There is a wonderful team of people behind the scenes at Lorfords, many of which you don't get to see. What better way to introduce them than with their top picks in our Lorfords Christmas Gift Guide! From thoughtful gifts to extra seating, we're getting you ready for the festivities.

Toby Lorford, Director

Toby's top picks include a striking 19th Century Italian enfilade of a bold architectural design and a beautiful pair of 19th Century Tuscan wall sconces, decorated in traditional cream and gilt.

19th Century Italian Painted Enfilade

Pair of 19th Century Tuscan Wall Sconces

Alice Hagues, General Manager

Alice's top picks include a classic 1930's design Lloyd Loom sofa in original French grey paintwork and a stylish Modernist textile screen in the manner of Edward Bawden.

20th Century Lloyd Loom Sofa

Modernist Textile Screen

Carly Watkins, Marketing Manager

Carly's top picks include a large black-and-white image of a Roman emperor in the style of Timney Fowler and a pair of Art Deco armchairs which have recently been reupholstered in an attractive monochrome colour palette.

Large Contemporary Image of a Roman Emperor

Pair of French Art Deco Armchairs

Heidi Hadfield, Sales Manager and Accounts

Heidi's top picks include an iconic wicker Harley Davidson motorcycle designed by Tom Dixon and a charming pair of carved oak cherubs dating to circa 1880.

20th Century Tom Dixon Wicker Motorcycle

Pair of 19th Century Carved Cherubs

Robert Evans, Logistics Manager

Rob's top picks include a luxurious blue velvet armchair paired with the perfect Christmas afternoon set-up; a fabulous brass drinks trolley and a Parisian-style silverplate cocktail shaker.

Late 19th Century Blue Velvet Armchair

20th Century French Brass Drinks Trolley

Large Parisian Style Silverplate Cocktail Shaker

Jane Body, Sales

Jane's top picks include a comfortable English Country House chaise longue with hidden storage and a charming 20th Century feather-filled carpet cushion.

20th Century English Country House Chaise Longue

20th Century Feather Field Carpet Cushion

Tom Valentine, Sales

Tom's top picks include a wonderful untouched George III secretaire estate cupboard and a superb English club fender of large proportions.

George III Oak Secretaire Estate Cabinet

Large 19th Century Club Fender

Hattie Icke, Logistics Coordinator

Hattie's top picks include an original 19th Century French carpet sofa from the Napoleon III period and a charming pair of silverplate Mr and Mrs napkin rings in their original box.

19th Century French Carpet Sofa

Pair of 20th Century Madame and Monsieur Napkin Rings

Kate Williams, Sales and Stylist

Kate's top picks include a wonderfully shaped two-seat sofa featuring a scalloped back, enclosed sides and sloping armrests and a fabulous pair of 20th Century clam shells.

1960s Italian Lounge Suite

Pair of 20th Century Clam Shells

Eleanor Buonaparte, Dealer Liaison and Stock Coordinator

Eleanor's top picks include a 20th Century lacquer and gilt Chinese screen, depicting cranes and gold-painted bamboo to the reverse, and a stunning 19th Century drop-end red Chesterfield sofa.

20th Century Chinese Lacquer Screen

19th Century Red Velvet Sofa

Stephanie Ashby, Photographer

Steph's top picks include a fine early 19th Century complete circular tree seat from the Regency period, and a late 20th Century print of Liz Hurley by John Stoddart which rests on a stylish lucite and brass display tripod with adjustable blocks.

Regency Circular Wrought Iron Tree Seat

20th Century French Lucite Easel

Late 20th Century Liz Hurley Print by John Stoddart

Sophie Jones, Marketing Assistant

Sophie's top picks include a 19th Century French chaise longue in pink velvet and a beautiful framed black and white French scenic wallpaper depicting an attractive lakeside scene.

19th Century Upholstered Pink Banquette

French Scenic Wallpaper

Piers Ingall, Stock Vetter

Piers' top picks include a fabulous pair of Italian marquetry and ormolu bedside tables and a truly outstanding 19th Century folk art diorama model of Tower Bridge, London.

Pair of Italian Marquetry Bedside Tables

19th Century Model of Tower Bridge

Dave Jeens, Restorer

Dave's top picks include a 20th Century coffee table with a drawer and its original key, a lovely example of an early 20th Century Edwardian elbow chair and a stylish 20th Century opaline glass table lamp.

Small 20th Century Coffee Table

20th Century Elbow Chair

Giant Mid-Century Style Opaline Glass Table Lamp

Jordan Anderson, Logistics

Jordan's top picks include an elegant French Meridienne sofa and in the spirit of the World Cup, a pair of 19th Century medici lions.

19th Century French Meridienne Sofa

19th Century Carved Pair Medici Lions

Chris Butterworth, Logistics

Chris' top picks include a lovely buttoned and tufted sofa of small proportions and a wonderful large-scale French zinc clock face in its original iron frame.

Small 19th Century Swedish Buttoned Sofa

French 20th Century Zinc Turret Clock Face

Cody Roberts, Logistics

Cody's top picks include a lovely English golden oak occasional table with a single drawer and a superb pair of French 18th Century Louis XV bergéres.

19th Century English Golden Oak Occasional Table

Pair of French 18th Century Louis XV Bergeres