Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

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Chairs

English George III mahogany corner chair,

English George III mahogany corner chair,

English George III mahogany corner chair, late 18th century. Old finish give these warm tones in wood. Now just recovered in a fine period style damask by Christian Liaigre. This is a shining example that is an excellent desk chair or pull up chair. H. 33", w. 28", d....

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French country Wing Chairs

French country Wing Chairs

French country wing chairs are a charm with their provincial imitation of the Louis XV style. From the late 1700s- early 1800s. Both are in fruitwood with older fabrics. Each has scrolled hand holds and cabriole legs with carving. Old repairs. A confident, casual...

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French Regency Bergere, Early 18th century

French Regency Bergere, Early 18th century

Reflecting the luxury of early 18th century France, this armchair is quite comfortable with its broad stance and raked back. The carved arm supports and cabriole legs with an undulating apron are textbook Regency period of the first quarter of the 1700s. Molded curves...

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Late George III Armchair, CA. 1760

Late George III Armchair, CA. 1760

This week we offer your choice of fine upholstered armchairs, American and English. Both are in mahogany and of the late 18th century. The first is English in the Chippendale form full of exciting details seldom to be found elsewhere. Below the serpentine crest, the...

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Sheraton Armchair, ca.1800-20

Sheraton Armchair, ca.1800-20

We are pleased to offer this outstanding group of American Federal furniture from a local estate collection. Elegant Sheraton armchair, ca.1800-20s in well carved mahogany and covered in a beautiful dark emerald green silk with an appropriate Napoleonic bee pattern....

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Curvaceous Pair of Walnut Queen Anne Side Chairs

Curvaceous Pair of Walnut Queen Anne Side Chairs

From a local collection, a curvaceous pair of walnut Queen Anne side chairs from the early 1700s. The spoon backs have exaggerated curves in all directions in very much the height of style for the period. Exciting angles appear in all directions. The freshly covered...

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Superb Set of American Dining Chairs, Circa 1785

Superb Set of American Dining Chairs, Circa 1785

Carved by a master, these side chairs reflect the finest American workmanship of the period. The arched crests hold a reserve of a palmette and bell flowers with a molded surround that continues around the back. The strapwork back is held at top and bottom by flutes...

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American Country Chippendale Type Wing Chair

American Country Chippendale Type Wing Chair

One of my very favorite forms in antique furniture, this American country Chippendale type wing chair is a surprising treat in a small size that might let you place it in a hallway. It is perfect for small scale room settings. The reproduction crewel fabric is in...

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Louis XV Fruitwood Carved Chair

Louis XV Fruitwood Carved Chair

"Slipper chair" denotes a low arm or side chair with that purpose in mind. Use in the bedroom for convenience, the flowing lines of this 18th century Louis XV fruitwood carved chair will offer elegance to any setting. H. 34", w. 23", d. 22". seat height 14". $365

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Classic George III Transitional Mahogany Armchairs

Classic George III Transitional Mahogany Armchairs

Of special interest, these two combine the cabriole legs with carved tassels and scroll feet and also the pierced vertical splats of Chippendale design. The balloon seats are unusual with serpentine shaping at front visible from front and top views. Shaped aprons with...

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