Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

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Chests & Cupboards

Unusual 19th Century Chest

Unusual 19th Century Chest

From a local collection, an unusual 19th century chest with a bold inscription on the backside , "J M Kain Boston". The brass bound corners and inscription indicates that travel was part of the owner's life. The wood appears to be aromatic cedar and has a lively grain...

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New York Hepplewhite Sideboard circa 1785

New York Hepplewhite Sideboard circa 1785

The outstanding quality of this New York Hepplewhite sideboard circa 1785 is evident in these images. Fine joinery and inlay combine for the American look of simple elegance. A sideboard is a difficult object to master with a long rectangle above slender tall legs and...

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Fine Unrestored American Cherry Highboy, circa 1740-90

Fine Unrestored American Cherry Highboy, circa 1740-90

Fine unrestored American cherry highboy, circa 1740-90. Early furniture without restoration is often requested but seldom found. From a local estate, this collection was formed with an eye for rarity and originality. This early Queen Anne piece shows forth the...

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George III Mahogany Chest on Chest, late 18th Century

George III Mahogany Chest on Chest, late 18th Century

George III mahogany chest on chest, late 18th century. A molded cornice with dentils is above graduated drawers with well figured mahogany veneers with cock beaded rims. Bracket feet. Period brass pulls. In two component parts. H. 67.5", w. 46+ " d. 21.5" $2000.

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George III Mahogany Breakfront

George III Mahogany Breakfront

   George III mahogany breakfront, late 18th to early 19th century. All construction is with fine hand cut dovetails, hand planing, square cut nails. Brass locks and proper later oval brass pulls. The desk features green leather with gold embossing. A sublime addition...

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Italian 18th Century Cassone’ Design in Walnut

Italian 18th Century Cassone’ Design in Walnut

Cool, simple Italian 18th century cassone' design in walnut. It retains the old hand wrought hasp, nails, and snipe hinges and is now lined for your use in a wallpaper. This can function at the foot of the bed as a blanket chest, below low windows as a table, or as...

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English Hepplewhite Mahogany Sideboard, ca. 1785

English Hepplewhite Mahogany Sideboard, ca. 1785

English Hepplewhite mahogany sideboard, ca. 1785. This graceful bowfront sideboard has a banded top and drawers with much line inlay throughout. The color is a richly grained brown. The inlaid ached central "bridge" stands above slender tapered legs terminating in...

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English Dresser

English Dresser

Of baroque design from the 17th century, this English dresser has a bold country look with molded drawer fronts and applied half spindles. It is of antique components and is offered here as a "style of" piece. Have the look at a most modest figure, $1200. H. 33", w....

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Louis Phillipe Console

Louis Phillipe Console

Louis Phillipe console, circa 1840s in polished condition, ready to use and enjoy. In mahogany with fine ormolu gilt mounts, the marble top conforms to a molded case with a central drawer over scrolling legs on an incurvate base. All stands on lion's paw feet in the...

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