Rare China Trade Games Table decorated with black lacquer and gilded, very fine free hand decoration, in excellent original condition, circa 1830-1850. Height 32", Width 32", Depth 16". We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL **
Burmese Karen Frog Drum, a fine large bronze tribute drum (Heger Type III), Pazi (Burmese), pam klo’ (Karen) also known as “The Magical Bronze Pond”(Cooler - Developmental Stage VII, Aerial Sequence, Category C three frogs, p.276)*, the Karen subsiding on slash and burn agriculture were rain dependent, and “rain drums” were beaten to bring on the rains for frogs croak prior to rain and the low frequency drum sounds excite the frogs to croak as well, and thus it was believed that the b...
Rare 18th century Pear-form Tea Caddy in fruitwood,
having a hinged lid opening
to a foil lined interior, steel escutcheons and a replaced
carved wood stem. English
Height: 7 ”
A fine and rare arts and crafts set of six (6) chairs beautifully adorned in "pyrography" and that date to the early 20c. After twenty years of collecting pyrography, this is the ONLY set of six chairs I have ever had the pleasure of viewing or owning. Each chair from this remarkable set is wood burned in a gorgeous "grape and vine" pattern with a superb mellow golden, original finish. They are very sturdy and suitable for useage...
Fine George III brass bound oval wine cooler in mahogany with brass carrying handles, removable tin liner and turned tapered legs with later brass castors. Retains a “British Antiques Dealers Association” sticker. Circa 1790.
Rare diminutive Neo-Classical inlaid lady's desk with tambour cylinder section and fine inlay. Mirrored doors and writing section pulls out.
28" wide, 15" deep, 53" high.
Rare 19thc hand-carved walnut Portuguese marble top console--ca 1880s-influenced by French Louis XVth design-marble appears original with beveled rounded edges-no repairs or condition problems--63 inches long-19.5 inches wide and 35 inches high-carving is fine quality with rich design- unusual ostrich web feet--sturdy-can carry heavy weight
An early Chippendale, circa 1760-1780, tiger maple slant front desk of a desirable small size, with four graduated drawers retaining their apparent original willow brasses and locks, the attractive stepped interior is maple and tiger maple with document drawers flanking the two center pigeonholes and with pigeonhole valances that mimic the original bracket base, strongly figured solid tiger maple, other primary woods are cherry and birch, secondary wood is pine, Eastern Massachusetts, in excelle...
New England Queen Anne maple highboy. Circa 1740-1760. Size: 70.5 inches ht. x 38 inches width x 20 inches depth. A New England Queen Anne period 2-part flat top highboy in solid maple with pine secondary. The upper chest has four graduated drawers, plus a 'hidden' drawer in the cornice; while the base displays a single drawer over a long drawer with the central section of the drawer front carved with a fan...
Bronze and porcelain. Uses 19th century Satsuma vase seated on French ormulu base. On top of vase is bronze candelabra that has been electrified. There are ten lights. A massive, impressive piece for a formal interior. 45" high $6800.
George II Concertina Action Mahogany Game Table. Circa 1730. Having a rectangular top opening to a tooled leather playing surface above a veneered frieze, supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Note the good proportions and extremely fine cartouche and leafage carving on the front knees.
Separate tables for playing cards became popular during the Queen Anne period and the form developed from gateleg and drop leaf tables...
18th century, Dutch influence, beautiful brass fittings, hardwood, 60" high X 38.5" wide X 14" deep. Fine construction $6,500.
Impressive large-scale Black Forest carved armchair in walnut with all over carved decoration of bark, branches, leaves and berries. Swiss. Circa 1870-1880. Provenance: Anniee McCarthy, Newport, RI and NYC (label). Minor loss to tips of leaves on crestrail, caned seat was once over upholstered.
Exceptional Regency bombé tea caddy in “tiger” tortoiseshell, having a pagoda shaped top opening to an interior with two lidded compartments. Circa 1800-20. (One back foot replaced.)
Dimensions: 7.5” x 4.75” x 6”
A fine, late Federal work table. Classical design four column - pedestal base with four swept legs, columns and legs with carved acanthus leaf decoration, terminating in brass paw feet on casters. Supporting a rectangular case of two graduated drawers, the case with deeply concave corners, the hinged top conforming to the case in shape. The top opening to a lined writing surface, also hinged, opening in turn with an easel support providing a canted work surface...
46" wide, 35" high, 21 3/4" deep
Fine quality neo-classic commode with original marble top, oak secondary wood,.
Great quality gilt bronze mounts.
Possibly Scandinavian, Swedish or Danish.
Attractive Louis XVI period oak/cherry/pear/maple wood Desk/Secretaire/Chest, center folds down
as writing surface, inside has numerous smaller drawers and storage areas; top drawer as well as 3 bottom drawers with locks/keys, size L. 125cm x H. 120cm x D. 60cm, used condition, of Swiss origin and
will be shipped from Switzerland.
Ornate Antique French Bronze Dore Jewelry Casket, with inset painted porcelain plaques; having a hinged lid opening to a velvet lined well, above two doors opening to shelves and raised on dragon form feet. Circa 1870. (n.b. doors close but do not lock)