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Kangxi Chinese Export Famille Verte Deep Dish

China, c1680-1700

Heightened with gilt throughout,

the roundel with a phoenix above a peony, the rim with fish and shrimp,

the whole possiby referring to sky and water

9.5" Diameter

In Stock - Linked



Arita"Kraak" Blue & White Barbed Dish
Edo Period,Arita Japan, Probably Late 17th Century

Painted with the two-deer-in-a garden motif,
within an outer border of large panels of two floral sprays
the verso of type VIII (Rinaldi), and spur marks indicating Japanese production

8" Diameter




Queen Anne Heavy Baluster Drinking Glass
England, c1710
Deep solid base with tear,
over a stem having an elongated tear from the wide angular knop
through the lower ball knop, raised on a spreading folded foot
5.75" High

In Stock, Linked



Good Blown Black Onion Bottle

England, c1710-20

A heavy deep black-green bottle having good density and shiny surface,

the verso with a high kick-up and snapped pontil,

the neck with an applied ring

7.5" High x 6" Diameter at Base




Pair Chinese Export Rose Imari Plates

Yongzheng / Early Qianlong, c1722-40

Finely painted in an early famille rose and iron red palette with gilt,

centering a cockerel atop a blue hollow rock within a border

iron red scrolls and seed pod pulls,

verso with underglaze blue and iron red floral scrolls

9" Diameter

(An Identical Pair of Chargers - Sold Christie's April 10, 2019, Sale 18151, Lot 73)

In Stock - Linked



George II Baluster Wine Glass

England, c1730

Of quite heavy weight, the bell bowl with teared solid base

above a teared inverted baluster and teared ball knop

5.75" High

In Stock - Linked



Early George II Balustroid Cordial Glass

England, c1730

The simple and elegant glass of good weight,

the round funnel bowl raised on a solid double stem with three knops,

raised on a conical folded foot with snapped pontil

5.5" High

In Stock - Linked



George II Large Plain Stem Drawn Trumpet Wine

With Folded Foot and Enlongated Tear,

England, c1740-50

7.5" High / Rim 3-1/2" Wide / Foot, 3-5/8" Wide




Rare George II Jacobite Water Glass

England, c1750

Engraved with a rose and bud on stem
amongst forget-me-not sprays, a winged bird verso,
raised on a beaded knop above a domed foot
4.25" High

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed



Good Pair c1750-60 Jabocite Water Bowls

The bodies encircled by finely engraved garlands, including a

6-petaled Jacobite rose, a carnation, honeysuckle,

apples, other flowers, and a sunflower,.

A pair of wine glasses (Drambuie Collection) having very similar borders

is illustrated in 'The Jacobites & Their Glasses', Seddon, pl. 33 with the following notation :

"With a little imagination the initial letters of the flowers can sometimes be made to spell 'Charles'".

Small glass water bowls as these were often used

in toasting "the King across the water".

4.75" Wide

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed



Scarce Chelsea White Leaf & Basket Molded Stand
England, c1752-54

The plain center surrounded by basket moulding,
each end with grape stems and overlapping leaves
sided by crabstock handles;
Ref : For a polychrome example, see Chelsea Porcelain, Severne Mackenna, pl. 28.
11" Diameter

In Stock - Linked



Scarce Bow Porcelain Powder Blue Hors d'Oeuvres Dish
England, 1760-65
The petal-form dish painted with a blue-outlined island riverscape
depicting an island pagoda riverscape;
the even powder blue ground with reserved blue-outlined panels :
three detailed riverscape fan-shaped border panels
alternating with three small round panels of lotus sprigs
5.75" Diameter

In Stock - Linked



Early George III Engraved Airtwist Wine

England, c1765

Heavy weigh, the bell bowl with multiple airtwists

descending from a deep base to a thick stem,
the rim well engraved with large grape leaves,
grape clusters and tendrils; conical foot; snapped pontil.
6.75" High




Early George III Engraved Double Series Opaque Twist Stem Wine

England, c1765

Unusually engraved with a fruiting vine arising from delicate grasses,
raised on a double series opaque twist stem with two spiral tapes outside a gauze

5.75" High

In Stock - Linked



First Period Worcester Deep Shell-Shaped Dish

England, c1765-70

The escallop form shell in the Primrose patten

with curled over handle

5.25" High

In Stock - Linked



Rare Pair of George III Facet-Cut Glass Tapersticks

England, c1760-70

The flaring facet-cut nozzles above slender facet-cut stems

having two facet-cut knops and inverted baluster,

raised on a domed 6-petal form faceted feet

7.5" High

Tapersticks only occasionally come is pairs.

A pair of glass tapersticks is rare - not only by manufacture but survival.

Domed feet on facet-cut taper- or candlesticks are seldom seen after 1770

In Stock - Linked



Continental Faience Tin-Glazed Bonbonniere
Pseudo Delft Marks, 19th century
Modeled as a head of a pug, the features and coat picked out in underglaze blue;
having gilt-metal mounts and oval cover, the cover engraved with flora within a zig-zag border,
the interior with an underglaze blue mark :

conjoined initials PAK in the Delft (De Grieksche) manner
2.5" Wide
In Stock - Linked


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Charles I Oak Joint Stool

England, c1620
The solid seat with moulded edge,
above a moulded frieze with pierced scroll motifs,
raised on square section and turned tapering legs joined by peripheral stretchers

(These now make excellent small side tables)

21.5" High x 17.5" Long x 1.25" Deep

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed




Charles I Diminutive Boarded Oak Chest
England, c1630-40
With excellent color and patination,
the front carved two fleur de lis quatrefoils on a punched ground,
siding an iron lockplate and frilly leafed palmette,
the slab ends with Gothic ogee-arched cut-away base
30 .5" Wide x 14.5" Deep x 20" High




Charles II Upholstered Oak Stool

England, c1670

The small rectangular stool with damask
upholstered top edged by tassels,
raised on baluster legs on turned ball feet and joined by stretchers

16" High x 15.6 Wide x 12.8" Deep

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed




17th Century Scottish Brass Chamberstick

Estimated Dating c1680

Extremely heavy weight, the small baluster nozzle over a heart-form drip pan with cross,

the arched handle indistinctly inscribed B E G O N (E?),

and some letters or numbers

22.1 oz. / 2.75" High, 9" Long





Rare William & Mary Walnut Crested Cushion Mirror
England, c1690, Probably Provincial
Well figured and retaining the original rectangular shallowly beveled glass plate
and original tenoned arched and pierced cresting,
the cut-out floral and foliate designs creating contrasting light and dark areas;
43" High x 27.5" Wide




William & Mary Walnut & Olivewood Oyster Veneered & Marquetry
Document / Lace Box

England, c1690
The rectangular box retaining its original faded and well patinated surfaces,
having a hinged cover of 'oyster veneer' and circular inlaid marquetry and banding,
above a highly figured walnut frieze, original iron hinges and lock
15.25' x 11.25" x 4.75"

In Stock - Linked



17th Century Royal Interest Pewter Beaker

Portraits of William III & Queen Mary II of England

The Netherlands, c1690

With Excellent color and patination,

each crowned with an orb above, and holding a scepter,

within a double dog-tooth oval, a touchmark verso :

crowned rose with initials 'A R' within the crown, flanked by M and M

Such beakers, with portraits of William of Orange & Mary II of England, are usually

in celebration of William's 1689 ascent to the English throne as William III.

6.75" High

In Stock - Linked



Rare & Unusual Carved Burr Walnut Guglet (Bottle Vase)
17th Century, Probably English
Carved in the manner of Rhineland Stoneware Bellarmine (Bartmann) Jugs,
depicting a female face (rather than 'Bearded Man') wearing a 12-13th century female

cloth headdress : a 'wimple' , accompanied by a 'gorget' and secured by a wide 'fillet'
6" High

In Stock - Linked



George I Walnut & Walnut Veneered Bachelor's Chest

Engand, c1715-20

The fold-out bookmatched top with featherbanding & crossbanding

above square lopers & two over three featherbanded & cockbeaded drawers;

original drop handles on petal mounts with cotter pin attachments

32.5" High x 34.5" Wide x 15.75" Deep

In Stock - Linked




George I Carved Walnut Open Armchair

England, c1720

A good early 18th century open armchair, of fine form and generous proportions,
retaining early surfaces with rich color and patination

36.75" High x 27.5" Wide

In Stock - Linked



Queen Anne / George I Walnut Corner Chair

England, c1710-20

With dramatic serpentine (horseshoe) shaped seat over a front cabriole leg,

and three turned tapering legs, all ending in pad feet.

31.5" High x 30" Wide x 25.5"Deep

In Stock - Linked



George I Diminutive Oyster Veneered Yewwood Bureau

England, c1720

Having crossbanding and inlaid banding of sycamore

the interior with baize writing surface and pidgeonholes and drawers,

the cockbeaded graduated drawers raised on shaped bracket feet

It is rather unusual to see oyster veneering in yewwood.

31" Wide x 21.5: Deep x 42' High

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed



George II Cuban Mahogany Writing-Table

England c1750

The tray top above a case with writing slide,

two short drawers - the top fitted for pens and an ink pot,

the opposing end with a cupboard door;

the surfaces and rocaille brasses appearing original

30" High x 25.5" Wide x 17" Deep

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed




George II Mahogany Bachelor's Chest

England, c1750

Having original well figured patinated surfaces and pierced brasses,

the rectangular fold-out top with wooden surface to the interior

30 .5" High x 31.5" Wide x 15" Deep

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed



George II Carved & Upholstered Library Armchair

England, c1750

Having 4 cabriole legs, the front legs and armrest

supports with acanthus leaves,

39" High, 27" Wide, 27" Deep


(Before It CouldBe Photographed)



Early George III Cuban Mahogany Diminutive Chest of Drawers,

with Brushiing Slide

England, c1765, 35.5" Wide

Retaining an excellent surface and original pierces brasses,
of excellent form and design,

the top with canted corners above a brushing slide
and four long graduated cockbeaded drawers,
blind fret-carved canted corners,
raised on strongly shaped ogee bracket feet

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed



George III Mahogany Upholstered Large Stool

England, c1775

The serpentine seat with close-nailed tacks

raised on tapering mahogany legs ending in brass caps and casters

17.5" High x 31" Wide x 28.5" Deep

This size stool also doubles well as a "coffee table".

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed



George III Caned Mahogany Portable Cradle

England, c1800-20

The rectangular portable basket with caned sides & oval hood

supported by turned supports and stretchers,

the feet ending in brass caps and casters;

with modern fitted bedding

45" High x 42" Long x 24" Deep

In Stock - Linked


 Rare Pair Georgian Goncalo Alves Adjustable Candle-Stands


Rare Pair of Georgian Turned Gonçalo Alves Adjustable Candle-Stands

England, Early 19th Century

Ref : Pinto, "Treen And Other Wooden Bygones",

pp.117-18, pl. 121 : "Candle-Stands"
Although these were originally made and offered in pairs,

most offered today appear to be only as single examples

7" High x 5.5" Wide (the base), Extending to 10.5" High
In Stock - Linked - Images in Progress



Figural Brass Door Porter
England, 1st Quarter 19th Centuy
The large dog seated on an oval serpentine weighted plinth atop two curled leaves
and surmounted by a long serpentine leafy standard with a over-scrolled leaf handle
13.5" High
SOLD, before it could be photographed



19th Century "Brighton Pavilion" Bamboo & Caned Child's Armchair
China, 19th Centiry, probably 1st half

The scarce 19th century child's armchair made in the Chinese manner
employed by George IV in furnishing the Royal Pavilion at Brighton,
the split bamboo frame having an upright back sided by downswept arms
inset with intricate geometric and foliate openwork;
the trapezoidal seat of cane-work

22.5" High x 14" Wide x 12" Deep

In Stock, Linked



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Richard Hayley Lever

Australian / American (1875-1958)

"Low Tide, St. Ives"

Oil on Panel / Signed Verso Hayley Lever.

Provenance : Clayton Liberatore Galleries, Long Island NY

6.25" x 9.25"




Martha Walter
American / Pennsylvnia, 1875-1976

Oil on canvas, Housed in an antique Stanford White style frame
Estate stamped and numbered 272
Image Size : 13" x 16" / Framed Size : 19.5' x 21.5"
In Stock - Linked



Ronald Ossory Dunlop RA
Ireland, (1894 – 1973)
"Summer Landscape"
c1900 / Signed Lower Right
Gouache on paper
Image size : 14.75" x 19.25"
Framed Size : 21.75" x 26.25"

In Stock - Linked



Norwood Creech / Arkansas / Tennessee, Contemporary

"Small Square Wyoming Hills with Trees and Bushes"

Pen and Graphite on Paper
Signed l.r.

Image size: 6 1/2" x 5 3/4"
Framed size: 14 1/2" x 13 3/4"

In Stock - Linked



Norwood Creech / Tennessee / Arkansas Contemporary
"Landscape in a Box"

Acrylic and Graphite on Paper
Signed Right Center
Exhibited Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock AR
Image size: 22.25" H x 34" W
Framed size: 32.25" x 43.5" W
In Stock, Linked



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James I Silver Apostle Spoon, James The Less

John Saunders, London, 1616-17

holding a fuller's bat with club end in his right hand and a book in his left,
his nimbus with a sacred dove;
V-attachment of finial to shaft

7" Long / 2 oz.

In Stock - Linked



Rare Mid-17th Century Silver "Tasting" Cup
England, Unmarked, c1640-70
Shaped in the Portuguese fashion prevalent at the time,
the deep round lobed bowl with an embossed flowerhead to the interior,
the opening petal edges further "studded" with punch-beading; two beaded s-scroll foliate handles,
raised on a short stem with bladed knop (Iberian influence) and small circular foot;
prick-engraved E over WH in the British manner.
3.75" The Bowl, 5" Over Handles, 2.5" High / 4 oz.
In Stock - Linked



Late 17th Century Trefid Spoon and 2-Tine Fork

each verso lightly pricked EB over EY and 1694

Of sweetmeat or "traveling" size and with trefid terminals,

the shafts engraved to each side with undulating foliage

descending from unengraved oval cartouches to one side, pricked to the other,

the rattail bowl with foliate engraving,

the two-tine fork with maker's mark 'Gothic' I pellet P, and the spoon unmarked

5" Long / .9 oz

Linked, Images in Progress



17th Century Silver-Gilt Engraved Trefid Sweetmeat Spoon
1690-95, Augsburg
With soft probably original gilding,
the oval bowl with a rattail attachment bearing a late 17th century mark for Augsburg,
a portcullis in an oval punch, and a zigzag "diet" silver test mark,
the shaft engraved to either side with overlapping leaves and pomegranates
and ending with a trefid terminal
4.5" Long / .5 oz.




Rare Set of Six George I Silver Rattail Dessert Spoons,

Paul de Lamerie

London, c1720

Of heavy gauge silver, each with rattail attachment and unengraved upturned terminal,
the shafts married 4 times with maker's mark only
7" Long / 7.7oz.




Early George II Silver Tot Cup

George Greenhill Jones, 1731, London 

The side with contemporary scratched initials W.C

2-3/8" High / 2.2 oz.

In Stock - Linked



Jacobite Issue Medal : "The Young Pretender"
Norbert Rottier, 1699
The silver medal depicting the bust 9 year old James Prince of Wales,
verso with owls over a radiant rising sun and a single ship below
SOLA. LUCE. FVGAT, (He has Flown by the Only Light)
and 1699; initialed N.R

Illustrated : "Works of Art From the Drambuie Collection", no.58;

"Material Culture of the Jacobites", Guthrie, p.72

In Stock - Linked



George I Silver-Mounted Tortoiseshell & Mother of Pearl Snuff Box

Unmarked, c1720 / "Arlecchino"

With silver sides and stand away silver hinge, the cover inlaid with silver pique,

mother of pearl, gilt metal and copper, featuring Arlecchino,

the Harlequin character from Commedia dell' Arte,

playing the lute - likely in pursuit of a pretty lady .

The use of this character in the Commedia dell' Arte has been traced back to as early as 1593

Provenance & Literature : "British Silver Boxes 1640-1840. The Lion Collection",

pictured p. 113, ref. 107, as well as the introduction illustration for "The Collection"




Early George II Silver-Mounted Armorial Tiger Cowrie Shell Snuff Box

England or Scotland, c1720

The slightly domeds silver cover engraved with the coat of arms

of Ashley or Ashby Ledgers (Ashby St. Legers), Northamptonshire

Provenance & Literature : "The Albert Collection", no. 381, pictured p. 14;

"British Silver Boxes 1640-1840,The Lion Collection", pictured p.116, ref. 112

2-7/8' Long







Cast Silver Schraubtaler (Schraubmedaille)

with 17 Hand-Colored Copper Plate Engravings

Augsburg, c1731-2, Abraham Remshard (Engravings), The Silver Unmarked

The small circular cast silver box unscrewing to reveal

17 detailed circular 'leporello' hand-colored copper engravings,

 depicting the historic expulsion of Protestants from Salzburg, and
their emigration to Prussian Lithuania at the invitation of King Frederick William I.

1.75" Wide x .75" High / 1 oz. total weight







Three George II Silver Escutcheon Bottle Tickets, c1739-50

'MOUNTAIN' James Slater, London, 1739-50

'CLARET' Thomas Rush, London c1740

'WHITE.WINE' William Cripps, London, 1743-50

Each Priced Separately

In Stock - Linked



Rare George II Die-Cast Silver Mustard Spoon

Diana of the Hunt

Elizabeth Tuite (likely) London, c1750-55
in the Hanoverian pattern with blunt bowl characteristic of the egg spoon,
the handle die-cast with a figure of a haloed Diana with her bow and bounty
within an elaborate rococo cartouche,
the bowl verso with a well cast basket of flowers within an arabesque cartouche;
the terminal crested with an arm in armour lying fesse and holding a dagger
4.5" / .5 oz.


In Stock - Linked



George II Rococo Silver Taperstick

John Cafe, London, 1755

In the rococo form and after the candlestick of the same design,

crested to the base with an arm in armour, holding a scimitar;

fully marked to the underside

4.6" High / 4.9 oz.




Straight Set of 12 George III Silver Hanoverian Tablespoons
Isaac Callard, London, 1757
Of heavy gauge silver withsingle drop heel
Each engraved en suite with the crest of a wolf (or fox) sejant ppr.
8.25" Long / 31.2 oz.


In Stock - Linked



Rare Early George III Hanoverian Silver Sugar Sifting Ladle

William Tant, London 1762

Of heavy gauge silver, with crisp marks

Cypher monogram to terminal

6.5" long / 1.9 oz.

In Stock - Linked



Early George III Irish Silver Hook-End Soup Ladle

Jospeh Cullen, Dublin, 1763

With deep scalloped bowl,

the upper shaft engraved in the Irish manner with

foliage descending from a terminal cartouche crested with "a cherub's head"

Crisp marks to shaft

13.75" Long / 8.25 oz

In Stock - Linked



Georgian Silver-Mounted Leather Tankard (Blackjack)

England, 18th Century

The tapering cylindrical tankard with leaher stitches body and handle,

the silver rim with a scalloped edge;

apparently unmarked

5-7/8" High x 4.25" Wide




Georgian Silver-Mounted Leather Tankard (Blackjack)
With Unengraved Shield
England, 18th Century, The Mounts, Birmingham (England) 1905 Import Marks

Of cylindrical tapering form having with leather-stitched body and handle,
the kicked terminal splayed, the silver rim with a scalloped and pierced edge;

the silver marked G.M. Co, with triangle, 925 and letter "f" (1905 Birmingham import mark)





Early George III Silver Escutcheon Form Bottle Ticket - MADEIRA
Joseph Steward II (Probably), London, 1768
Marked thrice with an I.S within an oval punch, Grimwade #1661

In Stock - Linked



Good Frederick VI Silver Heart-Form Hovedvansaeg

Copenhagen Denmark, Assay Mark Christopher Fabritius;,

The hinged cover below Inscribled A.P.D. over 1793

4" High




George III Silver Three-Part Wine Funnel
Peter, Anne & William Bateman, London, 1803
With reeded rim and shaped tang,
the push-on detachable strainer with reeded band
above a full curved and notched spout; also with detachable inner muslin ring
5.2" High, 3.25" Diameter

And a Matched George III Scottish Silver Reeded Funnel Stand,

Alexander Gairdner, Edinburgh, c1790

Crested for Cunninghm
In Stock, Not Yet Photographed



17th Century Style Silver Traveling Fork-Cum-Spoon

The Netherlands, c19th Century

With terminal seated lion pick

6.25" Long / 1.6 oz.




English Bacchanalian Silver Wine Taster

Rosenthal, Jacob & Co., London, 1884

A deep circular bowl, embossed with a mask of Bacchus

on a punched ground surrounded by scrolling foliage and flowerheads

2.75" Wide x 1-1/8" High / .7 oz.




Early George V Engraved Silver Quaich
'Rudyard Kipling' Interest, England, c1912
Engraved beneath the rim with the last verse from
Kipling's 1911 poem "Big Steamers" .
By decent through the Kipling family,
who report the bowl commissioned by Rudyard Kipling
as a gift to his only son John, killed shortly thereafter in World War I.
The Bowl, 5.75" Wide, 9" Across the Handles / 11.4 oz.



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(listed chronologically) : 


These will be photographed as time allows.

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Queen Anne / George I Finely Carved Walnut Side Chair,

Chinese Influence to the Crestrail,c1710-20 (In Stock)


Pair George II Cuban (Santo Domingan) Side Chairs, c1725 (In Stock)


Chelsea Silver-Shaped Polychrome Dish, c1752-54 (Incoming)


George III Silver Shell & Scroll Back Marrow Spoon, William Collings, London 1774 (In Stock)


George III Silver Lidded Tankard, Langlands & Robertson, Newcastle, 1782 (Incoming)


George III Silver Irish Marrrow Scoop, Arthur Murphy, Dublin, 1808 (In Stock)


Fine Set of Eighteen Early Victorian Silver-Gilt & Bloodstone Cheese Knives, 1841,

Crested en Suite, George Adams of Chawner & Co, London (In Stock)



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