Pennsylvania painted and grained blanket chest. Circa 1830′s. Minor repairs.
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″.
Mid-Atlantic states, Hepplewhite type, circa 1785-1810, In this “D” shaped case with a conforming top, the primary wood is native cherry with a mahogany veneered apron where line inlay forms flanking rectangles around a flame veneered plaque again with a central oval outlined with complex inlay. The apron is banded. Each square tapered leg is bounded with line inlay but at each outward face the line arches to make a semicircle above a grained inset rectangle. The table has nice depth of finish and a rich mellow tone. There are no major repairs W. 36″, d 17 1/2″, h. 29″. $895.
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.
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.
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.
This outstanding New England large games table, circa 1790, has a satinwood apron and banding with further barberpole line inlays forming panels with astragal corners over a checkered inlayed rim. All on a mahogany case with a blocked end “swelled” front and sides with “turret ” corners to the front on reeded legs. This large size suggest a dual use as a pier table. H. 29 1/2″, w. 45”.
It is a great moment to obtain this significant chest , attributed to William Hook (Salem, Mass., born 1777). The swell front design with flanking turrets features a molded and applied top. Each turret carries turned capped leafage on carved capitals over reeded columns with reeded feet. The shaped drawers are cockbeaded and carry a full original set of lion mask and ring brasses. Very complete and in very good order, we are pleased to offer the fine bureau at $2600. W. 44″, d. 24″, h. 41 1/2″.