Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

A Very Brief History of British & Irish Furniture

Obviously, this is a huge topic and It would take weeks to get into any great detail on the subject, but I will concentrate on British & Irish furniture, styles and designs from the 18th Century to the Early 20th Century. In Britain (just like in France and other major Western Countries) the concentration of…

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Louis XV Style Large Center Table in the Manner of Linke

PRESENTING an EXCEPTIONAL and IMPORTANT Louis XV Style Large Center Table in the Manner of Linke. One of the FINEST QUALITY tables we have ever seen. Louis XV Style Large Center Table in the Manner of Linke The table is unmistakeably French and Louis XV in style. We cannot find a ;mark’ but it is…

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19C Louis XVI Style Desk by Paul Sormani

PRESENTING AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING piece of extreme high end French furniture … a 19C Louis XVI Style Desk by Paul Sormani. 19th Century Louis XVI Style Desk by Paul Sormani of Paris. Also known as: A LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT AND ITS CARTONNIER FANTASTIC ORIGINAL CONDITION from circa 1867. This…

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Art Deco Floral Punch Bowl & 6 Matching Glasses

PRESENTING a VERY RARE Art Deco Floral Punch Bowl & 6 Matching Glasses from circa 1925. This punch bowl and matching glass set is made of molded glass and in a CLASSIC Art Deco style and form. The Bowl has ribbed sides with blue and yellow flowers circling the top rim. Each glass is handled…

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18C Welsh Dresser

PRESENTING a STUNNING example of an 18th Century Welsh Dresser from circa 1790. The patina to this piece is simply gorgeous. Made of elm and sycamore it has glorious natural patina of over 200 years of use and wax. Georgian … George III Era. A beautiful Regency style pelmet with indented molding. A hand-carved and…

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19C Syrian Damascene Charger

19C Syrian Damascene Charger PRESENTING a STUNNING 19C Syrian Damascene Charger of medium proportions. In beautiful original condition made of brass and inlaid with silver and copper in Islamic themes with Islamic script. In the Classic Damascene style. Circa 1850-70….. probably made in Damascus, Syria. Medium Sized – with a diameter of 22.5 inches. Gorgeous…

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19C Syrian Damascene Large Charger

PRESENTING a STUNNING 19C Syrian Damascene Charger of large proportions. In beautiful original condition made of brass and inlaid with silver and copper in Islamic themes with Islamic script. In the Classic Damascene style. Circa 1850-70….. probably made in Damascus, Syria. Large – with a diameter of 30 inches. Gorgeous pie-crust edge. Highly intricate central…

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Art Deco Paul Philippe Bronze Lady Dancer

PRESENTING a GORGEOUS Art Deco Paul Philippe Bronze Lady Dancer from circa 1925. The bronze features a beautiful lady with outstretched arms and swirling skirt in classic Art Deco attire. Beautiful detail to this bronze with natural patina. Mounted on a green and black marble plinth with clear and authentic signature “P. Philippe” … for…

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19C Engraving of St. Giles by J.F. Herring Snr

19C Engraving of St. Giles by J.F. Herring Snr Presenting a FABULOUS and VERY RARE, ORIGINAL Early-19th Century Engraving after a painting by John Frederick Herring Snr……engraved by Charles Hunt….circa 1832. This original engraving is of “St. Giles” ….”The Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom, 1832” shown with his victorious rider/jockey…Bill Scott. The engraving…

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19C Engraving of Foig A Ballagh by Harry Hall

19C Engraving of Foig A Ballagh by Harry Hall Presenting a FABULOUS and VERY RARE, ORIGINAL Early-19th Century Engraving after a painting by Harry Hall…………….engraved by Charles Hunt….circa 1844/45. This original engraving is of “Foig-A-Ballagh” ….”The Winner of the Great St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster, 1844” shown with his victorious rider/jockey…Jockey Bell. The engraving reports…

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