#3547 – Painted Dial Clock

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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.

#3454 – Double Writing Arm Low Back Windsor

 

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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.

#2273 – Connecticut Tall Clock

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Purchased by us from the estate of a local collector, this country Connecticut tall clock, circa 1785-1810 offers outstanding American type inlays. the case is in good refinished condition retaining its original hood and feet. The works is a two train eight day brass movement which I have just had serviced. It is running and chiming at the hour. the face retains the original decoration. H. 88″, w. 19″, d. 9 1/2″.

#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″.

#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.