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A good 19th century New Zealand colonial inlaid wine table, the circular top with geometric multi-star and cube pattern in various woods, thumb moulded edge, the turned rimu column on restrained scroll tripod base. Good colour and patina. Diameter 40 cm mm
A good quality N.Z. colonial late 19th century finely inlaid wine table, the octagonal top with geometric star and fan inlays in a complex design with a central star of 16 points within an eight pointed star form framed by fine geometric and fan type forms
A rare New Zealand colonial period dark stained kauri table vitrine, of French style with a glazed and lined serpentine top, elegant slender carved cabriole legs terminating in pad feet. 68 cm x 48 cm x 73 cm
William and James Norris . Colonial dressing table, circa 1870 of serpentine form in solid mottled kauri, burr totara and rimu with an oval mirror over a lidded glove department flanked by six small drawers, raised on turned legs on a platform base. Width
A New Zealand timbers side table, from the Waikato region, inlaid with a Maori village scene amongst a cabbage tree landscape. The timbers were salvaged from the so-called 'Burned Forest' at Arapanui c. 1920s when the forest was discovered. A note attached
A New Zealand timbers tilt-top circular wine table supported on four turned rewarewa legs with a circular plant stand platform base, the top with all-over geometric star shaped inlays with honey comb centre in a variety of native woods, burr totara, burr k
A magnificent Anton Seuffert parquetry floral pattern card table. This table represents one of the more complex and free flowing of the Seuffert 'Standard patterns', the fern & Clematis design, similar to a table presented to Countess Aberdeen in 1887. Thi
A N.Z. Colonial W.H. Jewell (Hereford Street, Christchurch) exotic woods side table, the rectangular top with multiple layered four pointed star central inlay on a burr totara ground within a multiple banded border, chamfered edge. Timbers include rewarewa
A rare New Zealand rustic folk art table, the octagonal top raised on a base made of natural branches, manufacturer’s mark ‘J.A. Dupree, Maker Auckland’, branded under the top. Diameter 80 cm, height 73 cm
A Colonial kauri & puriri panelled large swing mirror dressing table, extensively carved mirror flanked by two three-drawer pedestal and mirrored supports over two drawer base. Width 134 cm. Height 206 cm
A rare quality New Zealand colonial, rimu, rewarewa and other New Zealand timbers hall table, the plain architectural upstand back with banded timber border, conforming to the top edge with a wide burr totara outer band, the front with a single frieze draw
A superior quality New Zealand native woods tilt-top wine table by James Penman (1882-1952). a rare example of this cabinetmaker's little known production, three tables only being recorded, the hexagonal top is decorated with complex inlaid geometric patte
A New Zealand timbers occasional table, the octagonal top inlaid with a starburst design enclosed within a diamond field with scalloped sides framed by quadrants of burr totara reserved on a field of figured kauri and rewarewa. Raised on four turned legs w
A Museum quality New Zealand colonial kauri table vitrine with glazed sides and top and velvet lined interior, supported on well proportioned bobbin, turned legs and stretcher base with original brass casters - the top with thumbnail moulded border and six
An Anton Seuffert card table of New Zealand native timber with original label underneath. Interesting carved and pokerwork base (English). Card tables were a Seuffert specialty and his 1875 advertisement in the Auckland Herald valued card tables of this de
A good quality New Zealand native woods games table of oblong shape on four slender turned legs with X-stretcher base, the top with a centre chessboard and two diamond shaped crib boards. Length 91 cm. Depth 46 cm. Height 73 cm .
A superb Anton Seuffert card table of New Zealand native timber with original label underneath and original Seuffert/Teutenberg base. Card tables were a Seuffert speciality and his 1875 raffle advertisement in the Auckland Herald valued card tables of this
A superb 'Winks & Hall' New Zealand Native timber work table, the central silver top plaque is inscribed 'Presented to Miss Napier/by the Inhabitants of Karangahake in Recognition and Appreciation of her good work in Connection with the Sunday school Oct.
An exquisite Anton Seuffert parquetry floral pattern card table. This table represents one of the more complex and free flowing of the Seuffert 'Standard patterns', the fern and Clematis design, similar to a table presented to Countess Aberdeen in 1887, th
A Colonial New Zealand specimen timbers games occasional table the shaped top with figured timber geometric inlay of honeyed hues, enclosing a central games board, the alternating squares of rewarewa veneer, the top encircled by an intricate shaped apron a
A Colonial New Zealand specimen timbers octagonal occasional table the top with a star burst pattern inlay in native timbers, supported on a tripod base with stylised foliate carving. Width 60 cm. Height 71 cm
Art Nouveau rimu side table c.1895 This superb side table demonstrates the changing styles and tastes at the end of the nineteenth century in colonial New Zealand. No longer so isolated by distance there was a constant flow of new immigrants, bringing with
Grecian arm chair This modified Regency Greek revival style kauri armchair May have been intended as a 'Carver' for the head of the table. Correctly upholstered in black leather it was more likely to have been a fireside chair for 'The man of the house'. T
Chip-carved Art & Crafts Period Table c.1900 This table, similar to that shown on p190 Furniture of the New Zealand Colonial Era is a finely executed example of chip-carving, and perhaps the inclusion of the butterfly pattern on the lower shelf is indicati
Winks & Hall card table c.1885 This exceptional card or games table is attributed to the substantial cabinetmaking firm Winks & Hall who commenced trade c.1863 and continued through to the 1930's in their Shortland Street premises. Extensive use is made of
Inlaid tilt-top table c. 1875 This attractive inlaid table makes extensive use of puriri, maire, rewarewa and totara amongst other timbers. This table style was popularised throughout the colonial period as a means of displaying the wide variety of 'Exotic
Te Kauwhata dressing-table c.1880 raised on porcelain castors and incorporating figured kauri and puriri to good advantage, this dressing table was sourced from an old house in Te Kauwhata, the carvings were purchased from a specialized carving workshop, a
A New Zealand timbers card table by Anton Seuffert. This example has a tripod base of bobbin form, suggesting the top was shipped overseas before adding a local base. This was typical of Anton Seuffert card tables, as most seem to have been sent overseas
Rare Jewell & Sons New Zealand timber inlay specimen table with gallery-stretcher base and octagonal shaped apron of geometric starburst decoration. Original label underneath reads - From 'Jewell & Sons, 263 High St, Christchurch New Zealand /Cabinet and P
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