Kas, William & Mary Wardrobe, Hudson River Valley, NY, Original Condition Date/Period: 18th Century
Measurement: Height: 80.25"; crown width: 66"; crown depth: 23.5"; case width: 54";
case depth: 17.25"
Material: Chestnut, poplar secondary wood
Additional Information: Outstanding projecting cornice over recessed panel doors;
applied moldings; two side-by-side short drawers…the whole raised on original ball feet.
Kas, Two-part Kast, Hempstead, New York, Outstanding Surface Date/Period: 1750-1770
Measurement: Height: 77”, cornice: 67” X 22.5”, case: 55.5 X 17”; base: 58” X 18”.
Material: Gumwood and pine
Condition: Very good, outstanding originality including surface, brasses, pivot hinges;
glyphs, platform feet, and moldings.
Reference: See, American Kasten – The Dutch-Style Cupboards of New York and New
jersey, 1650-1800 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1991) Peter M. Kenny, Frances
Gruber Safford, Gilbert T. Vincent, pp. 62-63, catalog 14.
Additional Information: Hempstead shop traditions include moldings, distinctive
glyphs, and the solid applied diamond ornaments on base. The feet display stylized
elements and proportions…the knob surmounting flattened balls [disc shape] and the
conical pads below the balls are of exaggerated proportions and are closely related to
other Hempstead kasten. The interior features two full and one half-depth shelves and a
single drawer beneath the middle shelf. Lower case contains a pair of short drawers.
Antique William and Mary Kas in Original Red Surface, New York
New York City, Circa 1720 to 1730
Gumwood with walnut stiles, Original magnificent feet, shelved interior w/ drawer
Three pieces, crown molding, case and base on platform feet. Complex and outstanding crown molding, magnificent feet, terrific surface…The deep and outstanding projecting cove molding above two long molded and paneled doors flanked by stiles ornamented with applied moldings above lower case containing a pair of aligned short drawers [also molded]. The case is raised on original front feet; rear feet were likely compromised very early in its working life; the present shaped rear feet were added during the late eighteenth or very early nineteenth century.
(Crown molding: 74 x 27.75”, case: 59.25 x 20.75”, base: 62.5 x 22.5”)
Linen Press, Swan’s Neck Pediment, Inlayed, Mid-Atlantic, Outstanding Original Brasses Date/Period: Circa 1815
Measurement: Height: 90.75"; top case: 44.75" x 18.5"; bottom case: 74.75" x 19.75"
Material: Mahogany, excellent grain
Additional Information: The molded cornice above a pair of recessed paneled doors having
outstanding brass escutcheons surmounted with spread-wing eagles. Lower case with four
beaded-drawers…top drawer is deeper and cross-banded. The press raised on French feet
joining valanced aprons.
18th Century Corner Cupboard, 24 Lights, Blue Painted Interior
Found years ago, in the Mohawk Valley of New York Date/Period: Circa 1785
Condition: Very Good, our restorer repair back-corner foot
Additional Information: Molded cornice over molded case having a pair of glazed
doors retaining original glass; blue painted interior features three scalloped selves…all
over a pair of recessed panel doors. Very good color and patina. Although of generous
proportion the glazed doors display great verticality offering a well-proportioned
Hanging Corner Cupboard
England Date/Period: 18th Century
Measurement: (Height: 42.75"; width: 33.75"; depth: 15.25"; side depth: 20.25")
Additional Information: A small cupboard featuring recessed tombstone paneled door
on brass “H” hinges.
The interior is fitted with three cupids’ bow shaped shelves. In generally good condition,
the base of back has been sheathed with a few small board patches during early
Small Southern Corner Cupboard, Probably Western Virginia, Brass “H” Hinges
From a Richmond, Virginia Collection Date/Period: 1780-1820 - SOLD
Condition: Very attractive displaying great patina, feet are restored (replaced). Each
stile of glazed door has applied battens (strips) that appear to be original, perhaps a
cabinet makers mistake.
Additional Information: A one-part case…molded cornice over a 9-light glazed door;
molded waist paneled door, the whole raised on a molded base resting on applied
bracket feet. Possibly made in the Harrisonburg, Virginia area.
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