OBJECTS OF CURIOSITY

18th-Century Royal Navy Decorated Barrel

18th-Century Royal Navy Decorated Barrel

A rare 18th-century Royal Navy oak grog or powder barrel, lacquered and decorated with the Royal Coat of Arms. Super piece and makes a fantastic and atmospheric stick/cane stand.

William IV Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

William IV Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

William IV Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy 1800 England £2,100 Follow UsinstagramEmail this pageWilliam IV Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy A fine William IV mother of pearl inlaid tortoiseshell tea caddy. The term...

George III Red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

George III Red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

A rare exquisitely shaped red tortoiseshell tea caddy, serpentine to all four faces with a pagoda top. The beautifully worked silver handle depicts the Prince of Wales feathers and it is raised on fine ball and claw feet of silver.

19th-Century Quarter-striking Carriage Clock by Leroy, Paris

19th-Century Quarter-striking Carriage Clock by Leroy, Paris

The gilt-brass, so-called corniche case has bevelled glass panels on all sides so that the movement is entirely visible. It is surmounted by a shaped carrying handle. The white enamel dial has a Roman chapter ring, with Arabic five-minute and minute divisions.

Louis XV Style French Lantern

Louis XV Style French Lantern

A superb large French brass lantern of Louis XV style, 19th century. The five light chandelier within a cylindrical lantern cast with scrolling acanthus, shells and vase-shaped finials with serpentine glazed panels, fitted for electricity.

William and Mary Ebony Veneered Bracket Clock by Johnathan Lowndes

William and Mary Ebony Veneered Bracket Clock by Johnathan Lowndes

The ebony-veneered case has a so-called domed top, a design which became popular in the Charles II period (from 1675 onwards). The case is adorned with repousse brass ornaments and rests on gilt-brass bun feet. It is surmounted by a brass carrying handle of typical shape.

19th-Century Carriage Clock signed Charles Frodsham, London

19th-Century Carriage Clock signed Charles Frodsham, London

The so-called gorge case has its original gilding. It has bevelled glass panels on all sides so that the movement is entirely visible and is surmounted by a shaped carrying handle. The white enamel dial has a Roman chapter ring, with Arabic five-minute and minute divisions.

Oil Painting of a Horse Standing Proud in Woodland

Oil Painting of a Horse Standing Proud in Woodland

Fine Art – Charles Henry Scwanfelder (1774-1837). Signed C H Schwanfelder Pinx and dated 1825. An exceptional portrait of a horse standing proud in woodland, in front of a tree-lined vista incorporating cows residing by a stream.

Charles II Pewter Flat Lid Tankard

Charles II Pewter Flat Lid Tankard

The Oak Interior – An extremely rare Charles II pewter tankard dated 1666. The tankard bears a crested stamp dated 1666 to the inside of the base. The flat caddy and ringed lid are stamped to the top with four hallmarks of the period and the initials C B. The beautifully crafted handle terminates at a bifurcated rams horn hinged thumb piece and the vessel sits on a multiple ringed and flared base.

17th Century Olive Oyster Lace Box

17th Century Olive Oyster Lace Box

Charming and original 12” olive oyster lace box, circa 1680-90. It is most likely that this gorgeous piece was commissioned during the short reign of William and Mary (1689-1702). This was a great time in British furniture design with some of the most notable pieces to date being commissioned.

Charles II Kingwood Oyster Lace Box

Charles II Kingwood Oyster Lace Box

An extremely rare Charles II kingwood oyster lace box 1660-1675. The box through its kingwood (also known as princeswood) oysters laid in a parquetry fashion, relate closely to an important and exceptionally rare triad set, in private collection at Dryton House.

18th-Century Royal Navy Decorated Barrel

18th-Century Royal Navy Decorated Barrel

A rare 18th-century Royal Navy oak grog or powder barrel, lacquered and decorated with the Royal Coat of Arms. Super piece and makes a fantastic and atmospheric stick/cane stand.

William IV Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

William IV Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

William IV Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy 1800 England £2,100 Follow UsinstagramEmail this pageWilliam IV Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy A fine William IV mother of pearl inlaid tortoiseshell tea caddy. The term...

George III Red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

George III Red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

A rare exquisitely shaped red tortoiseshell tea caddy, serpentine to all four faces with a pagoda top. The beautifully worked silver handle depicts the Prince of Wales feathers and it is raised on fine ball and claw feet of silver.

19th-Century Quarter-striking Carriage Clock by Leroy, Paris

19th-Century Quarter-striking Carriage Clock by Leroy, Paris

The gilt-brass, so-called corniche case has bevelled glass panels on all sides so that the movement is entirely visible. It is surmounted by a shaped carrying handle. The white enamel dial has a Roman chapter ring, with Arabic five-minute and minute divisions.

Louis XV Style French Lantern

Louis XV Style French Lantern

A superb large French brass lantern of Louis XV style, 19th century. The five light chandelier within a cylindrical lantern cast with scrolling acanthus, shells and vase-shaped finials with serpentine glazed panels, fitted for electricity.

William and Mary Ebony Veneered Bracket Clock by Johnathan Lowndes

William and Mary Ebony Veneered Bracket Clock by Johnathan Lowndes

The ebony-veneered case has a so-called domed top, a design which became popular in the Charles II period (from 1675 onwards). The case is adorned with repousse brass ornaments and rests on gilt-brass bun feet. It is surmounted by a brass carrying handle of typical shape.

19th-Century Carriage Clock signed Charles Frodsham, London

19th-Century Carriage Clock signed Charles Frodsham, London

The so-called gorge case has its original gilding. It has bevelled glass panels on all sides so that the movement is entirely visible and is surmounted by a shaped carrying handle. The white enamel dial has a Roman chapter ring, with Arabic five-minute and minute divisions.

Oil Painting of a Horse Standing Proud in Woodland

Oil Painting of a Horse Standing Proud in Woodland

Fine Art – Charles Henry Scwanfelder (1774-1837). Signed C H Schwanfelder Pinx and dated 1825. An exceptional portrait of a horse standing proud in woodland, in front of a tree-lined vista incorporating cows residing by a stream.

Charles II Pewter Flat Lid Tankard

Charles II Pewter Flat Lid Tankard

The Oak Interior – An extremely rare Charles II pewter tankard dated 1666. The tankard bears a crested stamp dated 1666 to the inside of the base. The flat caddy and ringed lid are stamped to the top with four hallmarks of the period and the initials C B. The beautifully crafted handle terminates at a bifurcated rams horn hinged thumb piece and the vessel sits on a multiple ringed and flared base.

17th Century Olive Oyster Lace Box

17th Century Olive Oyster Lace Box

Charming and original 12” olive oyster lace box, circa 1680-90. It is most likely that this gorgeous piece was commissioned during the short reign of William and Mary (1689-1702). This was a great time in British furniture design with some of the most notable pieces to date being commissioned.

Charles II Kingwood Oyster Lace Box

Charles II Kingwood Oyster Lace Box

An extremely rare Charles II kingwood oyster lace box 1660-1675. The box through its kingwood (also known as princeswood) oysters laid in a parquetry fashion, relate closely to an important and exceptionally rare triad set, in private collection at Dryton House.

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