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An excellent New York City Federal mahogany carved bedstead, school of Duncan Phyfe, circa 1800-1815 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) CONDITION: Exceptional. No notable repairs. Excellent crisp carvings. Not Altered. DIMENSIONS: Height: 88″, Width: 56 3/8″, … 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″. $7,800 … 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 truly remarkable and possibly unique, American Federal giltwood pier mirror, with the original eglomise panel, which displays an American Federal eagle, and a figure of “Liberty”, likely New York City, circa 1800-1815 (For a larger image, simply click on the … 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 Ionic capital. American or English. circa 1800-1815 (For a larger … 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 very scarce and highly desirable French late eighteenth, or very early nineteenth century circular snuff box, made of a matte-brown composite material, possibly paper-mache, or “gutta-percha”, with a stamped and gilded inset of the profile of George Washington, shown … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine and rare American “Washington Memorial” Pier Mirror, bearing the label of James Stokes, Philadelphia, circa 1805 FURTHER DETAILS, DOCUMENTATION, AND PHOTOGRAPHS PENDING If you are interested in acquiring this item, or if you would like additional information about this … 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 Federal gentlemen’s bureau with a clothes press. This piece is richly comprised of highly figured mahogany veneers and finely cast ormolu mounts, and paw feet, circa 1810-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) NOTES/ABSTRACT: The … Continue reading

A very fine American Federal or Neoclassical mahogany Pembroke table with brass cup casters, circa 1810-1815, attributed to the workshop of Charles Christian. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) A notable example. Both a labeled and attributed Charles … 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 rare New York City or Charleston rosewood, rosewood veneered, gilt, and stenciled work table, circa 1820-1825, attributed to the New York City cabinet shop of Brazilia Deming and Eratus Bulkley, active in New York and Charleston, South … 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 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 “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 fine Philadelphia 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 … 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 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

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 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

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 (For … Continue reading

A very fine pair of Paris porcelain baluster urns, circa 1815-1825, stenciled with the mark of  DARTE FRERES (Darte Frères Paris 1801-1833), after drawings by C. PERCIER (Charles Percier, 1764 Paris 1838) and P.F.L. FONTAINE (Pierre François Léonard Fontaine, Pontoise 1762-1853 … Continue reading

A rare late eighteenth to early nineteenth century framed oil-on-canvas, laid on board, of Major General Thomas Pinckney (1750-1828), after the noted American artist, John Trumbull (1756-1843), John Trumbull was a soldier in “The American Revolution” and later served as … 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

A superior example of an American Federal “Field” Bedstead from the first two decades on the early nineteenth century. Although the general form of this bed is normative for New England’s early Classical classical period, this graceful example emphatically eclipses many … Continue reading

A highly-evolved Philadelphia Classical mahogany card table, circa 1820-1830, with undisturbed surface and exquisite carving PROVENANCE: A downtown, Charleston, South Carolina estate. SOLD TO A NOTABLE PRIVATE COLLECTOR If you are interested in acquiring an item like this one, or if you would … Continue reading

An American Classical mahogany and marble-top pier table, retaining the original paper-label of New York City cabinetmakers “Deming and Bulkley”, circa 1825-1835, with an extremely old, most likely original surface, glass and marble top PROVENANCE: A Charleston, South Carolina Collection. CONDITION/NOTES: … Continue reading

 A very fine American Federal inlaid mahogany writing or “Lady’s” desk, circa 1800-1810, with a very old surface. Completely original, including the stamped oval hardware SOLD TO A NEW JERSEY COLLECTOR If you are interested in acquiring an item like this one, … Continue reading