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.
This table has real character. It has a plank top with is a rich Honey colour on reeded,
Width 42 1/2"inches
Height 27 1/2"inches
These are becoming very popular. This one is the classic horse shape
with carved pictorial detailing.
One support has some damage as shown, suprisingly comfortable.
Pair of superb antique high wingback chairs with straight wood legs and a wide curved back, has been re-upholstered in a beautiful dark red Jacquard woven fabric with a large stylized leaf motif. Age: 19th Century. Size: 42 1/1” high x 32” wide x 23” deep.
Edwardian period two piece satinwood bookcase with inset glass panels, it is of a rectangular form with interior top section with two shelves 8 ¾” deep with groves for placing plates, lower section with an interior shelf. It is in good condition and has the original key. Age: 19th century Size: 85 ½” high x 48 ¼” wide x 14 ½” deep
Antique Austrian burlwood large chest of a rectangular form with a narrow top drawer, and lower section with double doors and two interior shelves, the top shelf is narrower 9” deep than the second shelf 15” deep. There is a linear detail around drawer and doors, and small round feet. The exquisite burl is what makes this piece spectacular. It is missing its key and there is a small area that is missing burl near the bottom, front of the cabinet...
American small occasional table with a scrolled top panel that is on a hexagonal pedestal base over a circular base that is attached to four carved bold lion claw feet. Age: 19th century Size: 25 ½” high x 36 ½” wide x 29” deep
Federal Mahogany Pembroke Table with secondary wood of poplar, having rectangular top with two shaped drop-leaves above a frieze drawer, flanked by reeded pilasters and raised on reeded, tapering legs ending in brass casters.
New York, circa 1810.
See illustration of similar table from Federal Furniture and Decorative Arts at Boscobel by Berry B. Tracy.
This is quite an unusual example, most suitable for
relaxing, very comfortable on turned, tapered legs
with baluster arm supports.
in good condition, in need of a good clean.
Width: 23 3/4"inches
This attractive reproduction piece has two long drawers
an opening lid above a compartment and a slide at each
end. It has Brass handles.
Height: 40 3/4"inches
Georgian Style Mahogany Low Table
This nice table was bought by my parents in the 1950's
from Trevor Page in Norwich, retailers of fine quality furniture
It has a nice leather top, splayed legs with brass hairy paw feet
Victorian Style square foot stool
This beautifully made stool is in very good condition with shaped sides and cabriole legs.
It comes from one of Norfolk’s finest halls, where it has been for many years.
Size: Length: 17”inches Height:7”inches
Sheraton Style Mahogany Serpentine Sideboard.
This attractive piece was purchased by my parents in the mid 1950's from Trevor Page in Norwich
who were retailors of fine furniture.
It is photographed in the dining room of their lovely Georgian house, which is now being sold. It has
a carved fluted centre and tapering reeded legs.
One tiny key escution missing otherwise in very good condition.
54 1/2"inches long
36 1/2"inches tall
Vintage Folding Window/ Luggage seat by GA Sawyer Ltd 9 Hanover Square London
This most useful piece has a foldover top which reveals bars for trunks. A makers label
is attatched. The top has a nice floral cover.
It has been in our family home since the mid 1930's
Fine William IV Tea Poy in Rosewood, having a hinged, faceted lid opening to a fitted interior with two lidded caddies and two later sugar bowls, a tapered octagonal pillar and a quadripartite plinth base raised on scrolled feet. English, circa 1835.
Fine Antique Sheraton Canterbury, in mahogany, having four downswept dividers, one with a handhold, turned supports and legs ending in brass casters, and with a single drawer.
English, Circa 1790-1820.
Originally designed for sheet music, these are now used primarily as magazine racks. To see other examples, type "canterbury" into the search box.
Limbert 1138 lamp table measuring 30" in diameter and 30" high. The table is in fine figured quarter sawn oak and has a lower shelf for storage. The piece retains it's original finish and is signed on the bottom with the Limbert brand as shown.
Fine George II Tilt-top Tea Table in mahogany having a single board top with a "birdcage" support above a "cannon" turned shaft and supported by three cabriole legs ending in pad feet. English, circa 1750.
The serving of tea in the 18th Century was an important social ritual for those wealthy enough to be able to afford the tea. Specialized furniture and boxes (tea caddies) evolved around the "tea ceremony"