black lacquer over a hand-made wooden box; the hinged lid adorned with a well-delineated and expressive basset hound face; the interior with removable slats and a small stamp box with carved mother-of-pearl pull; some discoloration to moire silk lining; good antique condition with overall even wear and fine craquelure
Signed on reverse 'Dutch Galliot at Harbour Mouth'; a galiot was a type of Dutch merchant ship similar to a ketch, with a rounded fore and aft with flat bottoms to sail in shallow waters; excellent restored condition with professional repair; some wear to original giltwood frame; overall craquelure to glaze
Perfect for use as a dry bar, the beautifully colored large solid mahogany rectangular tray with sloped end for easy serving; the raised gallery fitted with shaped handles; raised on a later hinged x-form stand; excellent antique condition with nice overall patination
one of the largest and best quality Canterbury's made, fitted with three adjustable serpentine dividers on a rectangular base with applied moldings and lion ring handles; the columnar rounded corners continuing to tapering legs on brass casters; excellent antique condition; attributed to Gillows of Lancaster and London (1730-1840)
perfect as an ottoman, stool, foot rest, or table having an oval upholstered seat above a deep apron and raised on turned wooden supports ending in casters; excellent antique condition with new upholstery "
a fine example of an English rent table with circular inset-leather top above an apron fitted with four numbered drawers and four blind drawers all with original pulls; over a bulbous pedestal raised on splayed reeded legs with original hairy-paw brass casters; excellent antique condition; rent tables had labeled/numbered frieze drawers creating a filing system for the rent collector