Adam Calvert Bentley

London, GB

About Adam Calvert Bentley

Adam Calvert Bentley was formed when Adam Bentley moved away from his previous career as a fine art and antiques conservator and started dealing in fine European furniture and decorative antique objects. Adam works closely with Lucinda Chetwode who has been trading as Ardgowan Antiques since she set up business in her house in Scotland in 1983. Lucinda also lectures on the subjects of Decorative Arts and Architecture for institutions such as V&A and other international museums. In the summer of 2017 Adam opened a new showroom, by appointment, in Battersea, London. A...Read More

Adam Calvert Bentley

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Antique 19th Century United States Federal Sideboards
Mahogany, Cedar
The rectangular top with fret-carved three-quarter gallery with acorn turned finials and two hinges candle boxes, above a pair of maplewood lined frieze drawers and a pair of line in...
Antique 1740-1749 England Neoclassical Cabinets
Brass, Leather, Mahogany
The rectangular moulded top above a double inverted shell-carved front flanked by Corinthian column pilasters, sliding forward to reveal a tooled leather writing surface and enclosin...
Antique 1760-1769 Netherlands Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables
Brass, Leather, Kingwood, Tulipwood
The shaped, moulded rectangular top inset with a green tooled leather writing surface above a long frieze drawer, flanked by two short shaped drawers and with pull-out slides to each...
Antique 1900-1909 Netherlands Decorative Art
Glass, Walnut, Paper
The images of everyday household objects comprising of shovels, knives, walking sticks and scissors printed in color on paper and with hand applied highlights in white. Presented in ...
Antique 1840-1849 Early Victorian Wardrobes and Armoires
Ceramic, Softwood, Pine, Paint
The moulded cornice with triangular pediment to the front above a pair of four-panelled doors opening to reveal full-length hanging rail raised and raised on a solid plinth, all pain...
Gillows of Lancaster & London
Antique 1740-1749 George II Dining Room Tables
Mahogany
The octagonal top raised on turned tapering legs terminating in pad feet. The central leaf possibly a replacement using period timber. The table is also intended to be used as a pair...
Antique 18th Century Italy Baroque Decorative Art
Silk
The foliate strap-work decoration finely worked in colored silk threads on a cream colored silk ground retaining wonderfully bright colors. Presented in a painted bespoke wooden ...
Antique Late 19th Century France French Provincial Side Tables
Walnut
The serpentine shaped top above a frieze drawer raised on cabriole legs. The distressed cream colored paintwork with ochre highlights, later.  
Meissen Porcelain
Antique 1890-1899 Germany Neoclassical Table Lamps
Gold, Porcelain
The urn form with serpent handles with gilt decoration on a white glazed ground, raised on a giltwood base. Re-wired with braided flex with double bulb-holder. Maker: Meissen fact...
Derby Porcelain
Antique Early 19th Century Regency Ceramics
Gold, Porcelain
Decorated with a band of flowers on a black ground above a band of horizontal gilded stripes. English, probably Derby.  
Antique Late 19th Century France Baroque Lanterns
Glass, Tôle
The frame being intricately formed from leafy scrollwork in the Baroque style. Originally made as a gas powered lantern with original gas tap pendant and wonderfully shaped original ...
Antique Early 18th Century France Louis XIV Figurative Sculptures
Bronze, Carrara Marble
Shown recumbent with a glorious deep brown patination, on later, stepped Carrara marble bases. The quality of casting is very fine for the early 18th century.

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