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LARGE LATE 19TH CENTURY PITCAIRN CARVED FLYING FISH
A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF A LARGE CARVED WOOD FLYING FISH FROM PITCAIRN ISLAND IN THE REMOTE CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN (ONCE REFUGE OF INFAMOUS 'THE BOUNTY ' MUTINEERS IN THE 18TH CENTURY,).
BEAUTIFULLY CURVED SHAPED TORSO WITH INSET INLAID EYES AND SHARP TEETH, APPLIED FLYING FIN WITH BRASS SCREW, THE REVERSE STAMPED PITCAIRN ISLAND. NICE FIGURED TIMBER AND OLD AMBER VARNISH PATINA. OLD HOOK TO THE REVERSE,NICE DECORATIVE PIECE LOOKS SUPERB 'IN FLIGHT ON THE WALL..

DIMENSIONS:
58CM LONG
11CM WIDE
11CM DEEP
Ref: PITCAIRN FISH
Price: £480





LATE 17TH /EARLY 18TH CENTURY CARVED WALNUT FIGURE OF A SAINT
RATHER CHARMING POLYCHROME FIGURE OF A RELIGIOUS FIGURE GIVING A SERMON FROM THE BIBLE,STANDING ABOUT 15" TALL WITH DARK BLUE /BLACK ROBE, TRACES OF GILT ON HIS TUNIC. VARIOUS OLD WEAR COMPOSITE WITH AGE, STOOD ON LATER BROWN BASE.

DIMENSIONS:
38CM TALL
12CM WIDE
15CM DEEP
Ref: POLYCHROME MONK
Price: £450





A SUPERB MINIATURE / APPRENTICE PIECE MAHOGANY BUREAU
A FINE GEORGIAN STYLE EDWARDIAN BUREAU HIGHLY POLISHED WITH FABULOUS FITTED INTERIOR ALL FULLY FUNCTIONING TWO SHORT OVER THREE LONG GRADUATED & DOVETAILED MAHOGANY LINED DRAWERS, HAND MADE ORIGINAL BRASSWORK PLATE HANDLES, SOLID TIMBER SIDES & CARCASS WITH BRASS CARRY HANDLES TO THE SIDE, STOOD ON OGEE BRACKET FEET.A GOOD GOLDEN MAHOGANY GOLOUR WELL POLISHED FINISH.

DIMENSIONS:
46CM TALL
45CM WIDE
25CM DEEP
Ref: MINI BUREAU
Price: £425





19TH CENTURY WELSH FOLK ART SLATE INKWELL
AN UNUSUAL 19TH CENTURY WELSH FOLK ART HAND CRAFTED INKWELL WITH SHAPED REMOVABLE LIDS FOR THE INKWELLS, LARGE SOLID BRASS CARRYING HANDLE FINIAL WITH BRASS PAD FEET.
(SLATE FOLK ART LIKE THIS WAS OFTEN MADE BY THE QUARRYMEN OF THE SLATE QUARRIES OF WALES AS GIFTS OR AS AN ADDITIONAL SOURCE OF INCOME).

DIMENSIONS:
12CM TALL
23CM DEEP
16CM WIDE
Price: £350





GOOD 19TH CENTURY WELSH FRUITWOOD SALT
A LOVELY HONEST EARLY 19TH CENTURY FRUITWOOD SALT,LIKELY APPLE WOOD- WITH UPPER RIM & CENTRAL DECORATIVE RING. A PIECE SUCH AS THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN USED TO HOLD SALT IN THE DOMESTIC SETTING OF HOUSEHOLD.LOVELY RICH COLOUR AND PATINATION, HOLE WHERE LATER HANDLE POSSIBLY PLACED NOW REMOVED OR POSSIBLY A LOOSENED TWIG KNOT IN THE TIMBER. BOUGHT PRIVATELY.

DIMENSIONS:
Ref: WELSH SALT FRUITWOOD DISH
Price: £350





FINE 19TH CENTURY WELSH FIRESIDE FOOTMAN & TRIVET
SUPERB EXAMPLE OF A PIERCED BRASS & IRON FOOTMAN & ADJUSTABLE TRIVET, EVEN INITIALED 'B-J'.
BOTH IN CLEANED CONDITION. ONCE A MAINSTAY OF THE HEARTHSIDE IN DOMESTIC SETTINGS FOR SHOW AS WELL AS FUNCTIONALITY- A LOT OF LOVE AND EFFORT GONE INTO THESE PIECES.

DIMENSOSIONS:
33CM TALL
34CM WIDE
36CM DEEP
Price: £275





SUPERB LATE 19TH CENTURY FRUITWOOD LOVESPOON
A GOOD FLATBACK STYLE CARVED CONTINENTAL LOVESPOON WITH DEEP RELIEF CARVED FLORAL DESIGN, DEEP ELONGATED BOWL, NICE RICH COLOUR FRUITWOOD & DENSE GRAIN.

DIMENSIONS:
27CM LONG
5CM DEEP
2CM DEEP
Ref: SPOON
Price: £220





LATE 19TH CENTURY CARVED FRUITWOOD LOVESPOON
A FINELY CARVED FLATBACK STYLE LOVESPOON WITH RELIEF FLORAL OF DAFFODILS AND WILD ROSE DESIGN AND DEEP SHAPED DISH, LOVELY DENSE NUTTY BROWN GRAIN AND COLOUR.

DIMENSIONS:
27CM LONG
5CM WIDE
2.5CM DEEP
Ref: NUT BROWN FLORAL LOVESPOON
Price: £200





UNUSUAL EARLY 19TH CENTURY MARINERS COCONUT SHELL DRINKING VESSEL
A RELIEF CARVED COCONUT DRINKING VESSEL OF PRIMITIVE FORM, CARVED OF THREE PIECES , LOVELY DARK POLISHED PATINATION, FIXED WITH BRASS INSET SCREW.IN ORIGINAL UNTOUCHED CONDITION. PIECES LIKE THIS WERE SOMETIMES BROUGHT BACK BY MARINERS AS FUNCTIONAL NOVELTY GIFTS AFTER TRAVELLING ON VOYAGES OVERSEAS .BOUGHT PRIVATELY.

DIMENSIONS:
14CM TALL
10CM WIDE
10CM DEEP
Ref: COCONUT VESSEL
Price: £195





RARE 19TH CENTURY WELSH CARVED SLATE FOLK ART ROUNDEL DISPLAY
A MOST UNUSUAL CARVED WELSH SLATE 'FAN' STYLE PIECE OF FOLK ARTWORK, WITH GEOMETRICAL PATTERNS CARVED INTO THE INTERIOR, STOOD ON CARVED SLATE STAND FIXED BY BRASS SCREW.
PIECES SUCH AS THIS WERE MADE BY THE QUARRYMEN OF WALES IN THEIR SPARE TIME AS GIFTS AND TO SUBSIDISE THEIR INCOMES, ALL UNIQUE ONE OFF PIECES USUALLY. MINOR DAMAGE TO OUTSIDE RIM TO THE BASE AS PER PHOTO, LOVELY POLISHED PATINATION. GOOD SCULPTURAL LOOKING PIECE.

DIMENSIONS:
30CM TALL
30CM WIDE
17CM DEEP
Ref: SLATE CARVED DISPLAY DISC
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