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Est.   ANTIQUES   1891

Dear Friends,

Welcome to April's Edition of Bly's Bounty.

We hope you find our Spring selection irresistible,
but if not 
our sourcing service is always on hand 
if that special piece is proving elusive!

We look forward to seeing you in our Chelsea showroom, 
so please do call in next time you are in the area.


Best Wishes,
John and James Bly

Item Of The Month

An extremely Rare Regency Period Early 19th Century Marble-Top Table with Serpent stem.

This exceptional table with specimen marble top supported by three intertwined serpents, on a triform base. The serpents of carved wood simulating bronze, the base ebonized to simulate marble and the feet patinated brass in the typical Regency fashion.

Circa 1820
Height: 21"/53cm  Diameter: 15.5"/39cm 

A Mid-19th Century Walnut and Ormolu Mounted Box.

Of serpentine and bombe form all round with centre divider, on splay feet with applied mounts. This fabulous and extremely well made box is of the highest quality and would make a handsome humidor. Original lock and working key.

Height: 8"/20cm Width: 12.5"/32cm Depth: 11"/28cm
Circa 1860

A Wonderful Pair of 20th Century Rock Crystal and Blue Glass Chandeliers.

This pair of 20th century rock crystal chandeliers were formerly in residence at London's Mark's Club in Mayfair. The metalwork is finished in antique brass, dressed with rock crystal pear and kite pendants. Highlighted by eye catching solid blue tri-spikes and hollow stem piece.

Circa 1950
Height: 39.5"/100cm Diameter: 24"/61cm 

An Edwardian Period Pine Corner Cupboard.

This fine example with open barrel back and dome top with three shaped shelves above double doors with fixed shelf below. With finely carved cornice, frame and frieze, the panelled doors with egg and dart frames. Previously fitted, as indicated by the light switch on the right hand side.

Circa 1910
Height: 81"/206cm Width: 42"/107cm Depth: 30"/76cm.

A 19th Century Brass and Copper Double Tapped Barrel.

A most unusual coopered style cooler, or warmer, with lid and two taps. The two internal compartments each with an external tap. The inner section possibly to take ice to cool a liquid in the outer section. Great for a bar!

Circa 1865
Height: 12"/30cm  Width: 59"/23cm  Depth: 12"/30cm

A 19th Century Viennese Regulator Clock with Triple Train Movement.

This fine clock case of simulated rosewood with ebonised columns and finials. The fully restored eight day duration triple train movement striking on two steel curled gongs every quarter hour. The enamelled dial with Roman numerals and finely cast pie crust bezel, the inset centre signed J Sheffe, Wien. The three weights with polished brass casing and ornate spoked pulleys; the polished brass bob pendulum with wooden rod. An adjustable thumb screw each side ensures perfect vertical alignmentagainst any wall. Glass door and sides.

Circa 1865
Height: 49"/124.5cm Width: 14.75"/37cm Depth: 7"/18cm

A Delightful Japanese fan from the Taishō Period.


This early 20th century bamboo and paper fan hand decorated with emblematic flowers and birds, cherry blossom and swallows.

Circa 1920
Height: 14.5"/37cm Width: 25”/64cm 

The perfect gift for the collector, beginner or connoisseur, and the person who has everything!

 John Bly's book on English Furniture, an essential and indispensable addition to any library.

This edition published 2010 based on Discovering English Furniture by John Bly first published in 1971.

Height: 10"/25.5cm Width: 7.5"/19cm Depth: .5"/1cm.

Signed copies available exclusively from us, just £14.99!!

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