John Bly

Recognized Dealer

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

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The British Antique Dealers' Association

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Featured Pieces

Pair of 18th century carved and giltwood settees.
Antique 1780-1789 England George III Settees
Upholstery, Giltwood
An important pair of carved and giltwood settees of attractive small size showing several features characteristic of such leading 18th century makers as John Linnell, Ince and Mayhew...
Verdi Gris Standard Uplighter in the Classical ...
Late 20th Century England Neoclassical Floor Lamps
Brass
This 20th century standing lamp with a Verdi Gris paint effect with two-light branches supported by a plain column with classical style base and top. Re-wired with led bulbs and dim...
Pair of Georgian Turned Mahogany Candlesticks w...
Antique 1760-1769 England Georgian Candlesticks
Brass, Mahogany
These wonderful candlesticks with moulded bases, spiral twist stems and brass sconces. Good scale, superb rich color and in fabulous condition. The bases lead filled as they should...
Mid-19th Century Carved Chinese Export Tray Tab...
Antique 1850-1859 China Chinese Export Tray Tables
Hardwood
The large tray with raised galleried border of pierced grape and vine design sitting on a stand with two folding legs. The stand of faux bamboo with brackets of further vines and gra...
Pair of 18th Century Mahogany Dutch Torcheres
Antique 1740-1749 Netherlands Dutch Colonial Pedestals
Mahogany
A fine pair of mid-18th century mahogany Dutch torcheres. The quatrefoil tops with moulded edge on double baluster shaped triform stems on a tripod base with cabriole legs carved at ...
19th Century Mirror with Carved and Giltwood Fr...
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.
19th Century Papier Mache Tray with Chinoiserie...
Antique 19th Century England Chinoiserie More Furniture and Collectibles
Lacquer
A fine chinoiserie papier mache tray depicting tea collectors and carriers in a woodland scene. To the quality of Clay of London.
Pair of 19th Century Rosewood, Walnut and Boxwo...
Antique 1830-1839 England Neoclassical Architectural Models
Boxwood, Rosewood, Walnut
The kylix shape turned dishes of walnut with central ebony and boxwood inlaid paterae, on square block supports and plinths of rosewood with further fine boxwood marquetry.
19th C Japanned Tea Canister, Decorated Black, ...
Antique 1880-1889 England Chinoiserie Tea Caddies
Tôle, Paint
Numbered 6, this lidded oval canister painted and decorated to depict a Chinese figure with trading goods in front of a ship all within a Greek key pattern border. An oval label to ...
Pair of Black Glass and Silver 1930s French Jap...
Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann
Vintage 1930-1939 France Japonisme End Tables
Silver Plate, Smoked Glass
These most glamorous and striking centre, side or coffee tables have two tiers of black glass with silver plated bronze legs and mounts in the French Japonaise manner of the Art Deco...
18th Century Georgian Mahogany Tallboy
Antique 1770-1779 United Kingdom George III Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Brass, Mahogany
A fine George III period mahogany tall boy with fluted canted corners to the top with two short over three long drawers; the lower section with brushing slide over three long drawers...
An 18th century mahogany demi-lune side, consol...
Antique 1760-1769 England George III Serving Tables
Mahogany
A wonderful late 18th century, mahogany demilune side or serving table. The well figured top above a frieze with floral paterae inlay upon fluted tapering lags with block and spade ...

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