American barometers are reasonably rare. This one is labeled by Simmons and Son, Fulton, NY, and dated on the face 1857. Mahogany pie-crust moldings surround. H. 40″, w. 2.75″. $ 365.
A country New England Chippendale candlestand, circa 1760-90, in cherry. A rimmed square top sits above an urn turned pedestal with cabriole legs. Minor repair. H. 25″, top 15″ by 15.5″. $350.
This Baltimore wing chair is a late 18th or early 19th century example with all the textbook Baltimore features such as flaring arms that rake to the front. Years ago I saw the frame before upholstery with a correct Baltimore maker’s label on the back rail. This is now under the diligent work of an eager upholsterer. W. 36″ overall, h. 44″. Much excitement and pleasure for little money , $1250. Alteration.
Newport, Rhode Island cherry desk, ca. 1760. A special and exciting interior with scalloped pigeonholes having shaped dividers flanking a central short drawer, all over five short drawers stepped atop two drawers with waterfall or serpentine faces.
Sheraton New England stands, circa 1810-20’s.
Left, Mahogany and well grained veneers with moulded edge top. Graduated drawers are above rope legs with original castors. $580.
Right, Mahogany with extensive birdseye maple with graduated drawers and rope legs. $945.
American mahogany lift top sewing table, circa 1790-1810, features an astragal corner case with inlays on the edge of the top and the apron, standing on flaring feet (restoration to one). Older silk cover, as found. H. 26.5″, w. 24.5, d. 13″. $750 will be the cost of this elegance.
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”. $2950.
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 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.
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.
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″.
18th c. American cradle, pine. 28″ x 39″ x 18″. $595.
Pine corner wash stand, c. 1790- 1820. $395.
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 $595.