Dressing Table, Original Paint and Painted Decoration, Fine and Elegant
Early 19th Century
Outstanding form and painted ornamentation, original brasses
The backsplash features an unusual shape and is above the top case with rounded corners containing a pair of glove drawers; lower case with conforming deck above plain apron with single long drawer, raised on beautifully turned tapered legs. This table remains in excellent original condition. (Overall H: 39"; W: 35.75"; D: 17")
Table, Work Table, Classical, New York City
School of Duncan Phyfe
Circa 1814 to 1835
Mahogany and poplar, appropriate period brasses refreshed
Inscribed, period script, Joseph W. Collins, 97th W. 11th St., NYC - SOLD
The rectangular case with straight frame joining stiles featuring inlaid brass and drop pendants (top also with brass inlay within cross-banding) fitted with five drawers; top drawer opening to an adjustable writing surface lined in baize and with compartments for ink bottles and pens. The candle-drawers centering middle-drawer above single long drawer have wooden spring locks. The case is raised on vigorously turned acanthus-carved column standard resting on out-swept waterleaf carved legs resting on finely carved lion-shank legs ending in carved paw-feet on casters. Original surface, minor cosmetic imperfections; expert restoration services available. (Dimensions: 31.25" H, 23.75 by 16.75" top)
410-101 - SOLD
Camp Bed, Blue Paint
Original canvas; missing head and foot-board; will make a great table base.
Dimensions: 22" H, 76.25" L, 41" W.
Table, One Drawer Stand, Original Paint
Graining similar to that of John Rupp
Soft woods, pine and poplar
A nearly square oversized top on plain apron with single drawer raised on block and turned legs. Fantastic fancy grain-painting; the top grained to represent veneer panels with the drawer simulating matchbook veneer; all-over paint in superb original condition. Dimensions: 30.5" H, 24 by 23.75" top.
Work Table, Three Drawer Ladies Work Stand
Burl Maple Veneer, Tulip Poplar and White Pine
The slightly overhanging top with rounded corners over a conforming case having three drawers featuring ovolu-fronts with turned knobs; top drawer is fitted. The case is set on a stepped octagonal pedestal ornamented with cove and ogee molding raised on conforming platform resting on scrolled feet.
Dimensions: 31" H, 16.5 by 20.5" top.
Work Table, Sheraton, Lift Top Bag Table, Pierced Brass Ornamentation
Circa 1810 to 1815
Inlayed and banded, satinwood, mahogany, and maple
Made by highly-skilled craftsman, the top with turret corners lifts to expose a mirror and fitted interior with adjustable writing flap over two drawers, over sewing basket on side-drawn frame. The case is veneered in satinwood; triple graduated panels are compartmentalized by inlayed rosewood banding on all sides conforming to drawer arrangement. The case beneath lid with turret corners is joined in the front by engaged inlayed columns; the rear by engaged inlayed blocks. The delicate spiral-turned legs raised on original brass castors are ornamented by pierced brass collars centered by baluster turnings. The secondary wood is white pine with the finely constructed drawer sides being mahogany. (H: 30"; case measures 22 3/8 by 16.75".)
Work Table, Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
New York - SOLD
Rectangular top with acanthus carved turret corners, two drawer front, the top drawer opening to reveal a writing surface, on four foliate carved posts, medial shelf with four carved saber legs retaining original brass castors. Very minor imperfections, remaining in old surface, as found condition.
(Height: 30.5-inches; width: 27-inches; depth: 18.5-inches)
556-46 - SOLD
Bed, Original Painted Decoration
The scrolled headboard retains pressed brass ornamentation as do the robustly turned posts; the broadly brushed black paint against a field of red is original, as are the rails. (Height: 48.75 inches; width: 55.5 inches; length: 79 inches)
Washstand, Original Paint and Decoration
Early 19th Century
The scrolled backsplash ornamented with stenciled decoration, and side returns are of dovetail construction; the top with slight overhang is fitted for wash-basin and is raised on delicate double tapered legs joined by plain apron fitted with dovetailed drawer retaining original brass pull. The black painted banding on chrome yellow paint is original; overall excellent condition.
Cherry and poplar
The overhanging top above plain apron with single drawer retaining original brass pull; raised on delicate double tapered legs. Excellent condition. (Height: 29 inches; top: 16.75 x 17 inches)
Found in Rhode Island, many years ago
Maple, Pine and Red Paint
A third-quarter 18th century folding low-post rope press bed raised on bulbous turned legs with rare shoe-feet. These scarcely encountered beds are hinged to raise the lower section of the frame during the day. (Height (head board): 34 inches; Height (rail): 23 inches; Width: 53.25 inches; Length: 77 inches.)
Octagonal Top Work Table
The cut corner top with ovolo corners above conforming case having cross-banded birds eye maple panels above the applied triple-bead molding; raised on smartly turned slender legs terminating with tiny ball feet. The single drawer veneered in birds eye maple with dark banded edges above the original bag frame with 20th century upholstery. The table remains in excellent original condition and is in old surface; minor "as expected" imperfections such as missing piece of vertical inlay on drawer facing and replaced drawer pulls.
(Height: 28.25 inches; width: 19.5 inches; depth: 14.5 inches.)
As depicted, turned posts joined by plain rails; excellent condition. (Length: 74 inches; height: 24.75 inches; depth: 21.75 inches.)
1830's Painted Bed
Measures 78-inches long, 55.5-inches in width and 52-inches in height.
Double Basin Wash Stand
Mahogany and matched mahogany veneers
The lift-top above a projecting case with fitted interior above a pair of side-by-side short drawers centering the rope turned columns raised on block and turned legs with original brass casters. Perfect small size for varied uses. In fine condition; Height: 30.25 inches; Width: 37.5 inches; Depth: 18.75 inches.
Inlaid Mahogany Sewing Table
A Massachusetts Sheraton inlaid mahogany, mahogany veneer and birds eye maple veneer two-drawer worktable. The rectangular cross-banded top with canted corners and inlaid octagonal edge above a conforming case fitted with single compartmented-drawer and a bag-drawer below; each drawer with string-inlaid birds eye maple veneered panels...raised on tapered ring-turned fluted cylindrical legs having ringed cuffs.
The table remains in excellent condition including the bag-drawer frame and round bag bottom; bag fabric is greatly compromised. The brass pulls are possibly original. Height: 27.75 inches; Top: 20.25 by 15.25 inches.
Folding Bed...in paint
Eighteenth Century - SOLD
This example with turned tapered cylindrical posts centering an arched headboard has molded rails and is painted red with the headboard being blue. It is curios that the headboards tenon is half the depth of the mortise that receives it. The width is perfect...perhaps an early replacement yet a great combination; a marriage made in heaven.
977-3 - SOLD
Sheraton Field Bed
Mahoganized birch and pine
Circa 1820-1830 - SOLD
The turned urn-form head-posts centering a pine headboard joined by original side-rails to turned and fluted urn form foot-posts. Complete with reproduction arched tester.
Dimensions: 79.5-inch overall height, 40.5-inch headboard height, 74-inches long, 54.5-inches wide.
731-35 - SOLD
OUTSTANDING FORM AND PROPORTION
State Of Maine Washstand
Original faux graining and painted decoration
Circa 1815 - SOLD
The shaped splashboard with high scrolled crest and cyma-curved and scrolled ends is of dovetail construction and is ornamented with brass rosettes; and is above a shallow shelf above the top with basin cutout; also fitted for glasses. The chamber-stand is raised on finely turned delicate legs joined by the medial shelf fitted with full-width drawer of dovetail construction that retains its original brass pulls. The grain painted rosewood decoration, green banding, and yellow striping is original as is the bronze powder stenciled conch and oak leaf decoration with hand-painted tendrils on the backboard and drawer front; note the stencil star motif on inner side scrolls. Basswood and white pine. (Height: 42 inches; width: 19.5 inches; depth: 16 inches.)
410-24 - SOLD
Sheraton Field Bed
Birch and pine - SOLD
Four posts with original tester (canopy) frame; tapered pencil posts centering pine headboard joined by retrofitted side-rails to the turned and fluted urn-form foot-posts.
Dimensions: 81-inch overall height, 37-inch headboard height, 86-inches long, 53.5-inches wide.
731-36 - SOLD