Category Archives: B & I Furniture – General

Early 19C British Regency Provincial Oak Coal Scuttle

Early 19C British Regency Provincial Oak Coal Scuttle. Nice little Early – Regency Period – 19th Century oak carved coal/fuel ‘scuttle” or container. This piece would sit on the floor beside a fireplace…..coal, wood or turf would be stored in it for the fire. Quality Regency Brass Handles……British Provincial from circa 1820. Gorgeous natural patina.…

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19C British William IV Teapoy Attributed to Gillow’s

19C British William IV Teapoy Attributed to Gillow’s. STUNNING early Teapoy !!! Made circa 1830 in Britain, during the reign of William IV………….. REGENCY PERIOD !! We have successfully attributed this to the renowned English maker, Gillow’s of Lancaster & London. We have attached a photo of the sketch for the original from the Gillow’s…

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18C British Mahogany and Satinwood Bureau

18C British Mahogany and Satinwood Bureau. George III Period ….. REGENCY !!! Really nice and interesting piece !! Beautiful Cuban mahogany inlaid with satinwood and ebony herringbone stringing. Originally would have been a harpsicord/square piano, but as the use of harpsicord’s died out in the late 18th Century and more classically shaped piano’s came back…

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19C British Rosewood Davenport Desk – Exceptional

19C British Rosewood Davenport Desk. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING rosewood Davenport Desk circa 1860-65. A Davenport is a type of writing desk name after its creator, Captain Davenport in the late 18th Century.   A Davenport desk, (sometimes originally known as a Devonport desk[1]) is a small desk with an inclined lifting desktop attached with hinges to…

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20C Irish White Marble Fireplace – COMPLETE

20C Irish White Marble Fireplace. 20th Century Irish …….complete white marble fireplace……in 18th Century Style…….with black granite and brass plinth and hearth insert. Perfect for a bedroom !!!   The 2 side pillars are carved to resemble scrolling columns……the center portion is an indented shape with a central oval motif. The top shelf is curved and…

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19C British Coromandel Brass MOP and Abalone Writing Slope – Exceptional

19C British Coromandel Brass MOP and Abalone Writing Slope or Lap Desk. ABSOLUTELY EXCEPTIONAL example of a mid 19th Century Writing Slope/Box. Made circa 1860 from rare and expensive coromandel wood from the Asian colonies of the British Empire. Inlaid with gorgeous mother of pearl, fantastically cast brass and AMAZING abalone shell. The abalone is…

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18C British Regency Rosewood Bureau Secretaire Chiffonier in the Manner of Gillows – IMPORTANT

18C British Regency Rosewood Bureau Secretaire Chiffonier in the Manner of Gillows. HIGHLY DESIRABLE AND IMPORTANT ITEM !! EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY !! Fantastic piece……impeccable condition……..Regency rosewood Bureau/Secretaire Desk or Cabinet of lovely proportions. From circa 1790. The sides of the secretaire drawer have molded acanthus leaf motifs. This is a British piece………most definitely in the Manner of…

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18C British Regency Sarcophagus Shaped Burl Yew Double Tea Caddy

18C British Regency Sarcophagus Shaped Burl Yew Double Tea Caddy. GORGEOUS Regency Double Tea Caddy – circa 1790……in sarcophagus form. Made from burr Yew Wood which makes it VERY RARE…….with satinwood stringing. Central section for single mixing bowl……flanked by 2 removable tea canisters in original condition. Bone escutcheon with key. On bun feet. Original wine…

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Mid Century Globe Bar Classic 1950s

Mid Century Globe Bar Classic 1950s. Not made to deceive……………but deceive it does………….. in classic 1950’s ‘kitch’ !!! This Globe was made in the 1950’s probably in the UK……. copying 15th Century Italian Renaissance style Globes. At first glance it appears to be simply that…..a replica of a 15th Century Italian Globe. The Globe portion spins…

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19C Anglo Ceylonese Specimen Wood Stationary Tray – VERY RARE

19C Anglo Ceylonese Specimen Wood Stationary Tray. Another stunning 19C Anglo-Ceylonese piece (see the matching box in this category). Made circa 1880 in Ceylon (Now Sri Lanka) of Coromandel wood and specimen woods. Tray made of various compartments with various high quality specimen wood lids, all edged and banded in chevrons of bone, silver and…

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