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A 'Thebes" Stool.

English circa 1890.

The oak dished seat above three splayed ebonised legs.

Dimensions: 38cm (15") high; 35cm (13.75") wide; 26cm (10.25") deep.


A Bobbin Armchair.

English circa 1840.


The faux rosewood bobbin turnings with upholstered armrests, horsehair squab cushion above bobbin front & swept back legs on brass cap castors.

Wool striped fabric.

Dimensions: 90cm (35.5") high; 62cm (24.5") wide; 66cm (26") deep.



An 19th Century Bobbin Stool.

English circa 1850.

The horsehair upholstered seat above a beech x-frame bobbin support centred by turned roundel decoration.

Provenance: the estate of Lord & Lady Chateris.

Dimensions: 43cm (17") high; 48cm (19) wide; 48cm (19") deep.


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A Fine 18th Century Armchair.

English circa 1790.

The curved back, shaped arms & saddle seat on turned tapering front & oblique back legs.

Re-upholstered in hand stitched horsetail, tailored in hand dyed antique linen, finished in hand-patinated close nailing.

Dimensions: 91.5cm (36") high; 63.5cm (25") wide; 61cm (24") deep.

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A Pair of Rosewood Bobbin Chairs.

English circa 1850.


The bobbin backs with roundel bosses above a stitched horsehair seat on bobbin front & swept back legs.


Dimensions: 84cm (33”) high; 46cm (18”) wide; 48cm (19”) deep.


A "Thebes" Stool.

English circa 1890.

The dished slatted beech seat above spindle supports & stretchers on ring-turned legs.

Dimensions: 38cm (15") high; 40cm (15.75") wide; 39cm (15.25") deep.

Attributed: Liberty & Co.

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Four Mahogany Bobbin Chairs.

English circa 1840.


The bobbin tapering backs  above a caned seat on bobbin front & swept back legs.

Dimensions: 89cm (35") high; 46cm (18") wide; 51cm (20") deep.



A Pair of Mahogany Gothic Chairs.

English circa 1820.


The fine mahogany Gothic lancet detailing, stuff-over horsehair seat on sabre legs.

After a design by George Smith (c. 1786 - 1826).

Dimensions: 89cm (35") high; 46cm (18") wide; 53cm (21") deep.



A Fine Pair of George III Hall Chairs.

English circa 1775.


The mahogany finely carved oval fan back, centred by a medallion with remnants of a painted crest, above a serpentine seat, on square tapering legs.

In the style of Mayhew & Ince.

Dimensions: 96.5cm (38") high; 48cm (19") wide; 47cm (18.5") deep.



An Early 19th Century Oak Hall Chair.

English circa 1810.


The unusual architectural back centred by an oval medallion flanked by tapering Doric pilasters, profiled by turned bosses, on ring-turned faceted front legs & swept back legs.

Dimensions: 86cm (34") high; 44cm (17.5") wide; 48cm (19") deep.



Sixteen Unusual Regency Mahogany

Dining Chairs.

English circa 1815.

Comprising two open armchairs & fourteen side chairs, each with a scrolled tableted toprail above a horizontal acanthus-carved splat centred by a roundel, on scrolled supports, sabre legs.

The drop-in seat re-upholstered in hand-stitched horsetail and covered in antique linen.


Dimensions: 84cm (33") high; 48cm (19") wide; 52cm (20.5") deep.


A Rare Gordon Russell Stool.

English 1923.

Fine chamfered oak frieze & legs. Original tan leather seat centred by unusual circular pierced decoration, brass space nailing.


Copper label to the underside inscribed: ‘The Russell Workshops Ltd, Broadway, Worcestershire’.


One of Gordon Russell's earliest and most successful Cotswold School pieces, Design no. 39.

Dimensions: 35cm (15") a cube.


An Overscaled Stool.

English circa 1850.

The one-piece solid elm top above four tapering oak legs.


Dimensions: 57cm (22 ½”) high; 51cm (20”) wide; 36cm (14 ½”) deep.

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An Overscaled 19th Century Armchair.

English circa 1860.

The linear horse hair upholstery above slightly tapering oak legs on brass castors.



Dimensions: 95cm (37.5"") high; 62cm (24.5") wide; 81cm (32") deep.


A George III Mahogany Hall Chair.

English circa 1800.

The back with carved patrae above fluted pilasters centred by a brass roundel, plain seat on turned tapering legs.

After a design by Henry Holland.

Attributed: Gillows, Lancaster.


Dimensions: 86.5cm (34") high; 53cm (21") wide; 51cm (20") deep.


A Fine Set of George III Dining Chairs.

English circa 1800.

The six mahogany chairs with tapering reeded pilasters bridged by guilloche decorated splats, on turned tapering legs.

Re-upholstered in hand stitched horsetail.


By William Blackburn: An associate of Gillows.


Dimensions: 84.5cm (33 ¼") high; 49.5cm (19 ½”) wide; 47cm (18 ½”) deep.


A Mahogany Armchair.

English circa 1930.

The carved & curved armchair frame with period leather upholstery.

By Parker Knowle.


Dimensions: 91cm (36") high; 71cm (28") wide; 67.5cm (26.5") deep.


A Fine Pair of Regency Chairs.

English circa 1805.

The Greek key & lyre shaped back-splat above a saddle seat on sabre legs with roundel bosses.         Almost certainly made by Richard Cartmell & Richard Goad Fletcher in the workshop of Edward Batty, Lancashire - an associate of Gillows.

Dimensions: 84cm (33") high; 48cm (19") wide; 51cm (20") deep.


A Fine Howard & Sons Open Armchair.

English circa 1890.

The mahogany cabriole legs, arms & scroll feet carved with anthemion & acanthus leaf detailing. 

Re-upholstered in horsetail, tailored in brushed cotton, finished in hand-patinated close nailing.

Stamped ‘Howard & Sons, Berners Street’.

Dimensions: 94cm (37") high; 69cm (27") wide; 69cm (27") deep.


A Pair of George II Curule Stools.

English circa 1760.

In mahogany with a saddle seat, finely turned stretchers & roundel bosses.

Dimensions: 46cm (18") high; 53cm (21") wide; 39cm (15.5") deep.


A George II Mahogany Hall Chair.

English circa 1750.


Of sgabello form, the curved solid mahogany back displaying a painted crest above a monogram with the initials ‘JC’, panelled seat on shaped front legs.


Dimensions: 98cm (38 ½”) high; 44cm (17 ¼”) wide; 54.5cm (21 ½”) deep.


A Pair of George II Mahogany Hall Chairs.

English circa 1750.

Of sgabello form, the curved solid mahogany back displaying a finely painted crest of an Eagle with a kidney in its mouth, the panelled seat on shaped front legs.




Provenance: Benjamin Kidney, Knuston Hall, Northamptonshire.

Dimensions: 99cm (39") high; 41cm (16") wide; 51cm (20") deep.

A George III Fanback Side Chair.

English circa 1790.

The shaped mahogany top-rail above a pierced

and waisted splat, on fine fluted legs joined by an H-stretcher. Re-upholstered in horsetail & covered in antique glazed linen.

Attributed to Gillows.

Dimensions: 91cm (36") high; 55cm (21.5") wide; 57cm (22.5") deep.

A Rare 19th Century Astronomer's Armchair.

English circa 1860.

The unusual raked arms on line-decorated uprights. Re-upholstered in horsetail, covered in antique leather from the Metta Catharina shipwreck of 1786, finished in hand-patinated close nailing.

Dimensions: 97cm (38") high; 61cm (24") wide; 71cm (28") deep.

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