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A French Restauration Paris porcelain navette with a banding of  blue and green flowers and bisque applications, circa 1810-1820 This porcelain reticulated navette is supported by two kneeling winged cupids, both holding quivers of arrows and wearing gold sashes, circa … Continue reading

A Southeastern, Virginia Neoclassical mahogany “library” table, likely Richmond, or possibly Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1805-1815, fashioned in the New York Federal taste (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) FURTHER DOCUMENTATION AND TEXT PENDING DIMENSIONS: Height: 28″, Depth: … Continue reading

An exceedingly impressive pair of French Paris porcelain Neoclassical urns, with finely detailed “bisque” handles, and signed on their bottoms in blue, by their maker, circa 1800-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) Each urn is finely … Continue reading

An extraordinary pair of French Restauration ormolu candlesticks, of heroic size, circa 1815-1825, each with triangular curved bases, with lion’s paw feet (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This impressive pair are of heroic size lavishly decorated with … Continue reading

A New York City Classical ebonized pier table, with ormolu mounts, stenciling, and “Egyptian marble top and columns, circa 1815-1820, very likely by J. & J. W. (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) SOLD TO A CHARLESTON, … Continue reading

A New York City Classical mahogany pier table, bearing the label of Deming and Bulkley, circa 1830-1835, with the original marble top (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) $4,950. PROVENANCE: A downtown Charleston, South Carolina estate of … Continue reading

A monumental two-are convex girandole mirror, with an eagle pediment, English, circa 1800-1810 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) $5,500. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine. Original water gilding. DIMENSIONS: Height: 54″, Width: 44″. If you are interested in acquiring this … Continue reading

A superior American Federal mahogany serpentine front secretary bookcase, Salem, Massachusetts, circa 1785-1800, with a broken pediment and the original brasses (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) $9,800. If you are interested in acquiring this secretary, or if … Continue reading

A very rare Southern Federal inlaid games table, with “sash” or ovolo”corners, and shell inlays, attributed to Richmond, Virginia, circa 1795-1810 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) ADDITIONAL TEXT AND DOCUMENTATION PENDING CONDITION: Overall excellent. Shown in “as … Continue reading

An American Classical two-part gilded mirror, probably New York, circa 1825-1835 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) SOLD TO A CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA COLLECTOR OF NOTE CONDITION: Outstanding. Retains the original mercury mirror-plates and backboard (White pine). … Continue reading

A very fine pair of English Regency cut-crystal candelabra, circa 1810-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) $3,850. the pair CONDITION: Very good. Two very small nicks to one bobeche. DIMENSIONS: Height: 12 1/2″. Width: 9 1/2″. If … Continue reading

A fine and rare pair of Baltimore Federal mahogany games tables, circa 1805-1815 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height: 29″, Width: 37″, Depth: 18″. CONDITION: Exceptional with no breaks or significant repairs. Each table has … Continue reading

An excellent English Georgian mahogany and satinwood double floral inlaid canted corner tea caddy, circa 1810-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height: 5″, Width: 7 1/2″, Depth: 4 1/2″. CONDITION: Excellent. Retains the original paper … Continue reading

A very good Baltimore or Philadelphia Federal mahogany card table, circa 1800-1810, with an elliptical front with reeded edges, and a very old, rich surface, school of  Ephraim Haines and Henry Connelly (For a larger image, simply click on the … Continue reading

An exquisitely fine American Federal Roxbury or “Banjo” wall-clock, made and signed by Aaron Willard, with eglomise panels, circa 1810-1820. The brass, mahogany, reverse painted glass and gilt-wood case is surmounted by a circular glazed bezel glass dome which encloses a … 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. FURTHER DOCUMENTATION/REFERENCE PENDING If you are interested in acquiring these chair, or … Continue reading

A very good English Georgian walnut and inlaid tea caddy, circa 1800-1815, with an elliptically shaped-shell inlay, original hand-blocked wallpaper interior. The inlays are remarkable (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) CONDITION: Outstanding. Retains the original hand-blocked wallpaper interior. … Continue reading

A very fine English Georgian mahogany and inlaid tea caddy, with shell inlay, circa 1800-1810, with the original hand-blocked wallpaper interior (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) CONDITION: Exceptionally good. Excellent patina and vibrant color. DIMENSIONS: Height: … Continue reading

A Southern Federal mahogany and inlaid bookcase, with a dentil molded cornice, a two-door glass front cabinet with two sixteen-light diamond and square molded mullions over four molded front shelves. The lower cabinet contains two drawers over two cabinet doors, having … Continue reading

A radiant English Regency period “Pagoda” shaped tortoiseshell tea caddy with sterling silver and ivory stringing, a sterling silver lid plaque engraved with the letter ‘W’, bone edging to base rim and corners, two inner-compartments, silver “ball” feet and a velvet … Continue reading

A truly remarkable and very important South Carolina coin silver creamer, made by Alexander Young of Camden, circa 1815 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This exceptionally rare, and possibly unique American Federal coin silver creamer, made … Continue reading

An American Federal giltwood convex mirror, with dolphin appendages, probably New York, circa 1800-1815 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) CONDITION: Exceptional. Retains the original burnished gilding and mercury-glass convex plate. DIMENSIONS: Height: 39″, Width: 25″. $9,800. … Continue reading

A superb American Federal bowfront bureau, with exceptional veneers, delicate inlays, and the original stamped brass pulls. New England, circa 1800-1810 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) CONDITION: Outstanding. ADDITIONAL TEXT PENDING If you are interested in … Continue reading

A very fine and extremely rare New York City Sheraton giltwood pier mirror, with a “verre-eglomise” tablet insert, featuring a Federal Eagle with a shield and a bust of “Liberty”, each with a starburst surround, circa 1800 (For a larger image, … Continue reading

A brilliant and radiant pair of French Charles X gilded and patinated bronze candelabra, each featuring a winged figure of Cupid, circa 1820-1825. The figure of Cupid stands on a sphere holding a torch, which is surrounded by three curvaceous … Continue reading

An outstanding and very rare French Paris porcelain urn-shaped mantel clock with a white-enamel dial, and a faux-marble base.  Very richly and superbly gilded. The dial is signed by the maker, circa 1800-1810 (For a larger image, simply click on … Continue reading

A very refined Federal giltwood pier mirror, with the original eglomise panel, or insert,  and mercury-glass mirror-plate. This impressive  mirror is flanked by two fluted columns, each topped with an extremely detailed Ionic capital above water or acanthus leaf details. … Continue reading

An outstanding pair of Chinese Export Qianlong period “Mandarin” pattern baluster form vases, each with vibrant and very colorful decorations, now mounted as table lamps with silk shades, and wired in a first-class manner, circa 1785-1795 (For a larger image, … Continue reading

A fine pair of Regency period crystal cut-glass candelabra, circa 1815, in the manner of Blades, each with gilt metal scrolled arms, issuing cut glass candle cups with drip pans hung with prisms, faceted base. (For a larger image, simply … Continue reading

A rare Tidewater, Virginia, Federal mahogany inlaid Pembroke table, circa 1790-1810  (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph)A very fine American Federal mahogany inlaid Pembroke table from the lower Chesapeake region of Tidewater, Virginia, circa 1790-1810, descended through … Continue reading

A very good pair of Restauration period patinated bronze and ormolu candlesticks, circa 1825-1835 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph)DIMENSIONS: Height: 12 3/4″. $1,850. the pair If you are interested in acquiring an item like this one, or if you … Continue reading

A South Carolina Federal Mahogany Secretary and Bookcase, circa 1815-1820, attributed to Georgetown, South Carolina A very rare Southern Federal mahogany secretary, circa 1815-1820 from South Carolina, most likely made in Georgetown, in exceptional condition, with the brass pulls being … Continue reading

A very fine New York City mahogany work table, with a pivoted writing surface, circa 1820-1825. Choice mahogany veneers, with an excellent patina, and crisp carvings, and brass inlays. This fine stand is signed (illegibly) in chalk by the maker. … 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. If … 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 very stylish late nineteenth century French Louis XVI style silver-plate two-arm “Bouillotte” lamp, with a dark “hunter” green tole shade. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height Overall 20″, Width of shade is 12 1/2″. … 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

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

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 excellent and rare pair of English early Regency Sheffield “Lyre” form candlesticks of heroic stature and size with oval “Adamesque” bases, circa 1800-1810, with the original bobeches and very minor “rosing” to the silver-plate. (For a larger image, simply click … 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 preciously rare and previously undocumented southeastern North Carolina Neoclassical Federal mahogany candle-stand, circa 1795-1810 The present southern candle-stand is constructed of very dense figured mahogany and is quite heavy. The turnings on its mid-shaft are very refined and indicate … 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 Neoclassical Empire blue colored “Egyptian” medallion insets, and bisque garland appliqués (For … 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 fine and rare Southern Federal or Neoclassical mahogany and inlaid Pembroke table, attributed to Richland or Kershaw County, likely Camden, or Columbia, circa 1790-1810 Shown above: A photograph by Matthew Brady which shows the infamous view of Columbia’s Main Street after the … Continue reading