Apothecary, a.k.a. Case of Drawers
Bittersweet Paint over Original Surface History
American, 19th Century
Nice surface, bittersweet over green, over white, wood pulls, threaded posts
(Backboard added or replaced, else fine; H: 25.5", W: 20.25", D: 8.75")
Childs Dry Sink Toy, Miniature, Glazed Door
Mid 19th Century
Charming, square nailed, original surface, excellent overall condition
(W: 17.25", H: 10.5", D: 8")
Seed and Bean Counter, Salesman's Sample, Country Store
1st Half 20th Century
Solid oak and poplar - SOLD
Finely constructed with paneled sides; front features twelve molded and glazed removable display panels; back features twelve deep drawers having overhanging, molded fronts with handles. Possibly Quincy or Excelsior Showcase Works.
(Fine condition, original surface; H: 8.25", W: 15.75", D: 6.5")
606-35 - SOLD
Chest of Drawers, Doll's
Original Painted Surface
First half 19th Century
The molded overhanging top above dovetailed case featuring two-over-three graduated drawers with applied beading. Each drawer with turned pull; the wooden posts threaded into drawer faces; full dust-boards between each drawer.
The case raised on a molded base resting on turned feet. Superb condition. (Height: 16.5"; width: 13.75"; depth: 8.5")
Doll Furniture, Tea table, Original Surface
Second Half 19th Century
Walnut and maple
The round walnut top with molded edge is affixed to tapered and molded cleat; urn-turned standard raised on beautiful cabriole legs ending in ridged pad feet that are pinched just behind and above pads. The table has good color and a dry patina.
Antique Box, Trinket or Document, Original Paint Decoration
Rectangular box of dovetail construction; the lid hung from original brass butt-hinges; retaining original lock. Base molding appears to have been applied during early period of use; square nailed. Excellent condition.
(Height: 6.5"; width: 13.75"; depth: 6.5".)
Doll Furniture, Armchair, Carved and Paneled
Oak and pine
This elaborate example, remaining in fine condition, features mortis and tenon construction and all-over carving; wonderful dry surface. The chair was inspired by European examples made during the 17th century. (Height: 16.75"; seat height: 5.5"; width: 9.25"; depth: 9")
Slant Lid Desk, Miniature
The fall-front writing surface opens to reveal an interior with five cubbies divided by scalloped partitions; the center document cubby centered by two small drawers with brass pulls on each side. The thumb-molded lid rests on loppers.
The case with five short-drawers over two long-drawers, all within beaded molding is raised on applied molded bracket feet. The drawers pulls appear to be 19th century replacements; generally excellent condition with only minor imperfections. (Height: 16.75"; writing height: 11.75"; width: 17"; depth: 9.25".)
Curly Maple Cupboard
Perhaps a child's cupboard or table top
Secondary wood-white pine and poplar
The rectangular crown molding over a conforming case, having a pair of recessed panel doors, opening to an interior fitted with two fixed shelves above three drawers of dovetail construction; one long drawer centering short drawers either side. The case constructed entirely of boldly figured curly maple is raised on a turned spiked foot, which is a continuation of the stiles.
Dimensions: 31" high, 21.75" wide, 11" deep.
19th Century Chippendale Style Miniature Tea Table
Miniature tea table with Chippendale style pedestal in baluster form. It has cabriole legs with pad feet; very good condition overall, with light scratches to the tabletop; the block is cracked and repaired with hand cut screws. This little table measures 6.5" in height, and the top has a diameter of 9.5".
Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Spice Chest, Dunlap Provenance (Granny Label)
Red stain on white pine, turned wood knobs
Outstanding construction, excellent surface
Early 19th Century - SOLD
(Height: 19"; width: 15.75"; depth: 8.75".)
191-314 - SOLD
19th Century - SOLD
As depicted, a simple dolls cradle in wonderful blue paint. Headboard missing small section as depicted.
(Height: 8 5/8"; length: 18 5/8"; width: 15 3/8".)
637-121 - SOLD