COLONIAL CEDAR

"COLONIAL RARITIES and OTHER CURIOSITIES"

Non-Cedar and Curiosities

This section includes all Antiques that are not Cedar.

You will find Blackwood,Rosewood, Mahogany, Oak, Burr Walnut and a variety of English and Australian timbers. 

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Regency Campaign Desk c1810-20

An attractive desk of small proportions, featuring detachable reeded legs, brass escutcheons and handles.

Four cockbeaded drawers with reeded top and gallery.

Brass casters.

This rare early survivor is in an excellent state of preservation, being around 200 years old.

Multiple uses: Desk, Side table , Hall table.


H 83cm 

W89cm

D 41.5cm


$2750

CAMPAIGN BATCHELOR’S CHEST –

C 1920’s


All original brass banding and recessed handles.

An amazing tiny treasure.

Only 72cm in height and 61 cm in width.

Perfect bedside, side table, lamp table etc.


NOW SOLD !

Top folds over and out to provide a desktop.

Multiple uses and possibilities.

A Statement piece.


72cm H

61cm W

30cm D


$580

ELEGANT ANTIQUE SIDE TABLE C1840

This fine example exhibits lovely colour and grain.

It has a shaped splash back with Prince of Wales style feature decorations at either end.

One plank top, with nicely shaped drawers, side panels to match

Stands on partly reeded and elegantly shaped legs.

Original full brass castors .Petite size.

Dimensions:


H : To top of finials -97cm To table top- 78cm

D : 52cm

W : 94cm


$650

ANTIQUE MINIATURE HABERDASHERY /SPECIMEN CABINET C1870’S


EXTERIOR EXHIBITS AN UNUSUAL TAMBOUR DOOR THAT ROLLS UP TO REVEAL

24 IDENTICAL PIGEON HOLES, MARKED WITH LETTERS OF THE ALPHABET.

AN UNUSUAL , QUIRKY DECORATOR PIECE OR EXCELLENT FOR SMALL ITEMS IN A COLLECTION.


H : 60 CM

W: 46CM

D : 30.5CM

EXTERIOR EXHIBITS AN UNUSUAL TAMBOUR DOOR THAT ROLLS UP


$1450

ART NOUVEAU WASHSTAND C1890


Striking Art Nouveau washstand of a lovely honey, blonde colour.

Original Art Nouveau tiles and marble top to the base.

Top has an ornate carved foliate pediment with a single shelf.

Lower section has two drawers and one door with Gothic style exterior hinges.

There is an open lower section. Each side has a towel rail.


H : 150cm

W : 115 cm

D : 46cm


$675 NOW SOLD

ANTIQUE AUSTRALIAN HANDCARVED FRAME C 1906

Of the Arts and Crafts Period C 1906.

This piece is signed and dated on the back—M. E. Coulthard. 1906.

Research shows that this is possibly the daughter of the legendary George Coulthard. Her name was Mary Ellen and would have been in her twenties in 1906.

George was a famous footballer and cricketer the late 1800’s. He led the Carlton Football club to a premiership in 1877.He was an inaugural inductee into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

This hand carved frame is an interesting and beautiful piece of Australiana made by the daughter of a Famous Nineteenth Century Victorian Footballer and Cricketer—George Coulthard.


Dimensions: 33cm x 42cm


$250

Colonial Blackwood Chest of Drawers C1880.

This is a handsome mid size, five drawer chest.

Timber exhibits excellent grain and colour.

Drawers are faux cock beaded.

H 110 cm

W 104.5 cm

D 54 cm

$650  SOLD

SUPERB ANTIQUE SATINWOOD SCREEN C 1850.

It exhibits fine fretwork,delicate carving and showcases the beauty of Satinwood.

It has an adjustable small platform table or ledge and a floral tapestry screen.

An elegant piece made by a master craftsman .

Reminiscent of Gillows of England.


Original condition.


Dimensions:

Height :100cm

Depth :43cm

Width :42cm


$595

Reverse side of Antique Satinwood Firescreen

COLONIAL HUON PINE AND BLACKWOOD OCCASIONAL TABLE C 1880


The top is a round of Tasmanian Huon Pine featuring

“Spattrie" work of native fern fronds.

Spattrie or Spatterwork required a high degree of artistic skill.

The collecting of ferns during the late nineteenth century was a popular pastime both in England and in the colonies.

The legs are Tasmanian Blackwood.

Nineteenth Century patina.

Tasmanian origin.

$1550

NOW SOLD !

Antique Pine Hallstand C1890


With decorative Cedar trim, carved panels and spindle decoration.

It has a central mirror and drawer and six hat and coat hooks.

There are also two umbrella trays.

Nineteenth century patina.

Mid range height that may suit smaller dwellings or units.


Dimensions:

Height :193cm

Width : 113cm

Depth : 32cm


$495

Superb Antique Flame Mahogany Secretaire Chest. C1840's


All drawer fronts are book matched flame mahogany. This chest is a petite size comprising four drawers, one of which houses the Secretaire.

Some old repairs to top surface.

The Secretaire interior has seven drawers, Gothic style embellished pigeon holes and a leather writing surface.


Height : 105cm

Length : 104.5cm

Depth : 49 cm


$1800

Antique Georgian Occasional Table-C1820


A tilt top table of Mahogany with multiple ring turned column.

A handy size with multiple uses- card table, breakfast table,lamp table -a table for many occasions .

Can then be tilted and moved against a wall for space saving.

Dimensions:

Height : 73cm

Width : 63cm

Length : 64cm


$595

EARLY COLONIAL BLACKWOOD WHATNOT

C1850-60


Beautifully grained Blackwood shelves

and turned columns resting on early brass castors.


H 116.5cm x W 56cm x D 38cm


$450

NTIQUE COUNTRY KITCHEN DRESSER / BOOKCASE.

C1880'S

Beautiful original condition.

Light coloured, full oak construction.

Top features original glass and interestingly designed pigeon holes.

Lots of storage areas to accommodate display items, plates ,recipe books, cutlery.

A unique, utilitarian piece for the kitchen or dining room or family room.

H 219cm x W 125cm x D 59cm bottom and 38cm top.


$800

Early George 1V Mahogany occasional /wine /tilt top table.

C 1830.

Fine early construction with striking fiery grain. Dense early timber. Beautiful dark plum colour. Bears the trade label of Thomas Mills. 61 Market St. Bradford, England.

Trade label of Thomas Mills found under the tilt top.


W 48cm x L 64.5cm x H 76.5cm

Striking fiery grain.

A very versatile little table.

Quality antique piece.


$650

Colonial Rarities

Antique Dealer in Newcastle

NSW