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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

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. $7,500. the set If you are interested in acquiring an item like this one, … Continue reading