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A very rare late eighteenth century burl-wood snuff box, with a watercolor inset of the gardens at Versailles, circa 1780-1800. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: 4″. CONDITION: Immaculate. No chips, breaks or repairs. Very vibrant … Continue reading

An extremely fine and rare rouge-marble and patinated bronze bust of George Washington, circa 1785-1795, likely French. This rare bust is mounted on the original column base which incorporates bronze elements and two types of marble. Affixed to the base … Continue reading

An American Classical mahogany work table, with a pivoted writing surface, circa 1820-1825. Choice mahogany veneers, with an excellent patina, and crisp carvings, and brass inlays. The fine stand is signed in chalk by the maker. (For a larger image, … Continue reading

A pair of English or American carved giltwood and gesso two-light wall sconces, early nineteenth century, each with carved eagles perched upon a rock below ribbon tied crests with tassel aprons. (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height: 34 … Continue reading

A very fine and rare New York City or Charleston rosewood, rosewood veneered, gilt, and stenciled work table, circa 1820-1825, firmly attributed to the New York City cabinet shop of Brazilia Deming and Eratus Bulkley, active in New York and Charleston, … Continue reading

A very fine French First Empire ormolu bronze silk thread mantle clock, circa 1800, signed “Duboc” for Jaques Nicolas Pierre Francois Dubuc, the famed Parisian clock-maker,circa 1800-1810 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This exceptional clock is of … Continue reading

An American Classical giltwood mirror with rosettes and original mercury glass and gilding, circa 1825-1835, likely Philadelphia. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height: 23 1/2″, Width: 17″. CONDITION: Excellent. The mirror retains its’ original water-leaf … Continue reading

A very fine and large pair of American transitional Chippendale to Federal brass andirons, with log stops, likely Philadelphia, circa 1780-1795 each with an “urn-on-urn” finial, sublime proportions, and cabriole single spurred legs, with ball-and-claw” feet. (For a larger image … Continue reading

An excellent Baltimore, Maryland Federal mahogany inlaid sideboard, circa 1795-1810, with outstanding inlays and the original hardware, newly discovered from a private estate in New England. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) CONDITION: Outstanding with no notable … Continue reading

A superior New York City Federal Pembroke table, school of Duncan Phyfe, circa 1810-1815, with brass ferule feet and the original brass hardware. (For larger image, simply click on any photograph) CONDITION: Excellent. No notable repairs~original stamped brass hardware. $7,250. For … Continue reading

An extremely fine Baltimore Federal mahogany and inlaid Pembroke table, circa 1790-1810. (For a larger image, simply click on any image) This exceptionally fine unusual example of an American Pembroke table features two sets of pictorial oval inlays on the tops … Continue reading

A fine set of four Charles X Sconces in sculpted ormolu bronze, circa 1820-1830. Each sconce has two lights and is decorated with openwork palmettes, scrollwork, and small flowers. Restauration period. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) … Continue reading

A very handsome pair of French late Restauration period set of candelabras, each with five branches. The branches and feet of the candelabras are in gilt, patinated bronze; the base and central shaft are in marble from Sienna. As was the … Continue reading

An exquisite pair of French Restauration period ormolu and patinated bronze candelabras, each featuring a winged Cupid. They each stand on a sphere and holding a torch, which is surrounded by three curving candle branches. The branches are decorated with flowers and … Continue reading

An early ninteegth century French mantel clock in gilded porcelain. Hands track the hours and minutes on white, enamel dial with hours marked in Roman numerals. The porcelain is brightly gilded to form fluting on the body, and below the fluting are … Continue reading

A French First Empire ormolu bronze mantel clock in the shape of an Etruscan vase with two high handles and stalks of wheat. The subdued decor of the vase features a butterfly, small flowers, and wreaths. The white enameled dial is framed … Continue reading

An American Federal mahogany double pedestal table and is distinguished by the reeded apron and top over wonderful urn turned stems and acanthus leaves carved legs with further reeding terminating in brass cast paw casters. Minor restoration. Circa 1800-20. Mellow color and … Continue reading

A First Empire period portico clock in gilt bronze and marble, decorated with flower vases set above canopies, dolphins, and scrollwork. The sculpted, gilt clock face marks the hours in Roman numerals and is bordered with water leaf and small … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine George III satinwood “fan” inlaid Pembroke table, circa 1785-1795 This superb and very dazzling English Neoclassical satinwood inlaid Pembroke table of  choice desirable small size. All the best conventions of George Hepplewhite are employed in its’ construction. The table … Continue reading

An impressive and quite large French First Empire early nineteenth century Neoclassical  “Campagna” form cast bronze urn, with excellent “brown” patina, featuring an egg-and-dart rim above a flared lip, the body cast in relief with bacchic putti above a lobed cast … Continue reading

A Charleston, South Carolina Federal inlaid mahogany sideboard, made by the Scottish grouping of Charleston cabinetmakers in the Neo-classical era, with an original surface, circa 1800-1815 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) Despite the fact the Charleston, … Continue reading

A rare pair a French Directoire “Style” Bouillotte lamps with dark green tole shades and ormolu mounts, appendages, and pierced “dish” bases with three candle-arms. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) The name “bouillotte” is derived from a … Continue reading

A very stylish late nineteenth century French Louis XVI style silver-plate two-arm “Bouillotte” lamp with a dark green tole shade. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height Overall 20″, Width of shade is 12 1/2″. Silver-plated … Continue reading

A fine Maryland Federal bow-front mahogany chest of drawers with exuberant and very dazzling crotch mahogany veneers and stamped brass pulls featuring a profile of George Washington, circa 1775-1785 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This fine chest of … Continue reading

A rare pair of New York City Federal “Klismos” or “Scroll-Back” ebonized and stenciled side chairs, with caned seats, circa 1815-1825, attributed to the workshop of Duncan Phyfe. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) Further documentation pending … Continue reading

An exquisite and rare pair of English early Regency Sheffield “Lyre” form candlesticks with oval “Adamesque” bases, circa 1790-1810, with the original bobeches and very minor “rosing” to the silver-plate. (For a large image, simply click on any photograph) $2,450. the pair … Continue reading

A fine English George III mahogany chest on chest, circa 1770-1780, with applied fret-work, a “brushing-slide”, and dentil molding. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height 72 1/2″, Width 41 1/2″, Width 21 1/2″. CONDITION: Superior, recently “French” … Continue reading

 A previously undocumented Charleston, South Carolina Neoclassical mahogany and inlaid bedstead, circa 1795-1805 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) While it is well-documented that Charleston bedsteads were produced in significant numbers during the acme of the Neoclassical era in … Continue reading

An extremely fine pair of Wedgwood cut glass and gilt two-light candelabra, 1760-1800. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This very fine pair of Wedgwood cut glass and ormolu candelabra has two-lights that are mounted black-and-white ‘Jasperware’ bases … Continue reading

A superior Philadelphia Federal Neoclassical giltwood pier mirror, circa 1805-1815, with the original “eglomise” tablet inset surrounded by an architrave cornice with “corbels” on each side, flanked by two Corinthian capped fluted columns, ending in Doric bases. The Verre églomisé tablet depicts … Continue reading

An extremely fine and rare Charleston Neoclassical mahogany “pole” or fire-screen, circa 1810-1820, attributed to the cabinet-shop of Jacob Henry (working in Charleston circa 1813-1827). (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) An acorn finial sits atop the … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine and rare Charleston Federal mahogany “breakfast” table, with a dense crotch mahogany top, three line inlays, and West Indian rosewood cross-banding, circa 181o-1820. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This newly discovered table has … Continue reading

A very rare South Carolina Federal mahogany and inlaid card table, fashioned in the New York City Neoclassical taste, circa 1795-1810, attributed to Charleston, South Carolina. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) Although this games table shares similar design … Continue reading

An American Federal mahogany two-drawer work table, likely coastal Massachusetts, circa 1810-1820, with “cookie” corners, excellent patination, and an old surface with a mellow color and rope turned legs. Superior construction details. (For a larger image, simply click on any … Continue reading

A French Empire Style Bouillotte brass and tole lamp with a green shade with a diapered base and eagle finial. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) HEIGHT: 23 1/2″. CONDITION: Excellent. PROVENANCE: A Charleston, South Carolina estate. … Continue reading

An important French Charles X period lead crystal and ormolu mounted mantel clock, circa 1815-1825, with four “rope” columns. The columns and architrave are reminiscent of a Neoclassical portico. The four crystal columns are tipped with gilt bronze Corinthian capitals and the lower bases are … Continue reading

A fine French Charles X ormolu “Bouillotte” lamp with a painted tole shade, circa 1825 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height: 32″, Width: 15″ $4,500.

 This very important and historically significant cameo mourning pendant featuring a profile of President George Washington was purchased by Martha Washington (nee Custis) and given to family members after his death. The carved hardstone cameo is encased in glass and is set … Continue reading

An extremely fine and rare labeled Regency giltwood “Girandole” mirror, with the original mercury-glass plate and two candle-arms, circa 1815. ( For a larger image, simply click on any photo) This gessoed convex mirror has a reeded ebonized slip and eagle surmount. … Continue reading

A scarce steel mezzotint engraving of “Gen. George Washington at the field of Battle at Trenton”, after the original painting by John Trumbull. This mezzotint was engraved by W. Warner, and published by “Dainty & Flagg Co.” of Philadelphia”, “American Art … Continue reading

A French Charles X mahogany and ormolu mounted Lyre form mantle clock, circa 1825-1835, with an eight-day movement and very refined French ormolu mounts, signed twice on the case in ink “Blondeau” and C. Blondeau”,  for Charles Blondeau of Paris. (For a larger image, … Continue reading

An excellent pair of French Charles X period gilded and chiseled bronze candlesticks, circa 1820, each with partially fluted barrel shaped stems with a finely chiseled surmount of a cornucopia depicting crowns of fruits and bunches of flowers. (For a larger image, simply … Continue reading

A fine and rarely encountered American Neoclassical “French” style crotch mahogany bureau with a dressing glass, New York City, circa 1815-1825, with a very early finish, likely the original. This early example of a French influenced form was produced in New York City … Continue reading

An exceptional French ormolu gilt-bronze mantel clock  depicting a winged putto in an antique chariot pulled by two doves resting on a platform adorned with water leaves. The vase containing the white enamelled dial, with Roman numerals for hours and … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine and very rare American Federal or Neoclassical mahogany and inlaid games table, Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1815-1825, made in the New York Federal taste, and attributed to the workshop of Jacob Henry, active and listed as being … Continue reading

An original printing of a very rare stipple and line “mezzotint” engraving, by John Sartain, entitled “Gen. Marion in his Swamp Encampment inviting a British Officer to Dinner”, No 1. 1840. (Simply left click on any image for an enlargement) … Continue reading

A fine example of an American Federal or Neoclassical mahogany Pembroke table with brass cup casters, circa 1810-1815, attributed to the workshop of Charles Christian A notable example. A mate to this table was sold at the celebrated sale at … 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

(Simply left click on any image for an enlargement) This exquisite and large pair of French Charles X period gilt-bronze baskets are very richly decorated with palmettes, small flowers, and pierced foliage baskets, on a gadrooned base, each adorned with a pine-cone finial on each … Continue reading

A truly remarkable and important pair of French First Empire Paris porcelain urns, ascribed to the workshop of “Dagoty a Paris”, circa 1804-1814, with a “crème brûlée” background color, blue Neo-classical Empire blue colored “Egyptian” medallion insets, and bisque garland appliqués (Kindly”double-click” … Continue reading

A pair of gilt bronze candlesticks on trilobed lions paws base decorated with palmette and acanthus leaves resting on a curved sides base. The fluted stem is finely chiseled with scrolls and water leaves alternating with circumscribed palmettes. The socket … Continue reading

A very fine American Federal mahogany “library” table, New York City, circa 1810-1815 With a visually commanding presence, this very sophisticated New York City Federal mahogany “library” table, with canted corners, four spiral turned and acanthus carved supports, with finely carved … Continue reading

A wonderful pair of Restauration era patinated bronze and ormolu candlesticks with Athemia details and original bobeches, most likely French in origin. Very heavy, circa 1825-1830. HEIGHT: 12 3/4″ $1,850. the pair