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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 Southern Federal mahogany and inlaid bookcase, with a dentil molded cornice, a two-door glass front cabinet with two sixteen-light diamond and square molded mullions over four molded front shelves. The lower cabinet contains two drawers over two cabinet doors, having … Continue reading

An American exceptionally fine Federal games table contains a half-serpentine and elliptical solid mahogany top, the sides of which are are finely inlaid with a delicate checkerboard string inlay inset, coastal Massachusetts, circa 1795-1810  (For a larger image, simply click on … Continue reading

A fine set of six New York City Federal mahogany side chairs, with carved back-splats, circa 1815-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) CONDITION: Excellent. No notable repairs or restorations. The chairs have a deep and lustrous … Continue reading

A masterful and distinguished American Federal Mahogany Sofa from the city of New York, circa 1815 bearing all the characteristics synonymous of the early work of the Duncan Phyfe cabinetshop. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) Fashioned in … Continue reading

A fine English George III mahogany chest on chest, about 1765-1775, the cornice with applied fret-work, and dental molding. The lower case has a “brushing-slide” and three drawers (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height 72 1/2″, Width 41 1/2″, … Continue reading

 An extremely rare and important, possibly unique, American Neo-Classical Era Center or Library Table from the city of Boston, circa 1825-1830. This handsome table of single pedestal form, was apparently drawn from the designs of the celebrated English designer, Thomas … Continue reading

“An important labeled New York City Federal mahogany Pembroke table, bearing the original label of Charles Christian, circa 1810-1815” This table was formerly property of Mr. Ronald S. Kane, a prominent and profoundly influential collector of American Federal and Classical … Continue reading

“An American Classical Center Table with the original “Egyptian Marble” Top, New York City, circa 1835-1840, with flamboyant crotch mahogany veneers” Height: 32″ , Width 37″ Sold to a California Collector

A Massachusetts Federal Mahogany and Inlaid Secretary, circa 1800. A particularly stylish example in a remarkable state of preservation with an old surface and original brasses. Massachusetts, probably Boston or Salem. Materials: Mahogany, mahogany veneers, birch veneers, red cedar, chestnut, … Continue reading

A Set of Eight New York Federal Mahogany Dining Chairs, circa 1810 Excellent condition with finely carved back splats and a desirable rich old surface. Larger sets of American seating furniture are very scarce. Mahogany with ash framed slip seats. … Continue reading

A good American Federal mahogany “close” chair, with old surface, original casters, and very good lines, possibly Portsmouth, New Hampshire, circa 1800-1820. SOLD

A good Philadelphia or nearby vicinity Federal mahogany games table with elliptical front and retaining an untouched estate surface, circa 1800-1810. Comprised of dense island mahogany. Materials: Mahogany, mahogany veneers, white pine, and brass. Dimensions: HOA=29 1/2″ WOA=36″ DOA=17 3/4″. … Continue reading

Easy or “close” chairs were first introduced in England in the first half of the eighteenth century and enjoyed popularity there and in America for approximately one hundred years. There primary purpose was to provide a seat of rest for … Continue reading

A fine example of an American Federal mahogany inlaid sideboard from New York or New Jersey, circa 1790-1810. This regional interpretation of a new and specialized furniture form exhibits distinctive construction, inlay, and design characteristics, common to New York and … Continue reading

An American Federal mahogany card table with concave front from the Philadelphia or possibly Baltimore area. Accentuated with diamond inlays at the top of each tapered leg. Diamond shaped string inlays on the skirt. CONDITION: Exceptional, no repairs or replacements. Glue … Continue reading

A very fine late George III writing desk with extensive inlay and fire-gilt brass pulls. The top is inlaid with gilt-tooled hunter green leather THE GILLOWS WORKSHOP: Robert Gillow (1704-1772) Robert Gillow was born in Singleton in the Fylde, Lancashire … Continue reading