Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Hearse Bench, Carved and Painted, For Horse Drawn Hearse, Funerary
Mid Nineteenth Century
Pine and mixed woods
Featuring draped and tasseled swag centered by flaring ruffled curtains - SOLD
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
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
(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
(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
(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
Circa 1825 to 1840
Retaining original paint, broad black brush strokes against red, yellow and green trim; tablet is stenciled - SOLD
(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
19th Century - SOLD
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
Mustard Paint - SOLD
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
19th Century - SOLD
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
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
18th Century - SOLD
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
White and red pine - SOLD
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
Circa 1840 - SOLD
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
Philadelphia, medallion back
Old White Paint
Circa 1810 - SOLD
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