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Settle Bench, George III,
Fielded Panels, Great Color and Patina
Cheshire/South Lancashire, circa 1770
Oak, mortise and tenon joints are entirely pegged


Settle Bench, George III,
Fielded Panels, Great Color and Patina
Cheshire/South Lancashire, circa 1770, angle view

Molded canted back support featuring five arched fielded panels; stiles continuing to tapering rear legs; down-swept arms with scrolled handholds raised on block and baluster turned front supports. The cabriole legs joining front and side rails are joined by mortise and tenon. Interior of original seat frame has been retrofitted; interior rail added to secure seat webbing.
(Height: 40.5"; seat height: 16.75"; length: 72"; depth: 27")


Settle Bench, George III,
Fielded Panels, Great Color and Patina
Cheshire/South Lancashire, circa 1770, entire view

Settle Bench, George III,
Fielded Panels, Great Color and Patina
Cheshire/South Lancashire, circa 1770, back view

$2,300.00

1271-160




Antique Bench in Original Raspberry Red Paint, Functional Seating or Display
Possibly Pennsylvania, Circa 1835


Antique Bench in Original Raspberry Red Paint, Functional Seating or Display
Possibly Pennsylvania, Circa 1835, entire view 1

The top raised on shaped front legs having cutout mouse hole feet; legs joined by beaded apron; back of
legs and bench joined by angled brackets set into dadoes.
It appears that this bench was made to fit a specific place, likely against a wall…perhaps a bucket bench;
originally fabricated with one end of top being squared, the other with ovolo front corner.
(Clean, tight and functional) (Length: 83.5"; height: 18.5"; depth: 13.5")


Antique Bench in Original Raspberry Red Paint, Functional Seating or Display
Possibly Pennsylvania, Circa 1835, entire view 2

$4,250.00

195-32




Wagon Seat, Ladderback Armchair, Capped Front Posts, Original Salmon-Red Paint New England, circa 1800


Wagon Seat, Ladderback Armchair, Capped Front Posts, Original Salmon-Red Paint New England, circa 1800, angle view

A good country turned, six-splat early double buggy seat, the splats joining large posts having cone shaped finials; Turned armrests joining capped front posts; six legs joined by double-box stretchers. The woven splint seat is original and is compromised at front rail; easily remedied with custom pillow having a conforming wood insert that rests on rails…attractive and functional without removing original seat splint. We have done many and will be pleased to manage project for you.
(Hand caps are worn, else fine and original; Height: 33.25"; seat height: 17"; width: 37"; depth: 18")


Wagon Seat, Ladderback Armchair, Capped Front Posts, Original Salmon-Red Paint New England, circa 1800, entire view

 

$1,685.00

413-50



Antique Cricket Stool, New England, Circa 1825
Curly and burl maple


Antique Cricket Stool, New England, Circa 1825
Curly and burl maple, entire view 1

Chamfered rectangular top with canted corners; turned stick and socket construction
This low stool stands at 5"; top: 9.75 x 4.25"; fine original condition.


Antique Cricket Stool, New England, Circa 1825
Curly and burl maple, entire view 2

Antique Cricket Stool, New England, Circa 1825
Curly and burl maple, entire view 3

Antique Cricket Stool, New England, Circa 1825
Curly and burl maple, underside view

$875.00

898-29




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Hearse Bench, Carved and Painted, For Horse Drawn Hearse, Funerary
Mid Nineteenth Century
American
Pine and mixed woods
Featuring draped and tasseled swag centered by flaring ruffled curtains - SOLD


Hearse Bench, Carved and Painted, For Horse Drawn Hearse, Funerary
Mid Nineteenth Century, entire view

In generally very good condition; the black paint over white primer shows some scattered losses. (H: 22"; L: 42.5"; D: 17.5")

693-7 - SOLD




Settee Bench, Windsor, Rocking, Original Paint, Fine Condition, Extremely Rare
Branded A. Howe, possibly Ara Howe (1797 to 1863) Circa 1830’s
Worked in Sterling, Massachusetts before Moving to Vermont
A diminutive rarity in remarkable condition displaying exquisite design - SOLD


Windsor Settee Bench, Original Painted Decoration, Circa 1830's, angle view

Published within the Decorative Arts Photographic Collection at Winterthur is a Boston-style rocking chair by Ara Howe, retaining Howe’s label; it is 20-years later than the settee, however the front arm posts and the shape of the arms are related.
This item just in, more information to follow, please call if interested. (H: 30.5”, Tablet W: 34.5”, rocker D: 26.75”, seat depth to spindles: 12”)

1120-58 - SOLD




Country Bench, Plank Seat, Pointed Arch Cutouts, Traces of Original Thinning Blue Paint
New England, Early 19th Century
Plank seat above cutout base joined by straight apron with shaped ends, best patina - SOLD


Antique Country Bench with Traces of Blue Paint, New England, Early 19th Century, angle view

(One side with nearly full coverage original paint, the other side with mostly weathered surface displaying traces of paint; probably lived on a porch for many years; H: 16.5”, W: 71.5”, D: 11.5”)

1096-5 - SOLD




Wagon Bench, Settee, Mixed Woods, Rush Seat
America, Circa 1800ish'
Used as an extra seat in the wagon and/or a settee in the home - SOLD


Wagon Bench, Settee, Mixed Woods, Rush Seat
America, Circa 1800ish', entire view

(Good condition; H: 28", seat H: 15.25", W: 36.5", D: 15")

1085-1 - SOLD




Bucket Bench, Shaped Sides, Graduated Shelves, Plate Rail, Original Red Paint
Pennsylvania, 19th Century
Country form, function and great surface - SOLD


Antique Bucket Bench with Shaped Sides in Original Red Paint, 19th Century, angle view 1

(Very good condition, competent construction; dimensions: H: 43”, W: 44”, D including projecting bottom shelf: 14”)

843-254 - SOLD




Bench, Windsor Settee, Paint Decorated, Arrow Back, Scrolled Arms
New England
Circa 1825 to 1840
Retaining original paint, broad black brush strokes against red, yellow and green trim; tablet is stenciled - SOLD


Bench, Windsor Settee, Paint Decorated, Arrow Back, Scrolled Arms

New England 

Circa 1825 to 1840, entire view

(Very good original condition, extremely minor imperfections consistent with use;
H: 35.5", seat H: 17.5", W: 71", D: 19")

556-63 - SOLD




Bench, Original red paint
New England
19th Century - SOLD


Bench, Original red paint

New England

19th Century, entire view

The top featuring faicure board with shaped ends; bench is raised on board ends with half round hollow curves forming feet. (Length: 72.5"; depth: 9.5"; height: 15".)

637-59 - SOLD




Small Bucket Bench
Pennsylvania
19th Century
Mustard Paint - SOLD


Small Bucket Bench

Pennsylvania

19th Century, entire view

As depicted, the rectangular top raised on shaped sides with cutout feet; sides are tenoned through top and are joined by lower shelf. Height: 19.75"; width: 39.25"; depth: 11".

201-248 - SOLD




Painted Bench
New England
19th Century - SOLD


Painted Bench

New England

19th Century, entire view

The single board top with ends notched for comfort above the shaped fascia molding. The bench is raised is double-mortised "through the seat" stiles ending in a roundel foot. Great old surface. ( Height: 20"; length: 93.5"; depth: 12".)

175-44 - SOLD




19th Century Red Painted Bucket Bench - SOLD


19th Century Red Painted Bucket Bench, entire view

Great utility country piece...bucket bench over 2 paneled doors.
Dimensions: 46.5" overall height, 26.75" height to first shelf, 20" space between shelves, 15.5 by 39.75" lower shelf area, 41.5" overall width, 15.5" overall depth.

637-61 - SOLD




Pennsylvania Bucket Bench
BLUE PAINT
18th Century - SOLD


Pennsylvania Bucket Bench
BLUE PAINT
18th Century, entire view

As depicted, cleaned to original blue paint; the shelves are mortised into case...wide dovetail joinery and a terrific base profile.
(Height: 51"; width: 43.5"; depth: 12".)

718-8 - SOLD




American Settle Bench, Paneled, Shaped Wings and Armrest
Hudson River Valley, New York
Circa 1780
White and red pine - SOLD


American Settle Bench, Paneled, Shaped Wings and Armrest
Hudson River Valley, New York
Circa 1780, entire view

This bench with fielded panels and storage area under seat was grain painted in 19th century. Beautifully executed paneling; shaped sides and in very good condition. The seat which opens to the storage box is missing its hinges.
We have had the wood tested by Harry Alden who reports that the bench includes white pine and American red pine.
(H: 61.5", W: 59.25" D: 15.75")

492-84 - SOLD




Windsor Settee, Paint Decorated, Tablet Back
Pennsylvania
Circa 1840 - SOLD


Windsor Settee, Paint Decorated, Tablet Back
Pennsylvania
Circa 1840, entire view

Mixed woods, original painted decoration, 37 x 71.5 x 18"
Later over-paint was removed from the entire surface of the settee, except the front of the crest rail, to reveal the original worn paint. There is some minor scattered in-painting to areas of loss, the left arm, arm support, and spindles under the arm were replaced by Alan Andersen to match the originals on the right side of the settee.

This is one of a small group of tablet-back Pennsylvania settees having related landscape decorated crests, examples of which are illustrated in Dean A. Fales, Jr., American Painted Furniture 1660-1880 (New York, 1972), p. 268; Jean Lipman, Elizabeth V. Warren and Robert Bishop, Young America, A Folk Art History (New York 1986), p. 75, fig. 4.18; and Pook and Pook, Inc., "The Pioneer Americana Collection of Dr. & Mrs. Donald A. Shelley," April 20, 2007, lot 301. Pp. 78-79.

210-186 - SOLD




Settee, Windsor
Philadelphia, medallion back
Old White Paint
Circa 1810 - SOLD


Settee, Windsor
Philadelphia, medallion back
Old White Paint
Circa 1810, entire view

As depicted, delicate yet sturdy bamboo turned rod-back with conforming arms above plank seat with rounded corners raised on base of ten similarly turned legs joined by conforming stretchers. The bench remains in very good condition.
(Height: 35"; width: 80.5"; depth: 21.5".)

410-69 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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