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
Fine Antique English Canterbury in Walnut, having four pierced partitions with “C” scroll carved decoration above a single drawer and raised on turned ball form feet with brass casters.
Originally designed for sheet music, these are now used primarily as magazine racks. To see other examples, type "canterbury" into the search box. ...click for details
Fine Victorian Cane Rack or Umbrella Stand in black painted cast iron; having a shaped pediment, decorated back with a relief of a dog's head and removable tray in the base.
The English registry number impressed in the back dates this to circa 1885.
Late Victorian Bamboo and Lacquer Magazine Rack, having a padded seat top and hinged front panel opening to a divided interior; front and sides decorated with lacquer chinoiserie panels of birds and blossoms. English, Circa 1880.
(losses to lacquer)
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 This form was originally made for shipboard use (hence the term "captain's desk"), but was quickly incorporated into the home beca ...click for details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
Antique English Carved Walnut Storage Bench, rectangular with upholstered hinged lid and front panel with openwork gothic arches. The hinges are stamped “Horne Patent” a hinge used by both Gillows and Holland and Son. Circa 1850.
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.