Lacquer tobbaco or snuff box with faux tortoise finish and brass Maltese cross inlay on the lid.
Origin: England, ca. 1820. Condition: good; some crackling and scratching of lacquer surface; one 1/2" and one 1/8" flake on the bottom. Size: 3-1/2" diam.; 1-5/8" tall.
Colorful thread box, the hinged top decoupaged with playing cards. Both the inside lid and the bottom have labels proclaiming "Brook's Soft Finish is the Perfection of Sewing Thread."
Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: very good, some crackling of finish. Size: 5" x 4" x 2".
Rectangular black laquered snuffbox enhanced with mustard- and red-painted decoration on all six surfaces. The inside of the lid is engraved "Alexr> C. Stark/Paterson, NJ". American, ca. 1830. Excellent condition, showing slight surface wear where Mr. Stark (obviously a right handed gentlemen) placed his thumb to open the box.
Stunning Victorian bronze picture frame, the border inset with gold velvet completely encrusted with gold thread embroidery of twining vines and flowers. The easel back is covered in gold moire silk.
Origin: probably French, ca. 1890. Condition: excellent; some staining on the back side. Size: outer--2.5"x3.25"; sight--1.5"x2.25".
Attractive and unusual Victorian inlaid wood stereographgraphoscope. When the lid is raised and a stereograph is inserted in the holder, the viewer looks through the magnifying portal for a realistic three dimensional view.
Origin: probably English, ca. 1850. Condition: very good, although there is some chipping of the veneer along the edges. Size: 5.25" x 3.25" x 1".
Outstanding American late Classical mirror framed in solid well-figured mahogany with a gilt applied composition border of bellflowers. The gilding has a particularly rich patina. The glass is old and 1/4" thick, but probably not original, and has dulled to a very nice patina. The plate is backed with a wood panel that is covered with paper. The nails holding the plate in place have been replaced.
Origin: America, probably mid-Atlantic region, ca. 1840...
A Child's or Doll's Victorian Rocker, ebonized and stenciled. There is modest damage to the cane seat. Dimensions; 23" high x 12.5" wide x 20" deep.
A Late Victorian Lady's Quilting rocker (low sloping side arms) with a cane back and seat. Fine condition. Dimensions 36" high x 20" wide x 19" deep. It is in fine condition.
A Victorian Walnut Corner What-not Stand, or Etagere. Dimensions 35.25" high and 15.5" x 15" for base shelf. Circa 1880. Excellent condition.
An American Country Pine Washstand With a Backsplash, circa 1870-1890. Dimensions 26.5" wide x 29" high x 37" high to to of backsplash. Condition appropriate to age.
A Victorian Carved Oak Parlor or Occasional Table. Circa 1900. Dimensions 29.5" high x 20" wide x 15.25" deep. Some age spots but in fine condition.
A nicely diminutive chest from South Paris, Maine, as determined by the distinctive grain painting with the triple yellow-green-yellow striping around all edges; all original, including the vibrant and untouched paint, hinges, and lock (even the keyhole cover is still present); some minor and unimportant paint wear to the lid; 30" long by 14 1/2" deep by 12 1/2" high
A black lacquered lap desk or writing slope, with elegant, elaborate, and finely detailed gilt decoration, the center having a mother-of-pearl inlay; interior with what appears to be the original velvet lining, removable pen tray, and pewter topped ink bottle; 10 1/2" by 7 1/2" by 2 3/4"
Ca 1900 Arts & Crafts stained oak frame with copper flower embellishments and a Moseley Ware (stamped on back) painted glass insert.(This is possibly George Moseley, one of the Terrible Seven apprentices at the Royal Worcester factory.) The back label reads " William Talbot, Carver, Guilder and Picture Frame Manufacturer. Old work re-guilt and made equal to new...
Beautiful antique Japanese choba tansu, merchant's storage chest, all original finish with keyaki (elm) wood panels on the front finished in a medium brown, sugi (cryptomeria) wood frame finished with a black lacquer, iron hardware, safe box with two small drawers on the inside, Edo Period (early 1800's).
Size: 33 1/2" high x 36" wide (37 1/4" wide including side handles) x 15 1/2" deep.
Exceptional George III bachelor’s chest in nicely figured mahogany with good color and patina, having a rectangular, cross banded top above an oak brushing slide and four graduated drawers flanked by canted, reeded corners and raised on straight bracket feet. English, circa 1780 (brasses replaced).
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Antique Chinese buffet cabinet with three drawers along top, beautiful brass hardware, medium brown finish.
Size: 33 1/4" high x 42" wide x 17 3/4" deep.
Aside from its elegant proportions and casting, this cast iron planter is exceptional because it retains a large portion of its original salmon and white paint. No breaks or restoration.
20" in length, 12" in width, and 12" tall.