The Gentleman's Library Sale

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The Gentleman's Library Sale

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After Claude Michel, known as Clodion, (French, 1738-1814): A pair of late 19th century French gilt bronze and white marble figural candelabraform...

A 19th century gilt bronze five light colza chandelierthe lotus cast dwarf arms issuing from a central swept vase and bowl reciever with acanthus ...

An early Victorian japanned papier mache tea tray or 'tea board' by Walton & Co painted with a view entitled 'Guard Room, Chamboard'of 'Gothic' ba...

A George III mahogany caddy top chestCirca 1760, with two short drawers above four long graduated drawers, on shaped bracket feet, the Rococo bras...

A George IV mahogany combination folio cabinet/stand attributed to GillowsCirca 1830, the sliding hinged adjustable ratcheted top inset with toole...

A George II walnut and featherbanded bureau cabinet of narrow proportionsCirca 1730, the cavetto cornice above a mirror-inset re-entrant arched do...

A George I walnut and featherbanded chest on chestCirca 1725, the reverse ogee moulded cornice above three short drawers, over three long graduate...

A matched pair of Franco-Flemish late 17th century walnut fauteuilsEach upholstered with associated late 17th/early 18th century tapestry fragment...

A pair of early Louis XV carved beech fauteuilsCirca 1740, each with associated 18th century floral tapestry upholstery and a cartouche shaped bac...

A George III mahogany pedestal deskThe rectangular top with a moulded edge, inset with a gilt-tooled leather writing surface, above one long and t...

A George IV mahogany partners' pedestal deskCirca 1830, the gilt-tooled leather inset top above four short and two long opposing ash-lined frieze ...

An Italian late 16th/early 17th century carved walnut credenzaprobably of Tuscan originThe rectangular top with a fluted edge moulding, above thre...

A mid Victorian porcelain and gilt bronze mounted satinwood and purplewood bonheur du jourCirca 1860, with floral and bird painted plaques, the tr...

A Regency mahogany sideboard attributed to GillowsCirca 1815, of bowed breakfront form, the superstructure with four reeded and ring turned balust...

A very long mid Victorian 'Samuel Hawkins' patent mahogany extending dining table together with its leaf storage unitOn ring turned baluster and f...

A set of eighteen mahogany and ebonised dining chairsin the Regency styleIncluding two armchairs, each with an acanthus wrapped and scrolled horiz...

A set of twelve mid Victorian gothic revival oak dining chairspossibly by E.W. PuginIncluding two armchairs, each with chamfered edges, the curved...

A Victorian mahogany miniature or child's mahogany Wellington chestof typical form, the moulded top over six graduated drawers with turned knopped...

A late Victorian carved and inlaid mahogany miniature breakfast tablethe hinged top with undulating edge and central star decoration within a matc...

A George III satinwood, kingwood crossbanded and purplewood Pembroke tableCirca 1785, the top inlaid with a central oval patera within a segmented...

A pair of very large mahogany library bergeresin the Regency style, after Charles Heathcote Tatham and Thomas HopeEach with an outscrolled and dis...

A pair of late Victorian ebonised, amboyna, purplewood and chequer inlaid display cabinetsEach with running gilt brass mounts, the baluster galler...

A George IV mahogany breakfront wardrobe attributed to GillowsCirca 1825, the ovolo moulded cornice above a central pair of doors comprising a pai...

A 17th century oak gateleg tableThe oval twin hinged top above a frieze drawer to one end, over a shaped apron, on four ring turned, flared and fl...

A near set of eight provincial 19th century ash chairsin the manner of Philip Clissett (1817-1913)Including two armchairs, each with a ring turned...

A pair of 18th century Italian provincial carved walnut open armchairsEach with a pierced vertical splat and scroll arm supports, with a drop-in r...

A set of three late 18th/early 19th century elm and beech hall chairs together with a Tushingham family bible dating to 1868Each chair with an ova...

A William and Mary kingwood, rosewood, oyster veneered and featherbanded kneehole deskin the manner of Thomas PistorCirca 1690, the hinged foldove...

A Regency rosewood and brass inlaid library table attributed to GillowsCirca 1820, with line-inlay, the gilt tooled leather inset top above six sh...

A pair of 19th century French gilt and patinated bronze figural six light candelabra in the Empire tastethe five palmette candle nozzles with lotu...

A French late 19th century gilt bronze mounted tulipwood and marquetry table a ambulantInlaid with Venus and Cupid within a scrolled cartouche, sc...

A French 19th century carved walnut fauteuil a la Reinein the Louis XV styleWith associated gros and petit-point needlework upholstery, the frames...

A George III mahogany open armchairin the manner of B. HarmerCirca 1785, the curved arm supports each carved with a rosette roundel, on stiff-leaf...

A German late 18th/early 19th century brass mounted mahogany writing tableWith brass stringing, the bead mounted panelled frieze drawer with a bai...

A harewood, tulipwood, satinwood, purplewood and marquetry demi-lune pier tablethe frieze apparently late 18th century, the top probably later and...

A George III mahogany, tulipwood crossbanded and chequer inlaid bonheur du jourCirca 1790, the pair of oval panelled doors enclosing one adjustabl...

A 19th century carved walnut double chairback setteein the George II styleWith a scrolled and shaped toprail and conforming stiles, the twin vase ...

A pair of Regency rosewood 'curricle' or 'curule' bergeresCirca 1820, Each with a curved and dished toprail above lotus-leaf wrapped volute-scroll...

After Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (French, 1714-85): A pair of late 19th century patinated bronze figural groups of a infant boy and girl with a birdcag...

A Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted tulipwood, rosewood and marquetry hauteur d'appui or low cabinetCirca 1870, of breakfront form, with quarter ve...

A pair of 18th century French provincial 'Louis XV' solid walnut fauteuilsEach with an arched back and scrolled arm supports, above a scroll carve...

A pair of mahogany Gainsborough armchairselements apparently 18th centuryEach with channelled downswept arm terminals, on channelled square sectio...

An Italian late 18th/early 19th century kingwood, tulipwood banded and inlaid commodinoof Milanese/Lombard originWith quarter veneering and tablet...

A large mid Victorian figured mahogany and birds' eye maple cellaret of sarcophagus formPossibly Irish, carved with a gadrooned edge, ring tied ro...

A George II walnut caddy top chest of small proportionsInlaid with stringing, the quarter veneered top above three long drawers, on shaped bracket...

A Dutch early 19th century marquetry bombe serpentine chestInlaid with urns of stylised flowers, foliage, birds and butterflies, with a shaped ove...

A Queen Anne walnut and featherbanded chestThe quarter veneered top with an ogee moulded edge, above two short and three long graduated drawers, o...

A Victorian brass mounted mahogany campaign chestIn two sections, with two short drawers above three long drawers, probably originally having deta...

A pair of late George III mahogany breakfront display cabinetsPossibly Irish, circa 1800, each with bowed shaped ends, the dentilled cornice above...

An early 18th century and later walnut veneered table cabinetWith a pair of cupboard doors enclosing a fitted interior of eight drawers, the centr...

A 'Cairo-ware' parquetry, bone and wood inlaid table cabinetwith geometric inlay overall, with two short drawers and one long drawer, on four bun ...

A Regency green painted and parcel gilt open armchairin the manner of George SmithWith fluted frames, the stylised foliate incised tablet splat su...

A late George III mahogany and brass mounted reading bergereCirca 1795, one arm support mounted with a brass swivel hinged candle arm comprising a...

A George III mahogany and chequer inlaid serpentine kneehole combination writing/dressing tableWith chequered stringing, the flame figured and ros...

A late George II mahogany drop-leaf tableCirca 1755, with a twin-hinged oval top, on volute scroll eared cabriole legs terminating in claw and bal...

A George III mahogany serpentine secretaire chestThe overhanging top with a moulded edge, above a secretaire drawer enclosing four short drawers, ...

A William III or Queen Anne figured walnut and featherbanded bureau cabinetCirca 1700, the moulded cornice above a pair of shaped arched mirror in...

Three similar early 19th century brass mounted and studded black leather covered travelling trunksall with twin bale carrying handles to the sides...

A mid 17th century German iron mounted and close-nailed leather clad oak strong box or casketof rectangular form with ribbed re-enforcing struts t...

A late 17th century polychrome decorated carved wood and iron eagle lecternprobably Frenchthe bird of prey modelled with outspread wings supportin...

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