American Chippendale Ox-Bow Slant-Front Desk. Massachusetts, Circa 1780. In Nicely Faded Mahogany, the hinged, rectangular lid opening to an interior fitted with an arrangement of valanced pigeonholes and small drawers. Below are four reverse-serpentine graduated drawers and the whole is raised on graceful ogee bracket feet. The grain of the mahogany on the lid and drawer fronts is very fine and the sides are 'plum-pudding' mahogany...
Exceptional George III Mahogany Chest on Chest, having a concave cornice with greek-key design above a series of graduated drawers with beautifully matched veneer, flanked by canted corners with geometric interlocking oval blind fretwork and raised on
straight bracket feet. English, Circa 1760
Of the type made by Samuel Gragg, this rush seated chair has original painted decoration.
Chest of Drawers. Dutch Marquetry. 18th c. 24" d x 44" h x 33" w.
Armoire. Dated 1651. Baltic possibly German.Features Circassian walnut veneer on door. Original lock and key. 24" d x 57.5" w 85" h.
Chest on Stand, Dutch Oak. CA 1700. Storage in top, behind doors, and in drawer. Very good shape.
Chairs, Victorian. Walnut. Pair. Ship motif carvings on seat back.
18th century, Dutch influence, beautiful brass fittings, hardwood, 60" high X 38.5" wide X 14" deep. Fine construction $6,500.
Chest, German Pine. Magnificent pine chest with steel straps. Letter of original ownership inside indicating German origin. Circa 1880. Excellent condition. 28" h x 45" w x 26" d.--has lock but no key-belonged to woman named Barbra Elizebeth Wagner-letter inside explains her histiory and that of the chest--still useful albeit antique
This pair of Fu Dogs was used to decorate on the top part of an altar place (as you could see the notches at the bottoms) in an old Chinese house. Nicely standing with one leg on the ball, they were painted with red and gold colors.
Fu dogs are typical Chinese dogs with some appearances of lions. At the beginning, they were raised in the palace and among the elite groups of Chinese people...
Strong imposing handmade wrought iron console--uncertain of origin --maybe Italian or Spanish or even antique Egyptian--Thick marble top with doves breast carving on the edge-92 inches long--44 inches high and 26 inches deep--it is indestructible--the iron could take on a head on crash from a locomotive and destroy the locomotive--iron is very heavy gauge--had a iron maker craftsman tell me it would take two men over three months to make it apart from design consideration--has a basket filled w...
54" wide, 74" long (double bed size) with arched tester (not illustrated). Note pine headboard and footboard are identical.
Northen New England, this most unusual child's desk with original red paint has a slant lid that lifts up above three short drawers and resting on turned feet. Compact proportions.
These intensely inlaid tables were made in Wales by a cluster of craftsmen over a 10- year period-roughly 1880-1890-they fall into the Aesthetic movement and are known Tumbridge tables-they come in various shapes and forms but the alternating colors of the inlay are consistent--this table is 30 inches in diameter and 30.5 inches high-the top screws off-there are restorations-top has been professionally reinforced by a wood panel under the top--it works just fine and controls cracking in the ve...
Antique Chippendale style chest on chest in mahogany having a cove molded cornice with rosewood inlay above a series of graduated drawers with line inlay; the top case with canted, fluted corners, the bottom case raised on ogee molded feet. English, circa 1840.
*Provenance: From the Estate of Marshall Coyne, Washington D.C.
Extremely Rare Superior Grade Wooton Patent Secretary with highly carved winged griffin gallery. It features beautiful carvings on the doors and inlaid writing board. This extant example illustrates the finest quality of Victorian age craftsmanship. Please see our website for more information on Wooton desks, their history, and who used them. PRICE FOR THIS DESK ON REQUEST ONLY
Wooton Extra Grade Patent Secretary c.1874-78. Victorian Renaissance Revival style, walnut and burl, ebonized and gilded incised carving. This magnificent desk, with its gold hand tooled leather writing board, has solid bronze hardware including a patent plate and letter slot. It features bird’s eye maple on the doors and the interior. Visit our website for more information on these desks.
Rare Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary c.1874-84. Originally a special design ordered for John D. Rockefeller. Slightly smaller in scale, it has different gilt incised carvings than other Wooton desks. This desk features an ingenious system of rotating writing board supports, ebonized details, solid bronze hardware and a gold tooled leather writing surface. Both styles of extra grades were produced in very limited quantities and are much more rare and collectable today.