As Fall approaches, be sure to have a cozy wing chair near. Picture yourself in this tapestry type covered chair with a good book and a warming fire. This is an American Hepplewhite type example with tapering legs in a dark varnish stain in birch with a massive framework including 2″ by 3″ seat frame members with pine blocking. This is the original, circa 1785-1810. Don’t let a copy spoil your authentic day. $975 for the alert. H. 47″, w. 32.5″.
Above, a New England maple tea table with desirable splayed legs and oval top. Original top and feet, overall 34 3/4″ by 25″ top and 26 1/2″ height. 18th century. $1395.
A rare clock from a local collection which has been well cared for and maintained in running condition. This painted dial clock has a well patinaed mahogany surface with excellent crotch graining to the molded edge door. The face is signed by Enoch Burham, Paris, Maine who worked in that town starting at around 1806. He produced a typical brass two train movement that runs eight days and chimes each hour. Height 84.5″, w. 18″, d. 9″. $12,000.
An American Banjo clock, ca. 1810-30. Typical brass movement in a mahogany case with brass side arms and a gilt support bracket. Ht. 42″ , w. 10″. $2150.
Just set up and running well! Eight brass movement in this very original New Jersey clock. The bonnet top has carved rosettes with reeded details. Signed by Joseph Speer on the movement. All is in polished fine old finish.
Above a rare American “double writing arm low back Windsor “, showing good wear on an old finish. Bamboo style turnings support the hefty single plank seat of this so-called “low back” type. chair. Writing arm types are among the rarest of the Windsor group. Only two others like mine shown here are known to exist. W. 53″, seat h. 18″, d 31″ overall. $1250.
New England serpentine birch chest, 18th century, in a small size. Old finish and later pulls. H. 33 3/8”, overall w. 39”, d.19 ¾”. $3950.
A New England games table, circa 1785-1810, mahogany with extensive inlays including a line inlaid astragal cornered folding top, a conforming apron with an inlaid oval atop each leg and at center apron, and line inlaid square tapered legs. No major repair. H. 30”, w. 35 ¼”, d.17 ¼”. $1050.
A Southern walnut Hepplewhite games table circa 1790-1820 with a gold embossed leather inset surface. An folding overhang top is a above a central case with a hidden compartment over square tapered legs. Walnut secondary wood. No major repair. H. 28”, w. 33 ½”, d. 16 ½”. $1395.
Mixed set of 10 mahogany saber leg side chairs. Graceful arching backs above vase form splats. Slip seats. Recent tasteful covers. 6 with crests, 4 with plain back. Possibly American. 34″ x 18″. $2400/ set.
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″.
American cherry tilt-top table, country Chippendale. Carved cabriole leg and snake foot. 28″ x 33 1/2″. $690.
American cherry birdcage tilt-and-turn tea table. Possibly Connecticut. Urn-turned pedestal, round top. 27″ x 34″ diameter. $670.
Cherry stand with turned pedestal, spider legs, applied tray edge top, and central drawer. Circa 1820. $535.
Late 18th century American maple table. Baluster turned stand with cabriole legs. Refinished. 2′ x 2′ diameter. $365.
Cherry candlestand. Baluster stem with cabriole legs, early 18th century. 2′ x 17″ diameter. $425.
Candlestand. Birch and cherry color. Serpentine top with ridged cabriole leg. Late 18th/early 19th century. 27″ x 17 1/2″ square. $495.
4 rush-seat side chairs, 18th century Connecticut. Country Queen Anne, likely maple and birch, old finish and one with feet restored, $795/set.
American Hepplewhite mahogany chest with period hardware. Overhang top, cock-beaded edged drawers, shaved apron and flaring French feet. 41″ x 34 1/2″.
Boston Queen Anne highboy. Restored. 60″ x 38″ x 29″. $3000.
American Chippendale chest in curly maple. Original hardware, molded edge drawers, Chippendale bracket base. No major repair. 37″ x 40″ x 20″.
American country tall case clock, with 30 hour wooden works. Refinished. 85 1/2″. $975.
American Hepplewhite card table, c. 1785. Inlaid mahogany, minor repairs. Much banding, line inlay, and satinwood top. Line inlaid legs with leafage. 28 1/2″ x 18″ x 3′. $1265.
American Hepplewhite nightstand. c. 1790-1810. 33 1/2 x 32 x 18″. $375.
American mahogany Sheraton sofa circa 1810, now in a fine damask and ready for your acquisition. The serpentine arms drop to a scrolled handhold above a slender reeded support on an octagonal block on reeded tapered legs. the swellfront holds four legs. Original brass castors. L. 76″, d. 28″, h. 35 1/2″. $3200.
18th c. American cradle, pine. 28″ x 39″ x 18″. $595.
Pine corner wash stand, c. 1790- 1820. $395.
Canopy bed , Pennsylvania. Ca. 1830’s. Head W. 53”, H. 75”. Restored and complete. $895.
New York Sheraton “fancy chair”, circa 1810, ball and rail back with pierced leaves, balloon seat, and ball feet. Solid rush seat. H. 35”, w. 18”. $140.
Our central piece here is mahogany Philadelphia Hepplewhite games table with much of the neoclassic present in the form of astragal corner tops on a frieze with reeded tablets over reeded legs. This has a rather nice old finish with good depth and color. Circa 1785 and priced at $975.
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.