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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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C19th Victorian period burr-walnut table cigar cabinet/humidor.
C19th Victorian period burr-walnut cigar cabinet/humidor. Superb quality cabinet with recessed gilt-brass handles , hinges and carrying handles . Beautifully figured tightly-grained burr veneers with well-designed assymetric doors fitted with full-length 'piano' hinges and lock by "Bramah, London" together with the original key . The top two smaller interior drawers are beautifully veneered all around with ebony edged tops , probably to present cigars from the cabinet to the dining table or to guests. All drawers lined in cedar and the larger two with moveable divisions. The top set with a gilt-brass oval (unengraved). The base with old green baize covering. A beautifully crafted gentleman's accessory.
W 12"
H 11"
D 9".
England c 1860.
Ref: MLSC 1311
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C19th Victorian period inlaid, banded and ormolu-mounted burr-walnut credenza.
C19th Victorian period inlaid, banded and ormolu-mounted burr-walnut credenza. Stunning quality cabinet with large "Sevres"-style porcelain plaque to centre door with heavily-cast ribbon ormolu surround , depicting romantic lovers in a rural idyll. Best quality veneers and ormolu mounts , flanked with string-inlaid free-standing columns with cast-ormolu Corinthian-capital tops .Bow-ended glass doors with string-inlaid shelves and velvet-lined interior to centre. The break-front top veneered in figured and burr walnut, the edge with cast ormolu beading. Inlaid box-wood marquetry designs to friezes ,and banding to panelled centre door .Wonderful colour and patina with good 'skirting-board' overhang to back ,and overall a cabinet of impressive and substantial proportions and a grade, quality and scale, well above the norm . H 44" x D 22" x W 72". Plaque 16" x 12". England c 1860
Ref: MLMA 139
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C19th Victorian period mahogany 'Wellington' type chest of drawers
C19th Victorian period mahogany 'Wellington' type chest of drawers. Fitted six graduated drawers , rich colour mahogany with carved corbel decoration to tops of stiles. Hinged locking bar with key ,all original turned knob handles to drawers .Useful size chest in clean condition , no splits or damage . Waxed and ready to use .Mahogany linings to drawers and standing on plinth base. H 43 " x W 21 " x D 12 ". England c. 1870
Ref: MLOB 1310
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C19th Victorian period majolica-type glazed pottery garden or 'grotto' seat fashioned as a tree-stump.
C19th Victorian period majolica-type glazed pottery garden or 'grotto' seat , fashioned as a tree-stump. Interesting green and brown glazed garden seat with naturalistic bark and cut-branch detail .
The top with hand-hold cut-out for ease of transportation.

Unmarked to underside , but of the type of fashionable majolica pottery-ware produced during the mid-C19th by the likes of Mintons.

The top has small firing crack from central hand-hold , whilst the underside has some small stress cracks from base.
Highly decorative and functional piece for use in a garden , orangery or conservatory .
H 18"
W 14"
D 13"
England c.1860
Ref: ML165
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C19th walnut and floral marquetry 'bureau-plat' or writing table
C19th walnut and kingwood-banded ormolu-mounted 'bureau-plat ' or writing table.The top inlaid with floral marquetry inlay borders , on cabriole legs with well-cast ormolu mounts to the knees and sabots to the feet. Made in England in the French Louis XV taste . Well-figured walnut veneers ,of serpentine outline with single 'concealed' frieze drawer stamped "Edwards and Roberts ". Edwards and Roberts of Wardour St., London ,were a well-respected firm of high-class C19th furniture manufacturers and retailers. Original tooled Morocco leather inset writing surface. The table has achieved a nice mellow colour and patina.
H 29"
W 48"
D 25" .
England c1860
Ref: ML 128
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C19th walnut and strung-inlaid 'estate' bureau
C19th walnut and strung-chequered / 'barbers pole' inlaid 'estate' bureau.Stunning quality large scale desk/bureau. Unusual drawer arrangement with short/long drawers and "double" folio/file drawer .
Good fitted inlaid interior and of impressive scale .
Great warm colour.
All complete and very clean .Sits on original detachable plinth base .
W 45"
D 24"
H 44".
England c.1860
Ref: ML 74
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C19th William IV period carved gilt-wood framed over-mantel mirror.
C19th William IV period carved gilt-wood framed over-mantel mirror. Compact scale over-mantel mirror with reeded and ebonised slip surround ,and original hand-bevelled mirror plate. Half-rounded reeded section frame surround with boldly-carved acanthus leaf corners to the top . The base terminals with stepped block and fluted vase detail .

Original untouched gilded finish and with an atmospheric, slightly distressed/foxed mirror plate .
Original boarded and papered back.
Good mellow aged patina and finish .

Minor historic repair to top left leaf carving .

Stylish and flamboyant mirror of practical size and scale.

W 44"
H 23"
D 4" (Max.)
England c.1835
Ref: ML165
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C19th William IV period mahogany hall-bench .
C19th William IV period mahogany hall-bench . Good clean example with cylinder roll-ends raised on tapering octagonal faceted supports onto turned feet . Well-figured single-piece plank-top seat , with moulded edge and turned paterae decoration to the roll-ends.

Excellent ready-to-use original condition , having been cleaned and waxed in our workshops . Pleasing consistent mellow colour and patina .

The top with minor indentations from boots and spurs, commensurate with age and use.

W 47"
H 16"
D 13"
England c.1835
Ref: ML167
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C19th William IV period mahogany sewing/work table
C19th William IV period mahogany sewing/work table .Well-carved table ,rich colour , all original with fitted silk interior .Very clean .H 30" W 18" D 14" (key)
Ref: ML 666
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C19th William IV period ormolu bronze lamp-base.
C19th William IV period ormolu bronze lamp-base. Superb quality heavily-cast bronze lamp-base with gilded finish . Intricate cast detail in 'rocaille' or rococo style with sea-shell and 'icicle drip' grotto fantasy decoration . Excellent original gilding and patination , having achieved a wonderful 'soft' gilded surface through age.
Weighted base with original cast-iron insert.
Can be re-wired to customers specification.
H 23"
W (base) 10"
England c. 1835
Ref: ML 158
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