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A very fine Baltimore Federal “square-back” mahogany sofa, circa 1815, attributed to the workshop of William Camp, active 1802-1823 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) The rolled and deeply reeded crestrail rests above two reeded and down-turned … 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 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

An untouched pair of New York City Federal mahogany side chairs, circa 1800-1810. Both chairs retain their original horsehair fabric and brass “swag” nail trim. They each have an extremely old, historic, and likely original finish (For a larger image, … Continue reading

A rare set of eight New York Federal mahogany “Klismos” side chars, circa 1815-1825 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) PROVENANCE: A private collector, New York. SOLD A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, NEW YORK CITY AND CHARLESTON If you … Continue reading

A rare Maryland or Virginia Federal mahogany and inlaid “Heart Back” side chair, circa 1790-1800 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) INTRODUCTION: Although the “heart-back” form chair is quintessentially associated with Baltimore seating furniture from the American … Continue reading

An English George III mahogany wing-back or “close” chair, circa 1780-1800  (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) NOTES/ABSTRACT: Easy or “close” chairs were first introduced in England in the first half of the eighteenth century and enjoyed popularity … Continue reading

A choice New England Federal mahogany “close” chair, with old surface, original casters, and very good lines, possibly Portsmouth, New Hampshire, circa 1800-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) SOLD TO A PRIVATE COLLECTOR If you are interested in acquiring an … Continue reading

An exceptionally refined and restrained Federal mahogany reeded square back sofa, likely Southeastern, or Tidewater Virginia~Maryland, possibly Baltimore, 1815-1825 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) An exceptionally refined American Federal mahogany reeded square back sofa, likely Southeastern, … Continue reading

A very fine pair of American Federal side chairs, New York City, retaining their original surfaces and horse-hair seat covers and nail trim, circa 1800 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) An exceptional rare pair of American … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine pair of Chippendale mahogany Gothic back side chairs, circa 1755-1775, with outstanding patination and color, Great Britain (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) In form, the principal foundation of the design found on these … 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

An excellent New York City mahogany and carved armchair, with caned seat, circa 1810-1815, most likely made by the workshop of Duncan Phyfe, or peer of equal ranking. The legs are finely carved with acanthus leaves and end in “paw” feet”. … Continue reading

An exceptionally refined and restrained Federal mahogany reeded square back sofa, likely Southeastern, or Tidewater Virginia~Maryland, possibly Baltimore, 1815-1825. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) An exceptionally refined American Federal mahogany reeded square back sofa, likely Southeastern, … Continue reading

An excellent set of six New York Federal mahogany side chairs in the manner of Duncan Phyfe, with lyre backs and hairy paw feet, very broad “slip-seats”, great patina, and heavy. SOLD TO A SOUTH CAROLINA AND NEW YORK COLLECTOR

A fine pair of American Federal side chairs, New York City, retaining their original surfaces and horse-hair seat covers and nail trim, circa 1800 An exceptional rare pair of American Federal or Neo-classical mahogany side chairs with “Gothic” back-splats, in … 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 Fashioned in the English Sheraton Style, the present sofa has a three-panel … Continue reading

An exceptional pair of Chippendale mahogany side chairs of superior ranking, circa 1755-1775, Irish, in remarkable condition. The chairs are superb with an exceptional sculptural quality and graceful fluidity. The “four” petal flowers in concert with the “Gothic” back arches … Continue reading

“A good set of six English side chairs of great delicacy, with caned back and seats, roped carved details with brass embellishments” Now upholstered in a first-class manner. SOLD

A very fine and rare American transitional Chippendale to Federal period mahogany armchair, attributable the workshop of John Shaw (1745-1829), Annapolis, Maryland, circa 1795-1800 The chair is in a remarkable and unusually uncommon state of original preservation and retains the … Continue reading