wood 3-plate overmantel mirror.
C19th Regency period gilt-wood 3-plate overmantel mirror. Original gilded finish with applied gesso decoration. Inverted-break cornice above hand- bevelled centre plate , with gilded dividers to side-plates. Nice original sparkly mercury glass . Minor losses to gesso decoration (shown). Authentic 'Country House' patination and finish .Sourced from a local property where it has been fixed for 200 years.
W 67"
H 32" .
England c. 1810.
Ref: MLAB 136
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C19th Regency period gilt-wood framed convex mirror.
C19th Regency period gilt-wood framed convex mirror . Good original example of nice scale with ebonised reeded slip and deep carved surround with 'leaf-block' details to quarters . Original gilded finish and well-aged silver-grey convex plate . Dia. (overall ) 28" . Dia.(plate) 20"
England c 1815
Ref: MLBO 1311
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C19th Regency period gilt-wood framed convex wall- mirror
C19th Regency period gilt-wood framed convex wall-mirror. Eagle-surmounted convex plate mirror with foliate carved cresting, central 'rocky' pediment and carved leaf apron below. The cavetto border with applied sphere decoration ,and the mirror-plate with an ebonised and reeded slip surround. Good clean and bright water and oil gilding in excellent original condition .
H(overall)36"x Dia.(frame)21"x Dia.(mirror plate)14" .
England c.1820
Ref: MLES 1410
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C19th Regency period mahogany 'bergere' library armchair
C19th Regency period mahogany 'bergere' library armchair. Elegant neo-classical 'Grecian' influenced library chair with cane-work bergere back and seat in perfect order. Based on a classical ancient Greek design 'Klismos' chair, popularised by the drawings of the artefacts and architecture of the ancient classical civilisations by the likes of Charles Heathcote-Tatham and the designs of Thomas Hope and Thomas King. A wonderful quality mahogany frame with swept open arms and carved motif detail and reeded channel carving, standing on turned legs. Rich colour timber with original polish and patina. Loose squab seat can be supplied to clients specification. W(arm to arm) 23" x Depth of seat 18" x H (of seat)15" x H (of back)35". England c. 1820
Ref: MLBO 144
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C19th Regency period mahogany cheval-base robing mirror
C19th Regency period mahogany cheval-base robing mirror . Good rich colour and great quality timber . Turned frame on reeded sabre-legs with brass capped feet and castors. Turned finial 'urns' tops. The stretchered 'cheval' base with carved blocks and paterae details. All original condition with grey ' foxed ' original mercury plate. H 70" x W 29".England c. 1820
Ref: ML 127
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C19th Regency period mahogany desk or library armchair.
C19th Regency period mahogany desk or library armchair . Well-proportioned mahogany armchair of stylish design , with drop-in seat . Shaped swept arms with scroll supports, standing on reeded front legs. The 'wing' shaped top-rail back and severe line of the arms ,being an Eygptian-revival influenced design reminiscent of Thomas Hope's drawings of the period. Well-carved double scroll and palmette design lumbar-support splat ,and channelled carving to the front rail . Good original strong condition and rich colour/patination. D 18" x W 22" x H (back)35".England c.1820
Ref: MLDG143
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C19th Regency period mahogany double scroll-end settee.
C19th Regency period mahogany double scroll-end settee. Crisply carved ,rich mahogany frame of compact proportions on sabre legs with original brass castors with wooden wheels. Stylish classically-referenced design with paterae and tablets on back and frieze, lyre ends and carved detail.
Cleaned, waxed and re-upholstered in our own work-shops in taupe silk.
Deep-buttoned loose double-sided squab cushion and heavily pleated bolster cushions, all with double-piped edges.
W 67"
D 24"
H (back) 35"
H (seat )18".
Would work equally well in a drawing room or bed-room or as a window-seat , due to its exceptionally neat size .
England c.1820
Ref: ML 1333
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C19th Regency period mahogany dwarf cabinet
C19th Regency period mahogany dwarf cabinet. Fitted 2 glazed doors with drawer beneath . Probably conceived as a sheet music cabinet but a very useful piece of furniture, would work as small bookcase or display cabinet .Has one fixed shelf, stands on turned legs with original brass castors and has rope-twist ring carrying handles to the sides. Reeded edge to top and quarter split reel mould to base. Original finish and nice colour, cleaned and waxed. (key)
H 32"
W 21"
D 12".
England c. 1820
Ref: MLMC 7
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C19th Regency period mahogany fold-over tea-table .
C19th Regency period mahogany fold-over tea-table. Great timber and patina , all original , cleaned and waxed . Swivel action fold-over top with polished interior. Standing on four hipped and moulded sabre-type legs with brass lions-paw claw cap castors, turned centre column. The frieze has a flame-veneered centre classical tablet with ebony and box-wood stringing . Solid mahogany top has very slight shrinkage 'smile'/gap to front edge , but it does little to detract from the overall colour and quality of the table. A fantastic grade of timber and colour. A practical and adaptable table . W 36" x D 18" x H 29". England c. 1820
Ref: MLBW 1311
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C19th Regency period mahogany 'metamorphic' writing table.
C19th Regency period mahogany 'metamorphic' writing table. Rare form of mahogany centre/writing or library table with folding hinged top concealing writing compartment. The interior fitted with an adjustable folding ratcheted writing/reading slope, lidded compartments and a moving candle-stand/slide. A hidden gilded-brass catch on the base of the top releases the folding-top mechanism , whilst the lock and key secure it. Inlaid all over with ebony stringing and inlay ,of free-standing design, standing on 'standard-end' supports with shaped sabre legs, joined by a high turned stretcher and shaped bracket supports. Fitted with brass square box-toe castors. All in original untouched /'fresh to the market' condition. H 30" x W 36" x D 23" . England c.1810
Ref: MLSA 149
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C19th Regency period mahogany sofa table.
C19th Regency period mahogany sofa table .A classic model Regency sofa table in good original condition .Elegant proportions with 'standard' end supports and high stretcher support ,fitted 2 cock-beaded and mahogany-lined drawers, with mirrored 'dummy' drawers to reverse. Double 'ear' fly supports for drop-leaves. All original turned knobs, and fitted with original 'Gothic' tracery design brass castors. Nice rich original colour and patina, some old marks to top commensurate with age. Cleaned and waxed . W (closed)35" (open)59" x D 27" x H 28" .England c.1820
Ref: MLBO138
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C19th Regency period rosewood side cabinet
C19th Regency period rosewood side /pier cabinet . Replaced Verde Antico marble top and brass grille in door . Nice rich colour and figuring . .Strong crisply carved capital column decoration .Fitted 2 interior shelves (key) H 36" W 34" D 14"
Ref: ML 152
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C19th Regency period x-framed rosewood dressing stool or window seat.
C19th Regency period x-framed rosewood dressing stool or window seat. Great size and elegant classically-inspired design based on ancient Roman curule shape ,double-sided (ie. free-standing) with 'egg and dart' style carved seat- edge. Recent neutral silk upholstery and in very good order . Has been in sun-light to one side hence pale colour of frame .
W 40"
D 16"
H 19".
England c. 1820
Ref: ML 133
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C19th Regency style circular gilt-wood mirror.
C19th Regency style circular gilt-wood mirror. Fitted with a flat bevel-edge mirror plate , with reeded ebonised slip/surround. The cavetto moulded edge frame fitted with gilded sphere decoration.

All complete and in good order , with some re-touching to the gilt balls and minor areas to edge of frame , but essentially original gilding.
Nice 'soft' gilded colour with some evidence of red gesso ground showing through.

Useful scale mirror , ready to hang.

Dia 25"
Depth 3"
England c.1830
Ref: ML164
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C19th satin-birch circular topped tripod-base candle-stand or occasional table in the manner of Holland & Sons .
C19th satin-birch circular topped tripod-base candle-stand or occasional table in the manner of Holland & Sons.

Elegant tall table on finely turned column stem with delicately proportioned shaped supports . Circular moulded-edge top.

Probably by the London cabinet-making firm of Holland & Sons (1803-1942) , awarded the Royal Warrant early in the reign of Queen Victoria and supplied furniture to many of the Royal residencies and palaces.

In as found 'country-house' condition , with some polish-loss and water-staining to the top . No breaks or repairs .

H 29.5"
W 15"
D 15"
England c.1840
Ref: ML 1701
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C19th specimen marble-inlaid table top
C19th specimen marble-inlaid table top. Set in Derbyshire slate , symmetrically radiating stone specimens of tapering sizes. Probably made in Ashford ,which was a centre for the fashionable production of inlaid wares of this genre and where local craftsmen worked imported coloured marbles into the local polished black limestone , and inspired by the Florentine 'pietra dura' industries of Italy. . Dia 16" x Thickness 1 ". England c 1850
Ref: MLI138
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C19th Staffordshire porcelain dessert service
C19th Staffordshire porcelain dessert service.Hand-painted botanical designs and fine gilding .Undamaged throughout , very pretty set comprising 38 pieces (+ 2 lids).
x23 side plates 9"
x4 Sq. dishes 10"
x1 large comport 7"h X 14"w
x2 covered tureens
x4 oval dishes 12"w
x4 ovoid side plates with handle
Unmarked other than pattern serial number 4203 painted on reverse in red.Probably Coalport.
Ref: ML 903
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C19th suite of Doulton Lambeth commemorative stoneware salt-glaze jug and drinking vessels.
C19th suite of Doulton Lambeth commemorative stoneware salt-glaze jug and drinking vessels.

Comprising of 5 pieces commemorating Queen Victoria 60 th year anniversary. All decorated with profile cameo portraits and inscriptions celebrating and lauding the 60th year of the monarch's reign from 1837-1897.

Large jug, 2 small handled jugs + 2 beakers (5 pieces)

In excellent condition with no damage , chips or repairs.
All pieces fully stamped and marked to undersides of bases.

H (jug) 8"
W 6"
D 6"
England c1897.
Ref: ML166
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C19th tortoiseshell 'mother of pearl'inlaid tea caddy
C19th tortoiseshell 'mother of pearl 'inlaid tea caddy . Of bombe sarcophagus shape ,great colour and condition with fine and complete inlay .Ivory feet and pewter stringing ,fitted twin interior lids . All original. W 9" x H 6" x D 5 ".England c.1850
Ref: ML150
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C19th Venetian polychrome-paint decorated 'Blackamoor' table-top size lamp-base.
C19th Venetian polychrome-paint decorated 'Blackamoor' table-top size lamp-base. Good bright colours , carved wood with brass light fitting.
H 30".
Base 8" sq.
Italy c. 1880
Ref: ML 972
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