Exceptional Antique Burled Wood Box, rectangular with brass banding and recessed brass carrying handles, the hinged lid opening to a removable rosewood tray, and now mounted on a custom gold leaf metal stand.
Exceptional English Burled Walnut Davenport Desk having a superstructure with hinged lid opening to a fitted compartment, above a tooled leather writing slope which opens to a birdseye maple stationary well; a side cabinet door reveals four birdseye maple drawers. Circa 1870. This form was originally made for shipboard use (hence the term "captain's desk"), but was quickly incorporated into the home beca ...click for details
George II Concertina Action Mahogany Game Table. Circa 1730. Having a rectangular top opening to a tooled leather playing surface above a veneered frieze, supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Note the good proportions and extremely fine cartouche and leafage carving on the front knees.
Separate tables for playing cards became popular during the Queen Anne period and the form developed from gateleg and dr ...click for details
Good Group of 18th Century Chippendale Chairs in mahogany, having a shaped crest rail above a carved openwork splat, an upholstered slip seat and moulded straight legs joined by an "H" stretcher. English, circa 1780. (good color and patina, minor wear, losses or repairs consistent with age).
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.
Exceptional antique English lap desk in rosewood, having brass bound top opening to an interior fitted with writing slope, pen and ink wells, secret drawers and an unusual pop-up section with four small drawers. Circa 1790-1820, on later stand.
Provenance: the Glass-Glen Burnie Museum, Winchester, VA