Specialising in Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Edwardian and Federation Furniture from 1880 to 1930
Belle Epoque Antiques

Page 2. Beds-Bedsides-Bookcases-Books-Chairs

BEDS

1. Colonial Cedar Single Bed c.1830   
This is a very early example of colonial cedar furniture making.  Robust turning of solid cedar and very simple lines make this an extremely strong bed.  It has its original patina and is sold with its original iron brackets, rails and a new slat base.
 
Length: 213 cm Depth: 91 cm Height: 138 cm and 115 cm
Mattress dimensions: 193 cm x 91 cm

Price: AUD$400  





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BEDSIDES

5. Art Nouveau Oak Cabinet c. 1900
This large, stunning cabinet is so individual, and elegant with its beautifully grained oak and Art Nouveau inlay motif. It is in remarkable original condition and the interior has one shelf and one internal drawer. Definitely one for the true collectors of Nouveau.

Length: 45.5 cm Depth: 42.5 cm Height: 89 cm Price: $*** 



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4. Federation Oak Low Marble Top Cabinet c.1915 
This handy oak, low two door cabinet has a strong, attractive pink marble top. It would be ideal for a flat screen TV and/or entertainment
unit.

Length: 46 cm Depth: 78 cm Height: 47 cm Price: 
$***


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3. Federation Oak Pot cupboard or Bedside c.1910
This Federation pot cupboard is constructed with solid oak and retains its original handle. It could be used as a bedside, lamp table or small cupboard in the family or lounge rooms.
 
Length: 59 cm Depth: 45 cm Height: 82 cm Price: AUD
$375



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2. Federation Mahogany Pot Cupboard or Bedside c.1920
This Federation pot cupboard is constructed with solid mahogany and was sold by Grace Bros (sticker on back). It has a handy drawer and retains its original handles and French polished finish. It could be used as a bedside, lamp table or small cupboard in the family or lounge rooms.
 
Length: 54
cm Depth: 51 cm Height: 93 cm Price: AUD$375




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BOOKCASES AND BOOKSHELVES



8. Vintage Tasmanian Oak Revolving Bookshelves c.1950
This is a slightly more modern take on the favourite revolving bookcase/shelves. It is made of solid Tasmanian oak and is very stable and sturdy. They haven't altered the traditional design so it still has an elegant charm, albeit with more current wheels.

Length: 56.5cm Depth: 56.5cm Height: 118cm
Price: AUD$1950 



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7. Edwardian Oak Revolving Bookshelves With Book Rest c.1900
These revolving bookshelves are still the most desirable pieces of furniture, gentlemen young and old love them. This solid oak example is in remarkable original condition. It has an amazing capacity to hold numerous books or journals and has an added adjustable book rest for 'lazy' readers.

Length: 54cm Depth: 54cm Height: 105cm
Price:
AUD$2350


 
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6. Harris Lebus Oak Bookshelves c.1915
This is like a mini-me version of the following bookshelves and by the same maker. Good size for small spaces.

Length: 55cm Depth: 20cm Height: 90cm
Price: AUD$650




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5. Harris Lebus Oak Bookshelves c.1915 (2)
These solid oak bookshelves have long been my best sellers, but to get a pair is quite rare. They were made by noted British makers Harris Lebus Ltd and are desirable for their size, quality and amazing capacity to hold many books or journals.

Length: 62cm Depth: 24cm Height: 130cm Price:
AUD$1150 each or AUD$2000 for pair



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4. Arts and Crafts Dark Oak Leadlight Bookcase c.1920
This fine example of ebonised oak Arts and Crafts furniture is highlighted by two leadlight doors. It has adjustable shelves for ample storage of books, or can be used as a useful display cabinet or cocktail bar. It is very strong and stable.                                                                     
Length: 107.5cm Depth: 31cm Height: 141cm Price: AUD$1950
 
   
 

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3. Art Nouveau Vestry Cabinet or Bookshelves c.1900
This unique piece was originally a church vestry cabinet made to hold the prayer books. It is solid maple and very slim and tall (requiring a stabilizing point). Its beautiful Art Nouveau elements and removable shelves make it ideal for use as an open display case or for storage of small books, DVDs or CDs.

Length: 71
cm (84 cm at top) Depth: 15 cm Height: 192 cm Price: AUD$950



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2. Edwardian Oak Bureau Bookcase c.1910
This wonderful Edwardian solid oak piece was made by noted British maker, Harris Lebus and features decorative filigree on the two glass doors. The top bookcase has three adjustable shelves, while the lower section combines a fully fitted fall front bureau with a chest of three strong drawers. It dismantles into two sections for ease of relocation and is in excellent original condition. This piece is desirably sized for those awkward nooks found in most heritage homes, particularly next to fireplaces, or as a feature in a more contemporary house.

Length: 97 cm Depth: 40 cm Height: 211 cm
Price:
  AUD$1950



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1. Late Victorian Elevated Bureau Bookcase c.1895
This attractive late Victorian piece is in outstanding condition. Its dark stained pine is French polished with a near perfect glow. It is desirably small with a glazed two door bookcase above a fitted fall front bureau. There is a long drawer and a solid two door cabinet. The handles and glass are original and there are three working locks. It is in two manageable pieces for easy transportation. This exceptional piece is signed by its proud original owner and was obviously made by a superior
cabinetmaker.

Length:
80 cm Depth: 38.5 cm Height: 191 cm Price:   AUD$1650 



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BOOKS   

Here is a small selection of our pre-owned books.There are more available for sale at reasonable prices.





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CHAIRS

12. Edwardian Mahogany Tub Chair c.1900
This elegant mahogany tub chair is extremely comfortable and stylish with a solid mahogany frame and an attractive jacquard upholstery.

Length: 52 cm Depth: 46 cm Height: 80 cm Price:
AUD$425




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11. Beard Watson Oak two Seater Settle c.1915
This is a familiar, useful verandah or sunroom settle, made by Sydney's Beard Watson Ltd. It is in good original condition ready for an easy re-upholstery job with a material of your choice.

Length:140.5cm Depth: 62cm Height: 81cm
Price: AUD$




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10. Beard Watson Arts and Crafts Blackwood Chairs (2) c.1905
These solid Australian blackwood hall chairs exude quality in manufacture and design. They are strong, stylish and very modern. These chairs were made by the acclaimed Sydney company Beard Watson Ltd, a sign of great quality.

Length: 46cm Depth: 40cm Height: 105cm Price:
AUD$750 for pair



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9. Beard Watson Arts and Crafts Blackwood Chairs c.1905                                                                                                            
These attractive Arts and Crafts chairs were made by noted Sydney furniture manufacturer, Beard Watson Ltd (brass maker’s plaque underneath). They are made of solid Blackwood and feature simple cut-outs and original floral upholstery. The distinctive Japanese style will suit modern and heritage decor.
    
 
Length: 39.5 cm Depth: 33.5 cm Height: 93.5 cm
Price: AUD$800 for pair



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8. Arts and Crafts Oak Hall Settle c.1915
This simple, sturdy Arts and Crafts settle is made of ebonized solid oak. It is a simple design that would suit narrow hallways, window nooks, foyers or verandahs.

Length: 126 cm Depth: 38 cm Height: 85 cm Price: AUD$950




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7. Late Victorian Ladder back Chair c.1895
This Late Victorian rosewood ladder back chair is a wonderful example of the quality furniture manufactured at the turn of the century by Beard Watson Ltd. These popular ladder back chairs were designed by Grimson & Barnsley of London and faithfully reproduced by the local Sydney firm. They were advertised on their comprehensive and stylish catalogues. This chair is one of a trio that are each upholstered in neutral woven material and are in commendable condition (the French polish is slightly crazed). The copper plaque – Beard Watson Ltd, Sydney, Upholsterers & Co – is located under the frame with the indented number 7819.
 
Length: 40 cm Depth: 43 cm Height: 97 cm Price:
AUD$150 



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6. Federation Oak Dining Chairs (4) c.1900
These Federation oak chairs are solidly constructed with beautifully grained oak and have simple slat backs, making them ideal for use in the dining room or kitchen. They have been expertly reupholstered in a quality Warwick fabric.

Length: 45.5 cm Depth: 41 cm Height: 101.5 cm Price: AUD$1250 for four  



                         
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5. Federation Fruitwood Ladderback Chairs (2) c.1910
This dainty pair of ladderback chairs are in remarkable original condition. Their timeless charm could transform any simple room into something special. We also have some similar ladderback chairs that would compliment these.

Length:
39.5 cm Depth: 36 cm Height: 86 cm Price: AUD$200 for pair 


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4. Arts and Crafts Oak Hall Chairs (2) c.1880
These two unique Arts and Crafts oak hall chairs have the original patina and ornate celtic carving on the back and legs with original castors. They have been recovered with quality dark brown studded leather over the original padding, springs and webbing. They are extremely sturdy and will look impressive in the lounge room, dining room or hallway.

Length: 50 cm Depth: 48 cm Height: 105 cm Price: AUD$950 for pair 


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3. Arts and Crafts Oak and Leather Chairs (2) c.1905
The quality of this set of Arts and Crafts chairs is second to none. The chair, with its unusual design with sweeping arms, is often referred to as an Abingdon chair and is in the manner of George Henry Walton (1867 -1933) of Glasgow and London. They are strongly constructed of solid oak with the seats and backs professionally reupholstered with beautiful "antique cedar" leather over their original springs.
They have retained their original patina, are extremely comfortable and are definitely a rare find.
 
Price: Length: 70 cm Depth: 60 cm Height: 102 cm Price: AUD$1500 for pair 





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2. Arts and Crafts Oak and Leather Chairs (3) c.1905
The quality of this set of Arts and Crafts chairs is second to none. The chair is often referred to as an Abingdon chair and is in the manner of George Henry Walton (1867 -1933) of Glasgow and London. They are strongly constructed of solid oak with the seats and backs professionally reupholstered with beautiful "antique cedar" leather over their original springs.
They have retained their original patina, are extremely comfortable and are definitely a rare find. They can be purchased indidually and will make extraordinary desk chairs.

Length: 45 cm Depth: 50 cm Height: 98 cm Price:  AUD$500 each
(pair of matching armchairs priced separately above)  
                                          





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1. Federation Oak Arm Chair c.1910
This quality Federation arm chair is made of solid oak and retains its original mellow patina. The piece has attractive Art Nouveau carving above slat back, roll-end arms and original brown leatherette upholstery. This quality chair is strong and comfortable.

Length: 58.5 cm Depth: 51 cm Height: 117 cm Price:  AUD$450  
 


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