Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

Pair of Biedermeier Style Burl Yewood & Bronze Mounted Pillars

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS Pair of Biedermeier Style Burl Yewood & Bronze Mounted Pillars. Probably 20th Century and possibly made by the high-end manufacturer, Theodore Alexander of NY and S. Carolina. Made of STUNNING burl yewood with a GLORIOUS patina. Each pillar or Jardiniere, has acanthus shaped cast bronze mounts beneath the top and at the…

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Pair of 19C Louis XVI Style Side Tables

PRESENTING a matching Pair of ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS 19th Century Louis XVI Style Side Tables of very high quality. This pair of matching side tables or console tables are just STUNNING. Made in the late 19th Century circa 1880 and despite not having any makers marks are most definietely in the style of the top French…

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Moroccan Bone & MOP Inlaid Console Table & Mirror

PRESENTING A STUNNING 20th Century Moroccan Bone & MOP Inlaid Console Table & Mirror. It is difficult to find these tables on their own … but with the matching mirror it is EXCEPTIONAL. Made in Morocco circa 1960 it is in near MINT condition. Made of teak, the console table is a combination of profuse…

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Late 19C American Mahogany Extendable Dining or Center Table

PRESENTING a BEAUTIFUL Late 19th Century American Mahogany Extendable Dining or Center Table. From circa 1890 this table is made from high quality mahogany veneer with boxwood edging. It comes with an additional 3 leafs that can be inserted to convert it into a dining table. The 3 extra leafs are in their original stacking…

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Egyptian Classical Revival Desk

PRESENTING a FABULOUS Egyptian Classical Revival Desk from the mid 20th Century. From circa 1970. This is what is known as an Egyptian made desk in the neo-classical revival style, complete with ormolu neo-classical figures and heads, marble columns, etc. The wood is walnut and it has fantastic detail to it to include boxwood stringing…

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Anglo Indian Bone Inlaid Nest of Tables

PRESENTING a GORGEOUS set of late 19th or early 20th Century Anglo Indian Bone Inlaid Nest of Tables. Made of teak and profusely inlaid with bone in floral and geometric patterns. From circa 1890-1900. Four tables in all, each smaller than the other so that they fir neatly together. Made in Hoshiarpur in the Punjab…

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19C American Ebony Mirror with Beveled Glass

PRESENTING A STUNNING mid to late 19th Century American Ebony Mirror with Beveled Glass. From circa 1860 -1880. This beautiful mirror is solid ebony and is quite heavy as a result. Beautifully crafted with original beveled mirror glass. Ebony is a dense black hardwood, most commonly yielded by several different species in the genus Diospyros, which also contains…

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Pair of Oriental Gump Fish Bowls on French Walnut Jardinieres

PRESENTING A STUNNING Pair of Oriental Fish Bowls made for Gumps of San Francisco on solid handcarved, floral, French Walnut Jardinieres. The fish bowls are probably mid 20th Century and are fully marked. Chinese export specifically for ‘Gumps’. Both Fish Bowls are matching with profuse floral, bird and fish decorations. The bowls are highly collectible…

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Franco Prussian War Oil on Board by G. Thorsbaek 1897

PRESENTING a HISTORICAL and UNIQUE depiction of a Battle during the Franco-Prussian War by G. Thorsbaek 1897. Signed and dated by the artist on the bottom right. This ORIGINAL oil on board is in it’s original frame and depicts Prussian Cavalry charging French Artillery positions during the France-Prussian War of 1870. Although painted some 27…

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Early 19C T. Dodd & Sons London Harp

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS early 19th Century Harp by Thomas Dodd & Sons of 3 Berners Street, London from circa 1820-30. STUNNING Neo-classical gilt mounts and inlay to head and base. Made of satinwood with gilt stringing. Solid brass to the stringing plate. Fully marked an engraved for the maker on the brass plate : “T.…

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