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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 […]
PERSIAN QAJAR PERIOD ENGRAVED BRASS ASTROLABE 19th century H: 16cm   D: 9cm £9,500 This charming antique astrolabe which include the mater, the rete, four plates, and three brass pieces. The mater is designed with lobed palmettes that are embellished with Arabic inscriptions, while the plates engraved with stereo-graphic projections and further Arabic inscriptions. Mayfair […]
SET OF FOUR QUEEN ANNE WALNUT DINING CHAIRS 1710 H: 98cm  W: 59cm  D: 46cm £8,750 A rare set of four Queen Anne walnut dining chairs in walnut and walnut veneer with bended back and a finely carved scallop shell in the curved front rail. The in-curved crest rail is surmounted by a small scroll […]
PAIR OF ENGLISH GOTHIC BRONZE WALL LANTERNS Late 19th century H: 40″   W: 15″  D: 14″ £9,750 An English pair of single light bronze external antique wall lanterns, the scrolling Acanthus-clad arms issuing from an hexagonal backplate surrounded by six frosted sectional glass panels which are held within an ornate scrolling bronze gothic inspired […]
LARGE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY BUREAU DESK W: 60″   H: 53″   D: 30″   £3,450 An exceptional mid-Victorian 5ft bureau-desk in figured mahogany, constructed in four sections for ease of movement. The lower section with twin pedestals, the door opening to reveal four deep mahogany lined drawers in each pedestal. The height of the desktop […]
VERY RARE PAIR LARGE CHARLES II CHALICES London 1675 H: 13″    .925 silver This fine and rare pair of large Charles II silver chalices were made in London in 1675 by WG conjoined. The covers were made to fit in c.1730 by John Gamon; the maker’s mark is only struck four times. Measuring almost […]
TUDOR CARVED CHEST c.1530 – 1540 H:   21 1/2″    W: 41 1/2″    D: 20 1/2″ A rare Henry VIII carved oak chest, the front with three panels, the outer panels carved with oak leaf and acorn decoration flanking the central portrait panel, with lock plate above. Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum, New York; […]
LARGE CLOISONNE VASE, MEIJI PERIOD Japan 1880 H: 47″   Diameter: 16″ £12,000  A large good quality Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) cloisonné vase, having a light blue background, with classical flower and foliate decoration with birds perched or in flight. The vase is in perfect condition. Patrick Moorhead Antiques Spring Gardens 76 Church Street Brighton […]
EDWARD SEAGO, ‘CASCAIS, PORTUGAL’ Oil on board 1953 H: 14″   W: 18″   Edward Seago (1910 – 1974) was born in Norwich and was a self-taught artist under the guidance of Munnings. His style is extremely well admired, taking him to the forefront of British painting. Known as a post impressionist, he enjoyed commissions […]
VASES BY GIO PONTI FOR RICHARD GINORI Florence 1937 H: 14cm   W: 13.5cm   D: 13.5 cm “Equestrian games” and “Golf” vases: a rare pair of porcelain vases by Giò Ponti for Richard Ginori. Giò Ponti, the world famous Italian architect, started his work at the Richard Ginori factory, where as the artistic director […]