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A strikingly handsome and very bold diminutive New England Federal mahogany and tiger maple bowfront bureau, or “swelled front” chest of drawers, about 1800-1815, with the original Sheraton brasses, vivid color, good patina, ivory escutcheons, and splendid proportions. The case … 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 outstanding George III mahogany and inlaid bowfront cabinet, 1790-1800 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) $3,800. If you are interested in acquiring this corner cabinet, or if you would like additional information about it, please contact C. Lyman … Continue reading

A New York Federal cylinder desk with Federal eagle inlaid prospect door, signed and dated by the maker, Thomas Timpson, 1786 SOLD TO A WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA COLLECTOR If you are interested in acquiring a desk like this one, or if … Continue reading

A very fine New York City Federal gentlemen’s bureau with a clothes press. This piece is richly comprised of highly figured mahogany veneers and finely cast ormolu mounts, and paw feet, circa 1810-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) NOTES/ABSTRACT: The … Continue reading

An outstanding Salem, Massachusetts mahogany Federal serpentine front secretary, with a pediment with sunflower rosettes, circa 1785-1795 SOLD TO A VIRGINIA COLLECTOR If you are interested in acquiring a similar desk, or if you would like additional information about this … 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 exceptionally fine and rare New York City Federal mahogany “French” sideboard “table”, attributed to the workshop of Duncan Phyfe, with an ormolu gallery and pineapple finials, circa 1810-1818 ABSTRACT: The sideboard was a relatively new form of furniture in … Continue reading

A surprisingly handsome and very functional American Federal or Neo-classical mahogany “Gentleman’s clothes press”, New York City, circa 1815-1820, with two front projecting paw feet, showing evidence that they were once gilded and ebonized, and two lower doors which open … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine and rare American Classical era mahogany sideboard, in the “Egyptian taste” firmly attributed to the workshop of Joseph B. Barry of Philadelphia (w. 1810-1822), circa 1815 This magnificent sideboard’s overall design originates from George Smith’s publication “A … 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 very handsome Maryland mahogany and inlaid bowfront chest of drawers, with the original stamped oval brass hardware with an eagle, made by Hands and Jenkins of Birmingham, circa 1790-1800″  (Kindly”double-click” on any photo for an enlargement) The present bureau … 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

An exceptionally fine American Neo-classical mahogany and inlaid bow-front sideboard, circa 1790-1800, with pictorial inlays of bell-flowers, accentuated with “pellet” drops, the upper leg stiles tipped with shaded “urn” details, and ivory escutcheons, from the city of Baltimore. The present … Continue reading

A superior American Federal, or Hepplewhite Neo-classical 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. The color and … 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

“An extremely fine New England Maple Queen Anne High-chest with exemplary proportions and refined cabriole legs with disc pad feet, probably Rhode Island or Massachusetts, circa 1740-1760” SOLD TO A MID-WEST COLLECTOR

A spectacular English Georgian Period Corner Cupboard with a molded swan neck pediment over a laurel wreath frieze above an arched opening with a green painted interior fitted with shelves and flanked by fluted flat half columns, over carved and … Continue reading

A very elegant English George III mahogany bowfront sideboard with dazzling cross-banded satinwood top and three line inlays, circa 1800, with the rare inclusion of the original “lion’s head” pulls. The drawers repeat the pattern of the top and are … Continue reading