Miniature Chest, Four Drawer, Molded Cornice, Quarter Columns, Original Hardware
English, circa 1780-1800
Walnut and pine
The molded cornice above a case featuring quarter columns; three drawers having cock-beading and retaining original brass hardware. The whole raised on a molded bracket base. Backboards were bumped-out about 1/16 of an inch; minor imperfections to secondary woods.
(Height: 16"; width: 15"; depth: 9")
Antique Miniature Compass Star-Inlayed Dome-Top Box
Likely England, circa 1820
The slightly domed rectangular lid on a conforming case canting inward to a slightly projecting molded
base raised on ball feet. The underside of lid is fitted with a conforming mirror…interior cloth lined. The
lid with black painted frieze matched the base. (Excellent original condition: 6.25" x 2.75" x 3")
Sheraton Dropleaf Table, Toy, Very Old Mustard Paint
Anonymous, 19th Century
(Antique mustard paint likely over original red; H: 9.5”, L: 12”)
Outstanding Diminutive Four-drawer Chest, Perfect Accent Piece
Pennsylvania, Possibly Philadelphia, Nineteenth Century
Exceptional book-matched mahogany veneers
The top featuring ovolo corners above turrets on canted stiles continuing to similarly treated feet joined by base molding; the case sides feature recessed panels. The top drawer’s molded front profile is repeated on the sides; front and sides feature repeated ogee arched arcade with turned, split and applied acorn drops above three graduated drawers. This item just in, more information to follow, please call if interested.
(H: 26”, W: 26”, D: 15”)
An Exceedingly Rare Signed "Hersey" Toy Bedroom Suite
Only one other complete set known
Labeled-Samuel Hersey (1783-1876)
"Toy Town" Hingham, Massachusetts
Three drawer chest, wash stand, cannonball bed and quilt rack all remaining in fine original condition. The label is in drawer of chest and reads, " Manufactured by SAM'L HERSEY, Hersey Street, Hingham, Mass.
Chest dimensions: 4.5-inches high, 6.5-inches wide, 3-inches deep.
Wash stand dimensions: 5.25-inches high, 3-inches wide, 2.5-inches deep.
Bed dimensions: 6.25-inches high, 9.25-inches long, 7.25-inches wide.
Quilt rack dimensions: 4.25-inches high, 3.5-inches wide, 1.5-inches deep.
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")
Miniature Antique Blanket Chest, Dark and Original Reddish Brown Varnish
Likely New England, 19th Century
Molded and overhanging lid above scratch molded case on bracket feet
(One foot restored; 8 by 4 by 4.5”)
Doll’s Chest of Drawers, Late Sheraton Empire Period, Original Condition
American, Circa 1825 to 1835
Walnut, walnut veneer, poplar and white pine
(Very Good Condition; H: 19"; W: 17"; D: 8.5")
Miniature Six Board Blanket Chest, Thin Red Wash, Iron Heart Shape Handles
New England, 19th Century (H: 10.75": W: 18.25"; D: 8")
Excellent original condition
Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Lift-Top Sugar Chest with Drawer, Miniature, Sheraton Style, Banded and Inlayed
Anonymous Maker, 19th Century
Mahogany Veneers, poplar, whitewoods - SOLD
The hinged lid over dovetailed case containing single drawer of dovetail construction retains original turned wood pull; the crossbanded and string inlayed case is raised on turned feet. Brass hinges and lock intact. (7.25 x 6.25 x 4")
Small Blanket Chest, Mini, Initialed “IM”, Dated 1855, Original Paint, Lidded Till
Attributed to Christian C. Blough (1828 – 1899), Soap Hollow School, PA
Poplar - SOLD
Slightly projecting lid with applied molding, dovetail joined case, molded base standing on turned feet. Oxidized bittersweet paint…moldings and feet painted black. The initials and date are done freehand in gold paint. Gold stenciled ornament centers the walnut inlaid lock escutcheon. Retains key, overall good condition, very minor paint imperfections as shown; no restoration.
(12 x 21.5 x 9")
928-80 - SOLD
Miniature Blanket Chest, Trinket Box, Old Green Paint, Great Surface
New England, Early 19th Century - SOLD
The thumb-molded lid suspended from original tinned sheet iron and wire hinges; case with applied base molding is raised on outstanding tall cutout base.
(Lid cleats long gone; 13 by 7 by 5.5”)
110-761 - SOLD
Antique Secretary, Salesman Sample, Inlaid, Glazed, Finely Made In Full Detail
Unknown Maker, Circa 1900
An amazing little desk/bookcase, finely crafted - SOLD
Crown molding over 8-lites, bookcase containing two shelves featuring beaded front edges. The lid opens to reveal a fitted interior having a valance drawer above three drawers flanked by valanced cubbies; lid with embossed leather writing surface rests on lopers. The lower case containing two short-drawers over three graduated long-drawers rests on dovetail joined bracket feet. (Partial foot replacement, less than half, left side; very minor losses to stringing on lid…which we are able to have quickly and expertly restored. This attractive desk measures: H: 31.5”, W: 13”, D: 9”) Call or email David for additional information.
606-113 - SOLD
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
Doll Furniture, Tea table, Original Surface
Second Half 19th Century
Walnut and maple - SOLD
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.
410-75 - SOLD
Antique Box, Trinket or Document, Original Paint Decoration
Circa 1830 - SOLD
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".)
577-2 - SOLD
Doll Furniture, Armchair, Carved and Paneled
Oak and pine - SOLD
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")
577-1 - SOLD
Slant Lid Desk, Miniature
England - SOLD
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".)
570-139 - SOLD
19th Century Chippendale Style Miniature Tea Table
Mahogany - SOLD
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".
514-64 - SOLD
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