An excellent Early Colonial Australian Cedar Bookcase featuring carved stylised
tulip decoration to the glazing bar terminals, and carved quadrants to the top
and bottom doors, the top rests on a base with two cushion shaped drawers. NSW
A rare Early Colonial Tasmanian Blackwood Work Table with a
single drawer, on slender turned legs, Tasmanian origin, replaced silk.
An Early Colonial Australian Cedar Occasional or Side Table
the top cross-banded with satinwood, having a single drawer and the central
column features carved “centurion skirt” decoration, Tasmanian origin.
An Early Colonial Australian Cedar Library Armchair, 19th
century finish, Tasmania origin c.1845
One of a set of six Early Colonial Australian Cedar Dining
Chairs featuring tablet backs, the drop-in seats upholstered with black haircloth,
19th century finish, Tasmanian origin.
A quality Australian cedar Occasional or Wine Table featuring a barley twist column, original 19th century patina, NSW origin
An early colonial Australian cedar What
Not with four tiers featuring “acorn” finials and a single drawer, NSW origin19th
An early colonial Australian cedar fold-over Card Table featuring a framed panel of
Huon pine in the skirt, Tasmanian origin, 19th century patina.
An early colonial Australian cedar Linen
Press by Andrew Lenehan and with a paper label showing his address to be
271 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, and featuring a
triangular pediment and ebony knobs, 19th century patina
An important early colonial Australian cedar Sofa with a superb scroll carved back
featuring a central shell motif and resting on spiral carved legs and brass
castors, 19th century patina.
An early colonial Australian cedar Sideboard of compact size, featuring
Huon pine stringing, and a deep left drawer and a pair of drawers to the right
of the centre drawer, all with ebonised knobs, and with a band of ebonised
beading below. Attributed to James Penman
a convict cabinetmaker who worked at
Riccarton in northern Tasmania and provenanced to Streanshalh, more information can be found on p.122 in Early Colonial Furniture in NSW and Van
Diemen’s Land as well as p.135 in Nineteenth
Century Australian Furniture. Original 19th century patina.
A very rare Australian Colonial cedar Revolving Dumb Waiter with two shelves rotating around a vase and
ring turned column, supported on three scroll carved legs with brass castors. Attributed
to William Hamilton of Hobart, see his trade label illustration of a sofa in
Nineteenth Century Australian Furniture (Fig.140) Original 19th century
An early colonial Tasmanian Musk and Australian cedar Sewing Box, the interior later lined with newspaper c.1859 19th century patina.
A rare Australian cedar and silky oak Apprentice Chest of Drawers with a shaped pediment and plinth, This chest is of Queensland origin and displays strong Germanic influence, original patina.
An Early Colonial Australian cedar Carver Chair with scroll arms and featuring flame cedar veneer to the central cross rail, NSW origin, 19th century patina.
An early colonial Australian cedar Carver Chair with a tablet back and horsehair upholstered drop in seat, Tasmanian origin, 19th century patina
A colonial Australian cedar Work Table with lyre shaped supports, single drawer with a paper label Chas Artlett ... Rushcutters Bay. 19th century patina, NSW origin.
A "Hamilton Style" Australian cedar twin pedestal Sideboard with a book-matched veneered back, three drawers and fitted cupboards, Tasmanian origin, 19th century patina.
A Germanic Colonial Australian cedar Chest of Drawers with its original locks & bone escutcheons signed in pencil (see detail) "...Lamcken" c.1855
An early Colonial Australian cedar carver chair, NSW origin, 19th century patina.
A rare Early Colonial Australian Cedar Chest of five drawers
in the Hepplewhite style having “French” feet and a shaped apron, the top is
banded with Huon pine veneer, Illustrated in A Guide to Collecting Australiana by Juliana and Toby Hooper p.40, revived
19th century finish, Tasmanian origin.
A rare Australian cedar Writing Box in the form of a sarcophagus shaped tea caddy, (interior incomplete) retains original brass feet, original 19th century patina, NSW origin.
An early colonial Australian cedar Easy
Chair with superbly carved arms and front legs terminating with brass
castors, Tasmanian origin, revived 19th century patina.
A rare early colonial Australian cedar Sofa Table of compact size, featuring an excellent “ribbon grain” top and two
drawers to the front, Tasmanian origin, revived 19th century patina.
An Australian cedar Apprentice Chest of Drawers with a shaped plinth, NSW origin, 19th century patina.
A rare Early Colonial Australian cedar Sarcophagus shaped zinc lined Wine Cooler featuring carved lion paw feet, NSW origin, 19th century patina, c.1845
A Rare Jamaican made Games Table, attributed to Ralph Turnbull (act.1820-40). It has a chess board top displaying 64 squares of local Jamaican and imported timbers including palm wood & rosewood. The chess board top is hinged, opening to reveal a compartment containing a backgammon board, while the underside is baize-lined. The skirt is veneered and has squares of palm wood at each corner. The lower edge of the skirt is decorated with a finely turned quarter moulding. The veneered tapering octagonal column rests on a quadraform base supported on four carved lotus and stylised animal paw feet with concealed castors. Original 19th century patina.
An impressive Early Colonial Australian Cedar brass bound Writing Slope with a concealed drawer, NSW origin excellent 19th century patina, baize replaced.
An Important Early Colonial Australian Cedar Gentleman’s Clothes Press featuring a Palladian pediment the veneered carcase flanked by carved & rope twist ½ columns, the drawers with ebony stringing, internal slides missing, NSW Origin,19th century patina,
An imposing early colonial Australian cedar Gentleman’s Library Chair, inspired by a design by William Smee & Sons, NSW origin.
A very rare colonial Australian Davenport in Brush Cyprus Pine (a NSW rainforest timber) having three internal drawers with ivory knobs, on concealed brass and porcelain castors, secondary timber Australian cedar, NSW origin, 19th century patina.
A 13" English mahogany Wall Clock with a fusee movement having a painted dial retailed by Hollingdale & Kessell, Sydney.
A rare & important labelled Colonial New Zealand Table by the master craftsmen Anton Seuffert (act. 1859-87) featuring fern & floral marquetry design in various native timbers including mottled kauri, mapau,whairangipiro, rimu totara,rewarewa and puriri. A similar table is illustrated in The Seuffert Legacy by Brian Peet p. 116.
An Early Australian cedar freestanding Sofa or Library Table with a single drawer and ‘S’ scroll decoration, NSW origin, 19th century patina c.1840
A rare early Tasmanian Side Table in Huon pine with Gum square legs, featuring two drawers with brass knob handles.
An early colonial Australian cedar Occasional Table featuring a shaped central support in the form of a stylised Lyre, 19th century patina, NSW origin.
An early Tasmanian square tapered leg Serving or Side Table in Australian cedar, featuring faux front drawers, 19th century patina.
A Tasmanian made Writing Box attributed to William Downing. The carcase is Australian cedar & imported Baltic pine it is veneered with imported mahogany & satinwood inlays the feather-banding however is Australian cedar & Huon pine.
An Australian cedar & rose mahogany Work Table, NSW origin, 19th century patina.
A rare Tasmanian birdseye Huon pine Apprentice Chest of Drawers, 19th century patina
An early Colonial Australian cedar twin pedestal Sideboard, NSW origin.
An early Colonial Australian Cedar Music Canterbury, Tasmanian origin, 19th century patina.