Blog

News and Blog

George II Carved Walnut Wing Back Armchair c.1735 H:114.3cm    W: 85.5cm    Depth: 76.2cm £13,900 A superb English George II walnut wing back armchair of excellent shape & proportions. The back with straight top flanked by out swept side wings, scrolling outwards to form armrests which terminate in an elegant tightly scrolled column. The…
Emile Gallé ‘Prunelles’ Vase French c.1900 H: approx. 11cm £2,150 An Art Nouveau two colour cameo glass vase decorated with Prunelles flowers, leaves and fruit by Emile Gallé (1846 – 1904), of unusual shape and employing pretty colours. Signed in cameo ‘Gallé’. Born in Nancy, after several apprenticeships in various European cities Gallé became a partner…
LIGHTHOUSE BULB H: 142cm   Diameter: 45cm  £1,250 This 20th century lighthouse bulb is reputed to have come from the Mumbles Light near Swansea, Wales. Drennan & Sturrock +44 (0)1315574235 +44 (0)7973 158545 [email protected] www.drennan-sturrock.com Drennan & Sturrock is exhibiting at the Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair, and this piece will form part of the…
RARE CHINESE SOLID SILVER & ENAMEL LIDDED BASKET c.1790 H: 23cm   W: 26cm   Weight: 465g £29,995 An extremely rare 18th century Chinese solid silver filigree & enamel lidded basket, of lobed form supported on six leaf shaped feet. The delicate handwoven filigree is applied with enamel floral plaques, the sides with a looped handle…
There was much excitement in Berkeley Square as the 111 exhibitors at the LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair put the finishing touches to their stands, and the Selection Committee met to judge ‘Best Stand and Best Object Awards’ yesterday. It’s a thrill to be asked to be a part of the panel of judges, among…
DIAMOND & ENAMEL BROOCH OF A ROARING LION c.1860 A striking and realistically modelled brooch of a roaring lion decorated throughout with old European-cut diamonds, set with bright oval cabochon citrine eyes and finely enamelled teeth and tongue, mounted in silver and gold. Probably English. Spicer Warin By appointment 64 South Molton Street London W1K 5ST…
VICTORIAN AMBOYNA, EBONISED AND ORMOLU MOUNTED BONHEUR DU JOUR c. 1860 H: 145cm   W: 132cm   D: 53cm Surmounted by decorative pierced brass galleries, this ladies’ writing desk is made from amboyna and the rare thuya wood, the whole decorated throughout with hand painted Sèvres porcelain plaques depicting Madame du Barry and Madame de Montesson,…
A LARGE WOODEN NOH MASK NETSUKE OF OKAME 1890 Japan H: 6.9cm   W: 6.1cm   D: 2.5cm £475 A large and enchanting Japanese carved wood Netsuke of the smiling character Okame, who represents good luck and mirth in Japanese folklore. Tactile and of nice quality, this oversized hand carved Netsuke is signed to the…
12345...