Exceptional and Rare Pair of Anglo Indian Side Chairs, in rosewood with the backs elaborately pierced and carved with intertwining leafy vines and gracefully “s” shaped stiles; the seats retaining the original caning but now upholstered, the serpentine seat rails carved with a flowerhead and vines; the two front legs cabriole and boldly carved with acanthus leaves terminating in scrolled and pegged feet, the rear legs of chamfered serpentine shape.
Bombay, Circa 1850-60
[Losses, Backs reinforc ...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 This form was originally made for shipboard use (hence the term "captain's desk"), but was quickly incorporated into the home beca ...click for details
Pair of Antique English "Gothik" Windsor Side Chairs in elm, beech, and ash with hoop back enclosing a "Gothik" tracery design, having ring-turned legs joined by H-form stretchers. Circa 1850, Thames Valley Region. (Repairs to hoop.)
Fine Antique English Victorian Tilt Top Tea Table, ebonized, polychrome painted and partial gilt decorated, the circular top with floral decoration.
(minor losses to painted decoration, legs replaced).
Provenance: Society of the Cincinatti, Anderson House Museum, Washington, D.C. Accession Number M.1938.753 ...click for details
Fine Antique Renaissance Revival Burled Walnut Canterbury or Whatnot, with a rectangular top shelf with a three quarter pierced gallery supported by pierced vasiform side panels. The lower section with dividers and openwork front, side and back panels above a single drawer and raised on turned feet ending in porcelain castors. English, Circa 1860. Provenance: The Estate of Winzola Poole McLendon < ...click for details