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An excellent American Federal giltwood pier mirror, with a verre eglomise inset panel displaying a hand-painted demilune arch with a sheaf of wheat and a cycle, symbolizing Autumn, with a robin’s egg blue background, New England, circa 1805-1815 (For a … Continue reading

A pair of French Charles X period gilt-bronze six-light candelabrum, circa 1820-1825, each with six-lights, fluted shafts and a triangular base, which have three “paw” feet (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) CONDITION: Very good to excellent. … Continue reading

A French First Empire gilt-bronze mantle clock, signed on the porcelain dial “Thomire a Paris”,  circa 1800-1815, with a depiction of a mother, playing with her child. Exceptional castings with paw feet. The castings on the base feature Greco-Roman motifs. … Continue reading

A French Directoire period slate marble and fire-gilt bronze pendulum clock, circa 1790-1800, of a Heroic size. The circular enamel dial is supported by two-ormolu mounted columns. The entire case is of an architectural form. The pediment is topped with an … Continue reading

A very fine Baltimore or Annapolis Neoclassical mahogany and inlaid sideboard, circa 1795-1810. This sideboard has a concave front; a characteristic in form that was exceptionally popular in Baltimore and the surrounding urban areas during the Neoclassical era. The shaped mahogany … Continue reading

An outstanding Baltimore or Philadelphia Federal inlaid mahogany “butler’s” desk, circa 1795-1810, with exuberant and vibrant color and inlays. The desk is in exceptional condition and has no repair or restorations of note (For a larger image, simply click on … Continue reading

A superior pair of George III mahogany inlaid knife boxes, circa 1785-1800, each with serpentine and inlaid slant tops. The fronts are heavily inlaid with satinwood and ebony.  Each top has a shell inlay. The interiors have a “star” inlay. … Continue reading

A very rare set of twelve American Federal mahogany dining chairs, circa 1810-1820, including two armchairs (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This fine set of twelve Federal chairs is comprised of two armchairs and ten side … Continue reading

A Boston Classical mahogany and fire gilt-bronze or ormolu mounted pier table, with a “King of Prussia” marble top, and canted corners, Boston, attributable to the workshop of Thomas Emmons and George Archibald (active 1813-1825), circa 1815-1825 (For a larger … Continue reading

A capricious George III silver string inlaid “blond” tortoiseshell tea caddy, circa 1790-1800, Great Britain, with a very fine “honey” hue with excellent figuring and an overall golden color (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This commodious … 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 and are lavishly … 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) SOLD TO A VIRGINIA COLLECTION If you are interested in … 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

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 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 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

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 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 “verre 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 … 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 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 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