A very fine Philadelphia Classical mahogany and ebonized pier table, ascribed to the workshop of Joseph B. Barry & Son (1810-1822). The condition is near flawless with no major repairs or restorations. Early finish with the original marble top. Barry was an Irish immigrant to the City of Philadelphia and was patronized by the elite members of Philadelphia society and nearby areas, Several of his pieces are now in The White House. Forward freestanding columns support the table's skirt...
84.5" high. In two parts, nice Chippendale Corner cupboard.
From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, a stunning Early American classical carved mahogany sofa, Philadelphia School circa 1815-1825. With wonderful clean lines, masculine yet very elegant, and with a fantastic grain/burl to the wood, this is a great example of early American craftsmanship from the early days of this then, still rather young country...
Chippendale Cherry Dish Top Candlestand having a hinged round dished top on a turned vase shaped central column and raised on tripod cabriole legs terminating in snake feet. American, circa 1780.
(one leg with old repair)
Very Nice Antique Wooden Lantern
10 inches TALL
6 inches WIDE
6 inches in DEPTH
Rare Chester County Pennsylvania Spice Chest in walnut having a moulded cornice above a raised panel door opening to an arrangement of ten small drawers (one replaced) and raised on straight bracket feet. Secondary woods include: poplar, oak, walnut and beech. There is a faint inscription on one of the bottom drawers. Pennsylvania, circa 1760-80.
Spice boxes or chests were a status symbol in colonial America. Only a household that was well furnished and fairly prosperous had a spice box...
Having scrubbed pine top with breadboard ends, splay legs and original old red stain. Note top altered.
Rare small-scale tea table, approx. 28" diameter, attributed to Daniel Burnett. The best carved base. Note: cleats were trimmed back with shrinkage to the top--they extended over the plane of the top. Top is approx. 28" one way and 28 5/8" against the grain of the single board pie crust top. IN the opinion of my cabinetmakers, the top and base are original to one another. However, contrary opinion exists...
Essex County, Massachusetts serpentine tea table in a good original state, having birch block and cleats, well formed snake feet. Approx. 28" high, 39" wide.
30" high. Having alterations including replaced backboards and crown molding.
Antique American Mahogany Tilt-top Table, the single board round top supported on a pillar of tapering shaft, urn and rings; the legs with plain knees ending in simple pad feet; the lower edges of the pillar and knees attractively scalloped; the overall form typical of Massachusetts.
In the 18th Century, both here and in England, the centers of your public rooms were left empty when not in use (except for your "Turkey Rug")...
Early American country pine tavern table New England c1800. Measures 47 inches wide, 32 inches deep and 28.5 inches high. The top boards are held together with original long dovetailed slides. Made from pine and maple with wooden pin construction. This piece is on display in our gallery at Clock Tower Antiques
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American country butternut stepback kitchen cupboard c1850. Measures 81 inches tall by 42 inches wide by 20 inches deep at bottom and 15 inches deep at top. Two doors over two drawers over two doors. Wooden pin construction. Excellent original condition with some minor loss to moldings and door panels here and there. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475...
Fine Southern side chair in walnut having shaped crest rail above a vasiform splat and supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Probably Virginia, 1745-1765. (Re-railed)
Two framed examples of needlepoint work, each frame with a label on the back that reads, "Abigail Adams 1790" in two lines. The work is a stylistic match to examples of her needlepoint on exhibit at the Smithsonian, and both the needlepoint and the frames exhibit age consistent with the date on the back.
Good ball and claw footed Portsmouth New England table with dense mahogany. Approx. 48" wide and 28" high.
A Queen Anne, circular, Tea Table with Bird-Cage, on a ring and urn turned base with sophisticated fluting and with cabriole legs ending in pad feet, the Bird-Cage allows the top to be turned around, 28" H. The three board top with repairs is 32" in dia.(31" dia. across the grain), demonstrating the appropriate shrinkage consistent with its age...
This miniature blanket chest is charming in its homemade effort to be fancy. Bracket feet and reeding over them indicate the maker's desire to make more than a functional miniature chest. Original green paint; butt hinges. Very good condition. Measures 12 3/4" wide; 7" deep and 8" tall. Circa 1850.