#3330 – Goddard-Townsend School Swing Leg Folding Top Games Table

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A small Rhode Island Goddard-Townsend school swing leg folding top games table, circa 1760, cherry. In typical form by this maker, with a boldly shaped serpentine top above a case with a central drawer and supported by molded Chippendale type square legs. Note: slightly reduced height and remnant of a likely Job Townsend chalk signature on drawer side. H. 27”, w. 32”, d. 15 1’2”.  $555.

#2264 – Queen Anne Highboy

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An exciting local discovery of fine quality, a cherry American Queen Anne highboy circa 1740-1790 in very good condition with only minor old repairs. The brasses are appropriate in style but later. This a desirable drawer and fan arrangement and a fine, well sculpted and balanced cabriole leg with pad foot on a highboy of excellent proportion.  Descended in the Truesdale family of Connecticut. Available history to purchaser. H. 74″, w. 40″, d. 21″.

#2101- New England Mahogany Table

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New England, possibly Boston, Hepplewhite type, circa 1785-1810, and of mahogany primary wood. The attractive shape of the line inlaid top is formed at the ends with what are referred to as “par valance” or “ovolo” corners. Below, the maker made his case conform to the shape of the top, which although much more labor, is a pleasing design. The central apron has a highly figured rectangular plaque with a central oval , again crotch grained, all bounded in line inlay which continues on the apron and bounds the square tapered legs just below ovals in dark hardwood. W. 35″, d. 17 1/2″, h. 30″. No major repair. $1250.

#6229- American Chippendale Chair

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We are offering this American Chippendale chair, circa 1760-90, in very nice condition having just been reupholstered and restored by our excellent long-time upholsterer. It is now ready for your enjoyment. Excessive layers of earlier fabric and stuffing have been carefully removed to reveal the clean original lines in the art of this chairmaker. The serpentine shape of the crest flows to the undulating wings which rest on delicately scrolled arms flanking a down cushion. Below, classic Chippendale style is used for walnut legs that carry this wonderful piece.

The exceptional cover, a Christian Liaigre creation, is an appropriate 18th century style floral damask that reaches to tones of both golds and grays.