Fine 18th century English “riddle-back” sidechair in mahogany having shaped, pierced crest rail and three similarly carved slats above a saddle seat and straight, molded legs joined by an “H” stretcher. Circa 1780.
Provenance: from the Boiardi Family Collection, Penderyn House, Wye River, MD.
Fine Victorian Needlepoint Tilt Top Table in walnut having a circular top with floral needlepoint under glass, a turned and tapered pillar with carved leafage decoration and openwork scrolled legs. American or English, circa 1860.
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
Rare set of English Regency bedsteps in mahogany with caned sides and back, having a turned gallery above three tooled leather treads, the first with tambour doors below, the second now with drawer below. Circa 1800-1815.
Antique English Regency Tole Tray, black with silver and gold Chinoiserie decoration of birds and blossoms. Now mounted
on an ebonized wood stand. Provenance: The Estate of Ruthann Coggins Bardes, Greenwich, CT.
Fine George III Octagonal Cellarette or Wine Cooler in mahogany with brass banding, having a hinged lid opening to a tin liner, slightly tapered body with brass carrying handles and the original stand with four champfered legs. English, circa 1780.
Originally used in the dining room to hold wine brought up from the cellar for the meal, the tin liner would have protected the wood from the condensation from the ...click for details
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 This form was originally made for shipboard use (hence the term "captain's desk"), but was quickly incorporated into the home beca ...click for details