Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

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Chairs

American bannister back armchair, circa 1720+

American bannister back armchair, circa 1720+

American bannister back armchair, circa 1720+. This is a type which easily fits in the William and Mary or Queen Anne category. The cupid's bow crest is flanked by baroque turned finials above banister splats. Splint seat. Straight backed and sturdy for 300 years. Try...

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George III Sheraton mahogany armchair, circa 1810-30

George III Sheraton mahogany armchair, circa 1810-30

George III Sheraton mahogany armchair, circa 1810-30 with a panels and rosette carved back. Reeded features include the scroll arms as well as the slender turned legs. All is in mahogany with a recent striped upholstery. Excellent for a desk chair or pull up chair in...

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Antique Continental Queen Anne side chairs, 18th century

Antique Continental Queen Anne side chairs, 18th century

Antique Continental Queen Anne side chairs, 18th century, in older finish. Each chair has a pierced vasi-form splat, slip seat, and cabriole legs with box and turned stretchers. Nice for a casual room at the table or flanking an early chest. H. 38", w. 19", d. 18"...

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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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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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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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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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