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
Antique English Regency Sofa Table in Mahogany with ebony line inlay, having a rectangular top with two "D" shaped drop leaves above a single drawer with original brasses and a faux drawer on the other side and supported by downswept legs ending with brass casters. Circa 1820. Ideal for use as a desk or as a computer table. (top restored)
Rare pair of Gothic Revival Sidechairs by the Green Family of Cabinetmakers, Alexandria Virginia; in walnut with leafage carved and shaped crest rails over turned spindles and with drop in seats, serpentine front seat rails and raised on saber legs . Circa 1850-70.
These chairs are very closely related to chairs (#14 & #15) in Oscar Fitzgerald's catalog: "The Green Family of Cabinetmakers: An Alexand ...click for details
A Regency Brass and Smoke Painted Music Stand attributed to Sébastien Erard, c.1810, the pierced shield-shaped rest with gilt and smoke decoration, on a rising column in the form of an arrow, the metal base of triform shape with similar decoration, .Sébastien and Pierre Erard traded from Great Marlborough Street from 1792 and later Little Portland Street where they traded as pianoforte and music stand makers.
English Victorian Reading or Dictionary Stand: partially ebonized figured walnut and fruitwood, having a sloped bookrest supported by a ring and vasiform turned pillar and raised on four scrolling legs with ebonized turned finials and ending in porcelain castors. Circa 1880.
Miniature Chest of Drawers, in satinwood
with ebonized moldings and pulls; having a overhanging top drawer above three graduated drawers and raised on turned toupie feet. 19th Century. Although often called salesman's samples, miniature pieces of furniture like this were probably the work of an apprentice c ...click for details
Small Antique Biedermeier Commode in highly figured elm with ebony line inlay; rectangular with rounded corners, having three graduated drawers and turned and ebonized front feet. Northern German, circa 1830 (minor veneer patches and losses).