All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #629372 (stock #1974)
Rare John Jellif walnut armchair featuring all the artisanship you would expect in such work of art. Circa 1880s. h. 45' w. 24" d. 24"
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1098204 (stock #2418)
Genuine antique Brunswick collender miniature table top pool/billiard table features original period pocket bags, removable billiard rails, cues, ball racks, and balls. Brunswick hallmark on bottom (see photo). Dimensions: 58" X 33" X 8.5".
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Ceiling Fixtures : Pre 1900 item #572390 (stock #1912)
Large ornate brass chandelier with acid etched glassware. This piece was originally made as a combination of gas and electric fixtures. The upturned lights were gas and still have the gas valve on the support (which have since been converted to electric and fixed still). The down turned supports were electric. This was done in the early stages of electric power, in the 1880s because people didn't know how perminant or successful electricity would be. Circa 1880s. h. 28" diameter 38".
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Georgian : Pre 1837 VR item #719592 (stock #2057)
Fine over-sized English Regency mahogany burl wood sarcophagus style tea caddy with stylized lion head brass side ring handles and rare pierced sphere feet, matching rich mahogany burl and matching twin tea box lids inside with rare ivory knobs. The "tea chest" or "caddy", which became popular later, derives from the Malay Chinese "kati" which means a measure of tea weighing about a pound and one third...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #984778 (stock #2269)
Striking artistry and excellence are demonstrated in this finest 19th Century Neo Classical inlaid marquetry rosewood table attributed to Alexander Roux. Its quality stands on its own, achieving an excellence only created by Roux – see photos (there is no signature stamp or label)...
Large, rare, grand, and imposing, deeply carved Continental walnut griffin throne chair. This is truly a special one of a kind exquisite piece that demonstrates unique uncommon craftsmanship and artistry. Note the ingenious way the Master craftsman designed and executed the Griffin’s front foot becomes the front foot of the chair and the Griffin back foot becomes the back foot of the chair on each side of the chair (see photo side view)...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1057386 (stock #2342)
Rectangular American walnut leather top aesthetic movement writing desk by Frank Furness. Furness characteristic details include wide stylized feet, ringed drawer handles on curved end drawers, painted Nature garlands, stylized corners, and pediment base. See photo of similar Furness desk for sale in 1989 Sotheby's catalog which sold for $32,000 then (also Sotheby's letter to estate regarding this piece in 2002)...
Rare graceful curvilinear antique 19th Century ormalu mounted mahogany marble top table in the stylish kidney shape by Paul Sormani. Circa 1860s. Dimensions: 30”high X 27” wide X 18” deep. Galleried kidney shaped period specimen marble top over ormalu mounted mahogany structure with drawer, shelf, subtle cabriolet legs and ormalu claw feet...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Georgian : Pre 1837 VR item #670336 (stock #2037)
Rare quality Regency sarcophagus style tea caddy with pyramid shaped lid, matching rich rosewood and matching twin tea box lids inside. The "tea chest" or "caddy", which became popular later, derives from the Malay Chinese "kati" which means a measure of tea weighing about a pound and one third. This single imported commodity was destined to inspire almost two centuries of social ritual and decorative arts. The largest and most diverse group of caddies are the wooden boxes or chests...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #640789 (stock #2000)
Finely crafted American Victorian walnut stand with marble top. Circa 1890. 30" h. X 19" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #565946 (stock #1869)
This rare and unusually massive (six feet in diameter), six legged, Japanese circular Mulberry wood, exhibition table from the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco is one of the finest and rarest demonstrative examples of Japan's master-artisanship in the Art Nouveau form that blossomed during a very limited short time during the Meiji period in Export furniture...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Georgian : Pre 1837 VR item #589148 (stock #1841)
This fine example of Regency artisanship features sarcophagus style profile and structure with pyramid shaped lid, matching rich mahogany with with decorative inlaid trim on the lid, the custom round mixing bowl frame, and the twin tea box lids inside. The orginal cut crystal mixing bowl in the center is rare indeed. The inside of the lid boasts original pale blue velvet signifying noble stature...