From the 1960s this mahogany veneered writing bureau or secretaire is a very effective desk. It is always clear and ready for action and there are three large drawers below. Open up the locked flap to reveal a leather topped writing surface, pigeon holes and more compact small drawers. $295
76 cms wide, 50 cms deep and 100 cms high
An Arts and Crafts style bookcase with lead light doors and adjustable shelves made in Australia in the first half of the 1900’s. Perfect for your library or china collection.
115 cms wide by 30 cms deep and 155 cms high
We have been operating for 30 years, selling antique furniture on consignment from this Victorian terrace shop.
The item you are currently viewing online can be inspected seven days a week at Grays 303 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne. Open Monday to Saturday 10 to 5, and Sunday from 12 to 5. Phone 96905557
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This Italian designed chie is a private inport from Hamburg. Designed and manufactured in the late 90’s. The footrest slides back and the backrest tilts to convert into a regular armchair.
Affording lots of reclining time to read that Andre Malraux book “The artist is not the transcriber of the world. he is its rival”
Australian, oak. A library chair with a reading/writing table incorporated into one arm. $110.
Found this photo in a copy of The Antique Collector August 1949. An early 18th century walnut and leather reading chair with frieze drawer and adjustable reading slope. Not in the shop unfortunately. Very beautiful ( and practical ) anyway.
Books from the 1890’s. $5 each or four for $14. Engraved cordial goblet 1920 $4.
There is always a selection of a few hundred novels from the 19th and 20th centuries. Here we have The works of Alfred Lord Tennyson $28, Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett $14, The Vivisector, Patrick White $3, Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens $15, John Updike, The Early Stories $9 and Ask The Dust by John Fante in The Black Sparrow edition with an introduction by Charles Bukowski $12.
The shop is open every day 10 to 5, closed on Sunday mornings ( just so we can do our hair ).