Interiors by John Hobbs118 lots with images
Viewing NotesFriday 10th December 2010, 9.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.; Saturday 11th December 2010, 9.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.; Sunday 12th December 2010, 10.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m..; Monday 13th December 2010, 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.;Tuesday 14th December 2010, 9.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.; & Day of sale from 8.30 a.m.
Description: A mahogany sarcophagus shaped wine cooler, in early 19th century Irish style, in the manner of Mack Williams and Gibton, the hinged top with a leaf carved border with leaf carved scroll pilasters and paw feet with castors, 63.5cm high, 103cm wide, 74cm deepView additional info »
Description: An eight fold painted canvas screen, in 19th century Italian style, each leaf painted to one side with birds within octagonal reserves with neoclassical scrolling foliage, 197cm high, 460.5cm wide overall. Paintwork recently restored. Provenance: reputedly purchased at auction at Il Conté casa d'Aste in March 1999.View additional info »
Description: A pair of giltwood and gesso girandoles, in 19th century Italian style, each of cartouche form carved with leaves, flowerheads and scrolls, each with metal plate to hold a candle arm, 91.5cm high, 62.5cm wide. Provenance: reputedly purchased at auction at Lyon & Turnbull in June 2007.View additional info »
Description: A mahogany, parcel gilt and fret carved secretaire cabinet, in George III style, the dentil moulded architectural cornice with outset corners, above a band of blind fret carved decoration, the mirrored door within a carved gilt border enclosing shelves and small drawers, the top and base flanked by turned columns carved with ribbons, trailing leaves and flowers and with brass capitals headed by blind fret carved blocks, the moulded base with outset corners, the secretaire drawer with pigeon holes and drawers above three long drawers, on blind fret carved bracket feet, 227.5cm high, 106cm wide, 58.5cm deep. May have added elements of recent construction.View additional info »
Description: A carrara and porphyry chimneypiece, in early 19th century style, the inverted breakfront shelf above a moulded opening with a canted inner edge, flanked by porphyry pilasters with moulded capitals and blocks, 132.5cm high, 191cm wide, 28cm deep. Of recent construction.View additional info »