Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
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American Wrought Iron Dictionary or Music Stand, with three
scrolling legs supporting a twist turned pillar and an angled book rest.
Early 20th C.
Victorian Bamboo Canterbury with Japanese lacquered panels. Most often used as magazine stands, they were originally meant to hold sheet music.
Antique George II Style Footstool in mahogany, having a slip seat, carved apron, Chippendale cabriole legs with carved shells on the knees and with nicely defined ball and claw feet. Circa 1880. 26" x 19.75" x 20' tall
Unusual Victorian Black Lacquer Drinks Table, having a reticulated papier mache top (now enclosed) with a polychromed scene of a fantastic landscape on a gilt decorated tripod stand with a turned pillar, scrolled legs and a plinth base supported by ball feet. English, circa 1860-70.
h:24 w:18 in.
Impressive large-scale Black Forest carved armchair in walnut with all over carved decoration of bark, branches, leaves and berries. Swiss. Circa 1870-1880. Provenance: Anniee McCarthy, Newport, RI and NYC (label). Minor loss to tips of leaves on crestrail, caned seat was once over upholstered.
Fine Victorian Needlepoint Tilt Top Table in walnut having a circular top with floral needlepoint under glass, a turned and tapered pillar with carved leafage decoration and openwork scrolled legs. American or English, circa 1860.
32"h x 22 1/4" diam.
Exceptional Antique Eglomise Lacemakers Box on later Stand; rectangular with lid and sides with gilt decoration against a white ground and the lid with a painted scene of a thatched farmhouse, opening
to fitted interior with removable tray and lacemakers spindle/roller. 19th Century (minor paint losses)
Box: 13.25" x 11" x 4.5"
With stand: 30.25" tall
Fine Antique English Canterbury in Walnut, having four pierced partitions with “C” scroll carved decoration above a single drawer and raised on turned ball form feet with brass casters.
Originally designed for sheet music, these are now used primarily as magazine racks. To see other examples, type "canterbury" into the search box.
Rare antique British folding
campaign desk in mahogany
having hinged leather lined
writing surface that folds for
Length (open): 24”
See British Campaign Furniture, Elegance Under Canvas,1740-1914 by Nicholas Brawer for similar examples.
Antique English Plant Stand in mahogany, the circular top with molded lip on a reeded pedestal base with shaped tripod legs on slipper feet. Circa 1880.
h: 29.5 x dia: 11.75 in.
English Victorian Reading or Dictionary Stand: partially ebonized figured walnut and fruitwood, having a sloped bookrest supported by a ring and vasiform turned pillar and raised on four scrolling legs with ebonized turned finials and ending in porcelain castors. Circa 1880.
28" x 15" x 42' tall
Antique English Child's Chair in Mahogany. The chair raised on a separate saber leg stand; having a caned seat and back and adjustable footrest. When not used as a highchair, it could be used as a table and chair. Mid-19th C.(Restraining Bar Replaced)
Max. Width: 18"
Rare Antique Chinese Painted Red Leather Trunk, having brass tack decoration and painted floral banding. Circa 1840. (Loss to paint decoration on lid. Minor buckling to leather on reverse, normal wear)
19.5" x 15" x 12.5" tall
Antique English Lap Desk
in walnut and rosewood,
heavily inlaid with brass,
having a rectangular top
opening to a fitted interior
with baize writing surface,
pen and inkwells and
Now mounted on a stand.
Exceptional Arts and Crafts Armchair in Oak, having a pierced, pointed crestrail, star pierced splat and bottom rail, notched, octagonal supports and legs, upholstered seat and tennon and pin construction. American or English, Circa 1880. (minor repairs).
22" x 22.5" x 41" tall
Rare pair of Gothic Revival Sidechairs by the Green Family of Cabinetmakers, Alexandria Virginia; in walnut with leafage carved and shaped crest rails over turned spindles and with drop in seats, serpentine front seat rails and raised on saber legs ...
Fine Late Regency Papier-Mâché Tray having a shaped gallery with gilt stencil decoration and inlaid with mother of pearl. English, circa 1835, mounted on a later bamboo form ebonized stand.
Height: 23.25 ”
Rare pair of Gothic Revival Sidechairs by the Green Family of Cabinetmakers, Alexandria Virginia; in walnut with leafage carved and shaped crest rails over turned spindles and with drop in seats, serpentine front seat rails and raised on saber legs.
These chairs are very closely related to a chair (#14) in Oscar Fitzgerald's catalog: "The Green Family of Cabinetmakers: An Alexandria Institution, 1817-1887" which descended in the Tucker family of Alexandria.