John Bly

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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 17th Century English Carved Wood, Gesso and Parcel Gilt Frames
Pair of 17th Century English Carved Wood, Gesso...
Antique 1670s English Charles II Wall Mirrors
Gesso, Pine, Giltwood
A superb pair of Carolean carved wood, gesso and parcel gilt frames. Originally to hold a portrait of a lady and a gentleman, later fitted with two 18th century mirror plates. The sc...
Regency Pollard Oak and Marble Chess Table by G. Bullock to Designs by T. Hope
Regency Pollard Oak and Marble Chess Table by G...
George Bullock
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Center Tables
Marble, Oak
Attributable to George Bullock with design features similar to a table of Thomas Hope, illustrated in the book on “Thomas Hope by David Watkin” pl 98, page 227, and now in the Ashmol...
Early 19th Century Side Table, Mahogany Shelving, Regency Period
Early 19th Century Side Table, Mahogany Shelvin...
Antique Early 1800s English Regency Shelves
Mahogany
A fine and elegant Regency period mahogany whatnot. The slender turned and balluster shaped supports terminating with finials to the top and brass castors to the legs; the bottom tie...
George II Period Mahogany Tripod Table with Gun Barrel Stem
George II Period Mahogany Tripod Table with Gun...
Antique Mid-18th Century English George II Center Tables
Mahogany
The single plank tilt-top top on a birdcage mechanism, the turned gun barrel stem on generous cabriole legs with slipper pad feet. Of superb proportions and in excellent condition r...
Pair of 1930s Ebonised Hat, Coat and Umbrella Stands, Black and Chrome
Pair of 1930s Ebonised Hat, Coat and Umbrella S...
Vintage 1930s English Art Deco Coat Racks and Stands
Chrome
Of pyramidal, pylon or rig form these sleek and elegant stands have chrome hooks and four sections for sticks and umbrellas. Incredibly stylish this rare pair retain their original ...
William IV Period Carved and Giltwood Square Top Overmantle Mirror of Large Size
William IV Period Carved and Giltwood Square To...
Antique 1830s English William IV Mantel Mirrors and Fireplace Mirrors
Mirror, Giltwood
The top with egg and dart carving to the stepped cornice and tulip and rose carved decoration to the frieze, the side fluted pillars topped by acanthus leaf capitals; the bottom with...
19th Century Overmantle Mirror with Low Arch in Original Condition, Good Color
19th Century Overmantle Mirror with Low Arch in...
Antique 1840s English Early Victorian Mantel Mirrors and Fireplace Mirrors
Mirror, Giltwood
With a moulded wood and gilded frame and carved wood and gilded sprigs of Vines in the lower corners. Wonderful original water gilding and fabulous sparkling glass. The gilding bea...
19th Century Oval Baroque Portrait Mirror
19th Century Oval Baroque Portrait Mirror
Antique 1830s English Baroque Revival Wall Mirrors
Gesso, Mirror
A fabulous Gesso and painted mirror with a Cartouche top and bottom and "S" scrolls, flowers and foliate carved decoration throughout. Retaining its original plate.  
18th Century French Oak and Upholstered High Back Open Armchair
18th Century French Oak and Upholstered High Ba...
Antique 1750s French French Provincial Armchairs
Upholstery, Oak
A good mid-18th century French oak high back open armchair. The upholstered seat and back with shaped arms and apron standing on fine cabriole legs joined with cross stretcher and ce...
19th Century Life-Size Tobacconist's Carved Figure Of A Scottish Highlander
19th Century Life-Size Tobacconist's Carved Fig...
Antique Mid-19th Century British Sculptures and Carvings
Oil, Wood
This rare life-size carved and polychrome painted tobacconist's figure is in the form of a Scottish Highlander taking snuff. The original of this particular Highland model reputed...
Early 18th Century Walnut Chest of Drawers with Original Handles, of Warm Color
Early 18th Century Walnut Chest of Drawers with...
Antique 1730s English George II Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Walnut
A good George II period walnut chest of two short over three long drawers, the quarter veneered top with stringing and cross banded edge, the drawer fronts also strung and retaining ...
Late 19th Century Rectangular Mirror with Ebonized Black Frame
Late 19th Century Rectangular Mirror with Eboni...
Antique 1880s English Minimalist Floor Mirrors and Full-Length Mirrors
Mirror, Beech
Of superb scale this mirror retains its original glass plate and panelled back. It can be hung portrait or landscape over a console, sofa or hall table or simply stood on floor as a...

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