Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts Sourced From Around the World

As most antique furniture lovers will agree, a culturally significant or historically relevant piece revived straight from Australia’s past, makes for a much more treasured collectable.  Furniture infused with the history of our ancestors tells a much more compelling story and truly inspires the imagination. Our range of irreplaceable Australian, New Zealand and European furniture and decorative arts are painstakingly hunted all over the world and evaluated to ensure our customers receive only the finest pieces to choose from.

Whether you’re a serious collector, or simply an antiques enthusiast, our extensive collection will have rare and invaluable pieces to cater for every taste and passion.  All of our items are guaranteed by extensive scientific evaluation of their cultural attribution and provenance. This research is only carried out by a world renowned expert in the field.

Major & Historic Discoveries

Please enquire into any of our recent major discoveries. We specialise in discovering lost historically significant items from the early Australian and New Zealand colonial era up until the Mid twentieth Century.

Notable Makers & Designers

We offer items by many of the great antipodean cabinetmakers and designers, including Prenzel, Anton Seuffert, William Norrie, George Thwaites, H.Goldman, J.M Levien, Susanne Gether, Walter Burley-Griffin, Marion Mahony and many more.

Research & Timber Analysis

Considerable research goes into the identification, attribution and provenance of each piece. We are industry leaders in authentication procedures and technology and are often consulted by institutions or collectors. We also provide forensic analysis and microscopic timber identification.

Restoration & Conservation

All levels of our vintage and antique furniture restoration process are available to customers as well as our French polishing service. Call or visit for a quote and if possible, provide photos. We restore and repair items to a level that ensures as much originality as possible is preserved.
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William Trotter Card Table

Regency William Trotter Card Table 1820

A perfectly executed card table attributed to the master craftsman William Trotter. The table, of solid Mahogany, sits on a finely carved tri-form base. The swivel top flips to reveal two magnificent cuts of book-matched mahogany.

Cedar Apprentice Chest of Drawers

Apprentice Cedar Chest of Drawers 1860


A magnificent example of an apprentice presenting his/her skills to their master. The drawer fronts are faced with quilted Cedar over Huon with an additional Fiddle-back Cedar veneered to the inside of the drawer. Fine, hand cut dovetails, six original knobs, three original escutcheons and all five original locks. One of Australia's finest known examples of apprentice furniture.

Tasmanian Cedar Chest of Drawers 1830

Rare Tasmanian Quilted Cedar Chest of Drawers 1830

In spectacular, as found condition, we present a very rare quilted Australian Cedar chest of drawers. Original Blackwood end-grain knobs. Thick hand cut veneer and original turned legs. Structurally in superb condition. Conservation available on request.

Colonial Cedar Games Table

Australian Colonial Cedar Furniture

Our current collection of Australian Colonial Cedar Furniture. Historical Australian items from many of the top workshops including George Thwaites, Andrew Lenehan, Lawrence Butler and Joseph Sly.

Arts and Crafts Furniture

Arts and Crafts Furniture

A collection of Australian Arts and Crafts furniture by Robert Prenzel, H.Goldman, Suzanne Gether and designers Walter Burley Griffin, Marion Mahony and Gustav Stickley.

Cafe Australia Chair Walter Burley Griffin

Cafe Australia Chair – Walter Burley Griffin & Marion Mahony

Australia's rarest chair? This Cafe Australia chair is now one of three known to exist. One is held by the NGV another by the powerhouse Museum. The chair is made of solid Blackwood and was produced in the workshop of H.Goldman. The chair was designed by Walter Burley Griffin & Marion Mahony as part of their commission to design the furnishings for Cafe Australia in 1916.

John K Blogg Firescreen

Australiana Firescreen, Attr. J.K Blogg 1904

Irises, after Van Gogh on a Kauri Pine board set into a Blackwood firescreen carved again with irises and an eastern quote; "The fire is the flower of the winters day". The use of Australian Blackwood, the eastern quote, the quality of the carving and the date, circa 1904, are all consistent with John Kendrick Blogg.

Goldman Top - Michael Green Antiques - PF

H. Goldman Parquetry Games Table 1915

An elegant figured Eucalypt and Fiddleback Blackwood parquetry inlaid games/card table by H.Goldman Manufacturing Co. Goldman is one of the greatest Australian cabinet makers of the 20th century. He exhibited locally and abroad, and was consistently awarded at the highest level.

Waratah Desk Robert Prenzel

Robert Prenzel Waratah Desk 1915

The desk, constructed entirely from Australian Blackwood, features the native to New South Wales Waratah carved to each front leg, and again central to the palladian back. As a desk, it is unique to the known works of Robert Prenzel and with its original drawer pulls, lock and untouched patina, presents a superb example of early 20th Century furniture from a top Australian artisan.

Cedar Country Chiffonier

Tasmanian Country Cedar Chiffonier Circa 1850

A simple elegant design to this mid-19th Century Tasmanian Cedar chiffonier. Full cedar, palladian back, ribboned cedar doors and plinth base.

Cedar Press on Chest

Australian Colonial Full Cedar Press on Chest, Circa 1860

The molded cornice above a pair of paneled doors flanked by fine, rare in Australian furniture, carved lions head corbels. The interior fitted with three cedar slide out shelves and hanging space. The chest, with two short drawers and two long cock-beaded full cedar drawers. Original turned knobs, original hardware and superb original untouched patina.

Cedar Pembroke Table

Regency Cedar Pembroke Table 1825

Rectangular top fixed with two folding flaps, drawer to one end with diamond shaped ebony escutcheon and original metal handles.

Australian School Bed

Australian School Gumnut Bed 1915

Tasmanian Oak double bed, profusely carved with leaves and gumnuts. Attributed to Australian School. Metal rails and wooden slats.

Cedar Chiffonier J.C Loudon

Cedar Chiffonier J.C Loudon Design 1835

An exceptional colonial Australian Red Cedar chiffonier. Based on a design from J.C Loudon's, "An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm and Villa Architecture and Furniture", the chiffonier is one of Australia's earliest and most original. Magnificent ribboned cedar in the doors, fine cross-banding and an elegant carved back all complement the superb original patina. The finest chiffonier in stock and currently unmatched by any known Australian chiffonier.

William Norrie New Zealand Specimen Woods Box

New Zealand Specimen Wood Box, William Norrie 1880


A rare and elegant William Norrie trinket box. Rectangular with bun feet. A variety of New Zealand timbers are employed in its construction, they include: Totara, Rewa Rewa, Mottled Kauri, Puriri and Maire.

Cedar X-Frame Stool

Classic Colonial X-Frame Stool 1850

With large proportions, a later square studded leather seat, raised on a stylized scroll decorated X-frame base united by a turned stretcher.

George Thwaites Cedar Bookcase

Redmond Barry Library Bookcase 1860

Two glazed doors above two lower doors and a fall front writing slope enclosing six cedar drawers and ten pigeon holes. Superb Oyster Cut Red Cedar veneer bordering the sides and pelmet and featured again on the lower cupboards and fall front writing slope. Provenance to Sir Redmond Barry (1831 – 1880) and made in the highly regarded workshop of George Thwaites. Bookcase patina and hardware is in original untouched condition.

Suzanne Gether Carved Cupboard

Suzanne Gether, Illawarra Flame Tree Cupboard, 1906

Central working area over single carved drawer and shelf flanked by two doors housing four panels of carved Illawarra Flame Trees. Upper shelf with plate rack, raised on shaped feet and six adjustable shelves to interior. Stamped twice “Miss Gether’s Wood Carving Studio Sydney”. It is the only discovered carved item by the famous Susanne Gether.