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

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The British Antique Dealers' Association

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Featured Pieces

Antique 1830-1839 France Chinoiserie Chandeliers and Pendants
Metal, Paint
Originally for oil this rare six-light chandelier retains all its original decoration and elements. Now wired with candle flicker bulbs in each holder and four bulbs concealed in th...
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...
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...
Antique 1760-1769 England George III Side Tables
Mahogany
A wonderful late 18th century, mahogany demilune side or serving table. The finally figured top above a frieze with floral paterae inlay upon fluted tapering lags.
Antique 1760-1769 England Chippendale Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Mahogany
A particularly fine George III period fiddle back mahogany serpentine front chest of drawers. The overhanging cross banded top above a brushing slide and four long graduated drawers ...
Antique 1760-1769 United Kingdom Chippendale Candle Stands
A most charming Chippendale period mahogany kettle stand, of beautiful proportions. The chamfered square section legs with blind fret moulding on block feet, joined by stretchers and...
George Smith
Antique 19th Century United Kingdom Regency Chaise Longues
Fabric, Upholstery, Ormolu, Rosewood
A fine, pare and important English high-style Regency period library couch in rosewood with gilt metal mounts in the manner of George Smith. Decorated all round this exceptional ...
Antique 18th Century and Earlier United Kingdom George II Card Tables an...
Mahogany
A fine and rare George II period Irish mahogany folding card table. The shaped top with turret corners, to accommodate candle trays, and money wells; the concertina frame enabling th...
Antique 19th Century United Kingdom Rococo Revival Console Tables
Marble, Giltwood
A stunning Rococo revival console table with green marble top. Excellent, retaining all its original gilding.
Mid-20th Century England Chesterfield Sofas
Leather
A fine mid 20th century three seater Chesterfield sofa covered in brown leather with buttoned seat and back on turned bun feet.
Rare Italian Bronze Wine Urn
$48,649 Sale Price
31% Off
Antique Mid-19th Century England Urns
Bronze
A magnificent bronze urn and lid with scroll handle and spout supported by "grotesque" and stylized masks, on a 'socle' base. Wonderful rich dark brown patina. Measures: 3...
Late 20th Century Italy Modern Western European Rugs
Wool
Soho by Piero Lissoni This limited edition carpet has been designed by Piero Lissoni and handmade in Sardinia. It depicts the island of Manhattan with a latitude line highlighting t...

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