John Bly

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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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Early 19th Century Goncalo Alves Library Folio Cabinet Attributed to Gillows
Early 19th Century Goncalo Alves Library Folio ...
Gillows of Lancaster & London
Antique 19th Century English Regency Cabinets
Zebra Wood
A magnificent and important Folio Cabinet of Goncalo Alves, formed as a centrepiece with horizontal dividers on one side and an arrangement book spines on the face. These are flanked...
18th Century Georgian Demi-Lune Commode of Satinwood, Tulipwood and Harewood
18th Century Georgian Demi-Lune Commode of Sati...
Antique 1790s English George III Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Ormolu, Satinwood, Tulipwood, Harewood
A fine and important George III period demilune Commode of rare small size and classical form, decorated with marquetry veneers of satinwood, tulipwood, harewood and other exotic tim...
Regency Period Rosewood Chaise Lounge Blue Upholstery, style of George Smith
Regency Period Rosewood Chaise Lounge Blue Upho...
George Smith
Antique 19th Century British 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 ...
19th Century Italian Gilt Wine Table, Pink Marble Top, Putti, Vines and Grapes
19th Century Italian Gilt Wine Table, Pink Marb...
Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Baroque Revival Console Tables
Gesso, Marble, Giltwood
An extraordinary console or centre table, the base with carved wood and gilt gesso formed of Bacchanalian putti amongst a vine with branches, leaves and bunches of grapes, on a simul...
19th Century Victorian Oak Library Steps from a...
Antique 19th Century English Victorian Stairs
Oak
An important set of library steps made in oak for Gonville Caius College, Cambridge, circa 1840. Of fine golden color they display in all carved elements the hand of ecclesiastical a...
Contemporary Designer Carpet by Piero Lissoni
Late 20th Century Italian 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...
Regency Early 19th Century Rosewood Open Centre...
Gillows of Lancaster & London
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Bookcases
Rosewood
A charming, attractive and useful Regency period centre open bookcase jardinière. The cabinet of finely figured rosewood with pleated silk panel ends, split classical column corners...
18th Century George III Period Mahogany and Sat...
John Linnell
Antique 1770s English George III Cabinets
Mahogany, Satinwood
An important George III period mahogany and satinwood cabinet designed by John Linnell. The upper part with a frieze inlaid with classical swags and tails, the doors framed in satinw...
Bespoke Six-Branch Brass Bouillotte Style Penda...
2010s English Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass
This very smart hanging light with six turned brass light holders each with cylindrical glass storm shade. The central column suspended by chain and adjustable in height; the oversiz...
Rock Crystal and Amethyst Glass Eighteen-Light ...
Vintage 1980s English Belle Époque Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Rock Crystal, Glass
A late 20th century brass French cage style chandelier recently re-dressed with 18 lights over two tiers dressed with rock crystal uncut pears, pendalogues, facet cut pear drops and ...
Pair of 18th century carved giltwood settees at...
Antique 1780s English George III Settees
Upholstery, Giltwood
An important pair of carved and giltwood settees of attractive small size showing several features* characteristic of Thomas Chippendale. Formerly at Stapleford Park, Leicestershire...
Verdi Gris Standard Uplighter in the Classical ...
Late 20th Century English 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...

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