Art Deco 1930’s Oak Orange Moquette Sofa
5 Edwardian Turner’s Watercolours at Farnley Hall
A beautiful moquette upholstered sofa dating to the Art Deco period of the early 20th century.
Here we have a fabulous oak art deco style sofa standing on its original casters, with bun feet and a straight front carved apron. On either side we have two oak columns with bulbous carved vase supports rising to the oak arms which taper out towards the front. The back rest is wide and deep and the seat itself is good and firm with nice padded cushions. The sofa is upholstered in the original moquette fabric with a lovely delicate foliate design. A very nice sofa with a lot of character.
Edwardian Munsey & Co Cambridge Pewter Tankard
A set of five wonderful souvenir books dating to the Edwardian period of the early 20th century.
Here we have a set of five collectable books detailing a selection of beautiful watercolours by J.M.W. Turner from the collection held at Farnley Hall in Yorkshire, owned by Mr. Walter Ramsden Hawkesworth Fawkes in the early 19th century when Turner became acquainted with him. Each black papered cord bound book is printed with the words “Turner’s Watercolours at Farnley Hall” with the coat of arms for the Fawkes family and Parts I to V in roman rumerals. Inside there are a series of paper plates with information about the gallery and the artist, along with superb colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. This is a wonderful set and sure to grow in value.
2 Antique Regency Rosewood Bar Back Dining Chairs
A lovely pewter tankard dating to the Edwardian period of the 20th century. Here we have a pewter tankard stamped on the base with the name Munsey & Co LTD Cambridge. The base is of glass, whilst the base rim is slightly flared from the main body, which tapers inwards slightly towards the mouth piece. Engraved on the tankard itself is a shield with a series of crowns and three downward stripes. The handle is typical to these pewter tankards with a slight serpentine twist at the ends. A very nice tankard.
Antique Victorian Style Gentleman Chap Bowler Hat
4 fabulous mahogany and rosewood back dining chairs dating in constuction to the Regency period of the 19th century, circa 1840’s
Made of solid mahogany and rosewood, the chairs stand on beautiful ring turned tapering legs with splayed rear legs. Surmounted above are period chenille fabric drop in seats in good condition. Above this are stunning bar back top rails and double tulip central splat bars beneath.
Original Southern Region British Railways Poster By Langhammer
A strikingly dashing gentlemans Victorian style bowler hat dating to the mid 20th century.
Here we have a fabulous and stylish black felt bowler hat with a black silk ribbon. Made by JW Gargett & Son “The Kingly Hatters” as it says on the label inside, along with a Royal symbol of a crown above. Inside we have a leather band with JW Gargett embossed on the front, all sewn in to a high quality. The hat itself is solid and has that satisfying clunk bowler hats are famed for. A very stylish hat with a lot of character, perfect for the discerning gentleman or chap on his way to work in our glorious English Autumn. This hat is a 7 and 1/8 in English size and 7 and 1/4 in American.
AGE: c 1960’s
CONDITION: A-,Framed, Bright and Vivid.
DESCRIPTION: This beautiful image is that of Southern England having original souther and british railways dual totem logo. Artist signatiure to bottom left corner. Framed in a good aluminium frame though not glazed
1930’s Art Deco Reproduction Monte Carlo Poster
Here is a wonderful Monte Carlo reproduction poster dating to the latter half of the 20th century, printed in the last 25 years.
Here we have a fabulous poster depicting an immacuately dressed gentleman shooting a shotgun off into the distance whilst his trusty dog picks up a downed pigeon in the background. Beside him are some rather arty red flags fluttering in the wind. The whole piece is very lazily upper class, very decorative and whilst it is a replica of a quite well known poster it is very good.