English and Irish Furniture at Woolley and Wallis

Woolley and Wallis are conducting a two-day sale; The Collection of Micheál & Elizabeth Feller in their Castle Street salerooms, Salisbury, Wiltshire, on Tuesday 9th November, and Wednesday 10th November 2021.

Amongst the many interesting items on offer are an oak book stand and several Irish chairs.

Fig. 1. Lot 621, an oak armorial folding book stand. (Woolley and Wallis)

Fig. 2. Lot 432, an ash and sycamore Gibson chair. (Woolley and Wallis)

Lots 434 and 890 are similar Gibson chairs. Lot 413 is a child’s Gibson chair.

Fig. 3. Lot 36, an Irish bentwood boat builder’s chair. (Woolley and Wallis)

Jack Plane

About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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4 Responses to English and Irish Furniture at Woolley and Wallis

  1. Eric R says:

    The book stand is quite an eye-catcher.
    Thanks Jack.

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  2. TobyC says:

    The book stand is amazing! For those who may not know, those are made from one single piece of wood. Thanks Jack.

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  3. Paul@bcfnc says:

    What an extraordinary collection. I’ve spent a couple of hours reading the catalogue and then reading the history of the house and it’s current owners . Thanks Jack.

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  4. Ged says:

    There is a bookstand of this type in the Burrell Collection, which features a pair of English pattern hand saws

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