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A very fine and rare pair of George III giltwood oval pier mirrors, or “looking-glasses” with with carved leafage, foliate details, “S’”scroll-work and gadrooning that demonstrates the quintessential “airiness” in design of the acme of the Rococo era, circa 1765-1775 … Continue reading

A very rare Baltimore Federal mahogany and bellflower inlaid mahogany corner cabinet, circa 1800-1815, with three tapered legs with inlaid feet. The front legs have trellising and shaded bellflowers; a distinctive characteristic of superior Baltimore Neoclassical case forms. The upper … Continue reading

A pair of English porcelain cabinet plates with floral decorations and a navy blue and salmon ground with scalloped borders, circa 1830-1840, likely Bloor Derby, each with a pattern number “8280” in red script on their backs (For a larger … Continue reading

An excellent Paris porcelain cabinet plate, marked by the Feuillet factory, circa 1817-1834 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIAMETER: 9″. CONDITION: Flawless. NOTES: The Feuillet factory mark in red, black or gold indicates a manufacture date … Continue reading

A very good pair of English Regency cabinet plates, by Worcester, circa 1816-1825, vibrantly colored, and fully marked on the reverse in red with a crown and “Chamberlain’s Regent China, Worcester, & 155, New Bond Street, London”, together with an … Continue reading

An excellent Charleston Neoclassical mahogany and oval inlaid sideboard, circa 1795-1815, attributed to the Scottish school of cabinetmakers working in Charleston’s Neoclassical era. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph)  Each of this sideboards’ drawer fronts are veneered with lavish crotch … Continue reading

A very good pair of Federal giltwood two-arm sconces, or girandoles, each with two-branches, hanging ornamental chains, and spreadwing eagles. Superior carved details with excellent “patina” that glows (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) CONDITION: Exceptionally good.  … Continue reading

A truly remarkable American Federal giltwood convex mirror, or “looking-glass”, with an ebonized and parcel-gilt eagle pediment, two dolphin appendages, an ebonized and reeded liner border with a Greek key gesso inset surrounded by spherules, ascribed to the workshop of … Continue reading

A very fine pair of French Charles X bronze and ormolu “Campagna” form urns, each with a square stepped plinth, circa 1815-1830 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph)                   … Continue reading

A very handsome Regency mahogany cheval “dressing-glass” with reeded saber legs, turned finials, beaded uprights, a turned stretcher, and the original brass paw castors, circa 1800-1815. The cheval “dressing-glass” has hidden lead-weights in the side uprights that assist in pivoting … Continue reading

A complete set of four English ceramic figurines emblematic of “The Four Quarters of the Globe”, made and marked by the Derby Factory Workshop, circa 1780-1800. Each ceramic porcelain figurine stands on a gilt “rocaille” molded base. The cartouche on each … Continue reading

A very fine Baltimore Federal “square-back” mahogany sofa, circa 1815, attributed to the workshop of William Camp, active 1802-1823 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) The rolled and deeply reeded crestrail rests above two reeded and down-turned … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine pair of French Paris porcelain baluster form urns with Neoclassical decorations on one side, including a lyre, the symbol associated with the Greek god of music, Apollo, the reverse with a framed floral paintings of the highest ranking, circa … Continue reading

A superior American Federal mahogany and three-line satinwood and ebony inlaid  gentleman’s writing desk, likely New York City, circa 1795-1815. The top drawer, the front of which features two oval Neoclassical panels, framed by corresponding astragal cornered inlays, opens by … 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

A very fine French Restauration period rouge griotte and ormolu mantle clock, of heroic stature, circa 1815-1830. The circular ormolu dial is surrounded by figures representing all twelve signs of the Zodiac. A robed Classical maiden, cast in finely patinated bronze, … Continue reading

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 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 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

An impressive pair of French Paris hard-paste porcelain Neoclassical urns, with finely painted landscapes and detailed “bisque” handles, circa 1800-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) Each urn is finely painted with landscapes. On one vase is … 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 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 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 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

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 very rare nineteenth century lithograph of the “View Of The South Point of Pawley [sic] Island” by Sarony and Major, New York City (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) This lithograph shows: All Saints Academy, Butlers Inlet. Creeks, … Continue reading

A rare and possibly unique in its “feather-and-sword” inlays, Charleston Neoclassical or Federal mahogany and inlaid Pembroke table, circa 1795-1810, in the New York taste, made by the Scottish school of cabinetmakers working in Charleston’s Neoclassical era, attributed to the … 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 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

An excellent American Federal mahogany four-poster mahogany bedstead from New York City, with the original tester, attributed to the workshop Duncan Phyfe, circa 1810-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) NOTES/ABSTRACT: Two basic types of bedsteads were available … Continue reading

A very good pair of early French Paris porcelain urns, in an Empire matte-blue ground with gilded Neoclassical decorations, circa 1825-1835, now electrified in a first-class manner, with very fine silk-shades. (For larger image, simply click on any image to enlarge) $2,750. … 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 Philadelphia Chippendale brass andirons, with log stops, circa 1770-1780, each with an “urn-on-urn” finial, sublime proportions, and cabriole single spurred legs, with ball-and-claw” feet. (For a larger image simply click on any photograph) … 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) DIMENSIONS: Height: 40″, Width: 71″, … Continue reading

A superior New York City Federal Pembroke table, attributable to Duncan Phyfe, circa 1810-1815, with brass ferule feet and the original brass hardware. Outstanding proportions. (For larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height: 29″ Width: 21 1/2″ Depth: 36″. CONDITION: Excellent. … 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 fine English George III mahogany chest on chest, circa 1765-1775, the cornice with applied fret-work, and dental molding. The lower case has a “brushing-slide” and three drawers (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height 72 1/2″, Width 41 1/2″, … Continue reading

A Classical mahogany and mahogany veneered chest of drawers, circa 1815-1825, Charleston, South Carolina, attributed to the cabinetshop of Jacob Henry, with carved “paw” feet and “bee-hive” turnings on both front columns and back legs. This chest has splendid proportions, distinctive … 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

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

A large and impressive French Paris porcelain campagna shaped urn with a central painted oval grape reserve, Grecian mask handle terminations, and the reverse with a deep and rich cobalt blue ground with laurel leaves and other very refined and vibrant … Continue reading

A pair of French early nineteenth century Neoclassical marble, ormolu and patinated bronze “Grand Tour” tazzas, circa 1820 (For a larger image, simply click on any image) Each patinated bronze urn features an acanthus scrolled handle, set on a grotto “rouge” marble base, … 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 and very rare stipple and line “mezzotint”, 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) This scarce mezzotint … 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