Valuables cabinet circa 1695. . Total height 69”, total width 44.5”, total depth 21”. Two large opening doors each measure 28.5” x 20”. Small internal door 13.5” x 11”. Floor to top of large drawer measures 32.5”. Legs outer dimensions 42.75” x 20” (22” including the ball feet).
Book reference and extract: A History of English Furniture by Percy MacQuoid, R.I, Bracke Books, London, 1988 (originally published in 1904-1908 by Lawrence & Bullen LTD, London...
A magnificent PAIR 18TH CENTURY CHINESE EXPORT MIRRORS FOR THE DUTCH MARKET, finely carved gold leafed wood . Rocco design with a pair on either end of carved birds. Each measuring 52” x 31”…..More information coming soon
SPANISH HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE FINELY CARVED CABINET IN OAK , the detachable armoral shield crest surmounted by winged eagles headed by a crown, above three short, drawers with applied carved figures, above a large door finely carved or show a battle scene height 52”, width 37”, depth 17”
A very fine English Silk Stumpwork lined mirror, with a faux tortoise finish done circa 1680 to 1750. The fine detailed stumpwork depicting the English King above symbols of North America The mirror measuring 69” x 38”
Stumpwork became popular in the 17th century, with it peaking between 1650 and 1690, although the term stumpwork was only used from the end of the 19th century. Before that time however, it was known as raised work or embossed work, which dates back to the 15th century...
EARLY SEVENTEEN CENTURY ENGLISH MARQUETRY BUREAU OR SLANT FRONT SECRETARY, CHARLES II ERA …..measuring
A BEAUTIFUL AMERICAN BALTIMORE SOFA BROCADE SILK UPHOLSTERY MEASURING 90” length, 38” HEIGHT
A very fine Austrian Biedermeier Tall Clock, circa 1820 Maple with ebony trim. Measuring 92” x 16”, about 14” deep. ….. The Biedermeier period was an era in Central Europe between 1815 and 1848 during which the middle classes grew in number and the arts began to appeal to their sensibilities...
Venetian Cassone Chest Eighteenth Century , more information coming soon….
Pair Chinese Huanghuali Half-Moon Tables Qing Dynasty 18th century / early 19th Century. Demi-lune top, shaped and carved protruding apron, four cabriole legs connected by a cracked ice stretcher base with scrolled feet. 33” high 42” wide
American Eighteenth Century Mahogany Scroll Highboy , measuring 93 inches in height, 43 inches width inches deep 19 inches deep
A beautiful piece of American history., Provenance, Eunice Kennedy Shriver collection. The top with flame gold leaf finials and the piece with original brass hardware.
Chinese Qing Dynasty Massive Floral Decoration Vase signed Chien Lung ….circa 1780-1810 32 inches high by 16 inches wide with a circular wooden top
An incredible and perhaps unique set of four Art Nouveau nesting tables signed Emile Gallé, in specimen woods. The set in mint perfection with custom glass tops for protection measuring from 25” to 27”
Chinese Qing Dynasty Hunghuali Carved Throne Armchairs, set of three priced at $9,000. Each or set of three for $24,000
A beautiful and rare matched English Edwardian Desk and bookcases circa 1910.,each with glass doors that have finely Sculptured woodwork and the tops and desk tops have full Marquetry on the The bookcases sit atop the desks. Original hardware. Measuring 39 in Width, 50 in tall, 31” Table top, 21 in depth
Chinese Neolithic Sculpture circa 200 B.C. Han Dynasty measuring 23” with plinth measuring 29” complete with Oxford Certification
Exceptionally rare Maryland colonial period carved walnut secretary/bookcase from the Tilghman Family collection, See bio capt tilghmann and Tilghman island….original shell carvings as well as shell carved secretary lid and squared serpentinegraduated,drawers apparently with original brass bales and back plates intact...
Stunning Buddhist gilt top structure very similar to Palace Lion Throne, intricately carved wood with highest quality gilding, very strong impact, needs large wall for display (see our homepage), good condition, can be used as mirror (see photographs), 19th Century, ca. 1858, Mandalay, Burma. Collectors item, good condition, Size H. 290 x W. 180 cm
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 a household that was well furnished and fairly prosperous had a spice box...