Exceptional and Rare Pair of Anglo Indian Side Chairs, in rosewood with the backs elaborately pierced and carved with intertwining leafy vines and gracefully “s” shaped stiles; the seats retaining the original caning but now upholstered, the serpentine seat rails carved with a flowerhead and vines; the two front legs cabriole and boldly carved with acanthus leaves terminating in scrolled and pegged feet, the rear legs of chamfered serpentine shape.
Bombay, Circa 1850-60
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Fine Victorian Cane Rack or Umbrella Stand in black painted cast iron; having a shaped pediment, decorated back with a relief of a dog's head and removable tray in the base.
The English registry number impressed in the back dates this to circa 1885.
Two Carved Oak Gothic Revival Armchairs having rounded crestrails with finely carved decoration of bound laurel leaves and berries and ornately carved handholds of intertwined flora. English, circa 1830.
Fine Victorian Needlepoint Tilt Top Table in walnut having a circular top with floral needlepoint under glass, a turned and tapered pillar with carved leafage decoration and openwork scrolled legs. American or English, circa 1860.
Exceptional English Burled Walnut Davenport Desk having a superstructure with hinged lid opening to a fitted compartment, above a tooled leather writing slope which opens to a birdseye maple stationary well; a side cabinet door reveals four birdseye maple drawers. Circa 1870. This form was originally made for shipboard use (hence the term "captain's desk"), but was quickly incorporated into the home beca ...click for details
Fine Antique English Canterbury in Walnut, having four pierced partitions with “C” scroll carved decoration above a single drawer and raised on turned ball form feet with brass casters.
Originally designed for sheet music, these are now used primarily as magazine racks. To see other examples, type "canterbury" into the search box. ...click for details
Late Victorian Bamboo and Lacquer Magazine Rack, having a padded seat top and hinged front panel opening to a divided interior; front and sides decorated with lacquer chinoiserie panels of birds and blossoms. English, Circa 1880.
(losses to lacquer)