Get the Georgian look: five 18th century pieces of furniture and objects at auction

Lyon & Turnbull’s Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art sale later this month features nearly 700 lots of art and antiques.

Five centuries sale

Lyon & Turnbull’s Five Centuries sale on May 18-19 features nearly 700 lots of art and antiques.

Among the selection of lots is Georgian furniture and works of art. Here are five examples coming up in the May 18-19 sale.

George I spice cabinet

George I cabinet

This George I oak spice cabinet is estimated at £300-500.


Tub chair

Tub armchair

This George II mahogany tub armchair is estimated at £400-600.

Five Georgian glasses

Wine glasses

This collection of five twist-stem wine glasses with bell-shaped bowls, comprising two Dutch examples, with red enamel double-series twist stems, a pair of air-twist stem glasses, and an opaque double-series twist stem glass are estimated at £400-600.




This George II mahogany painted and parcel-gilt mirror has a fret carved cresting centred by Prince-of-Wales plumes. It is estimated at £700-1000.

Card table

Card table

This George II mahogany card table with a fold-over top is estimated at £400-600.


Lyon & Turnbull hold regular sales selling a range of art, antiques and collectables.

Read more about buying furniture at auction.

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