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Summer 2014 Period Furniture Auction Preview

Chris Hampton, Managing Director and Head of the Furniture Department, previews the period furniture on offer in the Summer 2014 Fine Art Sale, which is being held on 8th/9th July 2014 at our Exeter saleroom complex.

A Set of Six 'Mouseman' Oak Bar Stools by Robert Thompson of Kilburn (FS23/780)
        that are being offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 8th July 2014 at
        our auction rooms in Exeter, Devon.

A Set of Six 'Mouseman' Oak Bar Stools by Robert Thompson of Kilburn (FS23/780) that are being offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 8th July 2014 at our auction rooms in Exeter, Devon.

The furniture auction within the Summer 2014 Quarterly Fine Art Sale to be held on Wednesday, 9th July 2014 includes a good range of antique and decorative furniture.

Amongst the more traditional furniture is a good section of oak furniture and walnut furniture including an attractive 18th Century oak low boy (FS23/643) with a presale estimate of £900-£1,200. A good oak refectory table in the 17th Century taste (FS23/669) with a later top measuring some 9ft long would suit many a West Country Hall or dining room and is estimate at £2,000-£3,000.

An 18th Century Oak Lowboy (FS23/653), which is amongst the period furniture on offer, carries a pre-sale estimate of £800-£1,200.

An 18th Century Oak Lowboy (FS23/653), which is amongst the period furniture on offer, carries a pre-sale estimate of £800-£1,200.

An oak refectory table (FS23/669) that would grace any hall or dining room is expected to realise between £2,000 and £3,000.

An oak refectory table (FS23/669) that would grace any hall or dining room is expected to realise between £2,000 and £3,000.

This set of eight 17th Century and later walnut dining chairs (FS23/670) from the same country house as the refectory table is inviting bids of between £2,500 and £3,500.

This set of eight 17th Century and later walnut dining chairs (FS23/670) from the same country house as the refectory table is inviting bids of between £2,500 and £3,500.

From the same Country House is a matched set of eight 17th Century walnut and tapestry upholstered dining chairs (FS23/670), estimated at £2,500-£3,500.

Amonst the mahogany furniture are two good quality George III mahogany linen presses (FS23/698) and (FS23/711), temptingly estimated at £800-£1,200 and £400-£600 respectively.

A Regency Mahogany bergere armchair (FS23/724) is expected to sell for £400-£600 in the period furniture sale that will also be accepting bids online over the Internet.

A Regency Mahogany bergere armchair (FS23/724) is expected to sell for £400-£600 in the period furniture sale that will also be accepting bids online over the Internet.

The furniture auction includes a wing armchair in the George II style (FS23/664) that has a modest pre-sale estimate of £400-£600.

The furniture auction includes a wing armchair in the George II style (FS23/664) that has a modest pre-sale estimate of £400-£600.

For a comfortable armchair, look no further than a Regency mahogany bergere armchair (FS23/724) estimated at £400-£600 or a Wing armchair in the George II style at a modest £200-£300 (FS23/664).

For an elegant hall, a pair of French mahogany rectangular console tables (FS23/749) with white marble tops are expected to realise £3,000-£4,000, whilst A set of six 19th Century Austrian walnut lyre back salon chairs carry a pre-sale estimate of £1,500-£2,000 (FS23/756).

These French mahogany console tables (FS23/749) that would suit an elegant hall should fetch around £3,000-£4,000 at auction in July 2014.

These French mahogany console tables (FS23/749) that would suit an elegant hall should fetch around £3,000-£4,000 at auction in July 2014.

The fine furniture in the sale includes a set of six 19th century Austrian lyre back salon chairs in walnut (FS23/756), which should fetch 
        £1,500-£2,000.

The fine furniture in the sale includes a set of six 19th century Austrian lyre back salon chairs in walnut (FS23/756), which should fetch £1,500-£2,000.

For those looking for an unusual piece of furniture, then there is a late 19th Century oak three fold screen (FS23/768), with painted panels after Thomas Rowlandson depicting 'Doctor Syntax in search of the picturesque'. A highly decorative item well worth the £400-£600 estimate.

Into the 20th Century, there is an Arts and Crafts oak dresser (FS23/779) estimated at £400-£600 and a set of six oak bar stools by the ever popular Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson (FS23/780) at £3,000-£4,000.

A 1960s cane peacock chair (FS23/778) is expected to sell for £200-£300.

A 1960s cane peacock chair (FS23/778) is expected to sell for £200-£300.

Even more up to date is a 1960s cane peacock chair (FS23/778) at £200-£300 and a stylish contemporary tortoiseshell veneered and brass inlaid writing table by Maitland Smith (FS23/781), estimated at £600-£800.

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