Important Antique English Gilt Wood and Composition Girandole Mirror, the oval mirror plate within a leaf carved surround and within mirrored borders with crossed vine-form decoration. The cresting and pendant formed with scrolling leaf and paterae and the pendant with three vine and floral decorated candlearms. Early 19th century.
Height: 64", Width: 38", Depth: 12"
American Chippendale Ox-Bow Slant-Front Desk. Massachusetts, Circa 1780. In Nicely Faded Mahogany, the hinged, rectangular lid opening to an interior fitted with an arrangement of valanced pigeonholes and small drawers. Below are four reverse-serpentine graduated drawers and the whole is raised on graceful ogee bracket feet. The grain of the mahogany on the lid and drawer fronts is very fine and the sides are 'plum-pudding' mahogany...
Fine small scale ormolu, crystal and cut glass six-light chandelier with baluster shaped cut glass stem supporting six scrolling floral and foliate ormolu candle arms, the whole hung with swags of crystal beads and drop pendants. Late 19th century. (Electrified)
Brass two-tiered, twelve light chandelier with turned baluster supporting two tiers, each with six scrolling candle arms. The large ball below the juncture of the arms and the drop ring are typical features of 18th century Dutch chandeliers. Early 20th century. Now electrified, polished and lacquered.
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".
Exceptional George III Mahogany Chest on Chest, having a concave cornice with greek-key design above a series of graduated drawers with beautifully matched veneer, flanked by canted corners with geometric interlocking oval blind fretwork and raised on
straight bracket feet. English, Circa 1760
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...
Of the type made by Samuel Gragg, this rush seated chair has original painted decoration.
Chest of Drawers. Dutch Marquetry. 18th c. 24" d x 44" h x 33" w.
Armoire. Dated 1651. Baltic possibly German.Features Circassian walnut veneer on door. Original lock and key. 24" d x 57.5" w 85" h.
Lamps, Italian Vases Beautiful colors. Pair. Enamel. Electrified. 25" h x 10.5" dia. 19th C Renaissance STYLE excellent condition with new shades--animals and mythical creatures in design
Chest on Stand, Dutch Oak. CA 1700. Storage in top, behind doors, and in drawer. Very good shape.
Mirrors, French.Pair. Mid 19th c. Hand carved wood. Gilt. 22" x 48".These are truly spectacular. mirrors are bevelled--carving refined and condition excellent These are rare,rare--pair, pair
Chairs, Victorian. Walnut. Pair. Ship motif carvings on seat back.