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Attractive Antique Victorian Sheraton Revival Painted Satinwood Bureau Chest
Attractive antique Sheraton revival painted satinwood bureau.

A lovely antique Sheraton revival painted satinwood bureau. We date this bureau to the late 19th century.

The bureau sits on four shapely bracket feet.

The bureau is fitted with a drop front writing slope over four graduated drawers.

The drop front is fitted with a working lock (key supplied). The drop front is supported on two wooden support rails which pull out from beside the top drawer. The rails are fitted with small brass handles.

The interior is fitted with various pigeon holes with a central cupboard and two small drawers.

The main drawers are fitted with decorative cast brass drop handles each mounted on very ornate backplates. They are also fitted with locks (no key is supplied, but a suitable replacement should be easily obtainable if required).

The drawers, bureau flap and top surface have attractive inlaid framing.

The bureau has been decoratively painted with foliate and flower decoration throughout. The bureau flap features a painted young girl. The painted decoration is carried on into the writing area also.

The bureau has an overall height of 38.5" (98cm), a width of 31" (79cm) and an overall depth of 17.5" (45cm).

This lovely antique bureau remains in a good solid condition with surface markings commensurate with age and usage. There is an area of wear to the lower outer right hand side which has possibly been caused by a heat source. The bureau has a few small veneer chips and there are some minor age splits to the veneers. There is a bit of wear around the feet from past use and the bureau flap sits very slightly in on one side.

This remains a very stylish and elegant antique bureau. It will continue to provide sterling service for many years to come.

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Delivery Costs

Collection in Person - Free

Glasgow, Edinburgh & Local Area - 40

England & Wales - 70

Northern Ireland - 125
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Attractive Large Vintage Beithcraft Burr Walnut Double Wardrobe Armoire
Attractive vintage Large Beithcraft burr walnut double wardrobe armoire.

A lovely vintage burr walnut Beithcraft double wardrobe. We date this wardrobe to around the mid 20th century.

There is a plaque for Beithcraft furniture inside the right hand door.

The wardrobe is supplied as a single section so please be aware with regards to access etc.

The wardrobe sits on four queen anne style cabriole legs with round pad feet.

The front of the wardrobe is of two panel design with each panel being a side hinged door.

The door fronts have been veneered with well matched finely figured burr walnut producing a pleasing pattern.

The doors are fitted with decorative cast brass lock plates. The left hand door is secured by a rear mounted top and bottom lever bolt. The right hand door is fitted with a working lock (key supplied).

The interior of the wardrobe is fitted with with a side to side hanging rail to the left hand side at the top. There is a further hanging rail to the right hand side below a top shelf.

The wardrobe has a height of 73.5" (187cm), a width of 50.5" (128cm) and a depth of 23.5" (60cm).

This lovely vintage burr walnut double wardrobe remains in very good solid condition with only very minor surface markings commensurate with age and usage, including some minor wear around the top of the cornice and bottom of the feet. There are a few small indentations to the outer right hand side.

This remains a very stylish and elegant burr walnut double wardrobe which will continue to provide good service for many years to come.

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Delivery Costs

Collection in Person - Free

Glasgow, Edinburgh & Local Area - 40

England & Wales - 70

Northern Ireland - 125
This item has been sold





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Attractive Large Vintage Flame Mahogany Writing Bureau Cabinet With Drawers
Attractive large vintage mahogany bureau.

A lovely large vintage mahogany bureau. We date this bureau to the second half of the 20th century.

The bureau sits on bracket shaped feet.

The bureau is fitted with a drop front writing slope over four graduated drawers.

The drop front is fitted with a working lock (key supplied). The drop front is supported on two wooden support rails which pull out from beside the top drawer when the flap is lowered.

The interior is fitted with various pigeon holes, a cupboard and drawers. The writing area has been covered in a dark green tooled leather.

The main drawers are fitted with pairs of decorative cast drop handles each mounted on embossed circular back plates.

The bureau has a height of 39" (99cm), a width of 31" (79cm) and an overall depth of 18" (46cm).

This lovely vintage mahogany bureau remains in a solid condition with surface markings commensurate with age and usage. There are a few minor marks to the top surface from past use. There is a little wear around the bottom of the feet including a bit of wear to the veneer on the back outer right hand side foot.

This remains a very stylish and elegant vintage mahogany bureau. It will continue to provide sterling service for many years to come.

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Delivery Costs

Collection in Person - Free

Glasgow, Edinburgh & Local Area - 40

England & Wales - 70

Northern Ireland - 125
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Attractive Large Waring & Gillow Vintage Panelled Oak Triple Fitted Wardrobe
Attractive vintage Waring & Gillow oak triple fitted wardrobe.

A lovely vintage Waring & Gillow oak wardrobe. We date this wardrobe to the first half of the 20th century.

There are plaques and stamps for Waring & Gillow inside the wardrobe.

The wardrobe comes in four sections: a large double hanging section, a small hanging/shelved section, a base and a separate cornice.

The sturdy separate cornice is of a stepped design with a scallop shaped moulding running its length at the top.

The front of the wardrobe is of three panel design with each panel being a side hinged door. The left and right hand doors are fitted with decorative cast brass drop acorn shaped handles mounted on decorative shapely brass backplates. The handles turn to operate the catches. The door have locks fitted (no key is supplied but a suitable replacement should be easily obtainable).

The interior of the smaller right hand section is fitted with a bank of shelves. These are removable and the top has a fitted hanging rail if further hanging room is required.

The interior of the larger left hand section has a wide side to side hanging rail.

The wardrobe has a height of 78" (198cm), a width of 75" (191cm) and a base depth of 21" (54cm).

This lovely vintage oak wardrobe remains in very good solid condition with only very minor surface markings commensurate with age and usage. There are a few small chips to the cornice, primarily to the back outer edge on the left. The wardrobe has a few minor chips to the wood at some edges and the finish has a few minor indentations.

This remains a very stylish and elegant vintage large oak triple wardrobe which will continue to provide sterling service for many years to come.

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Delivery Costs

Collection in Person - Free

Glasgow, Edinburgh & Local Area - 40

England & Wales - 80

Northern Ireland - 155
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Attractive Very Large Antique Carved Oak Ecclesiastical Bookcase Cabinet
Attractive large antique Victorian oak ecclesiastical bookcase cabinet.

A lovely antique oak ecclesiastical bookcase cabinet. We date this bookcase cabinet to the second half of the 19th century.

The bookcase appears to have been finely constructed from a larger church bookcase, probably due to space restraints in the past.

The bookcase cabinet comes in three sections: the bookcase top, the cabinet base and a separate cornice.

The bookcase sits on bracket feet and the cornice is of a stepped design.

The front of the top bookcase is of two panel design with each panel being a side hinged door. The doors are fitted with finely carved arch top fretwork panels, the fretwork panels are continued to the outer sides. The doors carvings have green upholstered panels fitted that are hinged inside. The right hand door is fitted with a working lock (key supplied). The left hand door is secured with side mounted lever bolts.

The front fretwork panels have a different bespoke design.

The interior of the cabinet is fitted with three height adjustable, full width wooden shelves. The shelves sit on wooden supports housed in a series of notches in the side panels.

There is a very attractive carved lower plinth that runs around the base of the top section, this has foliate carvings running its length.

The base section comprises of a pair of drawers over a double side hinged door cupboard. The drawers are fitted with decorative cast iron drop handles mounted on shapely backplates.

The cupboard doors have central panels and feature decorative wrought iron style hinges. The right hand door is fitted with a working lock (key supplied). The left hand door is secured with a side mounted lever bolt.

The interior of the cupboard is fitted with a single, removable wooden shelf.

The bookcase cabinet has an overall height of 89" (226cm), a base cabinet height of 36" (92cm), a cornice width of 50.5" (128cm), a base cabinet width of 48.5" (123cm) and a base cabinet depth of 23" (58cm). The top bookcase has a depth of 15" (38cm).

This lovely antique oak bookcase cabinet remains in very good solid condition with only minor surface markings commensurate with age and usage, including some minor indentations and wear to the finish. The cornice has a little chip to the back outer left hand side and the fretwork has a few tiny breaks.

This remains a very stylish and elegant large antique oak bookcase cabinet which will continue to provide good service for many years to come.

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Delivery Costs

Collection in Person - Free

Glasgow, Edinburgh & Local area - 40

England & Wales - 70

Northern Ireland - 125
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Attractive Very Large Antique Victorian Oak Sideboard Cabinet With Shelves
Attractive large antique Victorian oak sideboard cabinet.

A lovely large Victorian oak sideboard cabinet. We date this sideboard to the late 19th century.

The sideboard comes as a very large single section, please be aware regarding access etc.

There would have originally been a rear gallery but this has been taken away at some point.

The sideboard sits on a plain plinth base with a slight breakfront design at the cupboard areas.

The main cabinet comprises of two double door cupboards each with two internal adjustable shelves.

The doors have an attractive panelled design.

The doors are fitted with working locks (key supplied).

The sideboard has an overall height of 38" (97cm), a width of 100" (254cm) and a depth of 20" (51cm).

This lovely large victorian oak sideboard remains in a solid condition with surface markings commensurate with age and usage. There are some minor usage marks, scratches and indentations from past use, primarily to the top surface. There is a bit of wear to the finish running around the base plinth near the floor.

This remains a very stylish and elegant large victorian oak sideboard which will continue to provide sterling service for many years to come.

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Delivery Costs

Collection in Person - Free

Glasgow, Edinburgh & Local Area - 40

England & Wales - 80

Northern Ireland - 155
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Attractive Vintage Beithcraft Burr Walnut Fitted Double Wardrobe Armoire
Attractive vintage Beithcraft burr walnut fitted double wardrobe armoire.

A lovely vintage burr walnut Beithcraft double wardrobe. We date this wardrobe to around the mid 20th century.

There is a plaque for Beithcraft furniture inside the right hand door.

The wardrobe is supplied as a single section.

The wardrobe sits on four queen anne style cabriole legs with round pad feet.

The front of the wardrobe is of two panel design with each panel being a side hinged door.

The door fronts have been veneered with well matched finely figured burr walnut producing a pleasing pattern.

The doors are fitted with decorative cast brass lock plates. The left hand door is secured by a rear mounted top and bottom lever bolt. The right hand door is fitted with a working lock (key supplied).

The interior of the wardrobe is fitted with bank of shelves, drawers and a glass drop down cupboard to the right hand side.

There is a side to side hanging rail to the left hand side at the top.

The wardrobe has a height of 72" (183cm), a width of 38" (97cm) and a depth of 23" (59cm).

This lovely vintage burr walnut double wardrobe remains in very good solid condition with only very minor surface markings commensurate with age and usage, including some minor wear around the top of the cornice and bottom of the feet. The door is missing its small keyhole escutcheon.

This remains a very stylish and elegant burr walnut fitted double wardrobe which will continue to provide good service for many years to come.

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Delivery Costs

Collection in Person - Free

Glasgow, Edinburgh & Local Area - 40

England & Wales - 70

Northern Ireland - 125
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Attractive Vintage Queen Anne Style Burr Walnut 54" Double Bed With Divan Base
Attractive vintage Queen Anne style burr walnut 54" double bed.

A lovely vintage Queen Anne style burr walnut double bed. We date this bed to the 1950/60s.

The bed comes in four sections, the head and foot boards, a divan base and the side rails.

The head board sits on sturdy square section legs. The legs continue up to form the back supports for the main burr walnut veneered panel.

The foot board sits on small Queen Anne cabriole legs. The main panel sits directly on the feet.

The divan base sits directly onto the metal siderails.

The headboard is 41.5" (105cm) high, the footboard is 27.5" (70cm) high both by 55.5" (141cm) wide.

The bed will hold a mattress 75" (191cm) long by 54" (137cm) wide.

This lovely vintage burr walnut double bed remains in very good solid condition with only very minor surface markings commensurate with age and usage. There is a slight amount of wear and minor indentations to some of the outer edges and the foot and headboard have a slight amount of mellowing to the finish. There is a light stain to the divan base where something has spilt in the past, please note that we have not attempted to have it professionally cleaned.

This remains a stylish and elegant vintage burr walnut double bed which will continue to provide sweet repose for many years to come.

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Delivery Costs

Collection in Person - Free

Glasgow, Edinburgh & Local Area - 40

England & Wales - 70

Northern Ireland - 125
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QUALITY VERY LARGE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CARVED OAK GLAZED 5 DOOR BOOKCASE CABINET
ATTRACTIVE VERY LARGE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CARVED OAK GLAZED BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE CABINET.

A LOVELY VICTORIAN OAK BOOKCASE CABINET. WE DATE THIS BOOKCASE TO THE LATE 19th CENTURY.

THIS IS AN ATTRACTIVE, HIGH QUALITY BOOKCASE. THE INTERNAL PANELS HAVE BEEN MADE FROM SOLID MAHOGANY, THIS INCLUDES THE DRAWER LININGS AND SHELVES ALSO.

THE BOOKCASE COMES IN FIVE SECTIONS: THE LARGE BASE SECTION, THREE GLAZED BOOKCASE SECTIONS AND A SEPARATE CORNICE.

THE BASE SITS ON A SLIGHTLY PROTRUDING PLAIN PLINTH BASE AND IS RAISED UP ON RECESSED CASTORS, ALTHOUGH THESE APPEAR TO BE ORIGINAL, THEY CAN BE REMOVED IF REQUIRED.

THE CORNICE IS OF STEPPED DESIGN WITH TWO ROWS OF DETAILED CARVING RUNNING ITS LENGTH. THE CORNICE HAS THREE REMOVABLE CRESTING RAILS THAT SIT ON DOWELS AND ARE ALSO DECORATIVELY CARVED.

THE FRONT OF THE UPPER BOOKCASE HAS FIVE SIDE HINGED GLAZED DOORS. THE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH DECORATIVE CAST DROP LOOP HANDLES MOUNTED ON SHAPELY EMBOSSED BACK PLATES. THESE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH WORKING LOCKS (KEY SUPPLIED).

THE INTERIOR OF EACH BOOKCASE SECTION IS FITTED WITH THREE HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE FULL WIDTH WOODEN SHELVES. THE SHELVES SIT ON WOODEN RAILS HOUSED IN A SERIES OF SLOTS IN THE SIDE PANELS.

THE BASE CABINET COMPRISES OF THREE DRAWERS OVER SIDE HINGED DOOR CUPBOARDS.

THE DRAWERS ARE FITTED WITH DECORATIVE CAST DROP LOOP HANDLES MOUNTED ON SHAPELY EMBOSSED BACKPLATES. THEY ARE FITTED WITH WORKING LOCKS (KEY SUPPLIED). THERE IS A RECESSED CARVED PANEL BETWEEN THE HANDLES ON ALL THE DRAWERS.

THE CUPBOARD DOORS HAVE CARVED RECESSED PANELS. THE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH DECORATIVE CAST DROP LOOP HANDLES MOUNTED ON SHAPELY EMBOSSED BACK PLATES. THESE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH WORKING LOCKS (KEY SUPPLIED). THE CENTRAL DOOR HAS A PAIR OF CARVED SEA SERPENTS TO THE LOWER PANEL.

THE PANELS UP THE EDGES OF THE BOOKCASE AND CORNERS OF THE BREAKFRONT ARE ALSO ATTRACTIVELY CARVED, THERE ARE LION MASKS TO THE TOPS OF THE BASE SECTION.

THE BOTTOM CUPBOARDS ARE FITTED WITH SINGLE FULL WIDTH WOOD SHELVES. THE SHELVES SIT ON WOOD RAILS AT EITHER SIDE.

THE BOOKCASE HAS A HEIGHT OF 107" WITH A BASE HEIGHT OF 37.5", A WIDTH OF 98" AND A BASE DEPTH OF 28".

THE OUTER INTERIOR SHELVES ARE 32" WIDE BY 11" DEEP AND CAN BE ADJUSTED IN 1" INCREMENTS. THE CENTRAL SHELVES ARE 22" WIDE BY 14" DEEP.

THE OUTER DRAWERS ARE 4" HIGH BY 30" WIDE. THE CENTRAL DRAWER IS 18" WIDE.

THE OUTER CUPBOARDS ARE 24.5" HIGH BY 34" WIDE BY 21" DEEP. THE SHELF SITS 12" INSIDE. THE CENTRAL CUPBOARD IS 24.5" HIGH BY 22" WIDE BY 24" DEEP, THE SHELF IS ALSO 12" HIGH.

THIS LOVELY VICTORIAN OAK BOOKCASE CABINET HAS BEEN CONSTRUCTED TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD AND REMAINS IN VERY GOOD SOLID CONDITION WITH ONLY VERY MINOR SURFACE MARKINGS COMMENSURATE WITH AGE AND USAGE. THERE ARE A FEW SMALL INDENTS AND MINOR AREAS OF WEAR TO SOME EDGES AND THE CORNICE HAS A FEW TINY SLIVERS MISSING FROM SOME EDGES.

THIS REMAINS A VERY STYLISH AND ELEGANT VICTORIAN GLAZED BOOKCASE CABINET WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE STERLING SERVICE FOR MANY YEARS TO COME.

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DELIVERY COSTS

COLLECTION IN PERSON - FREE

GLASGOW, EDINBURGH & LOCAL AREA - 40

ENGLAND & WALES - 80

NORTHERN IRELAND - 155
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VERY LARGE ANTIQUE CARVED WHITE CARRERA MARBLE CHURCH ALTAR WITH TABERNACLE
ATTRACTIVE VERY LARGE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CARVED WHITE CARRERA MARBLE CHURCH ALTAR.

A BEAUTIFUL VICTORIAN CARVED CARRERA MARBLE ALTAR REMOVED FROM AN ABERDEENSHIRE CHURCH. WE DATE THIS ALTAR TO THE SECOND HALF OF THE 19th CENTURY.

THE ALTAR SITS ON A BREAKFRONT PLAIN PLINTH BASE.

THE ALTAR BASE SECTION HAS STEPPED BACK SIDES. THE FRONT SECTION HAS THREE RECESSED PANELS. THE TWO SIDE RECESSED SECTIONS HAVE ARCHED TOPS. THE LARGE CENTRAL SECTION HAS A SHALLOW ARCH TOP AND HAS A CENTRAL IHS RELIEF CARVING WITH THE WORDS 'ALTARE PRIVILEGIATUM' ENGRAVED UNDERNEATH WHICH IS LATIN FOR PRIVILEGED ALTAR. THE TWO STEPPED BACK SIDE SECTIONS HAVE RECESSED PANELS CONSISTING OF A LARGE ARCHED SECTION BELOW TWO SMALL ARCHED SECTIONS.

THE TOP SECTION CONSISTS OF A TABERNACLE WHICH PROTRUDES BEYOND THE SIDE SECTIONS AT THE FRONT AND TOP. THE TABERNACLE DOOR SITS BEHIND A PLINTH WHICH SUPPORTS TWO TURNED MARBLE COLUMNS, WITH DARK GREEN MARBLE CENTRE SECTIONS, SITTING UNDER AN ANGULAR ARCH. THE TOP OF THE TABERNACLE HAS A DARK GREY SLATE ROOF.

THE TWO SIDE SECTIONS HAVE INTEGRAL CORNICES AND HAVE RECESSED PANELS WHICH SIT BEHIND FIVE TURNED MARBLE COLUMNS, MATCHING THE TABERNACLE COLUMNS, SITTING ON A PLINTH BASE. THE COLUMNS SUPPORT THE BASE OF ATTRACTIVE GOTHIC ARCHES.

THE TABERNACLE DOOR IS CONSTRUCTED FROM HEAVY EMBOSSED BRASS AND IS DECORATED WITH VERY ATTRACTIVE ENAMEL DETAIL IN RED BLUE AND GOLD. THE DOOR IS FITTED WITH A CENTRAL LOCK(KEY SUPPLIED). THE INTERIOR CAN BE HIDDEN BEHIND A WHITE CURTAIN.

THE ALTAR HAS THE RELIC EMBEDDED IN THE MARBLE IN FRONT OF THE TABERNACLE.

THE HEIGHT OF THE ALTAR IS 78", IT HAS AN OVERALL WIDTH OF 113" AND AN OVERALL DEPTH OF 35".

THE ALTAR IS IN A GOOD OVERALL SOLID CONDITION. THERE ARE A FEW USAGE MARKS AND TINY CHIPS TO SOME EDGES. DURING DISMANTLING ONE OF THE ARCH RAILS HAS HAD AN UNFORTUNATE BREAK BUT WAS VERY CLEAN. MOST OF THE DARKER PILLARS HAVE A SMALL AMOUNT OF DAMAGE, SOME AT SOME POINT IN THE PAST AS THERE WAS A SMALL BOTTLE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ALTAR STATING THE NAMES OF THE PEOPLE WHO REASSEMBLED IS DURING THE 20th CENTURY. FURTHER PICTURES OF THESE FAULTS ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

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