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

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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$950  AUD$400  




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BOOKCASES AND BOOKSHELVES    


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$1450  AUD$900 On hold



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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$2650  AUD$1800



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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  AUD$1000 




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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

11. Beard Watson Arts and Crafts Blackwood Chairs (2) 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$950  AUD$500 for pair





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10. 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$1150  AUD$700




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9. Late Victorian Ladder Back Chair c.1895
This Late Victorian mahogany ladder back armchair 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 has its original springing and patterned cotton material, which is in good condition. The copper plaque – Beard Watson Ltd, Sydney, Upholsterers & Co – is located under the frame. The chair is similar to another Beard Watson carver and chair that are available for sale.
Length: 57.5 cm Depth: 42 cm Height: 96 cm Price:
AUD$280  AUD$150 




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8. 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$200  AUD$100 



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7. Late Victorian Ladder Back Chair c.1895
This Late Victorian rosewood ladder back armchair 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 8025.
Length: 57 cm Depth: 44 cm Height: 97 cm Price:
AUD$280  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$1520  AUD$1000 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$380  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$1450  AUD$700 for pair 

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3. Arts and Crafts Oak and Leather Armchairs (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.
Length: 70 cm Depth: 60 cm Height: 102 cm Price:
AUD$1850  AUD$1200 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$750 each  AUD$400 each

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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$480  AUD$400
 


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