John Howkins Antiques

John Howkins Antiques is a third generation family business specialising in only good quality antique furniture and decorative items at competitive prices. We pride ourselves on our good service and knowledge of the antiques business. We invite inspection of our items for sale but only by prior appointment.

The Grange
Hardys Loke
Hempnall Green

NR15 2NR

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Antique Leather Reclining Armchair

A good quality 19th.C. Mahogany framed reclining armchair. Re-upholstered in top quality hand dyed and antiqued leather with deep buttoned back and brass studded edging. The reclining action is operat…


Edwardian Sheraton Revival Bookcase

An attractive and good quality edwardian mahogany bookcase with sheraton style inlay. The top section having 2 astragal glazed doors with inlaid boxwood harebells to the styles. The line inlaid cornic…


Oak Housekeeper's Cupboard/robe

A late 18th/early 19thc. Oak country housekeepers cupboard/wardrobe. The cupboard having 2 shaped and fielded panelled doors with "h" shaped brass hinges. Between the doors is a fluted panelled hinged…


Edwardian Inlaid Writing Table/desk

A good quality flame mahogany and inlaid edwardian desk. Standing on square tapered and boxwood strung legs with the original brass castors. The 2 side drawers are bow fronted and have satinwood cross…


Rosewood Canterbury/magazine Rack

A late regency rosewood music canterbury/magazine rack. The 4 “x” frame divisions all with laurel wreath carving. Each corner with a decorative turning and a single drawer below having original tu…


Kidney Shaped Writing Table/desk

A good quality mahogany kidney shaped desk. Standing on square tapering legs with spade feet. This freestanding writing table has 5 flame mahogany veneered, bow fronted and cock beaded drawers, each i…


Superb Anglo-indian Campaign Box Norman Hackney

A superior and bespoke anglo-indian campaign toiletry box with the original owners name "norman hackney"inlaid to the lid. The padouk wood box with military style protective brass straps and sunken br…


Art Deco Library Sectional Bookcase/display Unit

A mahogany sectional bookcase cabinet by minty, the oxford library suppliers. There are 14 sections which can be arranged in different configurations, but only on the 3 bases which are slightly deeper…


Large Antique Club Fender

A large and decorative brass club fender with the original green leather seats. In good useable condition, hand cleaned and polished. Sizes:- max.Outside width...57''...145cm. Max.Outside depth...15…


Edwardian Inlaid Bureau Bookcase

A good quality mahogany and inlaid bureau bookcase. The bureau having 3 long and 2 short drawers all with original brass handles and escutcheons. The inlaid fronts with kingwood banding between boxwoo…


Fine Mahogany Console Table

A superb mahogany console or side table. Standing on lions paw feet, the shaped legs with native chief heads in headdress. The stunning shaped frieze with a central carved lions head and carved acanth…


Large Mahogany Table

Fine william iv dining or centre table. The top made from beautifully figured solid mahogany and standing on an unusual square and shaped column. The quatrefoil base having applied turnings above and…


French Window Seat

A decorative early 20th.Century french dressing stool or window seat. The seat and arms having the original rattan/cane with one small hole to one arm (see photo).The carved wood with a good patina an…


Very Large Wooden Trug / Bowl

A large and very decorative brass bound trug. This wonderful, coopered fruit and vegetable bowl would grace any large country table. The cross grain sections cut to show the oysters in the timber. Goo…


Brass Fender

A good heavy quality late victorian solid brass fender. The front having 4 pierced panels between square fluted columns with turned brass finial tops. The side returns with similar panels and finials.…


Large Country House Pine Table

An unusual 10 ft. Pine country house table. The base having 6 square and chamfered edge legs with matching "h" shaped stretchers. The shaped and pierced frieze supporting the slightly overhanging top…


Pair 19th.c. Garden Urns

A pair of 19th.C. Cast iron garden urns on stands. The rims having egg and dart edges with gadrooned bowls and reeded pedestals and standing on square bases. Previously sand blasted, powder coated and…


Antique Club Fender

A good quality cast iron and steel club fender. The hand dyed brown leather seats with deep buttoning, pleats and brass nail studding. The base with a cast iron frame and steel, diamond shaped rails w…


Victorian Writing Table

A victorian mahogany 2 drawer writing table on good turned and fluted legs. The mahogany top having an inset hand dyed green leather with gold and blind tooling and a shaped upstand. Sizes :- width..…


Victorian Walnut Card / Side Table

An attractive and good quality serpentine shaped victorian burr walnut card /side table. The thumb moulded top lifts and turns to reveal the original baize lined interior. The shaped frieze conceals a…


Edwardian Inlaid Sofa

A small, good quality edwardian rosewood and inlaid settee. Standing on ring turned legs with the original brass and black porcelain castors.The kidney shaped seat joined by curved ends with padded ar…


Mahogany Writing Table

A good quality victorian mahogany 2 drawer writing table. The top having thumb moulded edge and a replaced hand dyed black leather writing surface with gold and blind tooling. The drawers with turned…


Campaign Chest On Stand

An anglo-indian travelling/campaign freestanding teak chest on stand. The 2 drawer chest having moulded edges and original brass pierced back plate handles and escutcheons. The sides with original car…


Swiss Music Box

A small swiss music box in a very good brass bound walnut and kingwood case. The slightly domed lid with a central non engraved brass cartouche. The mechanism in good working order with no broken tee…