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
Chippendale Cherry Dish Top Candlestand having a hinged round dished top on a turned vase shaped central column and raised on tripod cabriole legs terminating in snake feet. American, circa 1780.
(one leg with old repair)
Rare Chester County Pennsylvania Spice Chest in walnut having a moulded cornice above a raised panel door opening to an arrangement of ten small drawers (one replaced) and raised on straight bracket feet. Secondary woods include: poplar, oak, walnut and beech. There is a faint inscription on one of the bottom drawers. Pennsylvania, circa 1760-80.
Spice boxes or chests were a status symbol in colonial America. Only ...click for details
American Chippendale Ox-Bow Slant-Front Desk. Massachusetts, Circa 1780. In Nicely Faded Mahogany, the hinged, rectangular lid opening to an interior fitted with an arrangement of valanced pigeonholes and small drawers. Below are four reverse-serpentine graduated drawers and the whole is raised on graceful ogee bracket feet. The grain of the mahogany on the lid and drawer fronts is very fine and the sides are 'plum-pudding' mahogany. The pulls and some of the escutcheons appear to be ori ...click for details