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Dealers in Fine Antique Furniture and Furnishings for Town & Country Houses
Turning wood...
...into something both beautiful and functional has been the craftsman's legacy for centuries and his creations' survival is testament to both extraordinary skills and choice of the best materials. Whether for decorative purposes or for daily use, the aesthetic and tactile qualities of worked wood are timeless. Some fabulous new additions to our collection are shown below.

Fruitwood Cup & Cover 'Magical' Trick Game
Turned with domed foot to baluster turned stem to ribbed ball with turned finial. When the lid is removed a grey ball is revealed. But it can be devious and a sleight of hand also reveals a red or a white ball, but only if you now how...
Difficult to date but probably English, circa 1800
Height 8" (20cm) Diameter 3.5" (9cm)
Stock No. 9845
Burr Birch Peg Tankard
Carved and turned Karelian burr birch peg tankard with domed lid and foliate canopy. The thumb piece to the lid carved as a Hippocampus over a handle carved as a serpent, which is pegged onto the body of the tankard. The tankard has a beaded border to both the top and the base. The inside and the base are in pristine original condition and looks to be unused. The polish and patination to the outside is stunning.
Norwegian, early to mid 18th century.
Height 6.5" (16cm) Diameter 5" (13cm)
Stock No. 9853

Pressed Karelian Birch Circular Snuff Box
Depicting a battle scene of the last stand of Prince Josef Antoni Poniatowski (1763-1813). Around the top edge the faint words, C'est ici qu'il faut mourir avec honneur' (It is here that he must die with honour) and, beneath the image, 'Paroles de Poniatovki en se precipitant dans l'Elster'. Silver metal oval to the lid inscribed with the initials J.B. Tortoiseshell lined interior. Image based on the original painting by January Suchodolski.
French, circa 1820
Diameter 3.5" (
Stock No. 9847

Three Charles ll Lignum Vitae Mortars -
each of good colour and patination. English,
circa 1680.
Stock Nos. 9872, 9873, 9874

Pair of Teak Candlesticks
Brass drip pans to concave turned candle sockets over tapered bobbin turned columns to moulded domed circular bases. Bear brass labels 'Made from timber taken from HMS Renown'. HMS Renown was built in 1798 and broken up in 1835.
Height 9" (23cm) Base Diameter 6" (15cm)
Stock No. 9865

Walnut Carved Mirror
The frame in the form of a classical ruin with corinthian fluted columns with carved capitols on plinth bases flanking the mirror plate. To the top an elaborate moulded cornice entwined with overgrown fauna including vines and, to the side, a carved palm tree. To the reverse bears a maker's label:J.GROSSMANN HOLZWAARENFABRIK INTERLAKEN Swiss, in the manner of Bavarian carving of the mid to late 19th century,
circa 1840 - 1890
Max.Height 23" (60cm) Width 14" (36cm)
Stock No. 9864
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