An antique Chinese skinny bench made entirely of Elm wood. Having acquired an antique patina over the years of weathering and loving use, it is sturdy and ready for its next century of function.
Contemporary uses include placement at the end of a bed, behind a sofa or in an entryway for ease of removing ones shoes before entering a home.
Age: 19th Century
Dimensions: 64 1/4" Wide by 20 1/2" High by 13" Deep
An antique Chinese orange lacquer two drawer chest with hinged doors made of a hardwood. The doors and the center separator are all removable. It would make a wonderful room accent piece and function to provide a substantial storage space.
Age: 19th Century
Dimensions: 38 3/4" Wide by 33 1/2" High by 16" Deep
An antique Chinese side table with two drawers. Made from a hardwood, the red with hints of a black lacquer undercoat finish is reminiscent of Japanese Negoro lacquer.
It would make a beautiful altar stand or a useful side stand.
Age: 19th Century
Dimensions: 35 1/4" Wide by 35 3/4" High by 15" Deep
Biedermeier walnut side table from Germany or Austria with drum-shaped top with drawer on tripartite base. Surprisingly sturdy, it dates early 1900's. In excellent antique condition, it measures 18.75 inches high, 13" diameter.
An exceptional ladder back Delaware Valleycahir with 4 slats, original red wash and splint seat, and well developed turnings.
The chair is in excellent original condition and structurally sound. As to be expected there are some losses to the splints. The height is 43", with a width
of 20" and a depth of 18". The seat depth is 16" and 18 1/2" high.
Three elongated light blue plaques mounted in antique brass bow frames with screw-on backs. The plagues measure about 2" wide x 3" high, and are in excellent condition. The brass frames measure about 2 1/2" wide by 5 3/4" tall and are also in excellent condition. On the back of each plague is the impressed WEDGWOOD mark, and each also has the lone letter X impressed...
ALL ORIGINAL GOLD & SILVER COMPACT OR SNUFF BOX, FROM THE PALACE OF KING LOUIS XVI
(1779 - 1782).
MARKED ON THE LOW KARAT GOLD COVER OF THIS BOX. ON THE FRONT COVER YOU CAN SEE KING LOUIS XVI SITTING ON A CHAIR AND HIS FAMILY AND ADVISORS IN THE PALACE. ON THE LOWER FRONT SIDE ITS WRITTEN "SALON SOUS LOUIS XVI"(SEE PHOTOS)
THE REST OF THE BOX IS MADE OF SILVER.
ITS AN 18TH CENTURY ORIGINAL IMPORTANT ITEM, IN GREAT CONDITION. ALL HINGES WORK WELL.
WEIGHT - 135.4 GRAMS...
Antique English Campaign Chest (circa 1880) in two parts, with all original locks, lift handles, key hole escutcheons, brass binding and removable feet. Solid Mahogany with rich figuring and color, with a clean finish. The secondary wood is Pine. All drawers run smoothly. All joints are tight. The maker's stamp is present (Arthur Foley & Son, 1888, see photos). 43 3/4" Hight, 36" Wide, 19 1/2" Deep.
This chest exemplifies practical portability which was its primary purpose...
Stunning original 92 drawer Japanese Kusuri Tansu (apothecary chest). Originally used to store herbs and spices for healing the body. Made of 100% hinoki wood (Japanese Cypress wood). Has a warm natural finish. Hand forged pulls located on each drawer.
Edo Period C. early 19th Century
36 1/2" high X 38" wide X 9" deep
Drop-leaf secretary by Gabriel Viardot in the Asian style very characteristic of the furniture of this cabinetmaker, we see, on the facade, offset shelves, two doors with mother-of-pearl inlays representing Japanese fans (uchiwa) of two kinds and floral sculptures in relief. A large drawer under the flap features the mother-of-pearl decorations as well as sculpted flowers.
The flap, once unfolded, allows the transformation of the cabinet into a secretary. A red velvet covers this flap...
An antique Japanese Kasane Tansu in 2 sections with a 3 drawer upper and 2 drawer lower design made of Kiri (Paulownia) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand made iron hardware with Urushi dark red lacquer finish and Gumbai handles. Constructed using straight dovetail joinery and hardened wooden nails. Lock plates have hand engraved auspicious symbols with Sho Chiku Bai comprising the upper section while the crane and turtle making up the bottom section...
This is a beautiful, unusual walnut and burl Gentleman's dresser made by Nelson, Matter & Company from Grand Rapids, Michigan. They were in business from 1870 to 1899. The whole piece measures 6'1" tall x 4' wide x 21" deep. The full length beveled mirror stands on the left side, and on the right is a four drawer dresser including a hidden top drawer and three other drawers. The top of the dresser is lovely marble. It has a partial tag still attached with the maker's name...
This is a beautiful vintage quarter sawed oak map cabinet, circa 1900. It has raised panels, and eleven drawers all together. It measures 34" tall x 42" wide x 27" deep and is in great condition.
Beautiful flame mahogany 52" round dining table circa 1843. This table is 125" when fully open, with 2 leaves that are 19 1/2" each, 1 that is 17", l that is 9" and 1 that is 8". It has been professionally refinished. , 52" round when closed
A light colored solid Mahogany English Campaign Chest, mid to late 19th century, with Pine secondary woods . It retains all of its original locks, brass binding, flush brass drawer pulls, brass keyhole escutcheons, brass lift handles,The Mahogany feet may be replacements. 40" High, 19" Deep, 36" Wide. The chest is in very good condition with an older mellow finish that is in good condition...
A light colored solid Mahogany English Campaign Chest, mid to late 19th century, with Mahogany secondary woods and Pine backboards. It retains all of its original brass locks, brass binding, brass keyhole escutcheons and removable wooden knobs to allow for transport without damaging the knobs. The period lift handles are cast iron, and the Mahogany feet are replacements. 43 3/4" High, 18 1/4" Deep, 36" Wide. The chest is in very good condition with minor imperfections and cabinet repairs...
Spoils of Time
$4,700.00This is too heavy and precarious to ship by standard mail or delivery options. Buyer need arrange with a shipper in our area.
A substantial 19th century French jardiniere. The shaped form of onyx with mellow patina...
This beautiful English lap desk has brass corners and straps, a brass lock and a brass monogrammed cartouche on the lid. The interior is lined in leather and includes two ink bottles that flank the wooden pen tray. There is a hidden compartment under the pen tray. This dates circa 1840. It measures 13 3/4 inches wide, 9 1/2 inches deep and 5 3/4 inches high.