An early colonial Australian cedar twin
pedestal Sideboard featuring a rare carved Shell motive to the “C” scroll back
and gadrooned carving to the pedestal doors, 19th century
patina, NSW origin.
An early colonial Australian cedar drop-flap Work Table featuring two drawers with string inlay, a turned and carved column on four scroll legs, Tasmanian origin, 19th century patina.
A Rare and Important Early Australian Cedar Twin Pedestal Sideboard by the Sydney Cabinet-maker Robert Meech (act.1843-58 ) His Trade card is affixed to the underside of the top above the left pedestal, (see entry in Australian Furniture p.91) This is the only piece of his work to be recorded to date and shows a flamboyant carved back over two pedestals with doors having oval inset panels and a central single drawer with carved decoration, An excellent 19th century original patina.
A set of early colonial Australian cedar Bedsteps, NSW origin, 19th century patina.
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 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.
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.
A rare Tasmanian Blackwood 4 tier whatnot with a single drawer and brass castors.
An early colonial Australian cedar Carver Chair with a tablet back and horsehair upholstered drop in seat, Tasmanian origin, 19th century patina
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 Important early Colonial Australian cedar Dwarf Bookcase with adjustable shelves, the doors with silk panels, Tasmanian origin, 19th century patina.
An early Colonial Australian cedar carver chair, NSW origin, 19th century patina.
A rare Early Colonial Australian cedar Hat
Coat & Stick Stand having a turned and faceted column with shaped pegs
and “T” supports, on a circular veneered base with its original metal liner,
Tasmanian origin, 19th century patina.
A Rare Early Colonial Australian Cedar sarcophagus-shaped Tea Caddy having three compartments, two with bone knobs, revived 19th century finish.
An early colonial Australian cedar Double Ended Sofa featuring a carved back and arms with gadrooned decoration resting on bold reeded legs, revived 19th century patina, NSW origin.
An early colonial Australian cedar Work Table with a hinged top revealing lidded compartments veneered with Tasmanian Myrtle, with a lyre shaped central support containing a silk covered work bag. NSW origin. ( for a similar example see Australian Furniture Pl.558)
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.
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.
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
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 early colonial Australian cedar What
Not with four tiers featuring “acorn” finials and a single drawer, NSW origin19th
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 early colonial Australian cedar and Tasmanian blackwood Hall Stand, 19th century