Bureaus

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A Charleston or New York City Classical mahogany and mahogany veneered chest of drawers, circa 1815-1825, with carved “paw” feet and “bee-hive” turnings on both front columns and back legs. This chest has splendid proportions, distinctive “attenuated” and high carved … Continue reading

(For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) A New York City Classical mahogany dressing bureau, with looking glass, in the French Restauration taste, bearing the paper label of the workshop of “Deming & Bulkley”, circa 1825-1830. The upper-section … Continue reading

An outstanding and rare American Federal mahogany bureau or chest of drawers from the city of Salem, Massachusetts, circa 1800-1810, with superlative mahogany crotch veneer facings and the front corners ascribed to the workshop of Samuel F. McIntire, circa 1805 … Continue reading

A rare Norfolk, Virginia Classical mahogany chest of drawers with dressing glass, circa 1825-1835 This rare southern chest of drawers with the original dressing glass was discovered near Charleston, South Carolina and is part of a relatively small grouping of … Continue reading

A coastal Massachusetts Federal mahogany bowfront bureau, circa 1815, shown in “estate found” condition. Exceptional patination with an older surface and rich color. Excellent proportions with very nicely figured mahogany veneer facings. The brasses, which are replaced, are the only condition issue. This chest is currently … Continue reading

A Federal or Neo-classical writing bureau, from the city of New York, with inlaid mahogany drawers and a very unusual writing interior, circa 1800-1805.(Simply left click on any image for an enlargement)  This particular form of bureau is often attributed … Continue reading

A very fine Scottish George III mahogany and inlaid “swell-front” or bowfront chest of drawers, with a central drawer embellished with an urn and floral shaded inlay, circa 1785-1795. The bureau has a thumb-molded top and is comprised of three top drawers … Continue reading

“An American Classical Mahogany dressing bureau, circa 1820-1830, attributed to Norfolk, Virginia” This piece is shown in “Classical Norfolk Furniture 1810-1840″ by Thomas Newbern and James Melchor. SOLD TO A CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA COLLECTOR

A diminutive American Federal inlaid chest of drawers, circa 1795-1810, Maryland. The “bureau” is in an overall excellent state of preservation, and retains its original bracket feet, and the majority of the original glue blocking system to the underside of … Continue reading

An exemplary nineteenth century English mahogany bow front bureau with line inlays, French feet, quarter-fan inlays, and “brushing” slide, with the original stamped brass oval pulls, in the manner of George Hepplewhite Attractively priced. For a full condition report, additional … Continue reading