Fine Large Edwardian Serving Tray in mahogany and satinwood; oval with brass
hand-holds and scalloped bellflower inlay and central
shell inlaid pattera. Circa 1890. Provenance: From the Estate
of Joseph Stanley.
Rare labeled American brass and wire D-form fire fender with cross-hatched wire and a brass top rail stamped: Howard & Morse, Manufrs, N.Y. John Wilson Howard and David R. Morse were wireworkers and lantern makers in NYC in the last half of the 19th century.
Rare Mahogany Brass Bound Bottle Cooler, late 18th C., with pierced handle and shaped rim, the sides with three brass bands and the top edge with a line of boxwood stringing. English, circa 1780. Originally with a tin liner.
Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia*
Rare American Federal Tea Caddy in mahogany, of bombe form having a stepped sloping lid with patterned inlay opening to a interior with later fabric lining; the body with satinwood banding, shield shaped escutcheon and later brass feet. Circa 1790, probably New England.
Important French Gilt Pier Mirror, with bevelled glass central panel surrounded by two flanking bevelled panels and surmounted by three smaller panels; framed in gilt carved wood and gesso with repeating laurel leaf motif, scrolls, acanthus leaves, sprays of flowers and shield crest. Early 19th century.
Rare Small Regency Playing Card Box in Rosewood with extensive brass inlay having a rectangular lid opening to a divided interior with two fabric lined wells and retaining the tool leather and fabric decoration under the lid. The sides have brass lions head handles and the box is raised on brass paw form feet.
English, Circa 1820.