Category Archives: British & Irish

Furniture, Art and Collectibles from Great Britain and Ireland

1781 State Trials for High Treason

1781 State Trials for High Treason signed by John Howes Grays Inns 1784. PRESENTING an EXTREMELY RARE, TRULY HISTORIC and HIGHLY DESIRABLE set of 5 leather bound Volumes of the Fourth Edition 1781 State Trials for High Treason, and other Crimes and Misdemeanours,  editorialized by Francis Hargrave Esq. and 2 of which are signed by their…

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Set of 9 John Bull Annuals from 1820 to 1829

Set of 9 John Bull Annuals from 1820 to 1829. PRESENTING a Set of 9 leather bound John Bull yearly annuals. All the weekly newspaper publications of John Bull for the years 1820 to 1829 (Inclusive)……….bound together and sold as ‘Annuals’.   THIS IS SUCH A RARE FIND ….. YOU WILL NOT FIND THESE ANYWHERE…

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JF Herring Grey Momus

JF Herring Grey Momus. Presenting a FABULOUS and VERY RARE, Mid-19th Century Chromolithograph Engraving after a painting by John Frederick Herring Snr…………….engraved by Charles Hunt. We are of the opinion that this print was made circa 1860. This engraving is of “Grey Momus” …. shown with his rider/jockey…John Barham Day (who was also his trainer) Grey…

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JF Herring Snr Phosphorus

JF Herring Snr Phosphorus JF Herring Snr Phosphorus Presenting a FABULOUS and VERY RARE, ORIGINAL Mid-19th Century Chromolithograph Engraving after a painting by John Frederick Herring Snr…………….engraved by Charles Hunt….circa 1860. This original engraving is of “Phosphorus” ….”The Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom, 1837” shown with his victorious rider/jockey…George Edwards. The engraving reports…

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Early 20C Chinese Hunt Scene Floor Vase and Lidded Urns – VERY RARE & UNUSUAL

Early 20C Chinese Hunt Scene Floor Vase and Lidded Urns. PRESENTING a VERY UNUSUAL and RARE Chinese Pottery Set. Early 20th Century….circa 1920. These pieces are in the style of ‘Famile Rose’ from Canton, with gilded foo dogs and raised and painted enameling…..BUT…..they are unlike ANYTHING I have ever seen from China. The Floor Vase…

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19C Works of Shakespere Imperial Edition by Charles Knight Vol II with Illustrations on Steel

19C Works of Shakespere Imperial Edition by Charles Knight Vol II with Illustrations on Steel. PRESENTING an EXTREMELY RARE and HIGHLY DESIRABLE Book ! This is a 19th Century ….. circa 1873………one of 2 Volumes of the Complete Works of William Shaespeare. This Volume is Volume II which contains Shakespeare’s Tragedies………the most sought after. The…

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19C Hermes Parian Ware Bust

19C Hermes Parian Ware Bust. PRESENTING A LOVELY miniature Parian Ware Bust of Hermes from the late 19th Century….circa 1885. Probably British. Inscribed ‘Hermes’ on the front…..and made in the mold of earlier marble statues representing Hermes in Ancient Greece.   19C Hermes Parian Ware Bust. PROVENANCE: This piece is part of the Lida Calvert…

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Early 19C Aquatint Engraving of Grey Momus by John Frederick Herring Snr

Early 19C Aquatint Engraving of Grey Momus by John Frederick Herring Snr Presenting a FABULOUS and VERY RARE, ORIGINAL Early-19th Century Chromolithograph Engraving after a painting by John Frederick Herring Snr…………….engraved by Charles Hunt….circa 1839/40. This original engraving is of “Grey Momus” …. shown with his rider/jockey…John Barham Day (who was also his trainer) Grey Momus’s…

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Early 19C Aquatint Engraving of Launcelot by John Frederick Herring Snr

Early 19C Aquatint Engraving of Launcelot by John Frederick Herring Snr Presenting a FABULOUS and VERY RARE, ORIGINAL Early-19th Century Chromolithograph Engraving after a painting by John Frederick Herring Snr…………….engraved by Charles Hunt….circa 1840/41. This original engraving is of “Launcelot” ….”The Winner of the Great St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster, 1840” shown with his victorious…

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Early 19C Aquatint Engraving of Margrave by John Frederick Herring Snr

Early 19C Aquatint Engraving of Margrave by John Frederick Herring Snr Presenting a FABULOUS and VERY RARE, ORIGINAL Early-19th Century Chromolithograph Engraving after a painting by John Frederick Herring Snr…………….engraved by Charles Hunt….circa 1833. This original engraving is of “MARGRAVE” ….”The Winner of the Great St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster, 1832” shown with his victorious…

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