Seating Furniture

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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