A scarcely encountered form made to fit in a corner, this
country example retains its glue blocks and stands at full height. Shrinkage crack to top
and a short crack to apron [side] as depicted. Great country table.
A most unusual and intriguing worktable, possibly unique…slightly projecting top with
molded edge above a case featuring a small drawer above cubby flanked by short
drawers. The lower case with pullout writing/work slide above a pair of graduated
drawers…engaged turned frontal quarter columns continuing to rope-twist legs raised
on brass casters. Competent construction, very clean; tight grain fissure to top which
doesn’t distract. The brass casters have been replaced recently; ex-owner is looking for
the original. (Height: 40.5"; writing height: 31.5"; width: 24.5"; depth: 19")
The overhanging square top above plain apron containing dovetail joined drawer
retaining original brass pull; table is raised on finely turned legs continuing to be
compressed ball above spike foot. Black over red faux graining; mustard yellow trim and
bronze powder stenciled ornament. Overall, very good, some losses to black graining
on top. (Height: 29"; top: 18.75" x 18")
Outstanding grain-painted stand featuring stenciled and freehand painted decoration
against black and red ground with green and yellow trim typical of Maine. Three-quarter
down sloping shaped splash guard above deck having cutout for basin; block and
turned posts continuing to medial shelf…the frieze containing a single drawer; the whole
raised on turned legs. Excellent proportions and design,
fine original condition; height: 35"; bowl height: 30.25"; width: 18.75"; depth: 16.25".
The narrow top with shaped-corner leafs supported on draw-bars above case with drawer retaining original brass pull and four robust drop-finials; the case swivels on urn-turned column resting on spider legs. The surface appears to be original; top has a pretty much full coverage bloom. (H: 28.5", top: 24 by 20", top closed: 10.75 by 20")
A Federal mahogany carved and mahogany veneer work table, possibly William Hook, Salem, Massachusetts, the shaped top with beaded elliptical edges on a conforming case with ovolo corners above the waterleaf-carved, half-engaged posts continuing to ring-turned receded swelled legs flanking two drawers retaining original hardware. The top drawer fitted with compartments above the bag drawer; each with cross-banding and sting inlay framing figured panels.
Dimensions: 28.25" H, 19.25 by 15" top.
A delicate well proportioned table displaying good color and patina
Birch and Cherry
(Generally v. good condition, minor and extremely shallow light scratches to top that are easily remedied;
H: 27.5", top: 30.75 by 18")
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The pierced gallery is of dovetail joinery; pullout slide within molded case raised
on turned and tapered pedestal resting on cabriole legs terminating with pad feet. A
molded rectangular panel centers each of the legs where joining platform. (Very good
condition commensurate with age and use; height: 30.25"; top: 8.75" x 8.75")
The nearly square top featuring molded edge over plain apron containing single drawer;
block and turned swelled legs on ball feet. Excellent condition, minor paint imperfection
to top; limited to thinning of black graining and two light rings…displays well. EX Pam
Boynton. (Height: 27.25"; top: 18" x 17.75")
Mahogany back and bottom boards with mahogany, bird’s-eye-maple, and rosewood
veneers; white pine and maple glue blocks
The four-legged design predates Sheraton’s publication of three-legged examples.
narrow tambour door is centered by reeded faux tambour panels. The basin could be
stored within the cabinet and concealed when not in use by the hinged top. The top
edges of galley boards feature inlaid stringing lines having a repeating pattern of black
and white squares. Other features clearly link this piece to Seymour’s work and future
examples to be made in Boston by father and son…John and Thomas Seymour.
Literature: The Furniture masterworks of John & Thomas Seymour by Robert D.
Mussey Jr., pp. 186 & 187.
The overhanging top with molded edge above a case with recessed panel sides and two drawers; shallow drawer above deep drawer, each appearing to retain original turned knobs. The delicate turned legs and block stiles are engaged. Nice old surface. (Height: 28.75"; top: 17.5 x 21.25".)
Superbly decorated rectangular top (vinegar grained, putty painted) on plain apron having single drawer retaining what appears to be original brass; raised on double tapered square legs. A similar example is published within Simple Forms and Vivid Colors by the Maine State Museum, pp. 42 and 43. Some scattered minor in-painting, mostly limited to edges. (H: 27.5"; top: 20.5 by 15.5")
The slightly overhanging lid with molded edges and breadboard ends over case with dramatically shaped apron; the whole raised on bamboo-turned tapering legs. The lid opens to a storage compartment. We believe that this once served as a necessary stand and that the original bottom board was changed to the solid board now present. Dimensions: 18.5" H, 19 by 16.75" top.
The scrolled back splash above single glove drawer above lower case containing single long drawer within plain apron raised on turned legs. This table remains in excellent condition, including its freehand and stenciled decoration against a yellow ground. (Height: 42"; width: 34.25"; depth: 17.5")
An outstanding dressing table in desirable dry surface; chrome yellow paint with green-banded trim, hand painted splat ornamentation. This small table features a scrolled backsplash above a pair of glove drawers; table top with shaped front corners is of generous proportion rests on a plain apron with single long drawer.
The table is raised on delicately turned legs; the block-receiving apron conforms to rounded deck corners; ring, tulip, and baluster turnings enhance the visual excitement of this outstanding table. The table remains in a most high state of originality.
Dimensions: height: 35.25" to top of back splash; 28.5" to top of table; width: 28"; depth: 15.75".
745-33 - SOLD
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