A Charleston, South Carolina Federal inlaid mahogany sideboard, made by the Scottish grouping of cabinetmakers working in Charleston’s Neoclassical era, with the original surface, circa 1800-1815 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) INTRODUCTION: Despite the fact the … Continue reading

A superior American Federal, or Hepplewhite Neoclassical mahogany and inlaid sideboard from Baltimore or New York City, circa 1790-1800. The present sideboard is in a remarkable state of preservation, and contains no major repairs or restorations of note OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA … Continue reading

An exceptionally refined and restrained Federal mahogany reeded square back sofa, likely Southeastern, or Tidewater Virginia~Maryland, possibly Baltimore, 1810-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) An exceptionally refined American Federal mahogany reeded square back sofa, likely Southeastern, or … Continue reading

A garniture of French Paris porcelains, including two vases and two corbeille baskets, each decorated with gilded surfaces and matt blue bandings, circa 1820-1830 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph)   If you are interested in acquiring any … Continue reading

An exceedingly rare early American Federal gilt-wood pier mirror, with a verre-eglomise painted glass tablet, which features an American eagle, with olive leaves, the Latin phrase “E pluribus unum”, and a blue and red Federal shield, circa 1800-1820, most likely Philadelphia or … Continue reading

A superior pair of George III mahogany inlaid knife boxes, each with serpentine and inlaid slant tops. The fronts are heavily inlaid with satinwood and ebony.  Each top has a shell inlay. The interiors have a “star” inlay. Each knife … Continue reading

An impressive American Federal mahogany and giltwood mirror, with a scrolled  tympanum centered by a finely carved giltwood Neoclassical urn from which emanates flowers and wheat, and a frieze with oval panels outlined by string inlay as well as alternating … Continue reading

An excellent New York City Federal inlaid mahogany chest of drawers, circa 1800-1810, attributed to the workshop of Michael and Richard Allison (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This very fine Neoclassical bureau, or chest of drawers … Continue reading

An exceedingly refined New England tiger maple and satinwood inlaid Federal work table, circa 1800-1815 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This fine work table has an ancient surface, which is likely original. The top has “cookie” … Continue reading

A superlative New York City Neoclassical mahogany sofa, designed in the “Grecian” taste, with superior carvings, a scrolled crest rail, attenuated “paw” feet, and “lion’s” head carvings on the arms, circa 1800-1815, very likely from the workshop of Duncan Phyfe. A choice … Continue reading