John Bly

London, GB

About John Bly

The Bly family have been dealers since the beginning of the 19th century. An ancient letterhead proclaimed “John Bly – Antique Dealers since the reign of William IV”. The grandfather of the present John Bly first established his own business in the centre of Tring in 1891. In 1991, the firm’s 100th year, John Bly opened showrooms in St James London and in 2014 his son James opened a gallery in London’s King’s Road, Chelsea. James Bly provides the same services that his great grandfather established: fine antiques bought and sold, full valuations, and cabinet making and...Read More

John Bly

1stdibs Dealer Since 2013


The British Antique Dealers' Association

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Antique 1850-1859 England Louis XV Chairs
Damask, Rosewood
This fabulous and extremely comfortable, example with fine carving and pounce work throughout, from the "cabochon" and shell cartouche on the top rail to the shaped fluted ...
Gillows of Lancaster & London
Antique Mid-19th Century England Victorian Floor Mirrors and Full-Length...
Mirror, Giltwood
An impressive carved and giltwood framed over mantel mirror. The quality and decorative features very much in the manner of Gillows.
Vintage 1910-1919 England Edwardian Wall Lights and Sconces
Silver Plate, Mirror
A pair of very smart Edwardian period silver plated two arm wall lights with their original smoked blue glass plates. With paper shades.
Thomas King Hanna
Antique Early 19th Century England Regency Planters, Cachepots and Jardi...
Metal, Rosewood
A very elegant William IV period rosewood jardinière of fabulous quality. The Grecian tripod legs on tri-form base supporting an elongated and lobed baluster stem below the ogee lap...
Antique Early 19th Century India Models and Miniatures
This historic city on the East Coast of India is known for its fine and decorative furniture. Pieces made for the home market rather than for export, incorporate every part of the ro...
Antique 19th Century England Chinoiserie More Furniture and Collectibles
A fine chinoiserie papier mache tray depicting tea collectors and carriers in a woodland scene. To the quality of Clay of London.
Antique 1800-1809 England Regency Shelves
A fine and elegant Regency period mahogany whatnot. The slender turned and balluster shaped supports terminating with finials to the top and brass castors to the legs; the bottom tie...
George Bullock
Antique Early 19th Century Regency Center Tables
Marble, Oak
Attributable to George Bullock with design features similar to a table of Thomas Hope, illustrated in the book on “Thomas Hope by David Watkin” pl 98, page 227, and now in the Ashmol...
Antique Early 19th Century Italy Empire Wall-mounted Sculptures
A set of 18 ancient marble specimens mounted and framed as a pair of Lapidarium. The recent gilt frames painted to simulate marble.
Thorald Læssøe
Antique 19th Century Denmark Paintings
A wonderful oil painting on board of the Bay of Naples, signed by Thorald Læssøe. Danish, 1816-1878.
Antique Late 19th Century England Georgian Wingback Chairs
Upholstery, Beech, Mahogany
An exceptional quality 19th century wing chair of fine 18th century proportions. Cabriole legs front and back; the profusely carved front legs with claw and ball feet, the back with ...
Antique 19th Century United Kingdom Stools
Upholstery, Walnut
Fine Berlin needlework stools. An extremely rare pair of exhibition quality walnut cabriole leg stools each bearing its original cover. The style of the stools, the complexi...

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