Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

Vintage Thai Howdah Chair

PRESENTING an early to mid 20th Century, Vintage Thai Howdah Chair from circa 1930-35. STUNNING carving. Made of teak and in near mint condition. These types of chairs are known as ‘Howdah’ chairs or sometimes ‘Elephant chairs’ …. this one is most definitely a ‘Howdah’ chair but unlike many of these types of chairs, the…

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Pair of 19C French Country Walnut Side Tables

PRESENTING A VERY NICE Pair of 19C French Country Walnut Side Tables. Made in the mid 19th Century, circa 1850-60 of solid walnut. The first table (on the left) is larger with a pull out drawer on the base. Each table has a top galleried shelf and a second shelf underneath and each stands on…

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5th Century Indian Headless Bust Stone Carving of a Princess

PRESENTING a STUNNING piece of Indian Antiquity from circa the 5th Century, namely, a 5th Century Indian Headless Bust Stone Carving of a Princess . From Central India. The piece was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s or Christies of New York Auction pre-2004. Sale Number 7281, Lot No. 465. Sotheby’s and Christies…

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19C Country Squires Mahogany Hunt Table

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS 19C Country Squires Mahogany Hunt Table. This table was made in the late 19th Century circa 1880, and is made of solid mahogany and sits on 8 legs with ball and claw feet. 2 Drop leafs on either side supported by swinging gate legs on either side when upwards. Oval in shape…

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19C Collinson & Lock Corner Cabinet.

19C Collinson & Lock Corner Cabinet. GORGEOUS late 19th Century British made corner cabinet……made of beautiful rosewood and profusely inlaid with marquetry and faux ivory. Made circa 1875 – 1890. A set of 4 beveled mirrors to the rear make for 3D displays. 19C Collinson & Lock Corner Cabinet. 19C Collinson & Lock Corner Cabinet.…

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18C Ornate Middle Eastern Bronze Bin

PRESENTING a very RARE 18C Ornate Middle Eastern Bronze Bin. We are of the opinion that this bin or bucket or water pail is from the end of the 18th Century, circa 1780. The patina, design and style are consistent with this opinion. The bin is made of a brass, copper and zinc combination to…

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19C English St Paul’s Churchyard Library Desk

PRESENTING a GLORIOUS Mid 19C English St Paul’s Churchyard Library Desk in excellent original condition. This desk was made in the famous St. Paul’s Churchyard Workshops circa 1840 – 60. Made of gorgeous mahogany with ebony inlay/banding and leg moldings on original brass caster feet. Original hardware and original red Moroccan leather top. The dimensions…

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Baccarat Louis XVI Style Domed Crystal Decanter Box

PRESENTING A GLORIOUS Baccarat Louis XVI Style Domed Crystal Decanter Box. This is a GORGEOUS ITEM ! HIGH QUALITY ! It consists of a very heavy cut crystal domed decanter box with 24kt gold plated ormolu mounts and fixtures. It is fully complete with the original decanter and gold stopper and 6 shot glasses. It…

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18C Irish Georgian Secretary Bookcase

PRESENTING a STUNNING 18C Irish Georgian Secretary Bookcase. From circa 1790 and most definitely, “IRISH”. Made of gorgeous flamed Cuban mahogany which would have been imported from the British Colonies at the end of the 18th Century. This piece of is of IMPRESSIVE PROPORTIONS ….. it is a real STATEMENT piece and EXTREMELY HIGH QUALITY…

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19C French Boudoir Vitrine

PRESENTING a BEAUTIFUL and ELEGANT 19C French Boudoir Vitrine in the Style of Louis XV. From circa 1890 and made in France. This is a tall legged vitrine and has beautiful ormolu mounts and moldings. Made of kingwood and amboyna veneers. It stands on 4 tall cabriole legs each with ormolu edging and mounts. The…

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