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Attractive Antique Edwardian Carved Mahogany Upholstered Sofa Couch Settee
Attractive antique Edwardian carved mahogany sofa settee.

An attractive Edwardian carved mahogany sofa settee. We date this settee to the early 20th century.

The sofa sits on ball and claw legs at the front and two slightly backwards splayed legs at the rear.

The seat base has been well padded and sprung.

The sofa is upholstered in a blue patterned heavy woven fabric with braid detail.

The sofa has an overall height of 31" (79cm), with an overall width of 60" (153cm) and an overall depth of 34" (87cm). It has a backrest height of 16" (40cm), a seat height of 16" (40cm), a seat width of 42" (107cm) and a seat depth of 23" (59cm).

This attractive Edwardian carved mahogany sofa remains in a good condition. The material has a few marks and stains, although we have not attempted to have it professionally cleaned. The armrests have a slight amount of play in them.

This remains a very stylish and elegant Edwardian carved mahogany settee. It is very comfortable and supportive to sit on and will continue to provide rest and relaxation 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 Antique Edwardian Mahogany Music Filing Cabinet With 120 Partitions
Attractive antique Edwardian mahogany single door music filing cabinet.

A lovely antique mahogany music filing cabinet. We date this cabinet to the early 20th century.

There is a plaque for 'R.W. Pentland, Music Seller, Edinburgh' to the inside of the door.

The cabinet sits on four bracket feet.

The front of the cabinet is of a single panel design. The door has been panelled with finely grained mahogany.

The door has a decorative lockplate and it is fitted with a lock (key supplied).

The interior of the cabinet has been partitioned into 120 sections over two shelves and are all individually numbered.

The cabinet has an overall height of 37" (94cm), a width of 21.5" (55cm) and a depth of 18.5" (47cm).

The partitions measure 310mm high by 4mm wide. They have an internal depth of 230mm.

This lovely vintage mahogany cabinet remains in a good solid condition with only very minor surface markings commensurate with age and usage, including some minor surface markings and indentations to the top surface finish. The top surface has mellowed a fair bit over time also. There are a few indentations to the base. The rear has been shortened slightly by a past owner and the back has a later panel.

This remains a very stylish and elegant vintage mahogany filing 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 Antique Victorian Chesterfield Double Drop End Sofa Couch Settee
Attractive large antique Victorian chesterfield sofa.

An attractive Victorian chesterfield sofa. We date this sofa to the late 19th century.

The sofa sits on downward tapered square section legs at the front and rear splayed legs at the rear.

The front feet sit under the front of the armrests which have been overstuffed to form the classic scroll end. The armrests continue back to join the backrest which has been overstuffed to form a scroll back.

It has the advantage of being a double drop end sofa, the armrests are able to be dropped by pushing the mechanism on the side of the material.

The armrests, backrest and seat base are well padded and sprung.

The sofa is upholstered in a dark pink heavy woven material with separate armrest covers.

The sofa has a height of 28" (71cm), an overall width of 69" (175cm) and an overall depth of 32" (82cm) with a backrest height of 12" (31cm), a seat height of 15" (39cm), a seat width of 48" (122cm) and a seat depth of 21" (53cm).

With the armrests down, it has an overall width of 81" (206cm).

This attractive Victorian sofa remains in good condition, with marking commensurate with age and usage. The material has mellowed slightly over time and there are a few usage marks from past use, please note that we have not attempted to have the material professionally cleaned. The finish on the legs has mellowed very slightly.

This remains a very stylish and elegant Victorian chesterfield sofa. It is comfortable and supportive to sit on and would provide the perfect reupholstery project for someone with the requisite skills if necessary. 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
This item has been sold





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Attractive Pair Of 2 Antique Edwardian Carved Mahogany Fireside Armchairs Chairs
Attractive pair of antique Edwardian carved mahogany upholstered armchairs.

An attractive pair of Edwardian carved mahogany armchairs. We date these chairs to the early 20th century.

The chairs sit on ball and claw legs at the front and backward curved cabriole legs at the rear.

The deep seat pads have been well padded and sprung.

The chairs are upholstered in a heavy woven blue patterned material. The fabric is not original and was replaced at some recent point in the past.

The chairs have a height of 31" (79cm) with a backrest height of 17" (43cm), a seat height of 16" (41cm), a seat width of 17.5" (44cm) (between the armrests) and a seat depth of 22" (56cm).

This attractive pair of Edwardian carved mahogany armchairs remain in good solid condition with only very minor surface marks commensurate with age and usage. The material is showing a number of usage marks from past use, especially on the armrests and headrests, please note that we have not attempted to have the upholstery professionally cleaned. There are some minor marks and indentations to the wooden frame. There is a small amount of play in the arms.

This remains a very stylish and elegant pair of Edwardian armchairs. They are very comfortable and supportive to sit on and will continue to provide rest and relaxation 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 Pair Of Two 2 Parker Knoll Fireside Easy Armchairs Arm Chairs
Attractive pair of parker knoll armchairs.

An attractive pair of parker knoll style armchairs. We date these armchairs to the late 20th century.

There is a Parker Knoll label to the underside of the cushions.

The chairs sit on downward tapered legs at the front and oblong back edge legs at the rear.

The seat bases are provided with well padded loose cushions.

The chairs are upholstered in a heavy woven floral material.

The larger wing back chair has an overall height of 37" (94cm), an overall width of 27" (69cm) and an overall depth of 32" (82cm), with a backrest height of 24" (61cm), a seat height of 16" (41cm), a seat width of 19.5" (49cm) and a seat depth of 19" (49cm).

The smaller chair has an overall height of 32" (81cm), an overall width of 27" (69cm) and an overall depth of 29" (74cm), with a backrest height of 20" (51cm), a seat height of 16" (41cm), a seat width of 19" (48cm) and a seat depth of 19" (48cm).

This attractive pair of vintage parker knoll armchairs remain in very good solid condition with only very minor surface marking commensurate with age and usage. The material has a few minor marks from past use and the legs are showing a tiny bit of wear to the finish. The material has mellowed very slightly to the rear of the chairs, probably due to positioning in the past.

This remains a very stylish and elegant pair of parker knoll armchairs. They are very comfortable and supportive to sit and will continue to provide rest and relaxation 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 Pair of Cream Upholstered Fireside Easy Armchairs Arm Chairs
Attractive pair of cream upholstered fireside armchairs.

An attractive pair of easy armchairs. We date these armchairs to the late 20th century.

The armchairs sit on four wooden legs.

The armrests and button-back backrests are well padded.

The sprung seat base is provided with a well padded cushion.

The chairs have been upholstered in a cream floral patterned heavy woven fabric.

The armchairs have a height of 37.5" (95cm) with an overall width of 27" (69cm) and an overall depth of 32" (81cm). They have a backrest height of 24" (61cm), a seat height of 18" (46cm), a seat width of 20" (51cm) and a seat depth of 19" (49cm).

This attractive pair of armchairs remain in very good solid condition with only very minor marks consistent with age and usage. The fabric remains in good condition with only minor signs of wear with some minor usage marks, primarily to the armrests and seat bases. Please note that we have not attempted to have the chairs professionally cleaned.

This remains a very stylish and elegant pair of armchairs. They are very comfortable and supportive to sit on and will continue to provide rest and relaxation 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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