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Early C19th Regency period carved gilt-wood framed convex mirror.
Early C19th Regency period carved gilt-wood framed convex mirror . Well-carved gilt-wood frame mirror of impressive scale with eagle-surmounted top .In good original condition with no losses or repairs to carving . Leaf-carved /foliate top with carved foliate and 'c' scroll apron to base , the eagle with outstretched wings perched on a plinth with a rock-work pedestal. The convex plate with original mercury silvering showing some nicely 'foxed'/blackened aged areas. The moulded-edge cavetto frame surround with applied sphere decoration , and inset with an ebonised and reeded slip. Some minor rubbing to gilding , but overall with a pleasing and sympathetically-aged mellow patina and finish.
H(overall)54 "
Dia.30 "
England c.1820
Ref: MLA 151
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Early C19th Regency period carved statuary marble fire-surround tablet of classical design , probably depicting Cybele.
Early C19th Regency period carved statuary marble fire-surround tablet of classical design , probably depicting Cybele .

Well-executed deeply carved white marble panel depicting the Greek goddess Cybele with her chariot and lion , raising a ritual cup of wine. The Greek goddess Cybele was a cult followed by the Romans and a Temple was constructed on Palatine Hill in her honour . Cybele was the mistress of wild nature (symbolised by her constant companion , the lion) a healer, the goddess of fertility and Protectress in time of war.

Smart marble tablet in excellent condition , mounted on a wooden panel back .

H 7"
W 15"
D 2"
England c.1820
Ref: ML 1611
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Early C19th Regency period gilt-wood 3-plate over-mantel mirror .
Early C19th Regency period gilt-wood 3-plate over-mantel mirror. Good compact-scale classically-decorated mirror in exceptional original condition . Central circular hand-bevelled plate with garlanded surround and 'sun ray' borders, flanked by rectangular bevelled mirror plates. Flat fluted pilaster uprights with Corinthinian capital tops , classical flower-design motifs dividing the 3-panel frieze decorated with classical figures around a central Temple . The stepped cornice with applied sphere decoration ,'lambs-tongue' carving beneath a 'rope-twist ' and bead moulding and a flat top .
Good original gilded finish of 'soft',aged patina , with some sympathetic wear showing traces of pink/red ground. Clean ,silvered plates to the mirrors.
Original back ,with re-papered finish .
A good classically-inspired mirror which would bring style and light to a period room setting.
W (extreme) 56"
H 38"
Central mirror 21" Dia.
Side plates 8" x 25"
England c.1810
Ref: MLC 159
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Early C19th Regency period gilt-wood overmantel mirror .
Early C19th Regency period gilt-wood overmantel mirror . The frame decorated with carved 'split-reel' design moulding with decorative leaf-carved corners . The concave channelled frame terminating in blocks to the uprights .

Good original gilding throughout . The original back with oak panels .
Clean mirror plate , possibly an old replacement .

A good scale mirror of pleasing simple design .

W 68"
D 3"
H 42"
England c.1820
Ref: ML 167
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Early C19th Regency period 'japanned' tin-ware tray.
Early C19th Regency period 'japanned' tin-ware tray.

Cartouche-shaped tin-plate tray with 'japanned' high gloss lustre finish and a simple classical gilt border of 'Greek-key' design . The edges with pressed 'handles' also with gilt detail.

Almost certainly produced in central England in the Wolverhampton and Bilston region , which was an important centre for the manufacture of japanned ware from the early part of the 19th century .

In good original condition with some blemishes and minor areas of corrosion . The gilt decoration rubbed in some areas commensurate with age and wear.

H 18"
W 24"
D 1.5"
England c.1820
Ref: ML 1611
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Early C19th Regency period mahogany armchair.
Early C19th Regency period mahogany armchair .Sabre legs with reeded frame and well carved splat. Drop-in seat re-upholstered in self-patterned black woven fabric. Shaped swept arms with paterae decoration. Good colour and grade of timber , no breaks or repairs. Long deep seat , ideal desk or reading/library chair .England c.1815 . H(back)34" x W 20" x Seat depth 21 "
Ref: MLJ 22
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Early C19th Regency period mahogany centre pedestal occasional or lamp-table.
Early C19th Regency period mahogany centre pedestal occasional or lamp-table. Finely-proportioned elegant single-drawer table of free-standing symmetrical design . Reeded-edge top ,with reeded decoration to shaped drawer-front. The single mahogany-lined shallow 'concealed' frieze drawer with scroll ends and paterae/draught terminals. The reverse with identical silhouette frieze. Raised on finely-turned column , onto quadrupite concave base. Scrolled and moulded shaped legs of exaggerated form ,with hipped paterae decoration , paterae-mounted inverted scroll toes with gilt-metal ball feet. Excellent condition and mellow patina , the top having benefitted from re-polishing some 20 years ago. Cleaned and waxed ready to use.(Inventory mark/initials painted to underside of top)
H 29 " x W 26" x D 18 ".
England c. 1820
Ref: MLWJC 1411
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Early C19th Regency period mahogany octagonal topped wine-table .
Early C19th Regency period mahogany octagonal topped wine-table.

Elegant tripod-base wine table with a reeded edge octagonal top . The 3 splay legged base with ebony line inlay and gilt ball feet . The tapering spiral or wrythen turned column supporting the octagonal top of good mellow faded patina with conforming ebony stringing .

Excellent condition , minor marks to top consistent and commensurate with age , use and purpose.

Cleaned and waxed ,ready to use.

H 28"
W 17"
D 14"
England c. 1815
Ref: ML 1610
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Early C19th Regency period mahogany writing / library table of wide ,exaggerated 'kidney' form.
Early C19th Regency period mahogany writing / library table of wide ,exaggerated 'kidney' form. Unusual free-standing mahogany and leather-lined writing table of dramatic scale kidney design with partially ebonised/bronzed shaped concave stretcher with central tablet feature .Fitted with its original "Greek Key" 'blind'-tooled Moroccan leather top , which though worn heavily in places, has been conserved and preserved, and shows a nice mellow red hue. Standing on inverted or 'umbrella' shaped supports fitted with original box castors and wheels, the end supports of plain 'standard' form. The cross-banded top with a reeded edge , and conforming reeded detail to legs and frame . The shallow frieze with no drawers. An exceptionally rare form of table with great elegance and presence.

Original finish and condition with minor historic repairs to the legs and stabilised crack to the writing surface.

Has been sympathetically restored ,waxed and conserved in our workshops, and is in ready-to-use , "Country-house" condition.
W 63"
D 24"
H 30"
England c.1820
Ref: ML1510
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Early C19th Regency period miniature gilt-wood convex-plate wall mirror.
Early C19th Regency period miniature gilt-wood convex-plate wall mirror. Compact scale ,cavetto profile framed convex mirror with carved gilt-wood eagle surmount. 'Split-pearl' decoration to inner and outer borders , with an ebonised slip inside. Well-carved eagle-on-pedestal surmount/crest. All original gilding and convex mirror plate. Some very minor losses to gilt ,and a minor historic repair to one eagle wing. Really neat size and nice 'soft' colour gilding .H 24" x Dia. 17" x D 3" . England c. 1810
Ref: MLTF 146
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Early C19th Regency period rectangular mahogany side or lamp-table.
Early C19th Regency period rectangular mahogany side or lamp-table.

Practical useful-scale Regency side/lamp table of rectangular form with canted corners ,raised on ring-turned legs and peg feet.

The well-figured single-piece mahogany top having achieved a pleasing rich patina. Strong , sturdy construction yet of elegant Regency design and proportions.

In excellent original condition . Some minor marks and stains to top commensurate with age ,use and purpose.

H 28"
W 22"
D 14"
England c.1820
Ref: ML 1612
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Early C19th Regency period rosewood etagere/ bookcase/canterbury/folio-stand of unusual form .
Early C19th Regency period rosewood etagere/ bookcase/canterbury/folio-stand/'vide-poche'/bedside stand, of unusual form . Useful 'tray-top' or galleried ,etagere fitted with two mahogany-lined drawers and slatted divisions . Totally original condition and made from well-selected highly-figured rosewood . The front with turned column uprights which are repeated to the panelled/enclosed back .Turned legs fitted with original brass cup-castors (whilst the sprocket revolves the wheels themselves are seized from wear and age ), the drawers with their original ,quality cast-brass lion-mask knob handles.

A highly-useful piece of small-scale Regency furniture with a myriad of possible functions. Would work equally well as a piece of occasional furniture in a reception or drawing room, or as a bedside table /night-stand.

Excellent condition , cleaned and waxed ready to use. Some minor marks to top commensurate with age and use .
W 15"
D 12"
H 32"
Tray-top 2" deep
England c.1820
Ref: ML162
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Early C19th Regency period rosewood ladies sewing casket.
Early C19th Regency period rosewood ladies sewing casket .

Of neo-classical sarcophagus form , rosewood sewing box with painted and decorated sycamore panel lid with Tunbridge-ware style inlaid surround to the edge . The painted panel within black and gold border, depicting mother and child upon a period chaise longue of classical inspiration .Box-wood strung edges , ivory lozenge-shaped key escutcheon , gilded-brass ball feet and gilded-brass lion's mask carrying handles . The interior with original pink paper lining , Morocco leather and lift-out divided tray with original fittings .

An untouched example in first-class condition. With key.

W 9.5"
H 5.5"
D 7.5"
England c.1810
Ref: MLCA 159
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Early C19th Regency period scroll-end day-bed .
Early C19th Regency period scroll-end day-bed . Classically-inspired Grecian design day-bed of exaggerated asymmetrical scroll-ended form. Free-standing ,double-sided design, finished in original creamy/off-white painted decoration (some old refreshment) with parcel-gilt highlights. The oblong reserves above the legs with original gilded cast-lead decorative floriate mounts . Raised on sabre-legs fitted with original well-defined cast-brass claw castors.
Taking its inspiration from Greek antiquity and popularised by the neo-classical designs of the likes of Thomas Hope ,George Smith, and drawings from Ackermans 'Repository of Arts'.
A rare survivor retaining its original calico base covering. In good original 'country house' condition.
W 68"
D 26"
H (seat) 15"
England c.1810
Ref: ML 1510
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Early C19th/Late C18th Asian gilt-bronze Deity figure.
Early C19th/Late C18th gilt-bronze Deity figure. Raised on a stepped patinated base with well-cast detail and serene expression. Fitted with iron ring fixture to rear .Some minor losses and wear to gilding consistent with age .Probably Thai or Burmese. H 20" . Asia c 1800
Ref: MLBO 1310
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Early C20th 6" celestial globe by Philips, London
Early C20th 6" celestial globe by Philips, London. On ebonised beech stand with nicely patinated brass arm .Labelled "Philips Popular Magnitudes Celestial Globe, Fleet St . London" Dia 6" x H 11 ". England c. 1920.
Ref: MLC 613
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Early C20th Anglo-Indian carved ebony elephant lamp-base.
Early C20th Anglo-Indian carved ebony elephant lamp-base. Amusing ebony lamp featuring an elephant beneath a fronded palm or banana tree. Carved from solid ebony ,5 shaped leaves, the tree-trunk lamp-holder onto shaped ebony base. The well-carved elephant with ivory/bone tusks and toe-nails. Rich, glossy patina. Can be re-wired to clients specification.
H 15 "
W(of base)10".
India, possibly Ceylon c.1930
Ref: MLMJ 145
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Early C20th Art Deco period alabaster bowl hanging ceiling light.
Early C20th Art Deco period alabaster bowl hanging ceiling light. Fluted edge veined alabaster bowl with tapering stepped section base. Fitted bronzed metal roundels , and stylish bronzed metal suspension chains. Complete with bronzed metal ceiling 'rose' fitment. Diameter of bowl 20" x Depth 4" x Height from ceiling 32". No damage .French or Italian c 1920.
Ref: MLMC 141
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Early C20th Art Deco period gilt-bronze female nude figurine by Paul Philippe.
Early C20th Art Deco period gilt-bronze female nude figurine by Paul Philippe (1870-1930). Stylish nude study in athletic pose with outstretched arms standing on the balls of her feet, upon a 2-piece portor marble and onyx circular base . A study known as "L'Eveil " ("Awakening "). Signed to base of bronze in script "Philippe ". Some minor rubbing /discolouration to gilding. H 16" .France c.1930
Ref: MLDQ 146
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Early C20th Art-Deco period silver-plated patent "recipe" cocktail-shaker.
Early C20th Art-Deco period silver-plated patent "recipe"cocktail-shaker . Well-designed and rare shaker with 'twist action' recipe for cocktail mixes. Features 15 cocktail recipes and lists their ingredients and measures . Cap measure , strainer in lid and gilt interior. 4-piece construction. Good condition , with no dents , minor wear to silver-plate. Patented mark to base. A stylish and functional Art-Deco accessory .

For a similar example see Simon Khachadourian "The Cocktail Shaker" pub. London 2000.p.98 (An example sold Christie's 'Style and Spirit' 24/11/2015 Lot no. 168 1500 )
H 11".
England c. 1930
Ref: MLTH 149
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